EMC Dumps Axis VSaaS

Author: Carlton Purvis, Published on Oct 15, 2013

Just two years ago, mega storage manufacturer EMC partnered with Axis to make video surveillance in the cloud go mainstream. Now, it is dead already.

In this note, we review what went wrong what and what is next, along with statements from both Axis and EMC.

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*** ******* *** **** *** ***** ******* *** ******** ************** in *** ***** ** ********** ****' **** ******** *** *******. EMC ***** ******** *** ***** ***** ******* ********, *** *** *** ******* ******* ** ******* * ******, enterprise *****, **********. *** ***** **** **** **** ** ***** integrators ***/** ******* ********* ***** ***** **-**** / **-***** ** to ***** ******** ****. **** ***** **** *** *********** *** service ********* **** ****** ** ***** *** / ******** ***** own **** ******* / *******.

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*******, *** ***** ***** ** ** ****, ** **** ********* to **:

"*** ** ********* *** ***** ************ ** * ******* (*****) ******** ** ***** ** *********** ******* ********* *** ****** on **** ********* ***********. **** ******** ****** ******** ** ******* these *****-***** ***** ************ *********, ***** *** ******* ** ***, rather **** *** ***** ** ********. *** ** ******* **** our ******** ** **** **** ***** ** ** ******** ******."

What ****** *** *******?

** *******,************ *** **** **** **** ******* *** **** **** ******** model (************, **** ******* *** *****-**** ********* ******) *** ********.

*******, ** ******* **** ***'* ******* *** ********** ** ***** own *********. ** * ******* ******* ***** $** ******* ********, the ******* ***** *** ***** *** ******* *** **** **** growth. ******, ** *** ******* ******, *** **** ** ***** that **** ****** **** ***** ******** *** *** ** ******** in '*** *** ****'.

*************, ******* *** ************ ******** ** * *****, *** ********* the ******** ***** ************ ***** ********* *** **** ** ******* or ********* **** ***** ******** *** ** ********. ******, ******* at *** ********* ** *** ***** ******, **** *** ***** companies.

Axis ********

*******, **** ******* ********** *** ** ********** ** ** ******* **** other ********. **** ********* ** *** ******* **** **** *********:

"*** *** *** **** ****** ***** ************, ***** ********** ****, *** ***** a ******** *** *** ** ***** **** *** *** ************* and ********* ******. ****** *** **** **** ** ****** ******** to ********** ***** ********** *** ******* *** ****** ** *** value ** ****** ***** *********, ** ******* *** ** **** reach *** ****** *** ******** *** ***** ******** ** ******* hosted *********. **** *** ** *** ******** ** ********* *** partnership *** ** ********** *** *******. 

** ****, ** **** ******* *** ******** *** ******* ** is **** ******** **** **** *** ******** *** ****** ***** solutions. ** ************* **** ************ ** ******** ********-******* ********* *****-**** ****** ****** ** ******* **** **** **** **** ** ** ****** because **** **** *** ********, **** * ******** ** ******* station ********** *** **** ********** ************* **** ****** *******, ***. We’ve ******* **** **** **** ** ************ ******* **** *** Secure-I / *** ***********.  

********* *-**** ***, **** **** * **** ***********-******* *********** **** and *** ***** **** *** ****** ** ******* *** **** platform **** * *****-***** ******** *** *** ***** ********. *** of ****** **** **** *** *****, ******* *** ******** ********* to ***** *** ******** *** *** *******. ******* **** **** their ******** ******* ******* ********** ******** ***** ******* ********** **** AVHS *** *** **** * ****** *** *******. **** **** deep ************ **** *** ***** ** ********** ******** ********* *** can *** **** ****** ***** **** * **** ***** ***********, including ******** **** ***** ***** ************ ** ******* ***** ***** monitoring ********. 

***** ******* **** *** ***** *** ******* *****, ********** **** many ** *** ******* ******** ******* ********** ********. ** *** know, ** **** ****** **** ***** ********* *** **** ***** and **** **** ******* *** ******** ** *** ****** ***** as * ****** ****** *** ******* ************* (***** **** ***** = ***** ****** ******, ******** ********* *********). ***** **** ** the **** **** *** ** ** **** ******, **** *** more ********* **** **** *** ********* *** *** *********** ********** to ******* **** ******** *****."

Comments (24)

**** ****** ** ******* ** **********. **** *** **** ** AVHS. *********.

** *** ** *** ****** ** ******* ****** ******* ** ***, *** **'* *******. **** **** ******* ** ** * few ****.

** ******* ******* ****, * ** ******* *** ******* ** now ******** **. *** ***** *******, **** *** *** ***** has ****** **** ****. *** *** ******** ******** *** ***** streaming/enhance ************ *** *****. **'* * *** **** **** *** previous ****** (******* ******) *** ******* *** **** ******* ********/********* *** *****.

******* ** *** *** ***** ** ******** *** ************ ******, but **** **** *** **** ***** **** *** ******** *** have * ******** **** ** ******* *** ******.

*** *** **** ***'* **** ** ****? **** ***** $*** million ** *&*, *** *** **** **** *** **** ** with ** ****, ********** **** *** *** ****???

* ******* **** **** ***** ** ******* ***** ********, *** they **** *** ******* ********** *** *** ****** ***** ********. Their ****** ***** ** ** *************, *** *** * ******* Valley ******* ** ****** ** *** ***** *****.

* *** **** ********** *** ***** ***** ************ ********* **** innovate **** *******. ******* ** ***** **** *** *** **** the ******* **********, *** ****** *** ******** *** ***** ** continue ** **. *** *************, ***** ** ***.

**** ** ******* *********'* ******* *****. **** ********* *** ** any ** **** **********. *** ******* ** * ******** ***** issue. **** **** ****** ***** **** ******** ***** ***** ******* practices. ** **** **** ****** ** ***** *** ******* ******, cutting *** ********, *** ********** *********** ***** *** ****.

***, **** **** *** **** *** *** *** ******** ** companies **** ******* **** *** ******** **** **** *** ********** refuse ** **.

* ***'* ***** ** ** **** * ******** ** ******** model, *** **** *** ** ** **** *** ******* ** culture ** *** ************. ** ***** **** ****' ***** *********** is **** *** *** **** ******** *** **** ******** ********; you *** ***** *** *** ****** **** ** *++ **** you *** ******* ** *** *******, *** ****** ****** ***** to *** * ********* ***** ******, ***** ** * **** simple *** **** ** *** ********, ** **'* **** ** write * ****** *** *** *******. *** ** **** ** very ****, *** *******.

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

** ** *** ****, ** *** ****** **** ******* ** targeting, **-*** ***** ***** ************** *** ******. **** **** ***** *** ******* **** ***, and ** **** ****.

********* ** *******, ******* ******* **** ****' *******, ****** **** on ****** *** **** *** **-******* ****. **** ******* * choice : *******, ** **** ******* (*****, ** * ***'* know ** ** ***** *****). ******* *********, *** ****'* **** all *** ************* ** *** **** ****. *******, **** ****** a ***** *****. **** ****'* **** ** ***** *** *****. DropCam **** *********, *** *** **** ***** * ******* ** DropCam.

*** ******* ****** ** ***** **** *) **** *** *** technical ***** ** ***** ********* ******* *** *** *) ******* will **** ***** *********** **** * ****** ** ***** *********.

*** ****** ****** ** **** ** *** ****** **** ***** home *******. * ***** *** ****** ***** ** **** *** higer-end ****** **** **** ***** ********* *****/****** **** *********/********. *********, reliability, ***** ******* *** **** ****** **** ** ******* **** set ****** * ***** **** ****** *. *** *** **** of *** ****** **** ***'* **** ***** *** ******** ** that *** *** *** ** * **** ***** ** *** camera ******* * **** ******* ***** ** *******. **** *** can *** ****** "**-****" ******* **** "**** ****" **** * cheap *** (**** *** * ****** *********), **** **** **** need ** ******.

"*** ******* ****** ** ***** **** *) **** *** *** technical ***** ** ***** ********* ******* ***"

**********. *** **'* ***** ******** ***** **** ** ******** ****.

  • **** ***'* **** ** ****** ***** **-*******, ** **** **** it ******* **** **** ****** ** ***** ** ****** *** more ********* *** *** ********* ** *** **.
  • **** ***'* **** ** ****** ***** *** ********, ** **** keep **** ******** ***** *** *******.

"*** ****** ****** ** **** ** *** ****** **** ***** home *******. * ***** *** ****** ***** ** **** *** higher-end ****** **** **** ***** ********* *****/****** **** *********/********."

*********. *** **** ******* *** ******* *****/****** ********* ** *** high *** ******? ******* ** ** ******* ******. **** **** the ********** *** ***** ** **** ** ******. ** ** really **** **** *** **** ** *** * *** **** form *******? **** '**********' **** ***** ********** ********? *** ** all.

* ** *** **** **** ******* **** **, *** **'* fairly ******* *** *** ******** ** ***** *** *** **** up ******. *** **** *******, ** ******* **** ****** ******* with ***** ******** *****, **** **** ** **** ******* ****, Axis **** ** ** * ****** ************ ** **** ******* their ******** ** ******* ***** ********.

**** **, ****'* **** ***** ** ** ***? *** ******. Now **'* ** ************* ******-*?

* ***'* **** ******** *******, *** ***** ******* (********) ******** doesn't ****** ** ** ****** *** ****** ************* **** ******** of *******, ****** ******* *** *** *********** *** ** **. And * ***'* *** ******* ** ********* ******** ******* *** DropCam ** *** **** ****. ** ***** ** **, ******* is *** ******** ******** ******* ** *** ** * *** tell.

** ***** *** **** *** ****** ******** * *** **** than **** ****** * *** "**********" ******** *** * ****** of **** *******. **** ** ** ***** ****/********** *** *** incumbents ** *** ****-*** ******** ** ******* *** ***** *** market (******** **** ********* ******** **** **** **** ** ****** that ****** ****** ** ******** *** ***** *** ******** *** number ** ******* - ** ** ****'* *** ** *****), I ***** **** ******* **** **** **** ******** ********** ** a ***** ********* ********.

*** *******, ********** *******, ******* ** *** ****** (*******, ******, that **** ** *****), * ***** ******* ** ***** ** enter * **** ******* ******, **** **** **** *******. * just ***'* *** **** ***** ** **** ********* ** ***. The ****** *** **** ******* ******, *** *** * *** of ******. ******* ** ******* ******* ***** ** *** * recurring *** ***** ***** ***** **** * **** ****** ******.

** ******** ** **** **** - ***** *** - ** making **** ***** ** ****** ****** ******** *******. *** * believe **** ** ****, * *** ***** **** *** ****, people **** ****** ** *** * ******* *** ******** ******** they *** ***** ***** ** ***. *** ****** ***** ** deliver **** ***** *******, *** ****, *** ******* ****** ** a ******** *****. **** *** **-**** ************* **** **** ***** (and **** ****), ** **** ** * ****** ** *****, and *** **** ****. *** ****'* *** ****** * ***** be ********* ***** ** * *** ****.

** *** *** ******* **** ******* ** ***** ** ***** the ********** ******, **** ********* *** ******* ****** ***** ** be ****** - *** **** ****.

***'** ******* ****** *** ******* ** * ******.

"***** ******* (********) ******** *****'* ****** ** ** ****** *** larger ************* **** ******** ** *******, ****** ******* *** *** integration *** ** **."

** ******, *** *** ****** ** *** ****** ******* ****** installations *** *****. *****'* * **** **** ** *** ****** between ~* *** ~** ******* *** ****. ******* ** *** there ***, *** ** ***'* ** **** *** **** ** get ***** ** **** ****** **.

"*** * ***'* *** ******* ** ********* ******** ******* *** DropCam ** *** **** ****."

* *** *** ****** ** ******* ****** **** *** ******* and ********* **, *** **** *** **** ******. ******* ***** technically ***** ***** *******, *** * ** **** **** **** no ********. **** *** ******** ***** *** *** ** *** system (***** *****). * ******* **** ******* ***** ** ***** 3rd *******, ******** *******, ***. **'* ** ********* *** **** and ** **** ********* - *** ****** **** *** ********, simplify *****, ***.

"** ***** ** **, ******* ** *** ******** ******** ******* as *** ** * *** ****."

*** ****, *** ****** ** *** '*******'. *****, *******'* ****** last **** *** ****** ******, *** *** *** *** *** rivals ************ ** *******.

**** ** * ***** ********** **** *** ***** ******* *** two, **** ****, **** *****:

*** *** ****** *** * ************* ****** *** *** ****** details *** *****. ****'* * ****** ** **** ** **** the ***********:

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

**** **** ****** ****** ** *** ***** ************ ******* **** has ******* *** ************ ********?

**** ******** *** ** *** *** **** ************ ****** **** a ******* ********** ******* *** ** *** ********, ******* ** poised ** ** *** **** ***** ** *** ***** *** of *** ******, *** *** **** **** ***** ** ******* about ** ***** ********** ** *** *** ** ***** ****** growth.

* ****'* **** ********, * **** ***'* ***** **** ******* can, ****** ** **** **** ** ***** *** *-** ******** market.

*** ****,

"*****'* * **** **** ** *** ****** ******* * *** 24 ******* *** ****. ******* ** *** ***** ***, *** it ***'* ** **** *** **** ** *** ***** ** they ****** **."

***, ** * ****** **********

"*** *******, ********** *******, ******* ** *** ****** (*******, ******, that **** ** *****), * ***** ******* ** ***** ** enter * **** ******* ******, **** **** **** *******"

****** *** ** *** *** ******* *** *****, *** ********** over **** ******* (*** ***** ***** ******* **** ********* *** sold ** *******). **** ******** **** **** **** ******* ****** the *****. ** * **** ***'* *** ******* ** * disruptor ** **** *******. *'* **** **** ******** ** *** Avigilon ********** **** **** ******, **** *******. *** * ***'* see *** ****** ***** ******** ******** ** ****.

********, ******** ** **** ****** ** '********' *** ******* ****** side. ***** ****** ****, ** ******** ***** *****, ****** ***** them *** ******* ******* ***** ****** *** ****** ******, **** installing ***. ********, ******** *** **** ***** ***** ***** ****** are **** ******* ** ********* **** *** ********** / **** markets, *** *** ***** ****.

***, ***, **** ** ********* **** *** ***** ***** ****** but ******* *** ****** ************ ** ****** ** **** **** to *** *** *****. ******, *** ***** **** *** **** argument *** *** **** ************ ****** (******* ******, **** *******) but * ***** ****** ******* **** ****** *** **** ******* a *********** *****.

******* **** **** ** *** **** *** **** *** ******* a **** ***** ******* ** **** *** *** ********* ********, which ** ********* **** **** ** ***** ********* *** **** the ****** *** ***.

"*** ******* ****** ** ***** **** *) **** *** *** technical ***** ** ***** ********* ******* *** *** *) ******* will **** ***** *********** **** * ****** ** ***** *********."

** ***** ***** **, **** ****** **** *** **** ********* sooner **** *****. *** * ***** **** * ******* *** to ** ********* **** **** ****** *** ***** *********** *************.

****, **** *** ***** **** ***** "********* ****" ******** *****. I ** **** ****** **** **** ** **** *** **** something ****** *** ***** ** *** *** ***** ******* ******.

*** **** ***** **** * ****** **** ***** ******* ** its **********. * **** ** **** ******* *** **** ****** to ********** *** *** ***** ************* **** *** *** *********** thing ******* *** **** **** *** ***. ****** ****** ****** is ******** ****** *** **** **** *** **** *****. *******, there **** ****** ** * **** *** ***** ******** *** such, *** ****** ** **** *** **** *** *** ***** installs. *** ***** *** ********** ***** ** **** **** ** the ****** *** ******* *** ********* ********** **** *** **** to ***** *** ********. * *** **** *** **** *** installers **** *** ********** ** **** ** **** *** *** working ** ** ***** ******* ** *** **** ****** ** time ** ***** **** ** ******* *** *** ***** ****** of **** ***** *** **** *******, *** ****** *** ****. Making ****** ***** ** ******* *** **** ** ******** ** a **** ******* ** **** **** ** *** ******.

"**** *** **-**** ************* **** **** ***** (*** **** ****), it **** ** * ****** ** *****, *** *** **** else. *** ****'* *** ****** * ***** ** ********* ***** if * *** ****."

* ******* *****. ** ******** ** *** ****** ******. ** will *** ** ******** ** ****** **** **

"**** *** ***** **** ***** "********* ****" ******** *****. * am **** ****** **** **** ** **** *** **** ********* simple *** ***** ** *** *** ***** ******* ******."

*** * ** ****** **** *** ********* **** ***** ** directly ******* ***** ******* ** ********* ****** *** *****.

***'* **** ** ******. *** **** *** *** *** *** registration *******. ***? ******* **'* * ********* **** *** **** needs ** ********** *********** ** ******* ********. **** **** *** exist **** *******. *** **** *** ******* **** **** **, 1 - * -*, *** *** ****** ** ********* ** Dropcam's ***** *******.

*** **** *****. *** *** ** ******** ** ***** **** you **** ** **** ******* ** *** ***? ** ** any ******** **** * ***** ***** **** ***** ** ***, EMC ***** ***** **********, *** ********** ***** ** ***** ****** ***** ****? Everybody ***** ** *** * *** *** **** ** *** these ******* *****?

**** ** ***** ** ****** ** ***. ** * **** AVHS, *** ** * ***? ***** ** * **? ** I **** ******* **? ** * **** ********'* ******* ******** ****? (**** ****: **** ***** **** *****'* ************ ****** **** though ** ****** **** **** * **** ***.) **** ** I ****** ****, **'* * **** ** ****** *** ***** to *** *** *** ** ******. ****'* ******** * ******* of *** ********* *****. **** *******, **'* **** - *******.***. One *******, *** *******, *** *****.

***** *** **** ********** ******** **** *** ******** **** **** delivering * ****** *** *** **** ******** **** * ********* business *****.

****'** ***** ***** ** ****** ******* ***** ******* ** ***** NVR. **** *** **** ******** **** *** *****, *** **** everyone **** *** ***** ** ***, *** ***** ** ** the ***** ********? *** ***** ** *** **** ** ******** a * ** *********, **** *** **** ** **** ***** the ******** ********, ***** ***** *** ***** ******* *** ** address ** *** ******, ****** *** ******* ** *** *** and ** ** - *** **** *** *****.

*** *** *** ********* **** **** *** ***** #* ******* mantra : "** ******* * *******" (* ***** * ***** number). **** *** **** ******** ** * ******* ***** ** many *****, ** *** ****** ****** **** *** **** **** of *** *******.

**, ** *** ********* *** ********* ***** ****** ****** ** that ****** "**** *** *****" **** ******** **** *** "********* and *********" ********, ** **** ***'* ***** ** *** ** fear. *** **, **** ** **** *** *** **** **** features, ******* * *** **** ******* ("********* ******** ***** *******"), and **** *** ******* **** ** ***** "**** *** *****". Perhaps **** **** ******** ***** ******** *** ***** * "***** and *********" ******** ** ** *****.

* ***** **** **** **** ** **, **'* **** ******* their ****** ** **** *** ******* ******.

**** ** *** **** ***** **** ****** ** ****' ******* and *** ** ***** ******* ****** ** *** ****-*** ******** market?

*****, *******, * ***** **** *** * *** **** ******* for *** *** *** ****** **** **** ***. **** ****, Samsung ** ****** *** ******* ****** ** *** **** ***. Not *********** ******* ******* ** '******' **** **** ***** **** end *********** (**** *****, *********, ****) *** ******* (*) ******* has ************ ** ******* ** **** ** ********** *** ****** (relative ** **** ****) **** ******* ******* **** *** ******* (2) ******* *** * *** ***** **** ***, ********* **** its ******* ** ******** ***********. *** *** ************* ** ****** ****.

** *** *******, ****'* * ****** ********, ****** ******* ** depends ** *** **** *********** ******* ********** ***** ****** ********** and ******* *******. *****'* ** ***** ****** ******** ********* * ** *** **** *** ************ **** **** *** prices ** **** ****** ** ** ** ******* **** ***** growth / **** ***** ******* (*** ******* *****).

***** *** *** *** ***** *** **** ******* *** ***** John.

******* **** *** ******** ** *** **********, ***** ***** ********** to "***** *** ***** **** ****** ** ******* ** ***** installations *******" *** ******** ** ****** ******, ** ***** **** that ***** ** ** ********** ******** (** ***** ** *************) that ** *** ** ********* **** *** ********* *********** ******. Also ** ******** ** ***** *******, ******* ** ******** ***** more ************ ************** *** ** ******* *****, **** *** ******** compromising ***** **** ****/****-*** ****** *******. *** *** *** *********** overconfident **********, ** ** ** **** **** ********** ** *** to ****, ****, ****, ******* ** ******** **** ********** *********** and ******** **** ******* **** ***** *********** ********** ** * niche ******. ***** ********** **** ** **** *** ****** ********.

* ******** **** **** *** ************ ***** **** ****/****-*** ****** defense. ** ********, ***** ******* ******** **** **** **** ************** been ***** ********* *** ************* ***** **** *** - *.*.,**** ***** **** ***** ********** ** ************* ***** *** ******** *** ****** (*****). **** **** ** **** ******* ***** ***** ******** ********, it ***** ** ** **** ** *** **** (******** ** the **** ***).

* ********** **** *****. **** ******! **** * ****** ** question ***** ** **** ** *** ***** **** **** *** defend ******* *** ********** ***********, *** ******* **** ******* ** Samsung *** ****** ***** ** ** ********** ** ***** ****-*** margins? ***** **** ******* **** ***** ************** **** *******?

*** *******. ******* ** ***** *********** ******* *** **** **** industry ***** ** ************ * ******* ***** ** **** **'* went ** ****-****** *.*. ***** ** ** *********** *********** ********** (like ******** ********* ** ********* ** ***** ***.) **** ******* from *** ******** ******* ** *** ******* ******** ** ***** margins. **** ***** *** **** ********** ***** ****' ******** ** go ** *** ***** ************* ****** *** ***** * **** idea.

********* *********** *********, *** ******* *** *** **** *** ************* is **** ********* ** ******* ***** ********** ** * **************. Equally *********, ******** ** *** ***** *** *** *** ***** closed *** ******* (*.*., **** *********** *** * ************ ~* years *** *** ** *** **** * ******, **** ** manufacturers - **** *** *** **** - *** ******** ** or ******* **).

**** ****** *** ******** - **** ** **** *** ************* like **** ******* ** ****? * ***** **** ***** *** answer ** ********* / **** (****** **** *** **** ** a ****** ****** **** **** -**** ******** ********* **** ****!). *** ******* *** **** ** **** *** ********* / apps ********* *** ***** ****** ******* / **********. *** ********, their **********.* ** ************ **** ****** ******* ** *** ** *** **** ***** party *******.

*******, ** *** ***** ************* ***** * **** ** *** idea, *** ***** ** *********. **** / ****** ***** ** a *** **** (** ***** *** **** **** ** ******, i.e., *** *****). ** ********, **** ****** ********* ** * good ***. *** ******* ** **** **** ***** ** ********* ***** ** ***** ******* ** *** ***** *** *** providers *** *** *** ******** *** $*** ** / ********** IR ******* **** **** **** *** ********* ***** ****** ** for ****. ****'* * *********.

* ***** **** ** * ****** ***** ******** ** *** competitive *********. ****** **** *** ******* ** ******* ** ***** high ********** ********** ********** *.*. ******* *********** **** **** *****, minimal ** ** ******** ** *****, *********** ******** *** ******* information ****. * ** ***** ** **** * ****** **** into ***** ****** ******* ******** ******.

*** ******* **** *** **** ********* ********** *** * ***** focused ******* ************** (*.*. *****)** ** **** ** ******** ***** ******* ************* *** **** ahead ** *** *********** *** * **** **** ******. ********** seems ** ********* **** ****** **** **********/*****.

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

**** ** **** **** ** ****' ********* ***** *** ** Samsung, *********, *****, ******* *** *** ***** *********** *** ***** something *******? ** **** **** ** ******** ***** ***** ******** practice *** ***** *************?

*************, **** ******* ***** ** ****** ******* ** **** *** manufacturers, **** *** ***** *** ********, ***** ***** *** **** differences.

***** ***** *** ******** *********** ******* ****, *******, *****, ****, Panasonic, *****, ***., **** *** ********* **** ******* ******* *** are ****** ********* *** **** ** *** ********.

***** ** * *** ********* *******, *** ******* ** ***** America (*** * ******* ******), ***** **** *** **** ******** under *** *** *****. *** **** ** *** *** ** assortment ** ***/**-********. * ***** **** ** **** *** *** **** / DIY / *** *** ******, *** ********** ****** ******** ********* want ** *** (*** *** *******) ******** **** *** ************ (not * ***** **-*******).

******** ** *** ******** ******* ***** ** **** *** ****** to ***** / *******. ***** ****** *** *** ****, ******** product ***** *** ******* ********** *** ****** ********** ** *** on *** ********. **** ** * **** ********* *** ******* as *** #* ********* ***** **** ** ****** ******** / availability **********. ** *** ***** ****, **** *** ****** ** magnitude **** ****** ******* ***** ******* ******* **** **** ** easy ** ***. *** *** ***** ************ **** *** ******** model ** ******* ** ******* (******* *** *** *** ** dealers - **** ********** ******). **** **** ** **** *********** to *** **** *** **** * *****.

****'* * **** *********** ***** ** *** ******** ***** *** business ******. *****'* ****.

*** ** *** **** *** *** ********** *********** ** *** distribution ********, ****** **** ** ************, *********** *** ************'* ********, if ** **** **** *** ********* ** ***? **** ********* to ********** **** ***.

*****, * ***'* ***** ************ **** **** ** ** ******* effect ** *** ********. ******* **'* ******** ***** (*********** ********) or ******* (*********** **), **** *** ****** **** *** ******. It's *** ** ** **** ********* *** "******** ******* ***** us ** ** ****, ** **** ** ** **!"

**************, ** ** *** ************ *** ***** *** ************, *** the ***** *** ******.

**** ******* ** ******** ******. ****** **** :)

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Autotracking, integrated IR, local storage, full HD, cloud access: $80. That is the claim of Hikvision EZVIZ's new Mini 360 Plus. But for this...
Lenel Improving Customer Support on Feb 21, 2017
Lenel has faced significant criticism recently (see Lenel Partners Angry, Lenel Does Not Care, Worst Access Control 2016, Lenel Favorability...
'Dirty': Hikvision Attacks Genetec on Feb 20, 2017
Hikvision is angry at the growing public awareness that Hikvision is owned by the Chinese government. They took aim at Genetec,...
Directory of Alarm Company Brokers on Feb 20, 2017
Selling an RMR based business, such as alarm company, can be highly profitable, with acquisition prices of 36 to 48x RMR (equivalent to 3 to 4x...

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