Cutting Costs 70% Using Milestone With HD Analog

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Feb 23, 2017

HD analog and enterprise VMSes are often thought of as being on opposite sides of the spectrum, with HD analog best for small jobs due to its low cost while enterprise VMSes only justifiable in large ones due to its high cost.

However, we have been seeing a trend where users combine the two.

HD Analog is less expensive than IP, but generally seen as a low-end offering, particularly when it comes to recorder options and interfaces, outlined in our HD Analog vs IP report.

However, Intertrade Security Distributors out of South Africa have found a way to combine the strengths of Milestone and HD analog into a cost effective offering, in this report we share their approach and analyze its competitiveness.

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