Using a separate VLAN for your cameras and some faffing with the QoS options on your switches should help you here.Quote:
You will need a decent network to be able to get quality footage out of the cameras. We have found MPEG4 footage from axis cameras to be so low quality to be useless. The alternative is MJPEG and this means high bandwith. Our 8 cameras are using a constant 15MB/s bandwith.
Have a look at ZoneminderQuote:
We have tried various CCTV software packages, and none have fulfilled our requirements.