Is Pelco Really That Bad?

I opened the front page of IPVM news feed yesterday to find the first article bashing Pelco. In the top articles for worst VMS systems and camera manufacturers, they were on it. I work for Schneider Electric (Building Integration) so while we try to push Pelco at times, they are often too expensive to win new bids so we go with other manufacturers. Though, this is the first time I have heard...

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**** ** ** *********** ******** / *****!

*** *** ********** *** ** * **** ** ******** *** seems ** ******* **** ***** *** ******** **** *********

** **** *** ****** ** *** **** *** * *** or *** **** *** **** **** *****, ** ** ****** say ****** ************ *** * ***** ** ********* ** *** new ***, **** ******, ***** ********* ******* **** *** *** software **** ********* **** *******. *****'* **** ****** ** ****** that * *** ***** ** ****.

*** ******** ***** * *** *********** **** ** *** **** of ******** **** ******* *** **********. ***** **** ** ** coming ***** **** **** *** * ******* **** *** ****'* a **** ******* ***** **** *** ****.

******* *** ** ***** ***** ************. * **** **** ** a ******** *** *****, *** **** *** ********* ** ** make ** **** *** ***** *** **** **** **** * handful ***** *** '***' *********** **** ******. *** ********** ***** being ******** ** **** ******** **** ******* ******** *** ***** integrations.

** *** ** *******, * ***'* ***** ***** ** **** 'bad'. **'* **** ****** ******** *** **'* *********, ***** ** a ***** ***********.

*****'* *** ****, ********, *****, ******* *** ********* (***** ******) who **** ****** ******** ** ***** ********** *****. *** **** Pelco *** ********* (*** *** ******* **********) ** *** ***** side ******* ******* **** ** **** *** ***** ****** **** Pelco ** ~**% *** *****.

***** **** *** *** *** ** *** ********, ** ** important ** ********** **** ***** ***** ** ** ******* ****** of ******** **** *** *** ****, ** * *** ** people *** **** ********** / ************ **** **** **** ********* since *** *********** **** ************ ******* ****.

** **** *** ***** ******* ******* *****.

* ***'* *** ** ** "*******." ** ** *********** ******* and ********* **** *** **** ****** **** **** ** *********** hold **** **** **** ***** ******* ********* (*** **** **** great *********), ** **** ** ********* ***** **** **** ***-**** leadership ** *** *****.

* *** *** ********* ** ******* * **** ** **** Pelco ******* ********* ** * **** *** * *** **** you **** ** *** ***********. **** *** ***** *** **** 1.5 ** ** ******* **** * *** ***. ***** ** known *** ***** ******** ********** *** ** ***** ** ***** grand ***** ** *** ********. * *** * ****** ** a ****** **** *** * ******* ** ****** * ******* security ****** ***** ** ****** ** ***** *** ******* ** cost.

*'** **** **** ***** ******** ** **** ** ******** ** I ***'* ***** ** ** **** ** ********* * ******* because ** *****. *** ****** **** *** ******* *** * think ***** ****** **** ** ***** **** *** ****** ***********.

***** **** *** ******* *** ****** *** **'* ***** ** be * ***** ****. **** ***** *** ****** ** * strong ********** ** ******* **** ****** **** *****. **** **** provided **** ************* ** ******* *** **** *** **** ******* off. ***** *** ******* *** ******* ******** ** ** **** be * **** ***** ****. **'* *** **** * ******* or ***** ********. **'* *****.

"*** *** ********** *** ** * **** ** ******** *** seems ** ******* **** ***** *** ******** **** *********"

*** ******* ** *** ***** *** ******** **** ********* *** polished *** *********** ***** ** * ****** * ***** ** trying ** ***********.

"* *** *** ********* ** ******* * **** ** **** Pelco ******* ********* ** * **** *** * *** **** you **** ** *** ***********. **** *** ***** *** **** 1.5 ** ** ******* **** * *** ***."

**** *** * ****** **** *** ** ** *** *** even ******** **** *********. ** *****'* **** **** **** ** fall **** ***** ***** ****.

"* ****** *** ***** **** ** **** **** **** ********* to **** *** ***** ******* ******* *****."

* ***** *** **** *******, **** **** ***** ***** ****, has ****** ******** *** *** **** ******* *********. * ***** it *** **** *********** **** *******.