Bosch Favorability Results 2019

By IPVM Team, Published on Jan 23, 2019

Bosch's favorability moderately strengthed, in new IPVM integrator statistics over their results from 2017, with 2019 results showing strong net positive favorability:

By contrast, in 2017, integrators main complaints were for support and pricing.

In this post, we share ~100 selected responses out of ~200 integrator responses on how they feel about Bosch and why.

The chart below compares Bosch's overall results for 2017 vs 2019:

Main ******

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  • **** *******/***********/*******
  • *** *********/*** *******
  • *** ******** ****, ** do *** **** *****, but ***** ***** *** good
  • ***** ** *** ****
  • ********** *****
  • ********* * ****
  • ******** ** ****, ********, not ** ****
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  • ******* *** *****

Good *******/***********/*******

*** **** ********* ******** from *********** *** **** Bosch *** * ****-*******, highly-reliable ***** **** **** support *** ***** ******** that ******:

  • "*** ** *** ****** brands. **** ********* ** both *** ******* *** the ***'* ***. ****: I ***** ****** *** a **** ******* ******* with ****** **** ******* than **** *****. ** doesn't ****** *** **** or *** *** ******* is, **********, ** **'* not ********* ** * very **** ***** ** terms ** ********* *** competency, **** *** ** good ****** ***."
  • "** *** * *** of ***** ******** **** cameras ** ********* ******. The ******** **** **** very ******* *** **********. For *** **** **** tech ******* *** **** very **** ** **** with ***. *** ******* hiccup ** *** ** the ********* ****** ***** monitored ******* *** *******. We **** *** *********** and **** *** ******* on **."
  • "** ***'* ******* ***** equipment ***** ** *** mainly ******* ** *** happy **** *** *** line, *** *** ***** Axis & ******. *******, recently ** ******** * Bosch *** ** ****** installed ** * ******** integrator *** **** *********** processed ** *** **** their **** *******."
  • "**** ******* *******, ************* sales *****, *** **** support."
  • "***** ** * **** strong ******* **** - has **** *** *****. Once * ******* ******* it ** * ******** company * ******** *** good ** **."
  • "**** ******* ********, ********."
  • "**** * **** ** Brand, *******, ***********. ******* is ********."
  • "**** ********** *** ******** equipment."
  • "******* ***** *** *********** is **** ****; ******** to ****."
  • "******* ***********, *** ******* rates."
  • "******* *** ******* ** there ******* *** **************."
  • "**** ******** **** *** intrusion ********. * **** had ******** *********** **** Bosch. *** *****, ******."
  • "***** ********* ********* **** more **** *** ***** updates. *** ******* *** also ****** ***** **********."
  • "****** **** *** ***** success **** ***** ********. Reliable *** **** **** gotten ******* **** * more *********** ****** **** other ****."
  • "******* *** ********* ** the ******** *******."
  • "****-********, **** ********** *** reliability. ******** *** ******* built **** **** ********."
  • "****-******* ************ *** ******."
  • "***** ********* ** ********* quality. **** *** ************* is ********, *** ****** hear **** *** ****."
  • "***** ******* ** ***** of ***********. ****** **** to ***."
  • "*’** **** **** ** their ***** ******** **** the ***** *** **** them ** ** **** quality."
  • "**** ******* ********. ********* range ** ********. ********* alarm *** ****** ******* is *** *******."
  • "****** * ****** ******** product. **** **** * understand **** *** *** parts, ***** ******* ** all ******."
  • "******* ********, **** *****/******* utility (************* *******) *** very **** ******** *******."
  • "* **** ***** **********, strongness, *** ******* ** support."
  • "***** *******, ********* ********, good **** *******."
  • "****** **** ***** ***** products *** *** *** (which *** **** * world ** **********) ** a ***** ****."
  • "******* ** *****. ***** manufacturer *******. ***** ***** support."
  • "**** *********, *** **** post-sales *******."
  • "**** ***** ***** *** quite **** ****--***** ** was ****** *********. * know *** *******. **'* reliable, ****-***** ** *** users ****** *** **** sales/tech *******.

Too *********/*** *******

***** **** * ****** of ********** *** ******* on **** ***** ** poor *******. **** ****** some *** ******** ****** to *** ***** *** brand, *** ******** ***** felt ** *** * good--if *** ***** ****--******, many **** ***** *** simply ****** *** **** and/or ****'* ******* ***********:

  • "** ** *** *** Bosch. *** ***** ** units **** ** ********, with ***** *************, ****** around * ***** *** worked ****** **** *** our *******. ** ****** at ********* *** ***** 1:1, *******, *** **** is ********* ****, ********** for ****."
  • "** * ******* * like ***** *** **** make ***** ******* *** I **** *** ******** in *** **** **** the ***'* ***'* & VMS *********** *** *** been ** ** *** same ******** ** **** there *******. * ******* they **** **** ***** competitive **** **** *** of *** ******* ** now ** ********** *********** brand."
  • "**** ***, ****. *** equipment ** *****, **** manufactured *** ********. *** Bosch ** ******** ** deal **** *** **** a ***** ** ********* that **** ******** **** in *** ********. *** requirement ** ** **********, commercial *** **** ** work ****, ** *** part ** *** ***** to ****** *** *****. They *********** ******* **** are ***** ***** *** a ***** *** **** you ****** ** ******** to *** **** ****. But ********* ****** **** sums ** *** ******* philosophy."
  • "**** ******* *** ******** a *** **** **** long **** ***** *** flow-chart ******* ** **** instance, ***** *** ** frustrating. ** ******* **** the ***** ** *** lower ******, * *** of **** **** ***** even ******* *** ******** and **** **** ***** experience - **** ****** call ****** ***** - Not ****."
  • "******* ***** ******* **** and ** ***** *********. However, ***** **** ******* is ***** *** ***** it ***** ** **. Their ****** ** ********** is ** '*** ** the ********.' *** **** it's ***, ***** *** times **** **** **** given *********** *********** ** the **** *****."
  • "****** *** **** *** what *** ***, ** my *******."
  • "*** ********* *** **** support."
  • "*** ********** *** **** they *****."
  • "******** *** ****, ********* are ****, ***** ******* are ****, ****** *** extreme. *** **** **** well *** ** *** functionality *** *** ****."
  • "***** *** ****, ****** because ** *****."
  • "********=**** ****. ********=**** *******."
  • "******* *********** *****'* ******* the ***** *****."
  • "**** ******* ** * must, ********* **** *** aggressive."
  • "* **** ***** **** things ***** * *** of ***** ******* *** I *****'* ********* *** personally - **** *** seem **** ** ***** the **** **** * had **** ******."
  • "**** ** ******* **** of ***** *****. *** way ********** *** **** clumsy *********."
  • "*** *********, ******* ************* in ***** ********** *** portfolio ** ******* *** high *****. ******* ** overall **, *** ****** have ******* ******** ** well. *********** ********."
  • "******** *** ***** ******* are ****** ****, *** price ** ********* *** I ****'* **** *** cable ********** *** **********."
  • "**** *** ****, *******, pricing ** ************* ***** rather ****."
  • "**** **** * ***** product *** ***** ******** have ****** ***** **** updated ***** ******** ***** over *** **** ****** of *****."
  • "*** ******* ** **** but ***** ***** **** have ******** ** ***** I ******* **** **** a *** ***** *** cut ** *** ** the ****."

Not ******** ****, ** ** *** **** *****, *** ***** ***** *** ****

***** ** ** ************ *** *********, ***** and ****** *********** * **** *** company **** *** ** part ******** ** ******* 'integrated ******** *********.' *******, nearly *** ***** *********** were ***** ** *****'* product ***** *** **** while **** ***** ****** the *********, ****, *** access ******** (****** *** intrusion ********), **** ****** were *** ******** **** or *** *** **** the ***** ********:

  • "** *** **** ****, they **** ****** **** really ***** *** **. A **** ******* ******* for **** ****. **** are ***-****** ** *** access ******* *****. ***** Video -- **** **** has ******** *** **** in ****** *****. **** few ****** ******* ** any. **** *********** *** high ******* ******* ** Axis. **** **** **** analytics *** ***** **** forever ** *** **. I ** *** **** their *** ** ** market ******** ** *** video ****."
  • "** *** * *** of ***** ***** ********* but **** ** ***** video *********. ** *** been * ***** ***** we ****** ** ***** video **** *** **** we ****** ** ****'* do ******** *******/******. ** far ** ***** ********* line ** **** **** it ***** ** *** Radionics ******* ** *** flexibility *** ************* *** small ** ***** *************."
  • "* **** **** ***** for *** ***** *** Radionics ****. ***** *** done * **** *** of ******* ********** ******* in *** ************ ** the *** *** *****. Plus *** ******* ****** control ******** ** ***** panels ** *********** *** a ***** ***/**** ***********."
  • "**** ******** *** **** on *** ********* ****. I ** ******* **** the ******** **** * have ****** ****."
  • "**** ******* ** ********* detection. ***'* **** *** CCTV *******, ********* ** find *** ******* *******. The ***** *** ************ is **** ************."
  • "*** **** ***** ******** but ****** *****. ** one ***** ** ** for *****. ** **** other ***** **** **** for **."
  • "* **** **** ****** with **** ** ***** peripheral ***** *******."
  • "****** **** *** ***** devices. **** *** *******."
  • "** **** *** *****'* DS160 *** ** **** that *******. *****'* **** many ***** ***** ********."
  • "***** ***** ********* ******* are ****** ** ****, their ******** ******* *** overpriced *** *** ** not ****** ** ********* as ***********."
  • "***** ********, ******** *** the **** ****. *** and *** ********* *** convoluted *** ***** *********** between ******* ** ******** clunky."
  • "** **** *** *** security ********** *******, **** as *** * ******* to **** ****** *******. They **** ****."
  • "*** ******** **** ***** camera **** *** **** used **** ** ***** security ******* ** **** as ***** ******** **** make *** ****** ******** them * ***** ******** company."
  • "* **** *** **** their *******. **** ********* dislike ***** *** ****** products. * **** **** their ********* *** ** is **."
  • "**** ****** ********* ******, work ****. ****, ******* seem ** ** ******* issues. *** *** ******** option."

Stuck ** *** ****

***** **** ** *** voiced *** ******* **** Bosch ****'* ********, ****** to **** **, ** was **** ***** ** the ****, **** * few ******* ***** **** it ***** *** ** like ***** ** *********:

  • "* ***** ***** *** still ******* * **** product **** * ******* image. *******, * ***'* think **** **** * good ****** ****** ** camera ***** **********. ** me, ***** ***** ******** are ** * ******* point. **** *** ***** to ***** ******* *** be * ******* ******, or **** *** ***** to ****** ****** *****. Also, **** ****** *'* probably *****, ***** ***** with **** **** *****'* give ** ********** ***** the ****** ** ****** company."
  • "***** ***** *** ******* of **********, ***** ***** to **** ********* ** supporting ***** ********** ******** division. *** ********* ******* have **** *** **** progress, *** ************ **** been **** ** ***** areas ** ****."
  • "**** ********, ***** ** the ****."
  • "** ****'* **** ** with ****** *** *** a ********** *** ***** extremely *********."
  • "* ***'* **** ****'** moving ******* **** * technology **********."
  • "**** ******** ** ** arena, ******* ** *****.
  • "* ******* ***** ********: very ***** *** **** poor *********, * *******, also, ***** **** ******* of ****** ****** **** don't *********** *****'* ***********."
  • "***** ********** **** ***** significantly ****."
  • "* **** ***** ***** to ****** **** ******** over *** **** ** years. ** ** ******* became **** ******** ** the ****** ***** *** not **** ** ** able ** ****** ** the ******** ****** **** like *********."
  • "* ***** ******** *** how ******* ****. ***** in *** **** ** I *** ***."
  • "*****'* **** ** **** up ** *** ********** today. ***** *** ******."
  • "**** **** ** ****** struggle ** ****** *** competition. **** ******** *******, numerous ********* ******, **** of **** ********* *******."

Brand ***********

***** **** ** *** cited *****'* ****** ***** recognition ** * ********--**** while ******** *** **** the **** *********** ***** might *** ** ****** to ******** ***** ********* problems, **** **** ***** and **** ** **********:

  • "* **** **** ***** is * ****-***** ******* across *** ********. ****** and ***** ** *** curve **** ** ***** to ******* ************** *** technology. *************** *** ************* and *** ********* *** open *********** *** **** cost ** ********* * proprietary ******."
  • "**** ***** **** ***********. But ** ** *** Bosch **** ****** **** good ***********?"
  • "**** ****, ******* ********, a *** ******."
  • "* ***** ***** **********, but ***** ******* ** simply **** *** ********** enough."
  • "********** *** ***********. **** recognition **** * **** way ** *** ********* we **** **. (*************, logistics, *** ***)."
  • "********* **** *** ***** products."
  • "**** **********, ********, *** support."
  • "**** **** ***** ******* build *** ********."
  • "******** ******* **** * trusted ****."
  • "***** *****. ****** ***********. Might ** **************. ***********."

Analytics * ****

* *** *********** ****** liked *****'* ********* **** a ****** ******** **** were *** **** *********:

  • "***** *** *** **** four ***** *** ****** started ** ******* ***** technologies *** *********. ***** analytics, ** ** *******, are *** **** ** the ******. *** ********* built **** *** ******* work ****** **** *** you ***'* **** ** worry ***** ********* ** processing ***** **** *** VMS. *** ******** ** Bosch ***** ** ***** lack ** * ********* camera *** ***** ******* cameras ****'* *** **** either."
  • "**** ************* ****** *** the ***** ****** *********** the ***** ******* ** the *****, **** ******* for ********* *** **** quality ****** *******. **** is * ****-****** ****** when ******** ** *******, Avigilon, *** ****. **** camera **** *** *** IR ** * **** camera. ** **** ********* in ******* ******* ***** and ***** **** **** Exacq *** *****'* **** well ** ********."
  • "* **** **** *** video ********* *** ******** on *** ****. * dislike *** ***** ****** and ******** *** *** PTZ *******."
  • "***** ******** *** ****, especially **** *** ******** analytics ***. ***** **** Axis, ***** *** *** two ****** ** ***** for *** ***** ********."
  • "** **** ******** **** for ********* *** **** had ***** ******* **** great ******* **** *** reps."

** *************** ** ****** ********* shootout, ***** *** ******** had *** *** **** results.

Hardware ** ****, ********, *** ** ****

******* *********** ******* ***** had ***** ******** *** lacked ** *** ******** department:

  • "***** *** ****** **** a ****** ******** ************. Software? ****'* ******* *****. Their ****** **** ********* pace **** *** ******** with ******** *** ********** performance. ******** ********* **** lost ** *** ******* and *************... *** ********* compatibility."
  • "******* *** **** ** great. *** *** ******** not ***** ** ****."
  • "**** ******* *** **** firmware *******."
  • "*****'* ******* *** ***** needed ** ********* ****** or ********."
  • "****** *******. ****** **** firmware/compatibility ** **** ****. The **** ** * horrific *******."

OEMs * *******

**** *********** **** ********* about *****'* ****** *** specifically ****** *** *****:

  • "**** ***** *** ******* though **** ** ****** them?"
  • "*** ******** ** ***** lower ******* **** (***), which ***'* **** ** have *** **** *********** and ******* ** **** should ** **** *** Bosch *****."
  • "********, **** **-******* **** Dahua *** **** ** a **** *****. * don't *** *** ***** in ***** ***** *********."
  • "**** **** **** ******* a ****-******* ********. ******* that **** ** ***** cameras *** *** ***."

***** **** ***** ********* as * ******** ************ for ******* ****** **** ODM / *** ***** low-end **** (******** ***** *** ****** vs *****). ***** ***** **** more ** **** **** than *** ******* **********, the *********** ** ***** problematic *** *** *******.

*******

***** *** *** ******* significantly **** *** **** few *****. **** **** to ** * **** and ************ ************. ** suspect, ******, **** **** have **** ****** ** the **** ** *** bottom ****** *** ****** concerns **** ***** **** more ********** ******* ***********. However, ******** ** ***** premium ****** ********* **** Axis *** ********, ***** could ********* ***** ** invest ****. *** **** notable ******* ** *** tens ** ******** **** are ********* ****** ******* ** ****** OS, ***** ***** **** but ** ********** ** a ******* ******** ********, not ***** ********.

Comments (10)

** ******* ** *&*, which ****** ***** ** be * ***** **** discussing *****, **** ***** corporate ********* ****** *&*? By ****  * **** does ***** * ********* held ******* **** ** 92% ***** ** * charitable ********** ****** **** in *&*? ** *** other ****, *** *********** now ***** ***** **** startups *** *** ************* and * ***** ** is * ***** **** to *** ***** ********* in **** ** *****. 

** ***** ***** ** me **** **** ** clear ********* ** **** Sony *** ***** ********.

"****'* * *** ** bullet ******"!

***** *** **** ****** but **** *** ******* catching ** **** *** rest ** *** ******. They **** **** **** focused ** ********* *** past ****** ** ***** instead ** ******* ** the ****** **** * bunch ** *** ****** models. **** *** ******* on *** **** **** can ** ********* **** the ********* ** ***** cameras. ***** ** **** so **** **** **** can **** ******* ******. Only ** **** **********, bandwidth ******* *** ** on *** ** ******** upon. ** *** "*** Data" ******* ** *** live **, **** ** or ***, **** ** the ****** ** *** surveillance ******** *** *** and ***** ** *********** themselves ** ** ** the *********. 

* **** ***** **** will **** * ********* within *** **** **** likely. ***** *** ***** series ** ** ******* camera ***** ******** **** month. **** ****** **** make ************ * ****** and **** ********* ** install ** ****. 

*** *** **** **** they *** ***** *** cost ***'* ** ************* for ****, ********** **** the ***** ********* ***** and ***** **** ******. 

**** ** * **** video **** ******** **** are ****** ***** ********* or *********, ********* ** in ****** ******.

 

*** ******** ** ****** presents – #**********

 

 

* **** ***** **** will **** * ********* within *** **** **** likely.

**** ** ** *** behind.  * *** **** it ***** ** ****** in * **** ** months ***.  ** ***** that *** ***** ***** manufacturers ******** *****-***** ** 2015 **** **** *** being ** ***** ****** or ***** **********.  **** the ****** ***** ******* to *** *****-**** ******, Panasonic, *** *** ***** fairly ****** ***** **** out *** * *** months ***.

***** ** ***** *** waited ***** *** ****** lawsuit *** ********. ** guess **** **** ** release *** ** **** be ****** ****. **** will ****. 

****, "** **** ******* for ****** ****** ** die ****" ** ** least ****** **** *** usual ****** (** *******), "we **** ******* ** it ***** ** **** right".

* ***** ********** **** your *********. *** ***** thing ***** *** *** "Four ******/******" ****** ** that ***** *** * four **** ****** ****** back ** *** **** 90's ***** ****'*. * have ***** ** **** it *** ** ***** away *** *** *** ADI ******** ** **** like * ******* **** year. * ******* ** was *** *****. 

**** **** ***** **** I *** *** * manufacturer ******* ** *** if * ******* **** a **** **** ****** is **** * *** or **** ** ****. Just **** ** **** coax. ** ** **** makes ******* ***** *** systems ******* ** ***** and *** ***** **** have *** ************* ***** at *** ********. * have ***** ********* ** Bosch ******* **** **** as ****. 

*** *** * **** years *****. ** *** still ***** **** *** same *****.

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