LenelS2 Favorability Statistics 2021

By Brian Rhodes, Published Jan 29, 2021, 08:34am EST (Info+)

One is among integrator's favorite access control manufacturers. The other is among integrator's choices for being the worst. Combined in 2018, they are now LenelS2.

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We examine the key themes for 200+ integrator responses favoring and opposing LenelS2 in this report.

Favorability *******

*******'* ******* **** *** ******** (-*%), placing ** ** *** ****** **** of ****** ******* ********* ********:

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*******, ******** ** ******* ************ ********** ** ***** *****, **** ******* ******* *** * points ******** (****, ***** *** *** -11, ***** ****, ******* *** *** -5).

Summary ** ******

*** **** ****** ** *********** ***** LenelS2 ****:

  • ** ********, *** ***** ********* ** Negative
  • ***********/****-*** *** **** ********
  • ***** ** *******
  • ******* ********
  • *** *********
  • **** *** *****/********** ********
  • ******* *** **, ******* **** ********, but **** *****

S2 ********, *** ***** ********* ** ********

*************, ******* ******** ***** ***** *** Lenel/OnGuard **** *** ********* ********, *** same ********** **/*** *** ***** ** the ** **** ** *** *******.

***** ****** ** ** ****, *** ** *** *********** *****, integrators *** *****'* ********* ******* *** negatively ********** *** ******** *******:

  • "** ** * ***** ** ** hardware. ***** ******* ***** ** **** impacted ******* & ***** ********"
  • "******** ****** ** **, ******** ****** on *****. ***** ** ****** ********** to **** ****, **** ******* ** regions ** *** ****, **** ********** interface."
  • "**** ***** **** * *** ** challenges ***** ** **** *** **** still ***'* **** ** **** * good **** ** ********* *** *** platforms. *** ** ***** ****'* *** S2 ** *** *** ******** *** avoid * ******-** *******, **** *** it *** **** ***?"
  • "* ***** ** **** ** **** out, ******** ** *** *** ********* doesn't **** ** ** ** **** produced *** ******* **** *** ********."
  • "* *** ****** ****** *** ********* new *** ********** **** *** * companies ******* ********. ** *** * have **** ***********."
  • "******* ** *** *** *** ******* about, ***** ** **. ********** *** of **** ****, ** **** ***** effort (** ***** **** **) ** distance ********** **** *****. *** * agree **** *** ******** ***** ***** does *** ********* *** **** *******-******** company **** ** **. *** **** criticism ***** ** ** **** ** appropriate ********* *******, "***** *******" ******?"
  • "***** ******* *** ************** *** ****** different **** **. *************, *** ***** culture *** ***."
  • "***** *** *********** ** ** ** Lenel, * **** **** ** *** been ***** ********. ** *** *******, I *** ***** * *** *** of ***** *** ***** **'* ***-***** system *** **** ** *** *** both *** ********** *** ***-****. ***** the *****, ***** **** **** **** selling ** *** *** ***** * very **** *** ** **, ********** pushing ***** **** ** *** ****** more ********* ** *** ****** ***** players ****** **** ******* ** *******. "
  • "*** **** ***** *** ** **** but *** ***** **** ******"
  • "**** ** ***'* **** *****"
  • "** **** *** ** **** **** better **** *** ***** ****. ***** is ****** *** ********** ************ **** S2 **, *** ** ** **** innovative ** ******* ********."

Acquisition/Spin-Off *** **** ********

** ******* **********, **** ***** **** UTC ****** *******'* ************ ****** ******** *** **** ******** also:

  • "** *** *** ****** ******** **** UTC *** *** ******* *** ***** the ****. *** ***** ***** ***/*********/******* base ********."
  • "**** ****** ** ** **** ***** being ******** ** ***. ***** ********* is *** *** ******* *** *****'* market. ***-***** *** ********** **** *** UI. ***** ***** **** ***** **********. Training ******** **** * ***** ****** for *** ****. **** "****-****" ********* atmosphere."
  • "***** ******* ********** ***** ******* ******** when **** **** ******** ** ***. Instead, **** **** **** ** *****. "

Negative **. ******** *******

** ***** *******, **** ***** ******* tech ******* ** ****, *** ***** twice ** **** ***** ** ** a ******* ** * ***** ** 2:1 ******** ** ********.

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

  • "** **** ***** ** ***** ******* support **** ***** *** *** ****** customers **** *** ************ **** *** party ********. ** ***** **** *** days ** *** * **** * or * ********* ******* ****** ** call ** **** ** ******** ******."
  • "***'* *** **. *** *** **** support."
  • "***** ****** ** * ****** ******** option ****. ******* ** ***** ***** in *** ********."
  • "*******, *******, *******!!! ***** ** ** support."
  • "**** ******* **** ******* ******* *** features"
  • "***** *** ** **** ***** ******** you **** ** ****** ******* ****** to **. *******, ***** ******* ***'* great ** ******* **** ** ***** advanced ******** ** **** *** ** difficult."
  • "** **** **** **** * *** and **** **** * ***** ******. Their ******* ** *** ****** *****."
  • "*****, *********, **** ******* ** ***"
  • "******** *******, *************** ***** *****, ******** disregard *** ****** *************."
  • "******* **** ******** ******* *** *** user ********* *** *** ********** **** the *****."
  • "*****, *********, **** ******* ** ***."
  • "********* ********. ***** ******* *** ***** could ****** ******."

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

  • "********* ** **** ** *** *** support ** ********* ****. "
  • "***** ******* *** ***** ***** ************ and **** ******* ******** ***** ******* and ******* **** ****."
  • "***** ******* *** **** *******."
  • "***** ****** ** ****** *********. ********, scalable, **** **** *******... *** **** expensive *** ******* ********."
  • "***** ********* *** ***** *******."
  • "** *** ** *** *** ****** is **** ********. *** ******* ** easy ** **** ****, *****/******** ** as *******, *** ********* **** **. It's * *** *** *********."

LenelS2 ** ********

*** ** *** **** ****** ********** against ******* ** *** ************'* *********.

******* ** ** *** ********* ** VAR ********, *** ****** ***** ******* or ************ *****, ** ************ ***** partners, ******* *** **** ******* '********' by **** ** **** *****, *** the ***** ******* ** ****:

  • "**** ******* ******* ***** ***** *** late '***. ********."
  • "******** ** ****. *** ********** ** their ******* ****** "*** **** *** you **** **** *******?" **** ********."
  • "***** ** * ****** ****** *** acts **** **. **** ***** ** well ****** ** ****** ***** *********, but ***** **+ *****, **'* *** likely ** ******."
  • "*** **** ******** ******* ** *** security ********. ******."
  • "***'* ***** ****'** **** **** **** the **** ****** ** *** ********** of *** '****-******** ************" *****."
  • "***** ********* *** ********* *** *** last ****** *** ***** *********. ***** subscription ***** ******* ** *** ********* for **** *******. **** ****** *** too **** *** ******* **** *** get **** ***** **** *****. **** support ** ***** ** ***** * 45-minute **** ** *******. * ***** go ** *** * ***'* **** time."
  • "*** ****** *** ***********."
  • "********* ** ********* **** *** ********, old ***** ** **** ********, *********..."
  • "********* ******, *** **** ***** **** a *** ** ** ********* ***** them **** ***** ** ***"
  • "***** *** ****** *** ***** ********, will ** **** **** **** *** need... ** ****, *** **'* ***** if *** **** **. *** ******** is ***** ** ********, ***** ** amazing **** *** **** ** ******* a **** ********** ******. *** ********* is *** ****** *** **** *******, to ** ***** **** *** ******** price."
  • "***** ***** ******** ** * ****! We **** ******* **** **** **** time ****** *** ********* ****** *********** in *******. **** ** * ******** for *** ***** **** ******* ***** they're *** *** ******** ** ****** to."

*** ******* *** **** ******* **** this ********* *** **** ***** *** was * *********** ******* **** **** years ***, ** ** ********* ****.

Too *********

******* ******* *** ******* ** *** high ***** ** ****** ******** ****** it *** ** **** ****.

**** *** ****** ****** ***** ** new ***********, ********** ****** **** **** ****-****** ************* (*****,********, ********) ******* ** **** ****** *****, high ****** *** * *********** *******:

  • "** *** *** ** *******, **** is * ****** ** **** ** limitations ** ****** *********."
  • "**** ******** *******, ** **** ** the **** ** *********, ** ** high ** ********."
  • "****** ***** ** *** ******** (****'* clearly **** *** * ** ***** stands ***). "
  • " *** ******* ** **** **** and **** ******* ********* *** ******** and **********."
  • "********* **** ** **** ** *****, but **** ** ** ********* ** get ******* **** ***** ******, **** don't **** **** **** **** ** use ** ********** ******, *** ** is **** *********."
  • "**-****, *** *** ********* *** *** market ."
  • "***** ** *** ***** ** ***** panels/boards/software. **** ******* ********** ******* ******* them."
  • "****** ********** *** *** **** ********* is **** *** *** **** ** not ***********"
  • "**** ***** *** ***** ***********"
  • "*** * ***. *** $$$ *** the *********. ************** ** *******."
  • "*** *** ********* - **** *** more **** **** ******."
  • "**** ****** *** *** **** *** clients **** *** *** **** ***** base *****. "
  • "********, ********, **** **** *******... *** some ********* *** ******* ********."
  • "** *** ** *** *** ****** is **** ********. *** ******* ** easy ** **** ****, *****/******** ** as *******, *** ********* **** **. It's * *** *** *********."
  • "******** ******* *********."
  • "********** = ********* *** *** ******* up **** *** ****** **********."
  • "***** ** **** ***** *** ****** system *** **** ***** ** **** this *******."
  • "******* ********, **** ******. **** **** prices *** ******** *******."
  • "*****, *********, **** ******* ** ***."
  • "******, *** ******."
  • "********** *** **********."

Positives: '****'

** ******** *****, **** ********* *** word '****' ** * ********* *********** of *******, *********, *** *********** ******* to ***** *******.

** *******, ******** *** *** ********* on ***** ********/******* *** ***** *********, but ***** **** *** ******* ******** mentioned **:

  • "**** ** *********"
  • "**** ** *** ** *** ***** systems ** ** **** ***** *******. The **** ********* ** ****** *********."
  • "**** ** *** **** **** *’** experienced ****"
  • "* **** **** *** ** ******* side ** *******. *** ** ******* has ****** **** * ******** ******* and **** ** ***."
  • "* *** ** ** * ***** dealer **** * *** ** **********. Dealing **** ***** *** ****** **** you ********** *** **** ******. ***** was *** ***** ** ** *** everyone *******, ***** *** **** * sound ** ************* ***** ******** *** IT ******** ***** ** **** ** work **** *****."
  • "********* ** **** ** *** *** support ** ********* ****. ** *** S2 *** ****** ** ***** ********** access *******."
  • "***** ******* *** ***** ***** ************ and **** ******* ******** ***** ******* and ******* **** ****."
  • "***** ** ** * ***** ******** it *** *** ***** ***** ***** and *** *** ************* *** *** project. ** ** **** ** *** and ********** **** **** ********* *** the ** *****. *** ** ****** is **** ******** *** **** ** the ****."
  • "**** *** * ******* **** ** for *****. **** *** **** ** work **** *** *** ****** ****** never *****."
  • "**** **** **** *** ****** ***** that ***** ** **** ** ****"
  • "** *** ** *** *** ****** is **** ********. *** ******* ** easy ** **** ****, *****/******** ** as *******, *** ********* **** **. It's * *** *** *********."

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

******* ******** *** *** ******** ** generally ****** *** *****, *** ***** complex, ******** ***** *********** *********** *** higher-end ******** *** ******:

  • "***** *** ****** *** ***** ********, will ** **** **** **** *** need... ** ****, *** **'* ***** if *** **** **. *** ******** is ***** ** ********, ***** ** amazing **** *** **** ** ******* a **** ********** ******. "
  • "**** **** ** **** * **** enterprise ****** ********."
  • "***** ** * **** **** ***** of ********. ********* ** *** ****** end, ***** ** **** ********* ******* you *** ****** ****, ********* ******* that *** *** ********* ** ***** packages."
  • "********** ********, ****** ********. ********."
  • "*** **-** *** **********, *********, *** enterprise. ***** ******* *** **** *******. Sells ****** ** ****** *********."
  • "**** *** **** ** **** ** the ********** ******** ** **** ** other ******* **** **** * **** enterprise ******."
  • "***** ******** *** ****** ** ******/********** applications."

US ** ***-** ********* *******

** *********** **** ************* **** ******** than ***-** **** ** *******. ***** US *********** **** *** -**, ***-** respondents **** *** +*.*.

**** *** ****** ******** ** ***** results, **** **** ************* ****** ******* net *******.

LenelS2 *******

***** ******* **** *******'* *********** ********* base ** ******* **** ******** *** the ******* *** ** *********** ** improve *** ***********, ************ ** **, or ****** *** ******** **********.

Comments (2)

* **** ***, ******* ** *** know **** *** ********** **** **** Lenel, ******* *** ******** ***** ** matter **** **** *** ** *******.

**** ******** *** *** ******* ** dinosaurs...it ** ** ****** ***** *** flowers.

**** **!

******* ***** ** ***********? ****.

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****** **** * ******* *** ****3 ***** ****** of industry experience.

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