DSX Access Control Company Profile

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Dec 02, 2015

In this note, we profile access control provider DSX. This is the second installment of a series leading to an access control vendor comparison report.

We examine DSX's overall strengths, ideal customer market, pricing, and biggest gaps in this note.

Overview

DSX is an independent access company based in the US. The platform is typically used by larger, multi-site end users looking for alternatives to platforms like Lenel or CCURE. The DSX platform is only available through a dealer resell channel, and pricing and maintenance support is limited to those dealers and their customers.

Comparison Graph

The table below contrasts DSX versus relative competition based on common differentiation factors like system size, platform 'openness', ease of video integration, and how the product is sold or available:

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Comments (13)

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