Milestone Favorability Results 2016

By John Honovich, Published Dec 06, 2016, 08:17am EST

In our second installment of manufacturer favorability results (first was Pelco), we turn to Milestone.

100+ integrators rated and explained what they thought of Milestone. Milestone's favorability results reveal the key benefits integrators see in Milestone as well as criticisms.

In this report, we share why integrators say they do business with Milestone, and where they feel the company needs to improve stay competitive.

Ratings *** *********

********** ***** ** ********* were ******* ********, **** very *** ******** ***** or ********:

***** ******** ******* **** reflect *** ******* ** our "***** *** **** * job ** *********" ****, ******* **** ********* is ********* ****** ** a ********* ***** ** work.

Platform **** ** ****** *** ******

*********** ******* **** **** Milestone *** * ****** offering, ******** *** ****** installations ** ******* ************:

  • "******** ***** **** *** supports **** ********* *******. A ******* ******* *** many *********."
  • "**** ** *** **** robust *** ******** * have **** ****. *** a **** ***** ******, I ******'* ********* ******** but *** ****. ** far ** *********, *********** and *************. ********* ** it *** **."
  • "*****, * ******. **** doing ********* ***** ******* and ***** ******* ** the ******* ** ***** product. **** *** ***** from ***** ***** ** super ***** ******* ******* a ****. ********* ******, solid **** ***, ********* channel *** *** **** part. **** **** *** we *** ***."
  • "***: **** ****** *** in ******. ********** *******. Best ******* **** ***- and ***** ***** ****: Some ********* ******* **** improvements (***** ***********, ****** moving ***.)"
  • "******* *** **** ******** VMS ******** ** *** market **** *** ******* to ****** ****** *** application. ***** ***** ** the ********* **** ****** their ********* *** ***** to ****."
  • "******* ****. ******* **** POS ***********."
  • "******* ****** ********. ****** HD ******* ********* *** a *** ** ******** vs. *****."
  • "* *** ******** ** Milestone *** *'* ******** with *** ***. ** is ********, ** **** quality, *** *** * lots ** ********."
  • "****** ****** *******. ********** product ******. ***** *******. Open ************* **** **** of *****-***** *******."

Priced *************...

********* ** *** ** the ******-****** *****, **** ***** recently ******** ******, *** *********** *** it ** ***** ************* priced. This ** * **** that *** **** ** the ****** *** *** reached ***** ****** ** the ******, *** **** customers *** ***** ******* to ***** **** *** premium ********.

  • "*****, **** ** ***, not *** ********* *** very **** ********. **** price ***** *********** ******* Avigilon/Milestone/Genetec."
  • "**** ***** ***** *** pre ***** *******. ****** open ********, *** ** integration *************, *** *** end ******* **** ********."
  • "*** **** ****** ** sell ** * ***** scale **** *** ******* with *******. **** *** their **** ** **** great ******* & *** very ********** **** *******."
  • "******, **** *******, **********."
  • "+ ***, ***********, **********, WAN ******* - ******* strategy."
  • "********* ** * *** tier ***** *******. *** a **** **** ******* set ** * **** reasonable *****. ** *** only **** **** *** purchase ** ***** **** not ******* *** ************. I *****'* **** *** issue ***, ** ** can ******** ** ****."
  • "*********** ************ **** ***** systems **** *** **** very ****. *** ****** big ******* **** ** problem. ****** ******* ** very ****. **** *** offer ******* ******** **** prices."
  • "***** ******* ** ***** direct ********** *******, *** profitable ****** *** ******** involved in ****** *************. * strong *** ******."

...But Too **** *** **** ***********

*** ******** **** **** Milestone *** *********** ** terms ** *******, **** integrators ***** *** ******* to ** *** **** relative ** ***** *******, both *** **-***** ***** and ****** ******* ****:

  • "****** *** *** ********** compared ** ********/***** *** jobs."
  • "******* ****** ********* ****."
  • "*'** **** ***** ********* for * **** ****. The ******** ** *****- the **** *** **** end ********* ***** ****. Their ******* ********* ** horrible *** [***] ********** for ****. ** ********* goes ***** *** *** need **** *******.. **** luck, ** *** ******* the ****. ************* ***** I **** *** ******* I'm ****** ** **** away **** ** ** it's ********* *** *** expensive ** *******."
  • "* *** ********* *** more **** **** *****. From *** ** ****, this ** *** **** recommendation. **** **** **** design, **** *******, **** support ****** ***** ******. But *** * ***'* like **** ********* ****** to *** *** **** (especially ***** ******)."
  • "* **** *********, *** can * ******* *** initial *** ********* ******* compared ** "****" *** systems? ******* ***."
  • "** ****** **** ********* nowadays *** ** ****** & **** ********* ********* from ***** & ********."

Product **** ** ****** *******

********* *** ********** ** integrators *** ***** *** complex ** ***-*********:

  • "****** ******* *** *** very ***** ******** *****."
  • "* **** ***** *** complicated *** **** ******** and **** ********* **** many ******* *** ****** control *********."
  • "**** **** ** **** it, ** *** ****** complicated *** *** **** all *** ***** *** whistles."
  • "**** **** ***** **** not ** ****** ** other ********* ** **** worked ****. ******** *********."
  • "********* ** ****** **** software *** ******** **** cameras **** *****. * don't **** ***** ********* based ***'* (*** ******) nor ** * **** the **** **** **** only *** ** *******. Server **** ****** ********* is * **** ** I ****** ** ** the ***** ***/*** ** an ******* ***** *** that's *** ****** ** make ** **** ** switch **** ** ****. I **** **** **** their ******** ** * little **********; *** **** different ****** *** *******."
  • "*******-****, ******, ****-*********, ********* online ****** ********. *** a *** ** * convoluted **** *********, *** many ******** ********, *** excessively ********* ******* *******."
  • "* **** ***** ******* in ******** *** ***** integration **** **** ** the *******. * ******* their ********** ** ************* some ********."

Canon *********** ******* ********

*****'* *********** ** ************ ****** **** *********** to ********* ** *** future ** *** *******, and *** **** ** a ****** ** ******** Milestone's ****** *********:

  • "****** **** *******, *** great *******, **** ** the ******* ****."
  • "********* ** * *** tier ***** *******. *** a **** **** ******* set ** * **** reasonable *****. ** *** only **** **** *** purchase ** ***** **** not ******* *** ************. I *****'* **** *** issue ***, ** ** can ******** ** ****."
  • "*** *********** ** ***** *** the ****** *** ** Axis, **** ** **** doubt ***** *** ***** of ******* *********** ** the ******."
  • "**** ********* *** **** are * ********** *******."
  • "*** ***** *** *** combined ********* **** **** is ****** **. ***** natural."

** ****, ** **** not **** *** ***** that ***** ** ********* Axis *** *********. ** the ********, **** ********** incursions **** *** *** side (**** *** ***) with '*********' *** ****** **** *** Milestone **** *********** **** ever.

Milestone *******

********* *** **** ******* prices ** *** *** end (*.*.,********* ***** **, ******* Express *******, ******** ******** Version ****) ******** ** ****** ******** on *** **** *** (e.g.,********* ******** **** ******** - **** ** ******** The **** *** ************ *** **** *.***, SVQR, *** ***** ************) ***** **** ******** up *** ********* *********.

*** *******, **** *** Western ************* ***** *********** challenges **** ******* ************ expansion *** ***** *********** of ********** ***** ******* themselves ***** **** *************** on *** **** *** provides **** * ***** foundation ** *******.

 

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