Exacq Raises VMS Software Pricing Twice in Less Than a Year

By: Sean Patton, Published on Feb 18, 2019

Most VMSes regularly release new features, but rarely increase their prices. For the 3rd time in 4 years, and 2nd time in 8 months, since being acquired by security mega-conglomerate JCI/Tyco, Exacq is raising their VMS pricing.

In this note, we examine the increase, include feedback from Exacq and the potential impact of the increase.

Price ********

** ******** ****, ****, Exacq ********* **** ****** on *** * ***** of ********, ***** ********** them ** **** **** (*****: **** $** ** $56,************: $*** ** $***, and**********: $*** ** $***). These *** ***** ***** increases ** ** - 14%, ********** *-*% ** June *** ** ********** 4-5% ***. ************* ** ******** ******** ********** *********, however *** ********* **%.

************* ******* ********* (***) ******* **** **** be ******** ** *** increase. **** *** ******** to ******* ******** *******, and *** ~**% ** the ******* *****. *** SSA ******** **** ** purchased ** *** ****** prices, **** ** *** end **** ********* ********* at ***-******** *******. ***** appliances ******** ** ******* 3-year ****.

Exacq ****** ************* ********

***** ********* ** **** about *** ***** **** software ***** ********* *****:

**** ** ***** ** regularly ******** *** ********'* price ****** ** ***** of ***** *** *********** market ********. ** ******** dropped ******** ******* *** example. ***** ** *** current ******** *** ******** inclusion ** ********** ******** (to ** ********* ** ISC), *** ******* ***** increase *** *********.

**** ******** **** ******** features ********** ** ******** in *****, ******* ** a ***** ***** ******** and ***** ********* ************, functionality, *** ************* (****** for **** *********):

** *** **** ****** of ***** *********** *** had * ******** *** have ***** ******** *********:

  • ******* **** ********* ** supported ******* (**** ***** back **** ****** ** card **** ************ *******) for ********, ****, ******.
  • * ********* *** ** the ****** **** ** look ** ****** ******** in *********** (******, ****** control, ***** ******, *********, serial **** ********, ***.) in * ***** ** table.
  • ****** ********* ************ ********* bounding ***** ** **** and ****** *** *** ability ** ****** ** analytic ********.
  • ****** ** *** ********** for **** *** ****** cameras
  • ******** ***** ********** ************* options ** ****** ******* that **** ****** ********* of ******** ****** ***’* be **** **** ** minimized
  • ******** ******** ************ *** management ************
  • ** ******* ********* ** the ***, ********* ****’* Cyber ********** *******
  • ******** ****** **** ** for ***-****** *******
  • *********** ***** **** ******* with *** ******* ** push ** ****** ******* of ******* ******
  • ****** ***** *** ****** associations (*.*. *** * wiper **** ** ********* wiper ******* ** ** external ******)
  • ***** ****** *** ******* that *****’* ******** ** X ****
  • **** ***** ******* *** Exacq ******; **********, ********** timeouts ** ********** **** video ** **** ****** bandwidth
  • ********** ** ****** ****** from ********** ********* ****** that **** ** ** our ************ *** *** monitoring *****

Hardware ***** ********* ** ******** ****

***** ******* *** ******* on ******,*-**********-**********. *** ******* ******** was **% ** *** A-Series.

***** ******** ** *** there *** * **** in *** *******:

*** *********** **** ***** on ****** ******** **** our ***** ************ ******** in ***** ***-**-*** ******** working **** *** *********** to *** ********.

VMS ****** ******* ********* ********

** ***** *********** **** increased ***** ****** ******* prices ** *** **** 5 *****. ********* *** not ****** *** ******** pricing, *** ******* ******** their ***/*** ******* **** resulted ** ********* *** large *********** *** *** not ******** **** ****** or *** ******.

Competitive ******

** *** ********** *****, we ** *** ****** the *********** ****** ** be ***********. ***** ** typically *** ** *** lower ****** ***** *** manufacturers. *******, ** **-**% increase ** *** *** end ** *** ****** where ***** ** ********* with ***-**** **** *** freemium *********, **** ******** could ** *******.

*******, ** ** **** for *** ******** *** manufacturers ** ****** **** for ******** ************* *** value ***** ******** ****** fighting * **** ** the ******. ** *** other ****, ** ****** smaller ***** ****** ** use **** ***** ******** as * ******* ***** for ***** ******* ***** alternatives.

******* *** ****** ** odd, ******* ************ ** ********* sharply, ********* *** ** support ********, *** ******** over ****/*** *********, *** could ******** ** ***** favorability ****.

 

Comments (14)

****** *** *** **** Sean. **** ** ****'* sad ** * *** to **** **** *********** out **** **** ******* of *** ************ ******* me ****. 

* ***** **’* ***. I **** ** ******* there *** ** ***** sent *** ** *** partners ********** ********* **** this. *** **** ********* that ***** *** ** partner ***** **** ********** the ***** *******? ******** the ******* ** * single **** ** ******* is *** ***** *** this ** * ****** of *** ******* ***** which ******* ***** ****. Thus, ** ****** **** been *********.

*******, *** ***** *** office ******** ** ** the ********* ** ******** about *** ***** *********, noting *** ******** ** NVR *******. ** ******** updated ******* ** ******* 12th ***.

***** ** **** ******** on *** ******** * increases (**********, **** *** last **** ***) **** is ** ************ ** about **** ****** ********.   Both *** **** ** communication *** *** ******** itself *** **********. 

* **** **** ******* my ****** *** ** got *** **** * price ******** ******** **** 1st **** *** *** MSRP ** *** **** up ** $*** ****. So *** *********** **** gave ***** ** ** incorrect ******** ** **** failed ** ******* **** increase **** ******.

*******,

*** *** *******, *** original *********** *** ***-**** price *********, *** * missed **** ** **** of *** ******. * updated *** ***** ** the ****** *** ********* the ******** *********** ** 2 ******** *********.

**** *** ***/****, * price ********* ****** * year ** ****** *******...

***, ******** ***** ******** *** coming **** (*******)*** *** ********* ***** to ****** ***** ***********, the **** **** *** / **** ******* **** a **** **** ** raise ****** ****** **** a *** ***** *** decision ****** ******* ** the ****-************.

*** ******* *** ** the ******** *** ** Qumulex ***********...

**** *****'* ****** *** fact ** *** ***** increases ** **** **** a ****. * *** say ******* ******** ** the ***** ** ***** varies *** **** ** software!! *** *** ******* me. **** ****** **** us **-***** *****!

***** ****** *****, *** features *****?  ***** *********.  I'm ********** ** *** these ******** ********** *** price ********.  ***** **** should *** *** ***** money ** **** **** support ***** ** ****.  

**** ** ********** * disappointment. ****** **** ** already * **** **** to *******, **** **** haven't ***** ** ************ issues. ***** **** ** new ******** ** ****** laughable. ***** *** ***** features, *** ********* *** a ******* ** ***** bonnet.

* *** *** **** certainly *** ** ********** any *** ***** *******. The **** *** **** buck **** ***'* *****. I **** ***'* **** their ******** *** ********* support '****'!

**** **** **** **** a ***** **** ** in *******. * ****'* think ***** ******** **** that *********. **** **** disclosed *** ************* *** the ******** **** ** new *******/*********/********?

***** * *** *** to **** ******* (****** in ******* *** **** patience), *** ***** ****** quoted ** *** ******* (i.e. **** $** ** $56, ************: $*** ** $***, and **********: $*** ** $***) per ****** *** ***** software ******* ****? *'* missing *** *********** **** to ***** *******. ****, are **** **** ******* industry-wide *** ** **** include *** *** ********** (hardware) ******* **** ******** as **** (** ** that ********* *****)?

***** *** '*** ****' license *****. *** *** vendors **** ** *************, e.g., ********* ******* ******** ************ ***

***, **** *** ****** in *** ********. **** don't ******* *** ********. If **** ***, ** would **** ** ** NVR.

 

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