Managing Hundreds Or Thousands Of Arecont Cameras

I am considering Arecont for a large project, specially their 180s. Anyone have experience managing hundreds or thousands of Arecont cameras? - things like configuring, updating firmware, making changes, servicing, etc.

Please don't tell me that Arecont is terrible. I understand their historic reputation but am looking for recent users / admins of large Arecont networks.

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