Genetec Favorability Report 2019

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Jan 25, 2019

Genetec's favorability moderately strengthed, in new IPVM integrator statistics over their results from 2017, with 2019 results showing solid, but not exceptional, net positive favorability:

In the past 2 years, Genetec has inserted itself into the industry's most controversial debate, taking a vocal stand against 'Untrustworthy' 'Foreign Government-Owned Vendors', most notably expelling Hikvision and Huawei. How would this impact integrator's view of the company?

Inside this report, we share 100+ integrator comments across 200+ integrator responses, examining 7 main themes.

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** *** **** * *****, ******* *** ******** ****** **** the ********'* **** ************* ******, ****** * ***** ************ '*************' '******* **********-***** *******', **** **************** ********* *** ******. *** ***** **** ****** **********'* **** ** *** *******?

****** **** ******, ** ***** ***+ ********** ******** ****** ***+ integrator *********, ********* * **** ******.

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******** ** ****, ******* *** ** ******** ** ******** ******** and ********* ** **** ******* *** ******** (****** ******** **** dropped ** *** ********** *****) ** *** ********** ***** *****:

******** **** ******* *** ****--******** *** ****--*** **** ******** *** complex, **********-***** *** ******** *** **** ******** **** *** **** prevalent ***** ****** ** **** ** *** ********** ***** *****.

Good *******/**** **** *** ******

******** ** ****, ***** **** **** *********** *** **** ******* was *** ****** ******, **** **** ****** **** *** ********** so *** ***** ********. **** ** *** *********** ** **** camp ***** ***** ******** **** ********** *** *****:

  • "*********: * ***** *** * ***** ********, ***** ** ** better ********** ***** *** ****** ******** **** *******. ** * customer **** ** ** *** ***** *** * '***** ** not * ******* **** ********,' * ***** **** ** ***** them ******* *******."
  • "*******, ** ** *******, ** #*. * **** **** ********* with **** ***** * ******* ***** ***** ** ******* ** ASIS ******* ***** ****. **** *** *** ** ***** **** development *** ***** ********** ******** ** *** ********* * **** seen. * **** *** ********* ******** *** *** *********** ** their ********! **** ** ** ********* *** *** ******* **** any ********** ***** *******!"
  • "* **** **** ******* ** *** **** ***-****** ****** *** today. **** *** *** **** ***** ********* *********, *** ****** architecture ** **** ****** ** ** ***** ******** *** ********. Their **** ******* *** ****** **** *** ***** *** *****-***** integrations **** ****."
  • "*** **** *** ********* ** *** ****** *********. ******** ************ and *********** **** *** **** *****-***** ******** *******. * **** about ***** *&* ******** **** ** *** **** ******** *** users *** **************. *** ******* **** ******* ** ***** ***** expensive ********. *** **** ***** ***** **** ** ***** ****** team *** ******** ********* **** ** *** ******* *******."
  • "**** ******* *** ************ ******** ********** ********, ******* ** *** solution."
  • "**** *** ** ********* *** ****. *** ** *** **** client *********, ********, **** ********, ***** ********** ****** *******. ** Romania ** *** ** **** **** ** *********, ****** *** to ****** *** *** ******. *** ***** ******* ******** **** *******."
  • "******* ** * ***** ****** **** ** ******* ******* ***. They *** ********** ****** *** **** *** ********. *** ** all *** ********** ******/***** ******* ******* **** ** *** ****."
  • "**** *** ********."
  • "*** **** ******** *** ** *** ******, *** ******* ** top-notch, *** *** ***** **** ** **** ************ *******."
  • "******* *** ********** ***** ****** ** ***** ****** *******. ******* offerings **** ******* ******* **** ******** ***** ************** *** ****** increase ***** ***** **** ***** ****** ******** *******."
  • "**** ** ***. ***********, *******, ****, ***, ******, ***** ****, vertical ************, *******, ******** *********, ***."
  • "***** **** ** **** **, *** ********** **** **** ** lead *** ****** *** **** ******** **** ** **********."
  • "***** ** ** *** **** **** ********** ****** ** *** market. **** ****** *******. **** **** * **** ******** ** cybersecurity."
  • "***** ***** **********, **** ********* *** *** *** ****** ***********. Not ****** ********** ** ********."
  • "*'* * *** *** *** **** ** *******. *** ** my *** ******* *******."
  • "**’* * ********** ******. ** *** **** *** ** *** it, ***’** ** **** *****."
  • "**** *******, ********, **** ****."
  • "***** *******."
  • "*** *******'* ******* ** **** ******. ** ******** ** ***** stable, *** ******* ** ********* **********. ** *** *** ** connected **** ******* *** ********* ** ********** ***** ******** *** will ** ********** ** *** **************** *****, ***** ** *** ******* ** * ****** ***** to *****."
  • "***** ******** **** ** ******* *** *******. **** ** ******* add-ons."
  • "***** ********** *******. *** ******* ***** *********** **** ** ****** sweet."
  • "***** ***, **** *************."
  • "***-**** ********, *** ****-********."
  • "**** ************* *** *********."
  • "***** *******. **** ******. **********"
  • "*** ** ****. **** ** ***** **** ***."
  • "* **** ******* *** **** ******, *** ** ******** ********** and **** ***** **** ****** ** ** *** *** **'** done."

Good, *** *** *********/*******

* **** ****** ******* *** **** ******* ***** ** ****--**** the ****--*** ** ***** *** *** ****** ** ** *** too ********* ** *** **** ** *** *******/***********, ** *** for *********, ** **** *******, ** **********:

  • "**** *** **** * ***** ********** **** ****** *** ***** surveillance ******* ********, *** ********* **** ** *** **** **** it. ** ** **** **** **** ** *** ** **** the ****** ********. ** **** *********** **** ** ** ****** a *** **** *** **** ** *** ***** ***** **** we ******* ****. ** ** **** ** **** *********** ** you ** *** ** * ***** ********** ********."
  • "**** ******* ***, ********* ****** ******* ***********, *** ********** ***.. Second ********* *** - ******* ***** ********* *****, ****** ** pay *** ***** ****** ***** ** ******* *** ********."
  • "**** ******** ********* *** *** *** *** *** *******."
  • "*** *** ****** ** ***** *** **** **** ***** ******* on ***'*."
  • "** * ** *** *** **** ******* * ****** ***** they ******** ** ** *** *********."
  • "******** ***** ****, **** *** *** **** ** ******** ** a *******."
  • "* *** ** *************, ***********, *********."
  • "*** **** ******** ** **** *** ****** *** ** *** complicated *** ********** ***** ** *** ****** **** **** ***'* use ** ** *** **** ********."
  • "*** *********, *** ***********. ***** ****** ****** **** **."
  • "***** ******, *** ********** ** ***."
  • "******* ***** **** ******* *** ********** **** ** ***. ****, always ****** ************ *** ************ ***** ** *****. *** ***** is **** *** ******* ** ******** *** *******/***********."
  • "********* **** ************, *** ***** *** ** ****** ****. *** happy ***** *** ** *** *********, *** ** **** ******** replaced ******* ** * *** ********* ******* ***** ********* ***** are ****** ** *** ****."
  • "***** ********, **** **** ***** ******, **** ********* ** ****."
  • "* ** **** ******* *** *** **** *** ******* ********* are *********. ******* *** ******* ** ******* **** **** *** tough."
  • "***'* **** ***** ******* *****. *** **** ****** ** ** with ******** *******."
  • "** ***********, **** ****, ****** **********"
  • "******* ** * *****."
  • "****-***** ***, *** ** ****** ***** ** **** **** *** bite *** ** *** ***."
  • "***** ** ********** ************ ***** ** ** **** *** **** end. *** **** *** **** ********* ********* *** **** **** are, *** ****** ******* ** ****** ***** ** ** * misdealing ** ***** ****** ********."
  • "***** **** *** ****** *****, ******* *** *** ** **********."
  • "*** ******* ** *** **** ******* ** ********* **** ** the ***** *** **** ******* ****. **** *** **** ********* than ****** *** **'* **** ** **** **** **** **** a ******** *******."
  • "**** ******* - **** ************ *** ***** ********* ******** ** other *******."
  • "****: ********* ***/****** ******* ******** ****: *****, *** *** ******** for ****."
  • "*** *** *** *** **** ** ********* ******** ** ********* XProtect. ***** *** *********** **."
  • "* *** ******* ******** ********. * ******* *** ******** ****** is ********* ********** ** ** *******, ********, ********, *** *** I/O *******."

Too *********/******* **** ** ***

* ***** ******** **** * ******** ******** ****, ****** **** Genetec, **** ****** ** ******** **** ********, *** *** *********, and **** ** **** ** ****** * ******. *** ********** even **** ** *** ** ** *** **** *** ******* good ** ***:

  • "*********, **** ***, *********, *** ****."
  • "******* **** ** *** ***** **** ******."
  • "*** **** **** - ***'* *****. ****** ****."
  • "**** **** ******* *** ** *** ********* ******* ******. ****** protected. ******* *** **** ** ***."
  • "*** ******* ** ******** ********* ** *** *******. *** *** like ******* **** ****."
  • "**** ****** **** *** *** ******* **********."
  • "**** *** ********* **** *******, ** *** **** ** ** a ******. ** **** ****** **** ******* ***** *** ****** returns *** *****."
  • "*** ******** ** ******* ** **** *** ** *** ** is ********* ** **** ******* ** ** *****. **** *** a *******."
  • "*** ******* ** ***** *** ***** *******, *** *******, **** will ***** **** ******* *** ***'* ************ **** **** ********* quotas. ***** ******* ***** ***** ** ******** ******."
  • "**** *** **** ** **. '*** **** ******* *******.' **** I’ve ***** **** **** ** ****** ** ********."
  • "* **** ** ****** **** *******. * ***** ********** **** do, **** *********, ** *******, * ******* ***** ************ ** pay ** ****."
  • "*** **** *** *** ********* ******* ** **** *** ******** but **** * *** ******* *** ****** ***** *** ******* such ******* *****."

*******

** *********** ***** ******* (******* *****, **** ** ********), **** most *******, ****** * *** ********:

  • "** **** ***** ******* ******* ** * *******. *******, ** exploring ***** ********, ***** ***** ***** *** ****** ******** *** willing ** ** *** ***** ****."
  • "**** ***** ******* *** *** ***** ********."
  • "***** ***. ******* *******."
  • "**** ****-********, ********* ******** *******."
  • "***** **** *******. **** ** *** *********."
  • "**** ******** ******* ******** ********* ******** ******* **** ***'* ******* dealers *** ***'* **** ***** ****** ******** **** *** *** difficult ** *****."
  • "** **** *******. *** ****** ** *** *****, ** ** a *** ** ******** **** ****, **** ***** ***** *** product *******."
  • "**** ******* **** ******** *** *** *********** *** **** *******. We **** ***** *** *** *** ** ** **** ** our ***** *************."
  • "* ***** *******, **** ********, **** ********* ******* *** ********* outside ***** ******* ** *** ******."
  • "***** *******, *** ******* ****** *** ******** *** ********** **** in *****. **** ** *******, ************ **** **** ******** ** customers, **** ** ******** *******."

Use **** **** ***** ** ********

* ******** ******* ***** ** ****** **** *******'* ******* ** integrate **** * **** ***** ** ***** ******** *** * big ****:

  • "* **** *** ******-******** ********** *** *** ******* *** *********** of *** ******** *** *****. *** *****-***** ********* ** ********** great. **** ******** ****** ***** ******** ** *********."
  • "******* ** *** ** *** **** *** ********* *********. ***** not *** **** ****** **** ******* * **** ******* ** cameras **** ******* ************* ****** ********* * ****."
  • "**** *****."
  • "**** ** *** * ********* ** ********. **** ** ******/*** and *****."
  • "** ** *** ********* ****** ******* ************ ** ** **** how ** ********** **** ***** ********."
  • "********** **** **** **** *** ***** ********."
  • "**** ******** *** ***********."
  • "***** ********** ****** **** ***** *******. **** *** ***, **** functioning *********** **** ******** **** **** **** ********** ** **********."
  • "*********** ******** *** *********** *******/"

Unified ********

******* *********** ***** *******'* ******* ********, ***** **** ******** *****, access, *** *********, ** * ******* ** ***** *** ************.

  • "** **** *******'* ******** ******* ** ******** * **** ****** unified ********. **** ***** ** **** **** *** **** ********* from ******** ***** ****** **** **** ******* *** ** ****** Control ** *********. **** ** *********** ***** ****** ****** **** *********** **** ********* *******, ***** ** marginalizing ******* ** *** ******."
  • "* **** ***** ********** ** *&*. * **** *** ********* their ********* *** **** *****. * ** ***** **** ********* have **** **** **** ***** ************* ******* **** *** ******* so **** *** ****** ** ***** ** **** ********* ************ together **** * ****** ******** ********. ****-**** * ***** **** have *** ******* ** ******* ***** ** *** ********* ** a ******* ** **** ***** ***** **** * ***** ***** and ********. **** **** ** *** *** ** ***** ***** Link ******. ** **** ** **** *** *********** ***********!"
  • "* **** ******* ******* ** ** * ******* ******** ***** the ****** ******* *** ***** **** ******** ****** ****. ***** the ***** ******* ** **** ****** *** **** ** **** up. *** ****** ******* *** ** * ****** ****** ** first ******* *** ****** ** *** ** ** ****."
  • "***** ********, *** **** ******, ***** *******. **'* **** *** first ****** ***, ********** **** ** **** ** ******* * global ******** ********, **** *****, ****** *******, *********, ***, ***."
  • "* **** *** *********** ** ********** *** ********* *** ********* security **********."
  • "* **** *** ******* ******** ********."
  • "************* ******* *** - ********** ****** & ****** - ****** database."

Too ******** / *****

******* ** ****, ****** ** * ***** **********, ******* *********** once ***** ***** ********* ** * ******** ** ****** ** work **** *** *******.

  • "******* ** **** ******** **. ***** ** * ********. ** don't **** ** ********** ******* ** **** ***** ******* ** not ******** *** *** ****** ******. **** ***** *** **** 1s *********** *** * ***** ** * ******* *** *** came ****** ** **** ********. * *** ******* *** ********* to ** ** ******* *** ** **** ******** ***** *** they ***** ****** ********* ** *******, *********** **** ****** *** playing ** **** ****** *** ****** **** **** * ***** slammer."
  • "*********: ** ***** * ******* ***** ** *** **** *** regional ***, *** **** * *** **** ***** *********, ** seems ******* *** ***** * *** ****** **** **** *** unnecessarily ********."
  • "**** **** * ****, ** ** * ***** *******, **** is ******* ** **********. **** *** ** ******** ** ***** sales ********, *** ******* * ***** ** ** * **** product/company."
  • "********** **** *** *** ** ***'* *** **** ** ** don't **** ** ********** ******. **** **** ****** ** ** as ***** * *** ********."
  • "**** *******, ***** *** ******* ***** *** *** **** - very ******** ******** ** *** *** **** **** **** *********** and *** *****."
  • "***** **** ** *** *****."

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

******* *********'* ***** ******** *********** ***** ********** ********** ******* ***, in **********, *********, ********** *********** *** *** **** **** ** either * ******** ** ******** *** *******. ** ** *** not *** ***** **** ******, ** ****** **** ***** ********** but ***** **** ***** ** ** * ****** ** ***** favorability, ** ** ******* **** ** *** *** **** * significant ********** ** **********'* ********** ** *******.

*******

*******'* ******* ** ***** **** *****, ***** ***** *******, ***** positive, ** **** **** ****** *** *********** *****. *** **** remain *** ** *** **** ***** ************, *** ******* *** largest ** *** ************, **** ** ***** ** **** ********. They **** **** ****** **** *** ****** *** ** * ~20-year-old *******, ** ** ******** **** **** ********** *** ********, which ***** ****** ***** ***********.

Comments (6)

**** ******* - *** *********** * ****** ***** *** ** input *** **** ** * **** ****** **** ****** ** acknowledged ***** *** ********* (******* ******* ** **********) ****** ** quite ***********.

  • "**** ****** **** *** ********************."
  • "**** **** ******* *** ** *** ********* ******* ******.

*** ** *** **** * *** ***** '********' ******** ** positive *** **. ** ***** **** **** **** ***** *** Snuffy ** *** ***** ******* ***** *******. *** *** * good *** *** ****, *** ****** ****** **********, *** ** such, **** **** ******* **** *** **** **** *********.

* ********* ** ******'* **** **** ** ******** *** ******.

**** ** **** ** * *****. *** ** ***** **** the **** ****** ** ******** **** ******* ** ***********. *** if **** **** *** ** * ****** **** *** **** their ***** ** ******* *** ***********, ** *** ** **** for * *** ********** ** **** ** *** **** **** hole **** ** *** *****-********** **********. **'** **** **** ********* want ** ****** **** ***** "*** ****" ***** ******** ******* of *** ******* **** ***********, *** *** ******** ***** *** find **** ****** ************.

Too ******** / *****

** ***** ** *********** ** *** **** ****** ***** ******** are ****. * ****** ** **'* *** *** **** ***. I **** **** *********** **** *** ** *** *** ** the **********. * ***** **** *** ***** ** *** ***********.

* ***** *********** **** ******* ** ** * **** *** between "**** ** ********* *** *******" *** "*** *******". *** the *********** ******* **** ********* *** ************* *********? ** ** smaller ****** *********** ** ****** ****** ***********?

******* * ***** ********* ** ****, *** *** *** **** you *** *** *** ****’** ** *** ******* **** *** innovation *** ****** ***, ****** ***...*** *******; ******** **********, ******** management, ***** ********, **** ******* *** ******* ********. **’* ****** more ** * ******** ****** **** * ******** ******. **’** a **********-***** *** **** **** * ******** ********* (*** *****, 100 *******) *** ******* ******* ** **** ** ******* ********* vendors ** *******/******* *** ******* ******* **** **** ** ******** certification ** ****** ******* **** *******. **** ****, **** ***** sense ******* ** *** ***’* **** **** ***’** ***** *** kicking ****** ** *** *******...*** ****** ******. ** ******* *** full ********* ** **** ******* *** *** **** ***, ***-***** and ******* **** ** ** ********* ** ** *** *** fly-by-night.

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