Friends regularly ask security integrators for their recommendations for video surveillance systems, trying to tap into the expertise of their security integrator friend.
But what do integrators actually recommend? Is it:
- Consumer products like Nest, Ring or Blink
- Low-cost professional products like Dahua or Hikvision
- Higher-end professional products like Axis or Avigilon
150+ integrators told IPVM their choice, producing definitive recommendations that might surprise you.
Professional Brands Top Consumer/DIY
Overall, integrators recommended professional brands like Axis, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, etc. over consumer or DIY-oriented products by a margin of nearly 2:1: