Axis Favorability Results 2019

By: IPVM Team, Published on Feb 26, 2019

Despite more product shortages, but strengthened by increasing cybersecurity and China concerns, Axis' favorability, amongst 200+ integrators in our new study, improved:

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Inside this note, we examine the main reasons integrators are positive towards Axis and the 3 most common complaints integrators have for Axis.

Compared ** ****

******** ** **** ************ in ****, ******** ******* increased **********, ** *** graphic ***** *****:

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***** ** *** *** ask *********** *** ***** positions *******, *** **** common ********** ** *** results *** ***** ********* pricing. ***** ** **** 2017 *** ****, *********** called *** **** ****** pricing, *********** **** **** negative ** ******** ***** it ** ****. *** element **** *** ********* helped ** **** **** has ******* *** ******* on **** ******* (**** Axis ********** ** ******** manufacturer ************). ******* ********* element ** ****** ********* cybersecurity *** ***** ******** making **** *********** **** open ** ****** * premium.

Positives - ******* *** *******

********** ******** ******** ***** Axis ********* ******** ***** the ******* ** **** products *** *** ******** of ***** *******. *** example, * ********* ** quality-focused ********** ********:

  • "***** ******* ******** *** software!"
  • "**** ****** ***** *** very *******, **** ******* cameras."
  • "***** ********, ***** *******, our ***** ****** ****** always."
  • "**** *** *** **** standard ** ***** *********** & ** ******."
  • "** **** * **** good *********** *** *** cameras *** **** ******* products, ** **** ** technical ** ***** ******* problems **** **** ** our ************."
  • "**** * **** ***** Axis ** **** ***** quality ****'* **** **** trough *** *****."
  • "**** *** ****** ********** to ** *** **, if *** *** ****, camera ************* *** *****. They *** *********** ***** the *** *** ******* camera *************."
  • "********* ******** *** **** have **** ******** ***** make *** ******* **** to ****** *** ******."
  • "**** ***** * ***** and ********* ******** *******. Their ******* ********* **** really ********* *** **** couple ** ***** ** be **** ** ******* with ***** *************."
  • "**** *** * ***** selection ** ********* ***** of ******* *** **** very **** *******. ***** had *** ** *** failure. ******* ** *********."
  • "******* ** **** ****, customer ******* ** ********** and ***** **** ******* options *** **** **** friendly *** **** ** use. ****, ***** ******** programs *** *** **** in ** *******."
  • "***** ******* ******, **** leading-edge **********. **** ** set ** *** ********. Tech ******* ** **** to **** **** *** prompt."
  • "**** ******* ******, **** nicely ** ******** ***'*, images *** ******* *** configuration ** ***************. **** also **** ********* ******** service."
  • "******** *** **** **** quality *** ** ***** had * *******."
  • "**** ***** ******* *** depth ** *******."

*** **** **** ******** theme *** ***** **** support, ****** ***** ******** typically ********* **** ******* and *******, **** ***** below:

  • "**** *******, *******, ***********."
  • "******* *** ******* *** the ****"
  • "******* ******* ***** *******"
  • "********* ******* *** **** support."
  • "***** ******* *******, *** good **** *******."
  • "**** ** *** ******! great *******! ***** *******."
  • "***** ******* *** *******, we **** **** *******."
  • "*****, ****** ******* **** are **** ****. ***** sales *** **** ******* is *****."
  • "***** ******** (* *** Q ******), ********* *******, channel ************ ***** ****."
  • "**** *** ******* ** the ********, ******** ******* is *** **** ** the ********."
  • "********* *****, ******* *** service. ***** ******* *******, lots ** ********** *** cameras, ********, ***."
  • "***** *******, ***** ***** and **** *******. *** much **** ** ***. If *** *** **** on ******* *** **** term ***, *** ****** be ******* *** ********** Axis."

Price ********

*** **** ****** ********** criticism ** **** *** price ********, *** *** typical ********* *** ****** positively ** ******** ** Axis' *******, ** *** responses ***** ****:

  • "**** *** ******"
  • "**** ******* *** *********."
  • "****: *******, ****************. ****: price"
  • "******* *** ******* *** the **** * *** over ******"
  • "**** ******* ******* ******* hard *** * ***** installer ** **** ****"
  • "* ***** ***** ******* are *** **** ** the ******** *** ****'** expensive."
  • "********* ***** *******, **** support, ***** *****.. *** on *** ********* ****"
  • "**** ****** * **** range ** ******** *** possess ***** ***********. ** would **** ** ***** them **** *****, ***** higher ***** *** *** company ** * ************."
  • "**** *******, *** ***** is *** .... *** price ** *** ********* for *** ******."
  • "****** *** ********, *** expensive."
  • "**** ***** ****** ********* too *********."
  • "*** *** *********. *** there *** ******* ***** they *** ** - For ******* ***** ***********."
  • "****** **** ***** ******* and ***** *******. **** issue ** ***** *****. It's **** ** *** customers ** ***** *** the ***** ****."
  • "* ****** ******, *** the ******* **** ***** analytics *** **** ******."
  • "****** **** *** ***** for ********** ****, *** their ******* *** *** fantastic *** *** *****."
  • "**** **** * **** product (** *** *** been ***** *** ****** IBM) ******* ***** ******* structure ***** ****."
  • "* **** ***** ******** but **** *** ********** for *** ******* *** get."
  • "***** *****-***** *******. **** downside ** **** *** expensive."
  • "***** *******, **** ****** for ******* ** ***** resolution."
  • "**** ******* *** ****** price ***** ** *** too ****."
  • "******** ********** *** *********."
  • "***** ******* *********."

******** ** ***** ******* or ******** ******, **** is ******** ********** ******, even ** * **** specification **********. *******, **** is ***** ******* ************* more ********* **** ******* manufacturers, ******* **** **% to ***% **** **** Dahua ** ********* ******.

*******, **** * ******** of ********* ********** **** integrators **** ****** ********, like *****:

  • "**** *********"
  • "******** **********."
  • "******* **** *********."
  • "*** ********* *** *** arrogant ***** **."
  • "**** ****** *** ***** name, ******* ** ** better **** ******, *** prices *** **** ******."

Margin / ************ ********

****** ** ******* ********, a ****** ** *********** called *** *** ***** able ** **** ****** margin ** **** ********, as ***** *********** *****:

  • "**** *******."
  • "*** **** **** *** margins ******."
  • "**** ***** **** *** IT ******** *** *** nearly ** ******."
  • "*** ******** ***** *** margin *******."
  • "****** *** *** *** no ****** ** ** made."
  • "*** ***** ** * discount ****** ******* ** authorized ******** *** * gold ** ****** ********"
  • "**** ***'* **** ***** the ****** *** ** there's ****** ** **** profit ** *** *******."
  • "**** - **** ***** MSRP ** ** ***. Because ** **** ** usually ** ** * different ************"
  • "*** ****** ****** ************, very ****** ******* ** the **** ******"
  • "**** ******* (**** ** dealer ****). **** **** higher ******/******* ******* ** is *** **** ****. Typical ** *********. ** they **** ***** *** publish ***** ****."
  • "******* **** **** *** be ****** ** ****** much ****** ** **** difficult ** **** ****** margins ** *** ****."
  • "*** ********* *** ******** and **'* **** ** make ***** ***** ****."

**** ***** ** ** 'IT' ******** *****, **** discounts *** **** ******* in *** ** - 30% **** ***** **** security ********* ***** ********* of ** - **% off ** ****.

********, **** ** ****** available ** *** ********. And ***** **** ** not *****, **** *** for **** ***** **** it ****** ** *** its ******** *** *** Internet, ** ***** *********** complained:

  • "*** ******** ** *** internet"
  • "*******: ******* ** *** protected"
  • "***’* **** *** **** cater ** ** ***********."
  • "***** ************ ******* ** not *****."
  • "******** ***** ** ********* MSRP *** *** ************ of *** ******* ******."
  • "**** ****** *******/*** **** distributors ****** ******. **** seem ** ******* ******, including *********** ************."
  • "******* **** ******** *** buy *** ******* **** pretty **** ********."
  • "*** ********* ****** ** customer *** ***** ***** your ********* ** ****."
  • "* ******* ***** ****** to **** ** ****** that *** **** * network ***** **."
  • "******* **** ** ** massively ********* ******* ** dealer ********."
  • "******* *** ******* ** new ******** ******* ** the ****** **** ******* increases *** ****** ** competitors."

*** ***** ***** ************ players *** *** ********* on *** ********, ****** most ******* ********, *** of **** *** ***********. And ****** *** *******, Axis ****** ****** *** no *********** ***** **** problem **** *****. *** example, ** ***** ***** priced ******* ** ***** or *********, *********** *** buy ******* *** ** their ******** ****, ********* them ***** *** ********* price ******.

****************

***** *** * *** of *********** ********** ***** the****** ******* ********** ** **** *****, a ******** ******** *** call ** ***, **********, like **:

  • "*** * *** ** product *********"
  • "********* ***** **** ** soured."
  • "******** ************ ****** ** eyebrows"
  • "********* ****** *** **** couple ***** *** ***********."
  • "**** ******* ** *** long **** **** *** the *******."
  • "****** **** **** *** not ******* **** ** most ************."
  • "*** **** ******** **** we **** *********** ** certain ***** ************. ********* there ** * ********* that *** ****** ****."
  • "** **** **** ****** with ********** *** **** but ***** *** ******* better"
  • "****, ** ***** **** been ******** ** *** for *** ******* ****** on **** ** ***** products **** *** ****** lasting **** *** ****."

** ******* **** **** integrators *** ****** ******* it, *******, ** ***** shortages ********, ** ***** create ** *********** *** rivals ** **** ***** from ****.

*******

*** ******* *** **** is ******. **** ******** to ***** ******* ** R&D *** **** * large *** ****-********* ******* organization ****** *** ******* world. ******* ** ********** to *******, **** **** face **** *****. *** example,

  • ***** ************ ****** ** Axis *** ******* ** the ********* ** *** West. *******, ** ***** can ********* ***** ********, Hikvision ***** ********* **** as ********* ** *** 6 ***** ** ***** as ****, ****** ** Hikvision's ********* **** ******, and ***** ***** ********* to **** **** ** the ****.
  • **** *** **** ******** to ****** ** ***** many ****** **** **** more **********. ** **** rolls *** *** *** before ****** **** ******, they ***** ** **** but ** ***** ** a *********** *****, **** could *** **********.
  • **** *** ********* ** ***** *** 3 ***** ***. ***** **** ********** to ******* ********** *************, Canon ***** ****** ****** in *** ******.

*** **** ****** **** for *** **** *** years, ** *****, ** for ****' ******** ** continue *** **** ********* face ***** ** ********** and ******** ******.

Comments (16)

***** ** *** **** AXIS *** ******* ******* the ***** ******* ****** and **** *** *** for ******** ****.

* ****** **** *** last ****, * *** positive ** ** ****************.

 

**** **** - **** any ***** ************ **** you've ******** **** * score ******** **** ****? 

** **** *** **** final ************ *** **** was *** ******* ** 2017, *** ** ************ ************ ****** 2017. ** **** ** a ******* ******* *** 2019 **** ** ****** this ****** ** ***** a *****.

"*** ****** *** *******, Axis ****** ****** *** no *********** ***** **** problem **** *****." ** **** ******** to *** *********, ** was * ********* ***** being **** ****?

*******, ***, ** **** relabelling. *** ***** ***** that **** **** *** can't **** **** ******* Axis *** **** ***** or ********* *** ***.

*** *******, ** * was ** ********** *** selling ** *** *** was ****** ** **** more *****, * ***** try ****** * **** common ***** **********, *** SuperCam ******* (**** ** name) *** *** ***** not ** **** ** easily ***** ***** ** but **** **** *** always ***.

*** ***** ***** **** with **** *** ***'* hide **** ******* **** but **** ***** ** Hikvision *** ***.

***** *** ***** **** the ****** **** ***** is ** ********** ** Axis ******** ** ** least ********* ******* ** lack ** *************** ****?  

****'* * **** ************ since * ***'* ****** Axis **** ******** ****** to ******* ***** *******. Your ********?

**** ****** **** 

“...**** ****** ****** *** no *********** ***** **** problem **** *****."

** ****, ****** *** “higher ******” ***** ***** relabelling ********. 

* ***** **** **** the ****** ** **** question ******* ******* ** why *** ***** **** there ** * **** of ****** ** ******* Axis *******.

* **** **** ********. We **** ***** ************* and *** ******* ***. Many * ***** ** need ** ***** ***** where ** **** **** basic *****. ** ******* when ** ** *** find ******* **** ****** which ** ***% ********** with *******.

** *** **** ****** at **** *** ***** suiting *** ************ ** the ****** **** ******* brands **** *** ***** compatible **** *******.

** *** **** ****** at **** *** ***** suiting *** ************ ** the ****** **** ******* brands **** *** ***** compatible **** *******.

**, *** **** **** but ***’* *** ****, or?

* **** ****, *** Axis *** *** **** :)

*** **** ** *** a ***** ****. ** can't **** ****** ** without *********** ********* *******. At ******* ***** ** may *** **** *** the ******** *** **** a ******* ****** **** 100% ************* **** *******.

** *** ** **** para, **** *** ******** the *****. ** ****** start **** "*** ** find ****** .... ..."

*** *** **** ** what ***** ********* ****** are **% **** ********* and ******** ******* ***** Axis ******(*)?

** **** **** **** for * ***** ******* proejct, **** ********* *******.  Their ****** ******* *** is * ***** *** and *** ** *** high *********** ** *** camera *******, ******** ******** to ******* *********, *** the ******* *** ********** are *********.

** ***** **** **** needs ** ****** **** their *** **** ******** and ***** ********** ******* internet ******* *** ****/****** level ****** *******.  **** not ****** ******!  ***** and *****, ** **** clients **** ** **** found ** **** ******* on *** ********.  **** then ******* ****** ** of "******* **** ***". 

**** ***** ** ********** that ** ********** ******* dealers, ***** *** ****** is *********, *** ***** tech ******* ******** ***** go **** **** **** protect ******* *** **** the *******.  *'** *** the **** **** ******* load ** ******** *** internet ********* *** ** open *** ***, **** it **, *** ***** them **********!

*******, ***** * ***** company.

**** ***** ***** ****** on *** **** ******* satisfaction ***** **** *** partner. *** ******* ***** "We ****", "** ** with *** ** *** end", "****** ** *******" all ******** *** **** goal ** ********* ******* support *** **** ******* products.

** *********** ********* *** following ******* "**** *******" to ** ******* ** the ******** ** **** article.

** ******** ** ** colleague ******* ** ** follows.
“**** ** **** ** can * *** **** accurate ** **, ****** and ******* **********. *** Asia (********* *****), ** long ** ** ** not * ******* *****, defect ** **********, *** same ******* ***** *******. Axis **** ******* ** a ****** **** ***********. As **** *** **** of ******* **** ******* issues *** ****. ******* once ** ***** *** a ******* ***** ** deficiency ** **********, *** can *** *** ***** of ******* ** ******** sands ***** ***, ** it **** *** ***** support ** **** *** HQ's ********** ** ******* and ****** ****** **** after ***** **** ****** the ***** ***** ** more.

******, **, ******* ** often **** ***** ********, large ***** *******, ****** customer ********** **** ** such **** * ******* fault, ****** ** **********. The ***** ** ***** with ********, **** ******** fixes, **** ******* *******/***********, or ***** *******.

******* ** ****, ****** it ** * *** project *** *** ** complaints **** ****** *** there *** ********* ******** from ** ** ********, issues ********** ******* *****, defect ** ********** ***** get ***** ** **********.

**** *** * *** but **** ******* ******* boils **** ** *** and ********* **********.

*** ** *** ********** that ********** ***** **** being ******* ********* **** the ******** **** ** wake ** *** ***** the ******.  ***** *** the ******* ******** ***** price ********.  ************ **** the ******** ** **** going ** ********, **'* not ***** ****, *** so ** ***** ***********.

*** **** ********* *** not ***** ***** *** if **** ****'* ******** out **** **** *** getting.  ** *** ***** an ****** ** ** rebrand ** **** *** label **** ** *** can ****** ****, *** must **** ******* *** customers.  *** ******** ****** always ** ***** ***** research *** ******* *** who **** *** ******* and ***** ** *** made, *** ** ******* ensuring **** **** *** getting **** **** *** paying ***.

**** *** ** ** show *** ***** ** using **** ******* ** the ***** *** *** quoting.  *** **** ******** of ******** ********* **** you **** ** **** a ****** ** **** in ********.  *** ****** provide **** **** * value *********** **** ***** for **** ** *** don't.  ** *** ******** can't ** ** **********, service ***** *** **** justifies * ****** ** equipment.

******: **** ******* *** been ***** ** *** own **********:** *** ***** ** Answer ** ** ******* Or **** *** ***** Just ** *** *** Charge ****, *** **** Have ******* *** *********

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