Meraki And Openpath Team Up Vs Verkada

By Brian Rhodes, Published Feb 03, 2021, 03:52pm EST (Info+)

The lock-in providers are now facing off in access control. Verkada entered access control last year and now Meraki has announced teaming up with Openpath to offer a rival locked-in video/access offering.

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How do they match up? Inside this note, based on our testing of Verkada's access control and testing of Openpath's access control, plus a discussion with Meraki and Openpath about their new announcement, we examine their competitive positioning.

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******** ** * ****** ****** ******* system **** *******, ** ***, *** is **** *********. *******, ******* *** video/access *********** ** *** ****** ***, while ******** **** *** ***. **** Verkada ****** * ******* ***** ******* (with * ****** ******), *** * sales ******* **** ** ********* ** Meraki *** ********. ** ********, ******** offers * **** ********** ******* *** no *** *****.

** *********** **** **** ***********, ******** has ***** ***** *********** ****** *** web ******. ** *** ****** **** show, ******** ********** *** ****** *********** starting ** *** **:** ****:

Meraki ** ******** *******, ********** *******

****** ********* ** **** **** **** evaluated ********** ***** *** ****** ******* but ******* *** ** ** **. Meraki **** ****** ************ **** ****** control *********, **** ******** *** ********* partner.

Openpath *********, ******* ** ***

********** ** *** ******** ***, ********'* touchless ******, ***** ***** **** ******** the **** ** ****** **, *** a ***** ********* **** *******'* ****** Pass ***.

*******'* ****** ******** ******** *** *** by ******** *** ********* * *****, while ******** ***** *** **** **** theirs ** * ******, ***, ** purse.

Openpath ******* ******

******** ** *** **** ********* **** Verkada ****** ** ****. ***** ***** configurations ****, ********'* * **** ********** costs ~$*** **** ** ****** '*******' service *** ******* ******* $** - $240 *** ******. ******* ******* ** an ******.

*******, *******'* ********** ***** *** $*,***. Per **** ***** ****** ******** **** $249 *** * ****. ******* ****** service ** ****** ******** ****.

*** *** **** *******, ******** **** be ******** **** *** ****.

Hardware **********

***** ******* ** ******* ** * single ***** (*** **** *** * doors), ************** * ************* **** ****** **** ***, * doors, ** * **** **** ** well ** ********* ******.

****, ********'* ********* ******* * ************ inputs *** ******* ***** ******* ****** no ******* *** * ****** **** lock ***** ****.

No ***** ** ******** ****** ***

* ******* ********* ** **** ***** feeds *** ******* ****** ****** *** viewable ** *** ******* ****** ***. By ********, ******** ******** ** ***** in ***** *** *** ** ********* in *** *******.

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

**** *********** **** *** *** ***** video **** *** ******** ****** *** but **’** ******** ** ***** **** in * ****** *******. ** ***** be ** *** ********/**** ****** *** when **** *********** ***** ***.

Single ** ******** ************

*******'* ***** *** ******* ******** ** simpler ***** ** ** *** *******. By ********, ****** *** ******** *** they ***** * ******* ****** ** large ********. **********, ******* ******* ***************, it **** ** ****** *** ******* to **** ***** *** ****** ** one. ********, *******'* ***** ***** ** far **** ********** *** ********* **** more ******* **** ****** ****** ** Openpath.

No *** ***** *** ********

*** *********** ******* **** ******** ******* out ** **** **** ** *** sell ******* ***, ***** **** ****** and ******* **, **** ******* ******* ******* ******* ****** *******. ** ********, ******** ********** ***** more ********** ****** ********, **** '***** who **** *** ** ** ****** control **** ****'

Future *********** *** *****?

***** ***** ********** *** ********, ** this *********** **** ****. *** ***** is *** ********* *********** ** ***** and ****** ******* (******* **** ** Genetec, **, *******, ***.). **** ** integration *** ********* *********** ******* ******** and ***** ** * *** ** evaluate *** **** *** *** *** the ****** *********** **.

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