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Has There Ever Been A Classification Of VMS Into Tiers?

Has there ever been a classification of VMS into tiers like Entry Level, Mid Range, High end? I know it comes up in articles but cannot find a definitive classification. I assume it would change over time too.

This is my internal classification but would like to see how it lines up with others. I'm not saying these are good fits for their tier but rather where they position themselves and based on features advertised.

High End / Enterprise

Genetec

Milestone (could be placed in any category due to many different trim lines)

Verint (at least the Genetec-based versions)

Mid-Range

Avigilon

Exacq

VideoInsight

ONSSI/Seetec/other brands

Pelco VideoExpert

Hanwha Wave / NX Witness / DW Spectrum

Entry level

Axis VMS (possibly mid range now)

Aimetis

Go1984

Zoneminder

Honeywell Fusion

Luxriot

These are CMS and not really VMS

Pelco Endura

Geovision

Panasonic ASM970

Hikvision Blazer

Hikvision iVMS

Not certain where to place these

IpConfigure

Salient

IndigoVision

NICE

Bosch VMS

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