Pelco Favorability Results

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Dec 02, 2016

This is the first in a series of studies of manufacturer favorability. 100+ integrators rated and explained their views of each manufacturer.

We start with Pelco.

A decade ago, Pelco was clearly one of the biggest names in the industry but has suffered a steep decline in the past decade. Now, integrator's results show that Pelco's favorability is quite poor.

The main themes integrators cited were:

  • Old / lagging
  • Poor quality / overpriced
  • Schneider ownership negative

Inside this report, we share more than 50 integrator responses, examine the themes and the outlook for Pelco.

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*********** ******* ******* ** *****:

*****'* ************ ******* **** ***** *** ***** ** *** *****. The ******** ******* **** ** ******** *** ********** ** ** upcoming ******.

'Old' ******* *******

*** **** ****** ********* ******* ***** *** ***** ******* ** keep ****. **** *********** ***** *****'* ******** ** *** **** out ** ****, *** ** *** ****** **** *** ******* to ***** ** ** *** ****** ** **** ****.

  • "*** ******** **** **** ** *** **** ** ***** ***. We ***** **** **** **** *******."
  • "*** ****."
  • "*** ***** *** ***** ****** ** **** *** *** ***** Order. *********."
  • "*** **** ** **** *** *****."
  • "****** *** ****. *** *** ******. ******* ** **** **."
  • "**** *******, ****** ** ********** ******** ******* ***."
  • "****** ***** **** **** *** ******* ***** **. **** ** market."
  • "****** ** *** ** ******* ***** *** ** ** ** choice, * ********* **** *** *******, ***** *******,******* *** ****. Current ********** ***** *** ****** ******, ***** ******** *** ************ structure *** **** **** ********** *** ** ** ******* ******."
  • "** **** *** **** ****** ** ********* *** ****** ********, and **** ************ *** ** *****, **** ***** ** *****."
  • "*'* ********** *****, *** ** **** **** ****** ******* ** Pelco, *** * **** **** ** *** ***** ***** **** have **** ****** ******** *** *** ** *******. **** ** perspective, ****'** **** ******* ******* ****** ************."
  • "****** **** * **** ** *** *****-*** **** ******, *** then **** ****, **'* **** **** ** ******* *****'* * future **** *** ******* **** ** **** ** *** **** or ******* *** **** ** ******* **'* *** ** **** the ******* ***? *** ******* *** * ***-*****. *** ******** is ******** ** ** ****** *** *** ****** ***** ***** dive **... *** **** *** ****. * ***'* ****."
  • "*****'* **** ****** **** ** **** ***** *****. ** *****'* used *** ** ***** ***** ** *****, ******* ***** ******** weekly ** *** ** ***. ** *****'* **** ******** ** any ** *** ********** ******** **** ******** *****'* *** ****** to ***** ***** *****."
  • "********. ** ******** ***** **** **** *** **** ** **** but **** **** **** ** *** ** *** ** ***** and **** **** **** *** **** **** ******** ** *** whole *********** *****. ***** * **** ** **. **** ****'** done."
  • "*** *** ******* **** **** ** **. *** & **** a ****** *** * ********* *************' ******* ******* ** **** looking *** * ****** ** * ******** - ** ***** doesn't ****, ***'* *** ****** ****'* ******. **** & ***** used ** **** *** ******** - ***** *** **** ******* when * ***** ******* ** ******* ** ** * ***** multinational, **** **** *****/***/**."
  • "***** ********** ** ****** **** ** ****** *** * ***** they ***'* ******* ****. *** *******, *** *** ******** *****. I ******'* *** ***** ***** *'* **** ** *** ****, March ********, ********* ***."
  • "***** *** *** ******* ** **** ******** **** *****. **** had **** ****** ******* *** **** **** ** **** ****."
  • "**** ***** **** ******** ***** **** ***** *********** *** ***** and ****** ****** ******* ************* ****. *** ******, *** ******* on ******, ** ********** **********. *** ******* ******* ** *** Enterprise ******** *****."
  • "******* *** *** *** ******* ** ** ***** ***. ** have ******** *** *** ****** ********* *** ** ******. **** they ***** **** **** *&*."
  • "**** ** ** *****. *** *******. ***'* **** ****** *** very *********** ************."
  • "** *** ****** ****, ***** *** *** ** *** ******** leaders. ***** ***** ** ******** *** ***-***. **** ***** ***** acquired ** ********* ********, *** ******* ****** ***** ** ** playing ******* **** ******** *******."

Price / ******* ******

******** ****** **** ****** **** ***** *********, *** *** **** of ******* ************* (**** *********) ** ****** ***** *** ****** prices ** **** **** **** **** ** ********* *** ********** to *******. ******* ** *****'* ******** **** *** ********** ********, integrators **** ***** ** **** ** ******* *****'* ******* *****:

  • "* **** **** ** **********, *** ******* **********. **** **** to ** ***** ** *** *****, *** ******* ** ***** history **** **** ******* ******* **** *** ******."
  • "*** *********."
  • "****** ***** *** *** ****, ******** = ***..."
  • "**** **** ** *** ****** ****, *** ** ** *** used **** ** ** -*** *********."
  • "**** ******."
  • "** ******. **** ******* **** *** **."
  • "********* *** **** ** ***** **."
  • "*** ******, *** ****, ** *** **** * *****. ** you *** ******* ** *** *** ****** *** * ***** hardware ******** **** *** ** ******* ******* ***, **** ** with *****."
  • "**** ***** ***** *** *** ******* *******. ****** *** *** name."
  • "**** ****** ** **** **** *** *****, ******* *** **** support. ***** ******* ***** **** *****'* **** ** ******* ** at ***** ***** ******."
  • "****** *** ****** *** ********* ******."
  • "********** *** *** ***** *******."

***** ******** ********* *******, ** **** **:

  • "******* *** **** ****** ** *********. ***** *********** ** *******."
  • "******** ********. *** *********** **** ******** *** **** *******."
  • "**** **** * **** *** ******, ** ******* *** ***** variety."
  • "*** *** ******* **** ***** ****** ** ******* ** *****."
  • "******* *** ***** **** *** ***."
  • "***** ** *******, ******* *** ********** *****."
  • "* **** ** *** ***** *** *** ********** *******, *** I ***'* **** **** ******* ** ******* ** ***** ** features *******."
  • "******* *** **** ******** ** **** **** **** ** ** solution? ** **** ***** **** **** **** *******."
  • "**** ** *** ***** ** ******* * **** **** ******. They ****** *** *** ******* **** ** ******** ********* (****** matrix)."

**********, ***** *** ******* *** ***********, *** ***** ** ********* here.

Schneider ********* ****** *****

******* *********** **** ********* ** * **********, *** ****** ** consider ***** *** **** ******. ****** ****** *** ********* ** a *** *** *** ********* ** *****.

  • "********** **** *** *** *** ***** *********. ** *** ** sell **** *** *** ** ** ** ******* ****."
  • "** ******** ********* * ********** *** ** *** *** *****."
  • "***** ** **********."
  • "****** ****** ******* ***** * ************ ** **********. **** *** carry * **** **** ******** **** **."
  • "** * ** **** *******, **** *** **** * ***** of **** **** **** ** **. ********* *** ****** **** company. ***** ** ** ****** *** **** *** *** ** be *******."
  • "***** ********* ******** ****** **** **** **** ********."
  • "****** **** ***** **** ***** ***, **** ** *** ****** all ******** *** **** **** * **** **** ** ******. Since ****, **** **** **, **** **** ***** *** ***** acquisition ** ********* *** ***** **** ** **** ******** ***********."
  • "****** ********** **** ***** ******* *****. ***** **** **** ******** by ********* ******** ** **** ******* *** ** ******* * competitor. ***** ***** ****** ** **** ***** ******** **** ***** customer ******* *** ******* *** **** **** *** **** ** Schneider ******** *'* *** **** **** ********* **** *****."
  • "******* ***** **** ***** ***. *** ****** ****** ** **** Pelco."
  • "**** ****** **********. ***** *** ******, *** ** ****** ** even ***** **** ****, ********** **** ********* ******** ****** ****, what ** **** **** ***** ***** ************. ** *** * know ********* ***** ********."

Lack ** ***********

**** *********** ******** ***** *** ***** **** ***, *********** *** companies ****:

  • "***?"
  • "***'* *****? ;)"
  • "*****?? *** **** ***** ******?"
  • "**** ** *** ****, *** ***** ***** ** ******?"
  • "*** **** ***** ****?"
  • "*** **** ***** ******? ** ********** ** **** **** *** living *** ** ***** ****** ********, *** **** **** **** die ***."
  • "**** - ***** **** **** - ***?"

Positive, ** ** ***** **** ********, ******** ** *****

******* *** ************ **********, ***** **** * *** ******** ** optimistic ******** *** *****.

  • "* **** ***** ** * ******, ******** *** **** ************. Pelco *** * ******* ** *** ****** ******** **** ***** a ********** * ***** ** *******. * **** ****** *** a **** ******** **** ***** ******* **** ***** *******. **** also ***** ************* ******** ******* *** ********* **** ** *** want ******* ** ** ** *** ****, ** ***** **** something * ****** **** "******"."
  • "***** *** ** ***** **** ******* ** ********, * ***** and ******** ******. ******* ** *** ** **."
  • "***** ***** ** ** ****** ******, *** ********* ****** ****** them. ** **** **** **** *** ******* ******, *** *** enough ** ****** **** ** ***** * ***** ***** ********."
  • "******* *** ** ***** *******. *** **** **** ** **** more ******* ** **** ********* **** ********* ********'* ********** ******."
  • "**** ********, ******* ***** **** ***** ******* *** **** **** don't ***** *** ** ******* ****** **** *** ** *** other *** *******."
  • "******* ** ***** ****. ******** ***** *** ****. ******* *** very ********** *** *** *** ********** **** *** **** ** be **** ******** ** ***** ***** ***."
  • "*** *** ******* *** *** *** ******** ********. ******, *****, adaptable, **********. *'** *********** **** ********, *********, ***."

Pelco *******

** ******* ****,***** ***** * *** ******* ******* *** ********. ** *** *********** *** *********** ** a *** *** ********,**********, *** ******** ** ******** ******-*** ******** *******. ***** ***** has **** ****** ***** ******** **** **********, ********** *** *********** takes **** *** **** *** ********* ******* ***** **** **+ years ** ***********. ************, ***** ****** *****-******* **** ****** **** competitively (******° **** *************° **** *******). ** *** ***** ****, ************* * ****** ** ******* *** ******* * ****** ***** *********.

***** *** *********** *********** ***** ***** (***** ***********, ********** ***************, product ********* *********** *** ******* ***** ***********), ***** **** ******* significant ********** *** ***** ** ****** ** **** **** ** its ****** ****** ********.

Comments (21)

* ******** **** **** **** **** ** *** ******* ** the **** **** ** * *** *****....

***,

****** *********,

******!

***** ** * ****** ****** ***** ***** ****** *** ** Schneider, ***** **** *** ******* **** *** ******.

**** ** * ****** ****** ***** ***** ****** *** ** Canon, ****** **** *** ******* **** *** ******.

***** ** ** ********** ** **** *** ****** ** ****. You *** ********* ********. * **** **** *** *** ** being ***** **** ** **********. ******* ** ** ***** ** right ** ***** *****.

******, **** ***** *****. **** ********** *****. ****** **** *****'* happen.

*** **** ***. *** ** ***** **** * ******* ** bought ** ******* *****

*** ****** ******, ********,

*** ******* *******, *********** ********'*, ******* **** ******** ** **** up *** ********, *** ******* ** *********** ** ******* ***** to **** ***** ( *** ****** *** *** **** .

**** **** *** ***** *******'* *** * **** ** *** CEO's *** ** ***** *******, **********, *** ***** **** *** the *******, *** *** ********* ****** **** ** *** ***'* get *** *****'*.

*** *** ****** ***** *** *****, **** ***** *** ***** Reputation *** *********** *** ****** ***********

** *** **** *** **** ** ******, ** ****** *** minimal, ** ******* ** ***** **** * *** ** *** low *** *** ***** ***** *******. ***********, ***** *** ***** purchase * *****'* **** *** ***** ********* ** ****.

*** ** *** *** ****** * *** ***** **** *** comrade **********, **** ** ** *** ***** ****** ** **** has ******** ** *****. **** *** ******* ** *** ****** and ****** *** **** ****** ** ****** ** ******* *** not ***** ** **** ***....

*** ** **** * *** *** ** ****** ******* **** isnt **** ** *** *******.....

******* ********* *********, *** ******. *** ********* **, **** *** **** in ***** ******** *****.

* **** * **** **** ** *** *** *** ***** compliant. * ** ******** **** ****** **** **** **** ***** AHD ** ***** *****.

**** * **** ********** ***** * *** ** **** ***** with ***** *** *******..

* *** **** *********** **** ********* ***** ***** ** ****** encoders, ********* **** **** **** * *** ***** ********* *** ONVIF ******** ******** ******* *** ***** ** ****. **** **** here:***-******* ** ****** ******* *******

***** ***** ****... **** *** ******** ********** ***** *** ******** who **** ****** **** ** **** ** **** **** ** successful. *** *** *** ******* *** ***** ** ******* ***** at ***** ****** ****** ****** (****) ** ****** **** ****. (Historically, *******/********* *** *** ***** *** **** ** ***** **** year.)

**** ****** **** ** ****** ** ***** *** *********** ****. They *** *** **** ** **** **** **** *** ******* testing *** ** * ******, ***** ******** *************** *** ****** restrictions **** ****** ******* **** **** ** *** **** ** follow ****, *** ***** ** ******** * ******* ** ******** that ** ** ****** ********* **** ***** ******** *** ********.

***** ****** ** *** ****, *** ** ** ***** **** the **** ******** ****** ** *******.

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

** **** **** **** ***** ** ** ***** ** ** years *** ***** ******* ****** ********* ** *********** *** ********** features. ****** ** ***** ** *** ***.

*** ***** ******* ********* *** *** ******** **** ***** ***** was **** ********* **** ***** *** *** ******** ******.

***** *** *********** *'** **** ****** ********* ****** ** ******** exhibitions, *** ***** ****** *******. ** *** ****** ********* ****** the *****, *** ***** **** * ***** **** **** ***** products.

****, ****** ****** **** *** *****...


******* ** ** ** ****** ** *** **** **** ********, saw ***** **** *** ****, * ****** ******** **** ** a ******* ******* **** ***** **** **** ********* ** *******!
!

***....** *** *** ** **** ***** ** ******* * ******* that *** *** *** **** ******** ** *** ***** ********. Most *** ** ** *** **** ** ** **** ******** couldn't **** ***** *** **** ******** ** *** "***** *******". I **** ******** ** ******* ** ***** ******** *** ** the **** ***** ********* * ***** ** **.

****** *** ***'* ****** ** ****.....****** ** *** ***** *** from ********* ** ******.

***, **** ******* *** ** ** ******** / ******** * new **********:**** *** **** ***** ** *** ***** ***?

**** *** *** ********* ** *** ***** ************ ******* ************* swing ****** ****. **** ***** ****** **** *** *********.

**** ***** **** ***** ****** ********** ** **. ** **** take **** ** ********* ******* **** *** ************ ******* ** that.

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

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