ADI Favorability Results

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Mar 22, 2017

150 North American integrators provided feedback on 6 distributors, and why they do (or do not do) business with ADI.

ADI is clearly a big name in security distribution with 100+ North American branches and an aggressive sales approach.

But how well do integrators value ADI? In this report, we share the statistics, key patterns and 50+ integrator responses.

ADI Results

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*** *** *** *******-******* *********** ** *** ******, **** * 48 ***-******** *****, *** *** **** *********** **** **** **% positive *****.

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Local ********

*********** ***** **** *** *** ****** ******* ** **** *****, allowing **** ****** ** ***** **** ******.

  • "** **** *** ***** *** ******** ** *** *** **** convenient ****** *** **. **** **** ****** *** **** ******, fittings *** ************* *****."
  • "**** **** * ***** ****** **** ************ ** ***** **** we **** ****. ****** ******* ***** **** *** ***** ***** need ********* *** **** ** ****** ** *****, ********, ***."
  • "*********** ** **** *** **** ** *** *********"
  • "****: ***** ****** ******, ******* **** ***** ****** ******* *****. Easy ****** *** ******** ***** (**** ******* *** **** *******). Dislike: ******* ********* ** ***** ******* ** ********* *****. ******* stock."
  • "******** - **** **** ********* ** **** ***** **** ** do ********, ******* ** ****, *******, *******, ***. **, **** we **** *********, ** **** ***** ******. **** ***** ****** items ** **** ********. ******** - ******* ** *** ****** the ****. ** *** ***, ** *** *** *********** **** it ** ******. *********, ** ** ****** *** **** *** project *******."
  • "*** "**** *****" **** ** *** ** ********** * **** in ***** ** ****** ****** ***** ********* ** *** ***** branch. "
  • "**** *** **** ** **** **** *** * **** *** convenience ** ******* ** ***** ***** ***** **** ******."
  • "**** ** *** ***** *****, **** ***** ** *******"
  • "***** ** * ***** ****** ***** ** ******** ** ** business *** ** **** **** **** ********* ** *****, **** can ******* *** ** ****** * *** ** *."
  • "* **** *** **** * *** ****** ***** ***** *** that **** **** * **** ******* ** *****. * ******* having ** ** ***** ****** ******** *****."
  • "********** / *****."
  • "***** **** *** **** ** **** ***** *****, *** * preferred ******. *** ****** ** * *****"
  • "********** ********* *** ******* ** ****."
  • "********** ** **** ** ***** ******* *** ** *** ***'* know ******* **** *** **** *** ******* ****** *** ****** to ** ****."
  • "****: ** ***** ****** *** **** ********* *********. **** ******* good ******* *** **** ********. **** ******* ***** ***** ** the ***** * ****."
  • "********* **** **** ** ** *******, **** ***** ** ***** for ***** *** ********."

Stock ******

** ******** ** ***** **** *********, *** *** ***** ** have ******** ******** ******** *** *********** ** ***** ** **** locations. *********** **** ***** **** ** *** ****-****** *****, ** to ****** *** **** ** **** ***** ** ********* ******* in ***** *** *********.

  • “******* **** ***** ****** ** ***** *** **** ** *********** well ** ********* ** **** *******.”
  • “**** ***** ** ***** **** ******.”
  • “**** **** *****. **** ***** ******. ****** *****.”
  • “** *** *** ****** *** ***-*** ****** *** ***** *******. We **** **** ******* **** ********* **** **** *****/*********. ******** is *****. *** **** *********** **** ********* ********** ** ** usually *** ******* ** ********* ********* **** ***** *******. ******* they *** **.”
  • “**** **** *****. **** ***** ******. ****** *****.”
  • “*** *** * **** ******** **** **** ******** *****. ** use *** *** **** ** *** ******* *** **** * great ************ **** **** ***********. **** ****** ******** ** ***** and ******** **** *** ********. **** *** * ******** ** work ****.”
  • “*** ** *** *** ******* ********. ** ******* ********* ******** service, **** ********* ******* *** **** ***** *** *** ** items ******* *** **. **** *** **** ***** *** ** in **** ** **** **** **** * ******** *****. *** staff *** ****** ******** *** **** ** ***** ********* **** day.”
  • “***** ******* *** ******** *******. ****, **** *****/************ ** ****** control ******** ********.”
  • “* **** *** ******** ** ***** *** ************”
  • “** ***** ***** *** ****** **** ********.”
  • “*. **** - **********, ***** ******** *** **** ******* ***** 2. ******** - ** *** **** **** **** ****** ** some ** *** ******* *** ******** ***** ********* ***** ****** of *** ******* ** ***-*****.”
  • “********* *** ********* ***** ** *** ***** * ****. ***** prices *** ***********, *** ***** **** ******* ** *******.”
  • “**** * **** ***** ** ******** ** ***** *** ***** us *** **** ** ***** ** **** ***** ** *** shop.”
  • “***** ****** ** *****, **** ***** ** ******/*****, ***** ******, good ***** *******.”
  • “**** **** **** ** ***** ** *** ******* & ** one ****** *****'* **** ** ******* *** ****, ***** ****** are ** *** ******** ** ***, ***, & *******, **** have * **** ************* **** ******* *****”

Helpful *****

***** ****** *** ***'* ***** *** *** *********, **** *********** did ******* **** *** ***** *** ********** *** *******:

  • "*** ***** ***** ************** ** ****** ********* *** ********* ******* quickly.Customer ******* ** ****** *********. ****** ******* *********."
  • "*** ******* ***, ****** *** *** ****** ******* **** **** to ****** ** *** ***** **** **."
  • "****** ****** ****** *** ***** ********, **** ******** ******* ********, willing ** ******** ***** ******."
  • "** *** **** ***** ******* *** **** *** ******* ******** we **** ********* ****."
  • "*** **** *** ** ***** *** ** ****** ** ******* product, *********** ************, *** ******* ****** ********* *** ***. ******* is ****** **** ***** ******** ************. ******** ** **** *** been **** ******** *** **.
  • "*** ** ***** *** ******** ** **** ******* **** **** do ******** ** **** ******* * ******** *** ************ *********."
  • "* **** * ***** **** ** ** ***** ******. **** make **** ** **** ********* ** *** *** ********, *** help ** ** ***** *** ****** ** ****."
  • "******* **** *** ** **** **********. **** ** ***** *** beyond ** *** *********."
  • "*** ** *** ****. ** **** * **** ******* ************ with *** ***** ******. **** ****** **** **** *** ************* and *** ** **** ***** ******** ****."
  • "***** ******* **** ** ******* *** ***** ********* ** ********"
  • "* **** *** ************** ** ** ******* ***** *** ** ADI. ** ******** ***** *** ** ********. *** ******* ****** is ** **** **** ***** ** ****** ** *** **** if ***** *** **** *********, ** ** ***** ***** *** so * ***'* **** ** **** *** **** *** * proposal."
  • "**** *** ********* *** *** ****** ******* ** ****."
  • "**** *** ***** *******. *** ******* *** ***** ** *****. Our ****** *** ** *******. ***** *** ***** *** *** saved ** * *** ** ***** **** *** *****. **** long **** *********."

*******

***'*********** ****** ****** *********, *** *********** *** **** *** ************* ** ADI's *******.

  • "*** ** * ********* ****. **** **** *** **** **** service *******, *** ***** ***** *** *********** *** *** ** bright *** ****** ** ** ****. ********** ******* ** *** payments ******* ****** **'*, ********* ** ******* ******. **** **** shut *** ******* **** **** ** * ****** *** ***** accounting ****** ***** *** **** ********** ** ******* ** **********!"
  • "******* **** ** ****** ******* ** * ****; *** *** website ** ******* ** **** *** *** * ******** ****** engine. ** *** ******** ****, *** ********* ******* *** ** slow ** *******."
  • "* **** ***** *******. **'* **** ** *** *** ****** to ********. **** **** **** ***** *** ****** ** *** know ** ***** **** **** ** *** ******. * ******* the **** ***** ** *** *****, **'* ********* ********* ** get * **** ** ****."
  • "***** ******* *** **** ****** ** *******."
  • "******* ********* ******* ************ ** ******, *******, ******** *******."
  • "***% ***** **** *** **** ******* *** *** *** ******** and ******* *** ** **** **** **** ** *****."
  • "**** *********, **** ********* *******. ********* ** ******* *****. ******* an ******* *** * *** ** * ******."
  • "**** ******** ** ****. **** ********. ********** **** ** *** website."
  • "* **** ***'* *******. *** ****** ******* ** **** ****, the ******** *** ******** *** *******, * *** ***** ** order **** *** *******, *** **** **** ** ** **** orders. ****** **** ****** **** ******** *** *** **** ******** is ****. ** **** **** **** **** ***."

Negative - ****** *****

*** ******* *********** *** **** *** *** ****** ***-**** *****, with ******* ****** **** *** ***** **** ********** **** ****, causing **** ** ***** ******* **** *** ** **** ** possible.

  • "*** ***** ******** **** **** ** ******* (*** ** ***** of *** **** ******* **** ************ ** *** ********) ** when ** ** ** ** *** ** **** ****** ** and *** *** ********* *** ********* ***** ****** *** **** stuff ** ***** ********* **** ****. * **** ***** *** too **** ******* **** ********* ***** "**** * *** *** a ****** ******** ** ** ***** ****** **** *** ** I **** ****** **** ***** **** ** *********** **** *** busy." * ***** **** ********* ******* ********."
  • "**** **** ****** ** ******* *** ***** **** ** ******."
  • "** * ***** ** ******* *** ******* **** **** ****** to *** *****. **** ***** **** ** *** *** **** and **** **** ** ********* **** ***** ** **** ***** own **********, *** **** ** ***** ********* *** *** *****. Having ********** *** *** **** ***** ********* ***** ******* ** Security ***********. *** ***** ** ********** *** *** ****** ** the ************ **** ***** ****** ******* **** *** *******. ******* direct ** *** ***** ** *** *** **** ** * distributor."
  • "**** ***********. *** ****** **** *********."
  • "** *** **** **** **** ****** ** **** ** *** clients *** ******** ***** ********* ***** ****** ** *** ******* to ***-*****."
  • "**** **** **** ****** ** ** *********."

Race ** *** ****** *********** ***

***** *** **** ** *** ****** *** ********** ******** * large ******* ** *** ********, *** *** **** * ********* and *********** ** **** *****.***'* *-*** ****** ***** *** *****-***** ******* ***** ****** *** ***** *******. ADI *** **** *** * ****** ***********,*****,********************* ** ***-**** ******* *********. *** ***** ******* *** *******, as *** ************* ********** ***** *****, *** *** ***** *** only *** *******/*********, *** ***** ******** **** ****** *** ********** that *********** *** ****** ** *** **** *** ** *** same ****. ** *** ***, *********** *** *** ** * cost-effective ****** *** ********, ****** **** **** ****** ** **** additional ****** ********* *****.

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