Exacq vs Avigilon

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jun 17, 2015

A member requested:

"I need to find some IPVM info on Exacq vs. Avigilon. I don't have time to read 500 articles. Is there a short cut comparison as to which product integrator prefer and why. HELP??"

He's literally right. We have 389 entries on Avigilon and 189 on Exacq.

This post provides a 'short cut comparison'. It pulls most directly from the following core IPVM research and testing:

Inside, we cover (1) overall integrator preference, (2) camera offerings, (3) VMS offerings, (4) analytics, (5) support and (6) channel structure.

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"* **** ** **** **** **** **** ** ***** **. Avigilon. * ***'* **** **** ** **** *** ********. ** there * ***** *** ********** ** ** ***** ******* ********** prefer *** ***. ****??"

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**** **** ******** * '***** *** **********'. ** ***** **** directly **** *** ********* **** **** ******** *** *******:

******, ** ***** (*) ******* ********** **********, (*) ****** *********, (3) *** *********, (*) *********, (*) ******* *** (*) ******* structure.

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Overall ********** **********

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**** *** ***-****** ******, **** ****** ********. ******* *** ***** for ***** *** ***, ***** **** ********* ************ *** ******* are ** ************* ** *** **** *** ** **** ** Genetec.

Camera *********

**** ********* ***** ***** *** ******* *** ******* *****-***** *******. However, ***** *** ********* ***********.

******** *** * **** ****** *** ******* ****** ********* **** Exacq. ***** *** * ****** ***** ****** **** ******* **** / ********. *********** ********** ************* *******. ********'* ******* *** ***** ******* **** **** advanced ******** *** *******, **** ******* ***** ****** ********** (*** - ****) *** *****-****** *******. ****: ** *** **** *** 8MP *** ** ******** *******, *** *** ******** ** *** Avigilon's *** ***.

*****'* ******* *** ***** ** *****, ***** *****'* **** ***** tier ******* *** *****'* ********* /**** *** ********* **********. ** ********, ******** ******** * ******* ****** *** ******* for **** ** ****** *********.

Third ***** ****** *******

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VMS *********

**** ********* ***** ******* *** ******** **** *** ****** **** in *** ***-******. ** ******* **** ********'* *** ** **** polished / ****** ** *** **** *****, ****** **** *** relatively ****** ** ***. ***** *** ******** *** **** ****** based ** ******** ***********, ** ****** ********* *** ****** ** our ******** *** **** *** ***** *** ****.

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******** *** * *********** **** ** ********* ** **** ***** their *** ******* ********* (**** *** ******* ***********) ***** *** been *** ******** ********* ***** **** ********** ******* *** ***** (see ******** ***** ********* ****). ********'* ********* *** ******** ** ********* **** *** ***** ***** (see******** ******** ******* ******) ** ** **** ** ********, **** ** * *** ***** for ********.

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*******

********'* ********* ******* ** **** ******. *****'* *** ************ **** good *** *** ** ************ ** ********'*. ******** ******** **** ***** support ******* *** **** ****** ********* *** ******** **** ****** (even **** *** **** ******** ********** *** ********** ******** ********* from ********* ******** **). *** **** ****** ** ***** ******* are (*) ****** ** ******* * **** ** * **** operator *** (*) ******* ** ***** **** * **** ****** support ****** *** *** ****** ****** *********.

Channel *********

******** *** * **** ******* ********** ******* *********. **** ********, dealers **** ** ** ******** *** *** ****** ** ******** per ********* ** ********** *******. ***** *********** ******** *** ******** to ******* ******** / *******. *********** *** *** ********* ** ******* with ******** *** ***** **** *****, ******* *********** ** *******, Avigilon ******** ****** ******* *** ****** ******** ****** ** *** quantity ** ********* *********. ** *** ***** ****, ** *** are *** **** *********, **** ***** ** * ******* *** Avigilon ** *** *** ***** ******** ********** ***********.

*****'* ******* ** **** **** ****. **** ** *****'* ******** do *** ******* * ****** ********* *** **** ** *****'* products *** ** ****** ******. **** ***** ** * *** easier *** ** ********** ** ***** ***** ** ******** *** also ***** ** ****** ** **** *********** *** ********.

***** *** **** ******** ** *** ***** ********** ****, ***** the **** ***********,****** ****** *** ** ***** *** ** ******* ******** **** ** ******* *****-**-*** ****/***** ********. *** **** ******* ***** ******* ** ** ****, *** it ** ****** ***** **** **** *** ****** ** ** more '*************' **** ******* *********** *** *****-******* ** ******* *** recorders.

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*** ** **** ** *** **** ********* ** **** ** us ** ******* ***** ******** ** *** **********. ** **** tried ** **** **** ********** ***** ** **** ** ***** comparison *** *** ***** ** *********.

Comments (13)

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