Migrating Casino Surveillance System To IP, Suggestion?

I am currently in the process of finding a new surveillance system for the casino I work at. Currently we have between 700-800 analog Pelco cameras and run a hybrid system (digital recording on NVRs and monitoring/control through an analog matrix). We are looking to move away from the analog matrix to a virtual one with a system that will easily allow us to utilize the 700+ cameras we have now, but also migrate in IP cameras as time and money allows. Through my own research and observations I've found a few I like and/or am interested in so far (Avigilon, Indigovision & Genetec). If anyone has experience with these that they'd like to share, or other options they'd like to throw out there it would be very much appreciated. Some key factors for me would be:

Reliability with redundancy (can not afford video loss or downtime)

LATENCY

User interface (useful tools with easy navigation)

Cost (have a decent budget, but not unlimited)

There are obviously other factors to consider such as video quality, but the ones mentioned above seem to separate the systems I've looked at.

Thanks so much

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