Arcules Favorability Statistics 2021

By IPVM Team, Published Feb 19, 2021, 07:47am EST

VSaaS is a fast-growing market but the Canon / Milestone backed spinout Arcules has had challenges over the past 2 years. How well do integrators rate them?

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Inside this note, we review the patterns and color commentary from ~200 integrators.

Executive *******

*********** ** ******** ** funding **** ************** ** *********'* ****** code (*** *** **** results), ******* ******* ******* unknown.

**** **% ** *********** had ** ******* ***** the ******* *** ***** that *** **** ****** evenly ***** ******* ******** and ********.

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**** ********** ** ******** in *********, **** * larger ******** ** ******** than ******** ********** ***** Arcule's**** *******.

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***** *** *** * significant ************ ********** ****** vs ******* *** **:

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Most *********** ****’* **** ** *** ** *******

  • “***** **** **** **** cloud *****”
  • “* ***'* **** **** about ******* ***** **** it's * ***** ***** video ********.”
  • “****** ******* ****'** * subsidiary ** ********* * don't **** **** **** its ***** **** ** my ***** ****”
  • “** *** **** ****** about **** ** **** an ******** *********”
  • “*** ******** ****** **** them.”
  • “*** ****, *** ****** exposure.”
  • “** **** *** **** company **”
  • “**** ** ********** **** it ** ** **** to *******”
  • “** ****”
  • ***** ***** ** ****”
  • “*** ********”
  • ** *** **** ****** about ****”
  • “*.*.”
  • “**** ***** ***** **** them.”
  • ** ********”
  • “***** ****”
  • “* **** ***** **** their ********.”

Disliked *** ********* ****-*** *******

*** ******** ***** *** integrators *** ******** **** Arcules *** ******** **** Milestone, *** ********* ******* Arcules, *** ***** ******* fit ** **** *********:

  • ***** **** * ********* split *** ** *** have ** **** **** two *********. ** ** understanding ** ******* **** is * **** *****.”
  • ** *** * ********* Platinum ******* *** ** are ***** ******** *****/*** arcules ** ******** ** fit **.”
  • ** * ********* *******, it ***** *** ** me **** **** ** a ********** ******** *******…”
  • *** **** *** ********* went *** ***** ** having ******* ** *** cloud *** *** ***** one ******.”
  • ********* ** * *** confusing ** ***** *** to **. ********, *******, AWS... * ***'* ******* there ** *** **** bridge ******* ********* *** Arcules.”
  • “** **** **** **** little *******. *********/***** ****** to ******* *** *******. Makes ** **** **** of ***** **”
  • “***** ***** ** ** some **** ***** ** to ***** **** ** available, **** *** ********* involvement **, *** ****** manages ******* ***** **** the ***** ********* ** the **** **** ** business.”

*********

******* ******** ***** *** the ****, ********** ******** to ********-***** *********.

  • *** ********* ** ******* with ******* *********. *** not ******* *** ** easy *** ** ******* and ******** ******** ********* solutions.”
  • “**** ** * *** factor ** *** *** number ** ****** *-** cameras *** *** **** was **** **** **** a *** *** ** using *** ******* *******.”
  • “***** *******, *** ** developed * ******* ******** in ***** **** ** have ******** ******* **.”
  • “**** ********* *** ** real *********”

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******* ******** ******** ******** citing ***** ***** ************, wide *************, *** ********* with ********* *** *****.

  • ******* ** ** ***** analytics ** *** *****. Also ******* ** *********** with * **** ***** of *******.”
  • “* **** ***** ***** strategy ** ** **** flexibility *** ** *********** to ** **** ** build *** *** ***** solutions *** ** ******* onprem ******* **** * hybrid ********.”
  • “***** * **** ** provide * ***** ******** is *** ****** *** seems **** *** ***** systems *** *****. ** have **** ***** * lot ** ***** **** access ****** *** ***** service.”
  • “***** ******** *************, ****** scalable, ****** ***** *****, includes ****** ********, *** analytics”
  • “* ***** *** **** behind ******* ** * good *** *** ******** it ** ********* **** Milestone ** * **** feature. *** ******* ********* for ** ** **** an **-**** ********* ** still ****** ** ***** the ******* ** ****** or ** **** ****.”
  • “**** * ******* ****** looks **** * ***** program **** ***** ***** some ****** ******* ** well ** ** ********** into *** ********. **** dependent, **'* ********* * would **** ** *********.
  • “* **** ***** ***** strategy ** ** **** flexibility *** ** *********** to ** **** ** build *** *** ***** solutions *** ** ******* onprem ******* **** * hybrid ********.”
  • “* **** **** ****: 1. **** **** ******* & *** ***** ** Cannon *. **** * hybrid ******** **** ********* I ***'* ****: *. The **** *** * large ********** *. ********* requirements”

** ** ******* **** more ********* **** ********* towards ***** **** ********, a****** **** ****.

Lack ** ******/********

******* ********* *** **** roughly **** ***** **** and, ***** *********, ****** ******** *********.

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*******

** *** ******** **** for *******, ***** ** going **********, ****** **** incumbents ******* (*.*., ********, Exacq, ******* *****) *** newer ******** (*.*., *******, Rhombus, ***, ***** ***).

*** ******** *** ******* is **** ***** ******** are ******* ******* ** while *** ********* / Arcules ************ ******* * hindrance ** **** ******* incumbent *** *** ********.

** ********* ******** ******* to **** *******, ** the ****** ******* ****** growth. *** ******** ** can ******* **** **** with *** ******** *** become * ***** ******. Given *** *******'* **********, they *** *********** ********** coming ** **** **** have *** ** *******.

*** ****, ******** ***** ** *** Market **** - ********, Arcules, ***** ***, *****, Genetec, *********, *******, *******, Verkada.

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**** *** ******* ***** a ************* *** **** distributed ****-******* (** *** primary ******* ******) *** cloud **********? ******** ***** to ***** ******* ***** the ***** **** ********** to ******-**-***** ********* *** I ******* **** ********* don’t ****** **** ***** their ***** ********** *******. EagleEye *** ******* **** offer * **** ********* recurring *** ******* *** local ******* **** ***** management, *** ***** ********* still ******* * ******. Do *** ******* ***** suitable ******** ******* ** are *** ** ***** reliable ****** *** **** a ******** ** ** viable?

** *** ******* ***** suitable ******** ******* ** are *** ** ***** reliable ****** *** **** a ******** ** ** viable?

*******, *******, ******.

*** ***** ********* ***** require * ******

****'* **** ******* ***** having * ******? *****'* a ****** ** ******** of ****** * ****** (e.g., ********** ** *** party *******, ******* ******* centrally ****** **** ****** limited ********* ******* ** a ****** ******)

| ****'* **** ******* about ****** * ******?

***********, ****** ***********, **** space, ************* **********, ***** consumption... *** *** ******* selling ****** *** *** solutions.

| *******, *******, ******.

* ****'* ***** ***** products ******* * ***** only ******* ******. * don't *** *** **** feature *** **** ***** for *********** ******** *********. Am * ******* *********?

* **** ***** ** only ******** *** ***** projects. ** * ***** enterprise, **'* *** ** the ********.

** **** ********* *** thousands ** ******* ****** the *****. *** ******** are ***** ***** ********* Husky ********** **** ***** storage. *** ******* ************ has ************* **** *******. Critical ******* **** *** Husky *** ** ****** up ** *** ********** center ***** ********* ************ licenses.

***** *** *****, * decision ***** **** * call **** *** *******'* of *** ***** *** they ***** **'* * solution ** * ******* that, ** *******, *****'* exist. ***** ****** **** we've ******* * ***** vendor ** *** ********* of ******** ******, *** costs *** ********* *** storage *** ******** *** benefits *** ****** ** selling.

**** ****** ** **** VSaaS ****** *** ***** enterprise *****. **'* *** going ** ******.

**** ****** ** **** VSaaS ****** *** ***** enterprise *****. **'* *** going ** ******.

** ** *****, *** mean ******* *** *** video ** *** *****, I ***** ****'* ********* true (****** ********* ** pursuing ************ **** *** pipes ******* *** ********).

***, *********** *** ***** to ***** **** * managed ***** (*.*., **** video ** **** *** cloud *******). ****'* *******'* entire ****.

*** ****'* **** ******* is ***** **** ***** 'edge *****' ********, *.*., keeping ***** ** ****:

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** ***** * **** comparison *** ***-********** *** on ******* **. ***** somewhere * ***** ******?

*********** "****** ****" ***** ******* ****** location:

- ** *******

- ********** ********* **** motion *********

- *** ** ******* per ****** (**** *****)

- ********* ***** @ 1080p

- ** **** ** retention

- ***** ********* ** AWS, ** **-******* ********* or *******

****,

*****

**** ** *** ******* bill *** ** *******, please?

**** **** ** ****, not *** ******* ***** or **** ******* *********. Also, *** ********** *****, this ******* ** *** 50 ****/***** *******.

100 **** ********** ********* Not to exceed 1000 GB: $59 per camera/month

50 **** ********** ********* ** Not to exceed 500 GB: $38 per camera/month

25 **** ********** ********* Not to exceed 250 GB: $32 per camera/month(purchased in blocks of 2 cameras)

12.5 **** ********** ********* Not to exceed 125 GB: $28 per camera/month (purchased in blocks of 4 cameras)

****: ******* *** ** “motion ********* *********” **** see * *********** ******** in ***** ********* **** since ****** **** ******* is * ***** ****** size *** ** *** limited ** “****” **** other *********.

***** *** *** * fast ******

**, "25 **** ********** ********* Not to exceed 250 GB: $32 per camera/month(purchased in blocks of 2 cameras)"

** *** * $**=$*** per *****

$***** *** ****!

***

* *** ******* * similar ***** ******** ******** with ****** *** ****** management *** **** ****. ROI * ****....*** ** retention ******* ***** **** offer ** * *** to ****** ****** ***********. Why *** $*** **** after **** ** ******** asks..we *** *******-"**** *********** this *** ******** ****..." They ***'* *** **. Don't *** ** *****, I'd **** *** *** but *** ** **** to ****...

*** *** $*** **** after **** ** ******** asks..we *** *******-"**** *********** this *** ******** ****..." They ***'* *** **.

**** **. **** ** at *** ***** ** the ******. *** **** does ** ****** **** to ******** ****** **-****.

*** $*** (*** * site **** ****) **** after ****..******** ** **** quality, ******** ***** *** the *********** ******* *** low. ***/*** *********** ** almost *********. *.*. *********** spend ****** **** *********** a ******** ********* ****** of **** ****. ***** are *********** ***** **** may ******* **** ***********, but **** ********* *** willing ** ***** *** dice ** ** *** deal **** *** ***** as **** *****.

** ***** ** ****** for ********** ******. ** could **** ****** *** reduce *** **** *** we ******* ** *** roll ** *********** *** the ***** **** *** to ***********.

****,

*****

***** *** *************** ** consider...

Camera ****

- *******: ****** $*,***. -vs- **** ******: $***

Recording ****

- *******: ****** **** -vs- ***********: ****/**********

*******

- *******: ****** *** -vs- ***********: ********* ***

*******

- *******: *+ ******* -vs- ***********:

Bandwidth ************

- *******: ***/* -**- IPConfigure: ***/*

3 ** ***** **** ** ********* (****** + ******* ***'*)

- *******: $**/***** -**- IPConfigure: $**/*****

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*******: ***/* -**- ***********: 1Mb/s

**** *** *** ********* requirements. ** **** **** the ****** ** ******* idle **** ** *** viewing? ** ** **** when ******* ** *******?

******* ********* ******* **** an ****** ** ****** to *** *****. ** the ***/* **** ***** recording?

** **** ** ******* between **** ****/******** *** other ***** **********.

******* ***** ***/******* ******

"***** ***** ****** ******, however, ********* *********** *** very **** (** *-*****) and **** ******* ** log *** ************ **** video ** ***** ******..."

"Bandwidth ************ - *******: ***/* -**- ***********: ***/*"

*****,

***/* *** ** ****Continuous will consume ~300Gb(actually more)

***** **** ****** ****** your ***** *****

*** *** ****** ** I **** *** ******* I ****** *** **** up *** ***/*** *******?

*******, *** ******* ** set ** ***/***. **** image ******* ** ****, we ******** *** ******* based ** * ***** image ** *****. ** times *** *** **** does ****** *** ***** but *** ******* ** typically ***** *** ***/*** rate.

****, * **** **** 10 *******, **** **** 250GB, ***** *.*** ** total *******.

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*'* ********** ** ******* these ******, **** ** provide **** *******.

Camera ****

***** *******'* **** ******* camera ******** ** **** expensive **** **** *** domes/bullets, **** ******* ** the $*** ***** **** average ** **** *********** in *** ********* (***,*********). ** ************* *** ****** * $675 ****** ******* ******** *** ******** **** and ****, *** $*,*** Verkada ** $*** **** needs **** *******.

Recording

* ** *** ******* sure **** *** **** by ****, *** ******* offers ******* ** ** all *****, ** ****** only:

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*****, *** ******* **** what ********** ***'** ******** out ****; *** **** $199 *** **** *** camera ******* ************ ******** 30 **** ***** ****** storage.

**** ** *** ******-**-*****, so ** *** ***** out ** **** ******* recording ** *** ******* camera's *** *****.

Cloud *******

**** ** ********** ** issue **** *******, **** one ** *** ******* full ***** ******* ********* through-cloud ******* ************ ** our ******* (* - 8 *******)

** ********, **** ***** a **********, ***** ********** streaming **** *-* ******* latency:

Bandwidth

*** **** *********, *** Verkada ****** ** ***** backup, *** *** ******** bandwidth ****** **** ******* to ***** *** ******, depending ** *** ********** and ** ** ** backup.

**'* *****,

*** ******* **** *** look ****** *** ** the ****** :)

*** ******* **** *** look ****** *** ** the ****** :)

***, *** ****'* *** most ******** **** ** VSaaS, **** *******, ** doing ***** ********** ** video ****** **-****.

*** ***** ** ******* on *** *** ******** Orchid **** **** ******* 50% ** **** * months. ****** ***** ********* VSaaS ******* ** ******* fast. *** ***** ******* on ****** ******* **** Verkada *** ***** *******.

**** -*****

*** ***** ******* ** closed ******* **** *******

*** ***** ** *** about ****** ** **** in **** ******* *** storage **-**** ** ** the *****. *** *** have **** ** ****** for ******.

******* ***** ******* ** video ** *** **** is *** ****** ******. Many **** ********* **** they **** ***** **** storing ******** ***** ** the ***** ** *********** disastrous ** ***** ** video *** ********** ******** security.

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Orchid **** ********$59/month per server for up to 25 cameras$2/month for each additional camera

Orchid **** *********$169/month per server with unlimited cameras

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*** *** ****** ***** around **** *** * cable ***** ** ******.

**** ***** **** ******* hundred * ***** **** for * ***** ********** if *** *** *** it ** ** ****.

**** ******** ******* ***** per ***** *** ** cameras *** *** "*****":)

***** *** **** ***** using *******.

****** **** ** *** offered ** ***** *** rates ** **** ****.

****,

*****

***** *** *** **** honest ******

******** *** *********? ***.

** ***** ****** *** 864 ******* *** * Husky ******* ********** ** recording *******. *** ********** server *** *** ****** are ** **'*. ***** VM's *** ** * data ****** **** *** the ******** ** ** enterprise **** ****** **** you ***** ****** (** licensing, ********, ********, ***** backups, ********* **********, ***, backup *********, **** **********, security, ***.) *** ******* under * ******** ** contract. **** **** ****** has * ****** ******** data ****** **** *** same ********.

*** *****'* *** ******** under * ********** *** and ********** ********* **** licenses **** * ***** integrator... *** ***** *****'* rarely ******* *******.

*** ******** ** ***** locations **** ********* ** additional *******. **** ** those ********* **** ***'* and **** *** *&* service.

*** ******* (****** ***) are ********** ** ****** 24/7, **********, ******* ****, for ** ****.

*** ** *** **** for **** ** ***** and ******** ****** *****.

***** ******* ***** ** highly *********, *** *********** in *** ********** ***********. I ***** ** ********** amount ** **** ***** analytical ************ ** **** topic. *** ******* *** applied ** ** ************ over **** ******* ************ and *************.

**** ***** *** ** a ******** **** *** a ****+ ****** ******** in * ******* ***/*** enterprise ***********. ** *** environments, ********* *** ******* the ********'* ** *** in..

* ***** ***** ** an **** ****** **** for ***** ** *** SMB *****. **** ***'* have ** ** ********** to ****** ****** ** making ****** ** **** as ******** **** * lot ** *****.

**** ***'* **** ******* an *.*. **********, ********** to ******** ***** **/*** applications. *** ** **** do, **** *** *.*. consultants ** *** ********** for *** ***********, ** demand. ** *****, *** is **** *********.

** *** ***** ***** products ***'* **** ************?

* ***** *** ***** span *** ***** *****.

** *** **** ** stop *** *********** ** Decentralized ***. **** ** made ** ** ********* marketing **** ** ***** magize ***** * ********** slant.

*** ******** *** ******** needed *** ***-**** *******:

** * **** * facility **** **** (** thousands) ******* *** ** or ** ******* ******** on ****, ******* ** to *** ***** **** to **** ** **** down ***** **** *****. Here *** ********, ******'*, Large *************. ***** *********. There ** ******** ******* an ** ********** ***** and ***********.

** * **** * franchise **** *** ****** with *-* ******* * pop *** * ******* office, ***** ***** * lot **** *****. ***** a ****** ** *********, fast ****, ***.

********** **** ******** ****** websites, *****.

*** ********** ***** *** in *******. **** *******->****** ie **** ****, ****** busses, ******.

* *** **** ********* with *** ****** ** a ****** ****. ******, Restraunts, **********, * ******** city ** **** ** a *********.

***** ********* ***** ******/********** examples **** **** ***** for ***** *******. *** still, **** ******* ***** storage, **** ***** ******** can't ****** ****** *** licensing **** *** *** pipe ********.

**** ** ****, **** small ******** ***** ***** they *** *** * great ****** **** **** & ****** (***).

**** ** ****, **** small ******** ***** ***** they *** *** * great ****** **** **** & ****** (***).

* ***** **** ***. But *** ***** ***** with **** ******** ** that ***** ******* **** the ****** ********** ** "a ***** ******" ******* to *** ** ***** by *** ********, *** the ******. *** ***** on **** ********'* ********** of "* ***** ******" some ** **** ******** do.

*** **********, *** ******* i ***** **** ***, this ** ********* *** we **** **** ****** attempting ** **** ** them. ******** ***** ** time, *** *** ******* profit **** *** ******* the ******. ** ***** there ** *** ********.

** ** *******, ***** will ** **** *********** innovation ** ***** ******* before ***** **** ** significant ********** ** *********.

*********, ********* **** ******* will **** *** **.

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