Favorite VMS Manufacturers 2016

Author: John Honovich, Published on Feb 16, 2016

With the Favorite Camera Manufacturers 2016 and Worst Camera Manufacturers 2016 identified, we now turn to the VMS manufacturers.

150 integrators from 20 countries answered the following open ended question:

4 manufacturer stood out.

Since the 2014 edition, the top spot has changed..

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Rankings

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******, * ************* *********** '****' *** *** *****, **** *****, Genetec *** ********* **** *** ****:

  • *****, *** *** ******** #* ** ****, **** *******, **** *** **** ****** ****** ***** ****'* ownership.
  • *********, *** *** ********** #*, ******** ********** ******, **** ** impact ***** **** *** ***** ***********.
  • ******* ******, ********** #*, ***** ******* ********* ********, ****** **** a ***** *** *** **** ***** *** *********.
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*** ******* *********** ******** ***** ******** *******, **** **** ** use, ********* *** ***** *** **** ****** ************:

  • "***** ******** *** **** ** ***"
  • "*****, **** ***** ** ************ *** ******** ****** ** ****** options"
  • "***** ****, ****** ***********, ********, ****"
  • "** ** ****** ** *** *** *** *** ***** *** has **** ******** **** *** ******** ** ********* *** ******* for. *** ******** **** *** ** * ******* ***** *** we *****'* *** *** **********."
  • "*****. ***** **** * *** ** ******* *** **** ** use *** *****"
  • "*****, **** ** *****, ***** *** ** *** ***, ***** is ****"
  • "**** ** ***, ***** **** "****" *******. ****** ******* *** hosted *******. *********** *** ********"
  • "***********. ********* *******, **** ** ***, ****** *****. *** **** HVR ******* **** *********"
  • "***** ** *** **** ********, ******* ** **'* **********, ****, and *********** ** ********* **** ***** *******"
  • "*********** ** * ***** ******* ** *********, ******* *** *** ease ** ***"
  • "*****. *** *** **** ********** ********* ** ** *** ******* force *** ** ***** ***** *** ** ****"
  • "***** **** ******* ** ** ********* ****** *** **** ***********"
  • "***** - **** ** *** *** **** *****"

*******, *** ***** ** ********** ** ****'* *********** ** **** and *** ****** ** **** *********:

  • "*****, ****** ** ***********"
  • "*** **** *********** *** **** *** ******* (*****) *********** ** sell."
  • "*****, ***** ****** ** **** ** ** *** **** ****** to ******* ** ********* ********* - **** ****** ** ** make * **** ********** ** ***** ***** ** ***** *** comply"
  • "***** ******** **********? ** *** ** ** *** *** ******* being **** ** *****, ***** *** ******* **** **********. ******* Illustra *******, ********* (** ** ***** **-************) *** ******** ******, miring *** ***** ***** ** **** *******..."
  • "*'* *** *** ******* ******* ******* *** **** *****. *** product ** ***** *****, *** *** ****** / ******* ******* of *** ******* *** ****** ***-********. **'* *** ** *** such * ***** ******* ************** ********** ** ****."
  • "*********** - (********, **** ** ****'* - ***** ** **** the ***** - ****)"
  • "* ***** *********** ***** ***** **** **** **** ****."

** *** ******** ****, ***** ********* ** ******* *** ******* new ********, ********* **** ****** *** ********. ** *** ***** hand, **** ** ***** ******** **** ******* ** *********** **** other **** ******** ******* ** **** ******* ***** ******* (*.*., ***** **** ****** *** ********* ***********).

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*********** ******** ** ****** *********'* '**** ********' ************:

  • "********* *** **** *** **** ******** *** *** ******* ** to **** **** *** ****** ***** ** ******* *** ***** keep **** ** ** ******** ********* **** * *********** *** upgrade ****"
  • "*********, ** ** *** **** ****** *** *** *****. ** has * ***** ****** ******* ******** ** *********** ********* *** of *** ********* **** **** ****** ** ***** *** *************. It ** **** ********, *** ******* ** ********* *** ** just *****'* *****"
  • "* **** ********* ** * *******. * **** *** **** that **'** ** ****** **** ******** ****'* ********, **** * huge ***** ** ******** ******* *** ***** ***** *******"
  • "* **** *********. ****'** *** ***** ******* *** ********* ****** cameras *** **** **** * ***** ***** **** **** ****** my ********'* ******* ******* **** ** ***, ******, ** ****"
  • "*********, ******* ** *** ******** ** ***** *** **** ****** architecture, **** **** ** ****** ** ********* **** *** ****** or ***** *** **** ********* ****** ************, **** ** *** most ****** ********"
  • "********* ** ** ********* ***** **** *** *** *** ** the ************* **** *** ********* *****. ** **** **** *** fact **** **** **** ******* ****** ******* *** ******* **** brands *** ****** ** *******. ********* ******* *** ******* ** support **** ** *** ***** *** ****** **** ** **** are ********"

**** ** * ******** *********** ** *********. ****** **** / Exacq, *********** *** *** ******* ******* **********'* *********** ** *************** * ***** ***.

****** *** **** ********, *********** ***** * ******* ** ******** *********** with *********.

  • "*********. ********* ***** *** *** **** *********** *** **** *** product *********** ** ****."
  • "********* - **** ** *** *** ******* *** *** ****** updating"
  • "********* *****. * **** ****** **** ********* ***** **** **** to *** ** ** ***** *** **** *** ***** ******* with ***** ********"
  • "** **** **** **** ***** **** ********* **** *** **** few *****. *** ******* ** ********, ******* ****, *** *** client ******** ** **** ** *****"
  • "********* - *** ***** **********- **** *** ** *** ******. but **** *********"
  • "********* ******* ** **** ****, ********** **** ** *******"
  • "*********: **** *** ****** *******, ***** *** *****, **** *******"
  • "********* ******** - ****** ******* *** **** ** *** (*** clients), ********, ****** ********** *** ********"

*** ******** (** ** ***** *** ********) *** **** *********** choosing ********* *** *** ******* ***** ****, ***** *** **** their **** '***********' ****** **** *** **** * *****.

*******

*********** ********* ******* **** *** **** ****** ** **** ** the **** ** *** ********* ***:

  • "*******, **** ******** *** ********** ********"
  • "******* ******* ** **** ******** *** ***** **** **** *** clients ************."
  • "*******. **** ** ****** *** **** **** ******** ****** *** there. **** ******** ** ******** *** ******* ***** ******** ** meet *** ***** ** *** ***********."
  • "*******. ******* ***********. *********** *******. ***** *********** *** ******** **********."
  • "******* ******* ** ** ******* ** ***** **** ***** ******** a ******** ***** ****. **** ****** ************* ********* **** **** Genetec. ***** ****** *** ***** ****-*******"
  • "*******, ******* ** *** ***********, *********** *** ***** ***** ** supported ********"
  • "******* ******* ** *** ***********"
  • "*******. ** *** * ****** ********* **** ******* **** *** is **** ** ***. **** *** ****** **** ** *** ease ** ***** *** **** ******* ** ******** *** ******* including ****** *******"
  • "******* **** ************"
  • "**** *** ****** ******* *********** **** ******* ******** ****** ********."
  • "*******. ** ** ********** *** ******** ***** ******** ** *** security ****** **** ****** *** **** ******** *******. ** ** costly, *** ******** *** **** ****** ***** ********** **** ** have ****"
  • "******* ******** ****** ****** *** *** ******** ******** ******* ****** and ** **** **** ******** **** **** * ********* *** customer ***********. **** **** ******* ********* ********* ******* ** ******."
  • "******* *** **** ** ************/********** *** ******* ***."
  • "******* ***** *** * **** **** **** ********* *** ***** for ****** ********* *** *********** **** *** ***** *******."
  • "******* *** ** **** ********* *********** *******."
  • "*******. ***** *******. ****** ********** *** *******. ****** **** ** use."

** ***** ** **** ******* ******* *** ***** ** ***********, very *** ***** ******* *** **** ***** ***** ****** ***** on******** ********** ***** *** ***************. **** ** **** ** *******'* ********* *********** *****, ** suspect *** ******** *** ********* **** ****** ***** ******** *** helped ******* ****** **** **********.

********

********'* *** ******* ****, **** *********** ******** *** **** ** use, *** ** *** ***** *** ****** *******: 

  • "********. ***-**-*** (*.*., ******* **********) ***** *** ***** ********** ***********, easy ** **** ** ***, ** ********* ****, *** *** best **** *** ***** ******* *'** **** ***** ****."
  • "********, **** ******* ** *** ********"
  • "******** - **/* *******"
  • "********, **** ******** *******"
  • "********. ********* ******* *** ************** ** *****. ********* **** ** recurring *** ** ******** ******* *****"
  • ********. **** *** *** ******* *******, **** ********** ******* ** deal ****. ** **** *** **** ******* ****** ** * plus *****."
  • "********. * **** *** ******** ********** *** **** ** ***"
  • "** ****** ******** *** *** ** *** ******** *** **** to ***** *** ***. ** *** ***** ******** **** **** very ******** **** * ***** ** ********** ***** ******* *** VMS/NVR"
  • "******** **** *** - **** ** *** **** ****"
  • "********. **** ** *** *** *****. **** *** *** *** overall **** ** *** ******"
  • "******** ******* ** **** ** *** *** **** ********"
  • "********. ****. * ****** ** *****. ******* ************"
  • "******** *** ** ***** **** *** ****** ** *******/*****"
  • "******** ******* ******. *** ******* **** *** **** *********, *** so ** *** ********* ** *** ********** ******. ** ** extremely ****** ** ******* *** *********, ** **** ** ** maintain"

******** ** **** ***** *** *** *******, *** ** ********, they **** ****** ***** *******. *******, ***** *** ** ***** strong (*** ******* ******** *** * ***) *** *****, ***** *** ******** *********** ********, *** ****** to *********** **** ********. ** ******* ********'* *** ** * 'hidden' ******** *** *** *******. ****** **** ********, ****** '****' clearly ******* ***** ***** *** ******* **** *****'*. 

Size ** ****** ************

**** ** ***** ****, ***** *** ********** *********** ** ********** VMS *********** ** **** ** ******* ***.

  • ***** *** ******** **** *********** ************ ** * ** ** camera ******* **** *** ****** ** ***** ***** ****** ****.
  • ********* *** ****** **** ****** *** ******** ** ***********, ******* support **** ** *** ******* *** ******** **********.
  • ******** *** **** ************ ** *** *** **** ********, **** poor ******* *** **** ***** *** ***** ******* ***********.
  • ******* *** ******* *** ********* ** *** ** ***** ********, but *********** **** *** ** *** *** ***.

Geographic ********** - ***** *******

*** *** ****** ***** ** ** **** ************** ******** **** cameras, **** ****** ******* ** ************ ********** *** **** *** local *******.

** **** ******, ~**% ** *********** **** **** ***** *******, so *** ******* *** ******* ****** ** *** ***** ******** market. ** *** *** *** ** ***** *******, **** **** in ****.

 

 

Comments (32)

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*** ********* *** ******* ***** *** ******** ******. ** **** publish ** ******* ** ****'* *** *********** **********.

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* ********* *** *** ******* * ***** ******* * **** people ** ***** **** ** *** ****** *** *** ********** commentary **** ******* ******* ** * ***** ****** ******* * is #*

***** *** *** * ***** #*, ********* *** '****' ** favorites *** *** ****** ** **** ** '******'. ******** **** had * *** ***** ** *** (** ********* ****) ****.

*** ** *** **** ********** ** ** ******** / ** Witness?

****** ***** *** ***** ** ******** ***** **** *** ****** compared ** ***** ******.

*** *** ****** ** ** ****** *** ** *** ************ been *** *** ** ********* **** *** **** *** * relatively ***** / *** *** **** ** ** *** ******* integrator ********.

*** - *** *** ** ** ********* **** ** `****** intelligent ******** ******* *************.

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** **! *** ** **** **! ** **** *** * of *** *** * ********* ********* ** *** ****, *** when * ** ******* *** **** ** *** * ** Spectrum.

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*'* ******* ** *** *** ***** *** ******** ** **** with *** ****** ** ***.

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

*** **** ** ****/****, ** *** ****** ******, **** ** the ******* ********* **** **** * **** **. ** ***** be *********** ** ********** *** **** ***** ** (******** ***** size *** ********** ** ****** **** ****** ***** ****** ** a ***** ******)

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*******,

***, *** ****** ****** ** ***** ***********. ****** *** ****** that.

*** ****** ******** *** ******* *****, ***** ***** ** ***** it ****** ******* *********. ******* *** **** ** ********** ************* it ** ********* ** * ***** ******. * **** ****** if ** ***** ***** * ********* ********, *** **** ** will, ***** ** *** **** ***** ******** ** **** *******, but ***** **?

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

*** *********** ** **** ** ****, **** ** ******, ****** switches, ****** ***** **** ************, ***., ***** *** ****** ****** a ****** ************ *** ********** ****** **** ** ***** ** picking ***** ************. *** ** ******* ** ** *********.

***** *** ** ***** **** ** *** *** **'* *** built *** ***** ***** *******, ***.

* **** ***** ** *** **** ********* *** *****, ****** I ********** ****. **** *** *****, ***** *******, ** ********, video *********, ***, ****, ******* ********* *** **** ******* *** capture *****.

****'* **** ****** *** * **** **** *** ********* *********** overall *** *** *** ****. ** **********, **'** ****************** ** ****** ***** *** **** ** ***. **'* * shame *** * ** *** **** *** **** *** *** develop ****.

****'* ********* ****** *******, **** ****** **** ******* ** *** ~$** ******* *****, which ** *** **** *** *** *** *****.

*** ******* ****** *** ********** *********

**** *** ************ #* ** *** **** ** ****. **** Consule ***** **** *** ***. **** ** ******* **** ****** good ********* ******** **** *** ********.

** ***** * *** ** ************* **** ***** * ***** VMS ******* *** *****, ****** ** ***** *********. ****** ******** what ** *****, ****** *** ***** *** **** ** ** issue.

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

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

  • ***** ********* **** *** *** **** *** *********** *****. **** enough ********* ** ****, ***** **** ** *** *** *** systems **** ****, *** ******** ******** *** *** ********* ****** because **** **** ****** *****. (*.*., *********)
  • ****** ********* **** *** **** ** *** ***** *** ******** functions. ***** **** **** ********* *** *** ****** **********, **** becomes **** ********* *** **** *** ******* ** ***** **** to *** ** *** **** ** *** **** ***** ******** requirements. (*.*., *****)
  • ***** ********* **** *** ******** ******** ******* ***** ******** ***** are ****** *** *** *********** ********** *** *******. **** **** to ** ******* ** ***** *** **** ********* ********** *** cost *** ****. (*.*., *******).

****** **** *** ********** **** ******/**** ***?

* **** ** *** **** ****** ****** *** ** ************ use *********, ****** *** ***** *** **** ** ** ******* older *** ***** *********.

********* **** ******* ** *** ****** **** *** ****** ** large ************* *** ************ ** ** ******** *** ***** *************. Ironically ***** *** **** ***-*** *** **** ****** ** ***** in ***** ******* ** *** ******** **** ***** **** ******* in *** ****** ****.

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