Milestone Favorability Results

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Dec 06, 2016

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.

** *** ****** *********** ** ************ ************ ******* (***** *** *****), ** **** ** *********.

***+ *********** ***** *** ********* **** **** ******* ** *********. Milestone's ************ ******* ****** *** *** ******** *********** *** ** Milestone ** **** ** **********.

** **** ******, ** ***** *** *********** *** **** ** business **** *********, *** ***** **** **** *** ******* ***** to ******* **** ***********.

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

********** ***** ** ********* **** ******* ********, **** **** *** negative ***** ** ********:

***** ******** ******* **** ******* *** ******* ** *** "***** *** **** * *** ** *********"****, ******* **** ********* ** ********* ****** ** * ********* place ** ****.

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

*********** ******* **** **** ********* *** * ****** ********, ******** for ****** ************* ** ******* ************:

  • "******** ***** **** *** ******** **** ********* *******. * ******* product *** **** *********."
  • "**** ** *** **** ****** *** ******** * **** **** used. *** * **** ***** ******, * ******'* ********* ******** but *** ****. ** *** ** *********, *********** *** *************. Milestone ** ** *** **."
  • "*****, * ******. **** ***** ********* ***** ******* *** ***** believe ** *** ******* ** ***** *******. **** *** ***** from ***** ***** ** ***** ***** ******* ******* * ****. Excellent ******, ***** **** ***, ********* ******* *** *** **** part. **** **** *** ** *** ***."
  • "***: **** ****** *** ** ******. ********** *******. **** ******* both ***- *** ***** ***** ****: **** ********* ******* **** improvements (***** ***********, ****** ****** ***.)"
  • "******* *** **** ******** *** ******** ** *** ****** **** the ******* ** ****** ****** *** ***********. ***** ***** ** the ********* **** ****** ***** ********* *** ***** ** ****."
  • "******* ****. ******* **** *** ***********."
  • "******* ****** ********. ****** ** ******* ********* *** * *** of ******** **. *****."
  • "* *** ******** ** ********* *** *'* ******** **** *** VMS. ** ** ********, ** **** *******, *** *** * lots ** ********."
  • "****** ****** *******. ********** ******* ******. ***** *******. **** ************* with **** ** *****-***** *******."

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

********* ** *** ** *** ******-****** *****, **** ***** **************** ******, *** *********** *** ** ** ***** ************* ******. **** is * **** **** *** **** ** *** ****** *** not ******* ***** ****** ** *** ******, *** **** ********* are ***** ******* ** ***** **** *** ******* ********.

  • "*****, **** ** ***, *** *** ********* *** **** **** scalable. **** ***** ***** *********** ******* ********/*********/*******."
  • "**** ***** ***** *** *** ***** *******. ****** **** ********, lot ** *********** *************, *** *** *** ******* **** ********."
  • "*** **** ****** ** **** ** * ***** ***** **** can ******* **** *******. **** *** ***** **** ** **** great ******* & *** **** ********** **** *******."
  • "******, **** *******, **********."
  • "+ ***, ***********, **********, *** ******* - ******* ********."
  • "********* ** * *** **** ***** *******. *** * **** good ******* *** ** * **** ********** *****. ** *** only **** **** *** ******** ** ***** **** *** ******* the ************. * *****'* **** *** ***** ***, ** ** can ******** ** ****."
  • "*********** ************ **** ***** ******* **** *** **** **** ****. Can ****** *** ******* **** ** *******. ****** ******* ** very ****. **** *** ***** ******* ******** **** ******."
  • "***** ******* ** ***** ****** ********** *******, *** ********** ****** for ******** ******** ** ****** *************. * ****** *** ******."

...But *** **** *** **** ***********

*** ******** **** **** ********* *** *********** ** ***** ** pricing, **** *********** ***** *** ******* ** ** *** **** relative ** ***** *******, **** *** **-***** ***** *** ****** support ****:

  • "****** *** *** ********** ******** ** ********/***** *** ****."
  • "******* ****** ********* ****."
  • "*'** **** ***** ********* *** * **** ****. *** ******** is *****- *** **** *** **** *** ********* ***** ****. Their ******* ********* ** ******** *** [***] ********** *** ****. If ********* **** ***** *** *** **** **** *******.. **** luck, ** *** ******* *** ****. ************* ***** * **** the ******* *'* ****** ** **** **** **** ** ** it's ********* *** *** ********* ** *******."
  • "* *** ********* *** **** **** **** *****. **** *** my ****, **** ** *** **** **************. **** **** **** design, **** *******, **** ******* ****** ***** ******. *** *** I ***'* **** **** ********* ****** ** *** *** **** (especially ***** ******)."
  • "* **** *********, *** *** * ******* *** ******* *** recurring ******* ******** ** "****" *** *******? ******* ***."
  • "** ****** **** ********* ******** *** ** ****** & **** effective ********* **** ***** & ********."

Product **** ** ****** *******

********* *** ********** ** *********** *** ***** *** ******* ** non-intuitive:

  • "****** ******* *** *** **** ***** ******** *****."
  • "* **** ***** *** *********** *** **** ******** *** **** integrate **** **** ******* *** ****** ******* *********."
  • "**** **** ** **** **, ** *** ****** *********** *** did **** *** *** ***** *** ********."
  • "**** **** ***** **** *** ** ****** ** ***** ********* we **** ****** ****. ******** *********."
  • "********* ** ****** **** ******** *** ******** **** ******* **** Exacq. * ***'* **** ***** ********* ***** ***'* (*** ******) nor ** * **** *** **** **** **** **** *** on *******. ****** **** ****** ********* ** * **** ** I ****** ** ** *** ***** ***/*** ** ** ******* thing *** ****'* *** ****** ** **** ** **** ** switch **** ** ****. * **** **** **** ***** ******** is * ****** **********; *** **** ********* ****** *** *******."
  • "*******-****, ******, ****-*********, ********* ****** ****** ********. *** * *** of * ********** **** *********, *** **** ******** ********, *** excessively ********* ******* *******."
  • "* **** ***** ******* ** ******** *** ***** *********** **** most ** *** *******. * ******* ***** ********** ** ************* some ********."

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

*****'* *********** ** ************ ****** **** *********** ** ********* ** *** ****** ** the *******, *** *** **** ** * ****** ** ******** Milestone's ****** *********:

  • "****** **** *******, *** ***** *******, **** ** *** ******* mess."
  • "********* ** * *** **** ***** *******. *** * **** good ******* *** ** * **** ********** *****. ** *** only **** **** *** ******** ** ***** **** *** ******* the ************. * *****'* **** *** ***** ***, ** ** can ******** ** ****."
  • "*** *********** ** ***** *** *** ****** *** ** ****, give ** **** ***** ***** *** ***** ** ******* *********** in *** ******."
  • "**** ********* *** **** *** * ********** *******."
  • "*** ***** *** *** ******** ********* **** **** ** ****** me. ***** *******."

** ****, ** **** *** **** *** ***** **** ***** is ********* **** *** *********. ** *** ********, **** ********** incursions **** *** *** **** (**** *** ***) ****'*********'*** ****** **** *** ********* **** *********** **** ****.

Milestone *******

********* *** **** ******* ****** ** *** *** *** (*.*.,********* ***** **, ******* ******* *******, ******** ******** ******* ****) ******** ** ****** ******** ** *** **** *** (*.*.,********* ******** **** ******** - **** ** ******** *** **** End************ *** **** *.***, ****, *** ***** ************) ***** **** ******** ** *** ********* *********.

*** *******, **** *** ******* ************* ***** *********** ********** **** Chinese ************ ********* *** ***** *********** ** ********** ***** ******* themselves ***** **** *************** ** *** **** *** ******** **** a ***** ********** ** *******.

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