Milestone Disrupts Milestone With Arcules

Author: John Honovich, Published on Nov 19, 2018

Milestone is now competing against... Milestone's own spinout Arcules.

New IPVM testing shows that Arcules has incorporated a substantial amount of Milestone technology and is offering a VMS that is, in many ways, quite similar (and in parts identical) to Milestone's own VMS XProtect.

This is highly unconventional. While most VMSes are expanding into cloud offerings, none are taking this approach. For example, Avigilon and Genetec have developed and sell their cloud offering internally while JCI / Exacq has acquired (i.e., Smartvue) and is combining this with Exacq's VMS, etc.

So is Milestone creating a separate company that competes not only against Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, etc. but Milestone itself too a smart move? Inside this note, we examine "The Innovator's Dilemma" contrasting the tradeoffs of these approaches.

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