Favorite VSaaS Providers 2020

By IPVM Team, Published Apr 17, 2020, 09:14am EDT

VSaaS is starting to become mainstream but who are integrator's favorite?

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200+ integrators told us their choices.

The top choice? No one. But 4 North American companies are fairly close together. Inside this report, we review the rankings and include dozens of comments and trends.

Related: Every VMS Will Become a VSaaS and The Battle For the VSaaS Market 2020 - Avigilon, Arcules, Eagle Eye, OpenEye, Qumulex, Tyco, Verkada.

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***** *** ****** ** still '** ***', **** a ******** ******* ****, it *** **** **** 70% ** ****. ***** Eye *** **** **** Genetec, ******* *** ******** having ******* *********:

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***** *** *** ************ strong ** *** **, with ******* ********* ******* the **.

******* *** ******* **** essentially **** *** ******, and ******** *** *** only ***** ******** **** received *********** *********.

Usage **** ********** / ***** ********

*********** *** ********* **** were ******** *****, ** testing *** *******, *** 46%, ** **** **% in ****, *** **** 23% ** ****. **** indicates * **% ******** between **** *** ****, compared ** * **% increase **** **** ** 2018.

**** ** * **** sign *** ***** *********, however, ** **** ***** that **** **** **** of *********** *** *** selling ***** ** ****.

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**** **** ***-**** ** integrators ********* *** ***** VSaaS ** ***. *** majority ** ***** ********* did *** **** ***:

  • "********* ** ***'* ***** or ******* *** ***** hosted ***** ************ *********."
  • "***'* ****** **** * VSaas *** ** ** haven't ******** *** ** date"
  • "** ***'* ** *** hosted ** ******* ****"
  • "****. **** *** ********* or **** *** ** them."
  • "*/* - ** **** not ******** **** **** path"
  • "** ** *** **** use ** **** *********."
  • "** *****'* ******** * VSaaS ** ** ***"
  • "** ***'* *** ***** Hosted ***"
  • "***'* *** *** ***"
  • "****, ** *** *** it."
  • "** ***'* *** **** one."
  • "***'* *** *** ***."
  • "** ** *** **** VSaaS"
  • "*** ***** *****"
  • "***'* *** **."
  • "*/*", "****" * **

*******, **** *********** ******** concerns **** ******** *****, based ** ********* ********, upstream *********, *** ********/******** limitations:

  • "****. ***'* *** ***** of *** ***** ***... It **** *** ****** but ** ** *** up ** *** ********* and ****** ****** ** streams. *** ** ******* are ** *******. ***** is *** *** ********** for **** ************."
  • "** *** *** ***** VSaaS **********. **'* *** young *** *** ********* which *** ******* *** government ********, **** ***** ever **** ***** ******** data ** *******'* *****"
  • "**. * ** *** a ********* ** ***** systems. **** ** ****** connections, ******** **** ** chain ** *******, *** low ********* *** ***** barriers ** ***** *******."
  • "* ***'* ***** ***** based *** ********* *** not ***** ***** *** industry ***** ** ** be ********** *** ********** applications."
  • "*/*. *** ****** ** nuclear *** ******** **************, who ** *** *** very **** ********* ** go **** ******** "*****""
  • "*** ***** ***. ********** outbound ********* ** *** available ***/** *** **********"
  • "* ** *** ****, nor ** * ********* Cloud *******. ****** ** later, ****** **** *** how ***** ******** ** actually **"
  • "** ** *** ***** cloud ***** ******** ** we **** ****** ***** clients **** **** ******** connections"
  • "* ** *** * big *** ***. ** doesn't **** **** *** dust *** ******* ** this ****** ***."
  • "*****'* **** ***** ***** as ******* **** *********** on *****"
  • "****....**** ** * *** idea"
  • "**** **** **** *** cloud"

* ******* ****** ** integrators ***** **** *** interested ** ******** *****, but **** *** ***** in * ******* *****:

  • "***** *** ** ** not **** * ******** cloud ****** *******. ** are ******* ******* *** video, *********** (*******) *** access *******"
  • "** **** ** *** not ***** *** ********. Looking ** ******* ****** the ******** *** **** and ****** ** **** away **** *********"
  • "** ** *** ** any *****. *****'* ***** a **** ****** ** the ******* **** ***."
  • "***** *** ** ****. Still ******* *** ***** solution."
  • "* **** **** ******* into **** *** *****'* decided ** * ********"
  • "********* *** ***** ***. Exploring *******"
  • "******* ** *******"

* *** ********* ******** over **** *****:

  • "******** ***** *** * fan ** *** ** them. **** *** ********** for ***** ********, *** recurring ***** *** *** high. * ***** *** a *** ****, *** haven't ***** *** ***** client ***"
  • "* ***'* *** *****. My ********* ******* ******* to ** **** **** don't **** *** ****** that **** **** ** keep ****** ***** ***** month. **** *** ******** is ** **** *** unreliable ** ** **** that * ***** ***** recommend ********* ***** ***** to * *****."

Eagle ***

***** *** ******** *** most ******** ** *** provider, **** ********** ****** of **** ** ***, low ****/****** *******, *** reliability:

  • "***** ***. ****'* *** only *** * **** used. **** ******. **** image ******* *** ****** operation. ********* *********. *** expensive *********** *** ***** feature ****. ** ** focused ** *** ****** of ***** **********, ***** is ********** ******* **** IT"
  • "***** *** ***** ****** VMS ** *** **** Cloud ****** ***. ** is ****** *** ******** both ****** **-********/ ***** and ***** **** *********. Pricing ** ****** ***. Their ******* ***** ** not ** **** ****** models ** ****** ****."
  • "** **** **** ***** Eye *** ***'* *** it's ********. ***** ***** at *****. **** ** all ** **** **** for ***** **** *** so ***'* *** *** anything ****"
  • "** *** ***** *** almost ***********. **** ******* quality ******* ** ********** rates *** ***** ******* is *********"
  • "***** ***, ****** **** experience **** ****. **** easy ** *** **** internally *** *** *** customers"
  • "***** *** ********. ** aren't **** ******** **** others ******** ** ****** up **** *******"
  • "***** *** ****** ***** and ********** (***** **** were ***** ***** ** reoccurring **** *** ****** playback)"
  • "***** *** ** *** designed *** *** ***** and *** ******** ****** to ***** ** *** cloud"
  • "******** ******* **'* ****** streamlined. ** **** *** already * ***** ****** so **'* * ******* combination."
  • "***** ***. ****** ********* and ****** *********** **** Brivo *****, ***** ** love."
  • "***** ***, ****** ** set ** *** *********. Great *********** ** *****"
  • "******** ** ********* *** only ******** ** **** currently"
  • "***** ***, **** ** use, *** *** ********* any ******."
  • "***** ***, **** ** set **, ***, *** low ****"
  • "** **** **** **** Eagle ***, *** **** on *** ***** ****"
  • "***** ***, **** ** use *** ********. "
  • "***** ***, **** *** pretty **** **** *** play."
  • "********, ***********."

**** ** * **** sign *** ***** ***, as * ****-******, ***** entrant **** *****. *******, as *** ** *** most *********** ******* ** the ********, **** ******** just **** **% ** responses.

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******* *** *** ** the ***** ********* ***** to ******* * ***** offering, *** **** ******** the **** ******** ** 2018 ****** ** *** not *** *********** ** provide ******* ** ******** offered.

*********** ***** *******'* *********** to *** ******** ****** VMS ** * ****** theme:

  • "*** ***** ********** ** with *** ******* ********** Cloud **** *** *** access *******. ** **** had **** **** **** this, *** **** **** a *** ******** ** base ** **."
  • "* **** **** ********** with *******'* ****. **'* fine *** * ******** with ******* ****** ******, but * ***** *** imagine ****** * ***** system ** **** *****."
  • "****** ****, *** ******** Genetec **********. ******** **** VMS ** **'* ** easy ***-** *******"
  • "*******. ** ** *** most ****** **** *** trusted *** *****-***** *********."
  • "******* *** **** ****** when ********** **** ** a **** ******"
  • "******* ***** ******** *** a ******** ******"
  • "*******, **** ******* ** use ** **** ****"
  • "******* ** *** **** already."
  • "******* ******* **** *** Canadian"
  • "******* ***********"
  • "*******, **** **********"

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******* ******** * ******* number ** ********* ********* as *******, *** *********** cited ********* *******, **** of ************ *** ****** on-premise *** ***** ************ as ****** ******:

  • "* **** *** **** experiences **** *******. * know **** *** * hybrid ** ****/***** ******* but **** *** *** closest ** ***** ***** that *'** **** *****. They **** ***** **** support, ** ***** ***** support, *** * **** that ***** ******* ***** very ****."
  • "******* - ***** ****** VSaaS ******* *** ***** primarily ****** *** ***** systems *** ** ******* bandwidth. *******'* ****** ******** provides * **** ******** for *** ****** **** customer"
  • "*******. ***** ****** ** direct ** ***** ******* at **** **** *** based ** *** ********** rural ********, ** ******* to ****** **-**** *** manage ** *** *****. Really **** ******* ********* support, **** *******, **** of *** *** ********** pricing."
  • "*******. ****-***** ***********, ***** feature ***. ***** **** to ******. **** ******* GUI *** ********* **** it."
  • "**** *** ***. **** OWS ** * **** horse. *** **** ** lead ****. *** **** simply *****."
  • "***** *******. **** **** a **** ******* **** and * **** *** product *********. *** **** are *********** ******* *** new ********""*******, ******* **** **** a ****** ******** **** still ********* *** ****** NVR."
  • "*******- ********* ****** **** the **** ** *** and ***** ******"
  • "**** *** ** ***'* use * *** ** it *** **** **** to **** ** ****...***** player"
  • "*******, ********** ***** **** BOLD *** ***"
  • "******* - **** **** support ** *** ********"
  • "**** *** ** ***** ..... ** ***"
  • "*******. ****** ** ***."

******* *** ******** ** Alarm.com ** ****. *** ******* ******** or *** **** ** interesting ** *** ***** the ******* ********* ** the ******** ****** *****.***

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******** *** *** **** other ******** ** ******* a *********** ****** ** favorable *********. ********* ********* stability *** *********** ** Blue ** ****** ******:

  • "******** ****. **** **** the **** ********* ** what ** **** *****.**** ** *** *******, but ** * ***** platform **** * ******* migration **** *** ******** site *******."
  • "******** ****, **** ***** we *** ***** ********* though *********** *******. **** has *** ******* ** power **** ** ***** analytics ** ***-******** *******"
  • "** ** ***** *** Avigilon **** ** *** only ***** ** *** to *********. ** ****** solid **** *** * camera ***** *** * major ****** *****."
  • " ********. ***** *** the **** ***** ********, but ** ******** **** camera ********* *** *****."
  • "** *** ********'* *** Blue ******. *** ****** stable *** **** *** play."
  • "********, *** **** ******* it ** *** *** focus *** **** **** limited ********"
  • "** **** **** ******** Blue *** ** ***** to **** ****."
  • "******** *****’* **** **** of **."

******** ********* **** *********** **** **** ******** *** ****** *** closed, ** ** ***** expect ** *** ** increase ** ********* ********* going ******* ******* **********'* *** *** ****** favorability** *** **.

Minimal ******** ******** - ******* / ****** / *******

***** **** ******* ********* for ***** ********/*********. *** responses ***** **** *** play ***** *** ***********:

  • "*******, ** ** **** and **** *** *****'* seem ** *** *** easier. ********* **** *** interface."
  • "******* - ** *******, only *** ** ****** work ****"
  • "*******, ****** *** ***** best **** *** **** I *****"
  • "*'* **** ** *** Meraki ** ****, * don't ** * ***** of **"
  • "******* ** **** *** speed *** *********** ** GCP, ******** ***** ******* is * *** ***** if *** **** ********* outside ** ****** *********. We *** ********** ** and ******* ** ******* about ******* ***** *******"

******* *********'* ******-** ******************* ****** ********* ****** sales ****, **** *** *** particularly ******* **** *********** (see, *.*.,******* ************ ******* ****). *******, **** *** certainly ******* *** ********** responses ** *** ******** reflect ***** ******* ****** position ****** ** *** much ** *******.

********* /*******

***** ********* *** ****** Genetec *** ******** *** solid *******, ********* *** Arcules *** ***. **** could ****** ** *** next *** ***** *** it **** ********** ******** **** **** had** ***.

***** - ***** / Hikvision***-********

*** **** ** ********* for ***** *** ********* are ** ** ********. With ********* ****** ************* **** *********** ******* on ***** *********, ***** and ********* **** *** done ************* **** **** VSaaS ***********.

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** ** ***** ***** in *** ***** ******. No *********** *** * commanding **** *** **** of ***********, **** ** the ******* *** ***** side *** ** ****. As ****, ** ***** not *** ** * certain ******* ** ******* win. *******, ** ** a **** *** **** in ****, **** ** run **** ****, *** percentage *** ***** ***** will **** ************* ** more *** **** ***** options ******.

Comments (7)

**** ********** - * work *** ***** ***.

**'* *********** ** *** how ****** **** ******* in **** ***** **** the **** * *****. Obviously *'* ******* *** Eagle *** ** ** the *** ******** *******, but ********* ***** ** a **** *** ** go, ***** **** *** #1 ********* *** '****.'

***** ** *** * fit *** ***** ***********, and **** ** *** responses ******** ****. *******, what * *** ********* is **** *** ***** of ********* **** **** cloud *** ********** *******.

*** ***** ** *** that *** ***** *** sure ** ***** ** right *** ***, * would ******* *** *** it *** (******* *** would ***** ***** ***.). One ** *** ****** cool ******** ** ***** is **** ** *****'* take * ***** *** of ****** ** ******** it. ***** *** (*** I'm **** ******) *** do * ******* **** that ***** *** ** the ************* ** ***** an ****.

****** - ***** *** I'm ******* **** * lot ** *** ********* about *** **** **** are ** **** * recurring ******* ******. **** might ** *** ***** time ** **** **** getting **** ** **** into *** *** ******** model.

** ****,

** *** ******* ** a ****** ******* *** and ******* ** ********* Eagle *** **** *****.

* *** ********* ** read *** ** *** comments ***** *** ******* camera *****.

********, * ******* **** was *** ** *** key ******* ****** *** Eagle *** (** ******* to ******* / ******, with **** *** ******* to ****** ****).

*** *** ****** *******?

******!

******** *** **** ****** options **** ******* *** Meraki....

****** *** *******....

*’* *** **** **** cameras **** **** ** to *******. ** ******* cameras *** ***** ******* S. ** **** * list ** ****** ********* in *** ******* *****.***.***/*******

* ***** **** ***** are ***** *,*** ****** models ********* (*** **** of *** ***** ******)

** *** **** * manufacturer ** ***** *** want ** ** *** that ***’* ****** **** let ** ****.

********'******* ************* ********* ~*,*** ******* ** it. **** ***** ***** is ************ ******* ****** support **** *******/******, ***** still **** ***** **** Genetec/Milestone

** ** ***** ** our**** ***** *** ****, ********* ****** ******* through **** ** *********, additionally, ***** *** ****** a ******* **** ** add ****** ****** ******* for *********** *******:

Unsupported *******

******* *** ************ ****** on *** ********* ****** list **** ****** ** Unknown ** *** ****** model *** **** *** camera ** *** *********. If * ****** ** shown ** *******, ***** may ***** * ****** to ****** * ******* request ** ***** ***, which ******* ** ** work **** *** **** to *** * ****** for *** ******. ** email ******** **** ***** Eye ******* ****** * turn ****** ******* * and * ***** ** add ****** *******.

***** *** *** ******* via **** ********* ** enabling *** ****** ** Account ********:

****** **** *** *********, this ******** *** *********:

  • *****, *** **** ******* to *** *.*** ****, high ********** ******. **** is **** *** ********* and **** ********** **********.
  • ******, ***** **** ****** a ***** ********** ***** stream, **** *** *******, thumbnails, *** ****** *******.

***** *** ***** ****** is ********* *** ********* to ****, **** ***** may *** **** *** or ***** ** **** a ******'* ********* ***** stream, ****** **** ****** more ******* **** ********** a ******* *******.

** ******** ***** ************ for ***** ** ****** applications **** **** ** more **** ** ** 20 *******. ********* **** the ********** ** *** cameras *** *** ** less. *** ********** *** moving * *** **** Cap-ex ** **-** *** attractive ** **** *********. As *****-******* *********** ****** readily *********, ***** ************ will ****** *** **** mainstream. * ***** ****** cable ********* **** ******* to ******* **** * VSaaS ******** ************ *** push ******* **** *** VSaaS ****** ** *** next *** *****. ***** strong ******** **** **** mile ************ *** ***** presence ** *** ******** community ********* ******** *** voice ******** *** ******** cell ***** ************, ******** them **** * *********** opportunity.

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