All network management and user software is compatible across either hardware environment. This software strategy also includes value-added applications such as intelligent video analytics that tie to March Networks’ business intelligence solutions. The new 6316 Powered IP Encoder allows customers to integrate analogue cameras into an open, IP-video infrastructure. The conversion of analogue camera feeds into digital data allows the consolidated video streams to travel over cost effective CAT-5/6 network cabling to a central IT server, where R5 VOS provides the secure video management and storage.  The 6316 Encoder allows customers to migrate to an IP-video environment without jeopardizing their current investment in analogue surveillance cameras. “The launch of our R5 VOS software and IP Encoder represents an important migration solution for enterprises and keeps pace with the latest market innovations,” said Tony Jenkins, Vice President of Global Marketing for March Networks.  “March Networks can now address the specific needs of customers who are looking to migrate efficiently into an IP-video surveillance and application environment, where they can leverage true convergence between physical and IT security systems.”