Milestone Alleges [Now Removed], Qognify Denies VMS "Running Out Of Support"

By: John Honovich, Published on May 01, 2019

Milestone is running a marketing campaign where they allege that OnSSI and Seetec VMSes are 'running out of support'. However, Qognify's CEO flatly denied this to IPVM.

Inside this note, we examine the allegation, Qognify's denial and the increasingly bitter fight in the maturing VMS market.

Update: after IPVM published this, Milestone retracted the claim.

********* ** ******* * marketing ******** ***** **** allege **** ***** *** Seetec ***** *** '******* out ** *******'. *******, Qognify's *** **************** ** ****.

****** **** ****, ** examine *** **********, *******'* denial *** *** ************ bitter ***** ** *** maturing *** ******.

******: ***** **** ********* this, ********* ********* *** claim.

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********* *** **** ******* a********* **** **** *****(*********):

** *********** ********* **** from ***** / ******, there ** ** *** license ******, **** * years ** ***** ******* plan:

**** **** *****, *** can *** ******* ** Milestone’s ******-******* ***** ********** software* *** *** **** of two ***** ** **** Plus on *** ******* **** product.

**** ***** *** ** be ~**% ** * new ******* ****** **** it ***** **** ** extra **** ** ******** upgrade/support, ******** ** * new *******.

***********

***** ********* *** *** such********** ****** (*** ***** 2015 ********), *** ******* **** is **** **** *** making * **** ******** allegation ***** *** ****** plans ** ***** ********** this ****:

Denies / ******* ********

******* *** ********* ** IPVM, **** ******* *********'* allegation:

** *** ***** ********* to *** **-***** *********** and ******* ** *** the ******** ** *** portfolio *** ** *** already ****** *** ***** product ******** **** ******* such ** ****** *** party ******* ************, ****** plug *** ***.

** **** ************'* ***** **** ***** release***** ***** *** **** point. ****, ** ***** he ******** **** **** campaign **** ** ***********:

** ** ********** **** out ********* *** ****** effective *** **** **** if *** **** ********* better/different ** *****. *** our *********, ****** *** portfolio, **** ******* ********** that * "*** **** fits ***" *** ******* promise ** *** ***** to *** ***** ******** needs ***** ** *** they ***** ********, ******, VisionHub, ********** ** **** along **** * ******* they *** ***** ** help **** ***** ** delivering ***** ******** ******** outcomes. ****'* **** ** focus **.

Could ** *********

*** **** ********, **** sources ***** ** *****, was ********* ** ********** a ******** ****** ** OnSSI ********* ** *********.

*** ** ****** ******* that ******* **** **** supporting ***** *****, **** may **** **** ** motivated ** ******.

Milestone ** ********

** ******* *** ** Milestone * **** ***, sharing *******'* ****** *** asking *** ********. ***** they ************ *** ******* and **** **** **** "looking **** ****", ** have *** *** ******** any ********. ** ** when **** **, ** will ******.

UPDATE ********* *******

********* *** ****** * new ******* ** *** flyer **** *** '******* out ** *******' ***** removed, ******** ** * generic ********* ** '***** class' *******:

**********

*** ******* *******, *********, is *********'* ***** ***** Qognify's ****** *****. ***** there *** ********* ******* to ** ********* ***** Qognify's ******* *** *********** to ******* * ***** long-term, ** **** *** found *** ***** **** they **** ** **** support.

Future *******

******* ** *** ********** that ***** *** **** the **** *** ***** and*********'* *** ******* ******** * ******** *** market, **** ** * sign ** ********** ****** over *********** *************.

Comments (15)

**** ******* ****** ** buzzwords ***'* ****** *** can ****** ****** ** starting ****** ***** **** competitors.

********* ** ****** **** this **** ** ***** stuff, ***. **** ***** them **** **** * creepy **-**********, ******** ** ex *** ******** ******.

********* ** ****** **** this **** ** ***** stuff, ***.

*****... *** *** **** new ******** ** *** are ***** ****** *** there?  * ***** ****** that ** **** ***** 80%-90% ** *** ***** is ******* ** **** form ** *** ** a ******** ** **** (e.g. *********, *****).  ** some ***** *** **** place **** ** ** is ** ***** **** others.

* ***** **** ** a ********* **** ** Milestone!  ** **** ********* somewhere, ***** ** ******** a ****** ***** ****** that ********* **** ******* the ********* ****** ** OnSSI *** * "******* time"; *.*. * *** years ********* *** *** of ***** *** *********.  Whilst ******* **** ****** do ***** **** ** support *** *******, ********** the ******** **** **** whether **** **** ****** to *** ****** **** to ****** ** ** issue ******.  **** ********* & ***** **** *** answer ****, *** ** guess ** ********* ** playing ** **** *** offering * ********** ** a **** ** ****** customers **** ** ***** platform ** ********* **** will ** ********* ****-****.  

** *** **** *** challenges ** ******** *** a *** ********, ********* is *** ****** ** cost *********.

*****. * ***** ********* is ****** ********* *** SeeTec-based ***** ******* (*** obviously ****** ******). *** legacy *****/********* ********* **** likely ******* ********* ** something **** (*********, *****/******, whatever), ** **** ******* to **** ***** ****** into *** ******.

* ***** ** ** quite ******* ** ******** OnSSI ********* *** ********* solicitations/discounts **** * ** convert **** ** ***** other *** ********* ** will ** * ************ of *****'* **** ** a ******.

**** **** **** ****** Steve ***** ** ***?

***'** *** ***** ** get : "****, **'** building * ******** ******* of ******* *** *** aging ********, ** **** we *** **** ******* existing ********* ***** ** have ********* *********, ** we *** ******* **** chaotic **** ** * camera ************ **** * lot ** ***** *** no ******".

**'* *** ***** "******" - ** ** ****, the **** ** **** is ***** **** **** intentions. **** ******* "*******" to ******* * ********* VMS's, *** *** **** can *** ****** ** it? ********* *** * platforms *** *** ******* time (********** *** *********), but ***** ****'** *** incompetent *****, **** ********* worked ******* ********** **** one ********. **** **** 100+ ****, ***** ****** is **** (**** ****** the ******), **** **** Canon ******* ****, *** making * ******** ** $$$. **** **** *** Arcules **** * ******** company, *** **** ***** what ***** *****.

***** **** **** ****'** already ******* *********** ******* on *********** **** *** party ******* ************ - that's ****. *** ** attend * **** ********** please. *** ******* **** do *** **** ** integrate ***** ***** **** Milestone **********. **** **** what *** ***** ******* wakes ** *** **** : *** ** ***** a **** ****** ** time *** ****** ** support *** * ********* platforms ** *******, **** that * *** ******** their ********* **** **. doing *** **** ** Milestone, ********, ******* ***?

**, ****** ***** *** bullshit "******", *** ** the ****.

**** ****, *'* **** that ********** ******* **** over ***** ********* **** times ** *** ** close ** *** **** as ********. **** ***** that ***** *** *******/****** into *** ********* **********, such **** *** ***** argue **** ********* ** just ****** * ******* statement, *** *** ****** a ******** *** ********* claim ***** ******** ******* or ******.

* ***'* ******* ********* is *** **** ******* making **** **********, *** perhaps ****'** *** **** ones **** *** ***** to *** ** ********.

*** ***** ** *** that *** ******* ******* at ******* ******** ** being ***** *** **'* betting ** **** **** vs. *******?

 

**** ***** **** ***** and *******/****** **** *** different **********, **** **** you ***** ***** **** Milestone ** **** ****** a ******* *********, *** not ****** * ******** and ********* ***** ***** Qognifys ******* ** ******.

** **** ** ****?

*** **** ******* **** Lars *********

***'* **** ***** ***** with *** **** ** **-*****

**** *** *** *** defense * ***** ***** of *** **'* * bit ******** *******'* ********** ** 'is'. ** ***** ** clever *** * *** to *** *** ** a ************ ***, ** plain *******, ** ** deceptive, ** ****, ** "***** **** ***** *** warning/advice **** *** ********* paragraphs" *** *** ***** readers **** **** *** implicit ************.

*** *** ******, **** Thinggard ** *** **** of *********, *** **-*****.

**, *****'* ** ******** what ********* ** ******, but * ***'* ******* what **** ****'* **** through ***** ****** ********** (I ***** ** *****).

*** *****, ********* ** making, ** ****** ***** read **, *******************. ******* ***** **** a ******, **** ****, intern "**********" ****** *** they ***** ********** ***** that **** ****'* ****** support.

*'* *** * ******, obviously, *** *'** ***** a *** ** **** around ***** ****** ******** and * *** ****** you, **** **** *** the **** ********** ******** with * ******** ****. The ******** *'* ******, in ***** *****, ** probably ***** ****.

 

** ***** ** ****, in ***** *****, * don't ****.

**** * ********* ***********, I ***** **'* ****. The **** **** ********* has *** ******* * response ** ******* ** this ** ** ** a *** *********. * was ****** *** ***** **** their *** *** *** last ******* *** **** ****** comment ***** * ********* flyer?

** * *** ****, I ***** **** **** for *** ********* ********** ("We *** *** ******* the *********** ** **** making *** *** **** we **-******** **, ** have ******* ** ****** the ******** *** *******.") You *** ********** ***** the **** ******* ****** such * ****** ********* about * **********'* ***** that ** *** (** least) ******** *********.

*** ***** ** *** that *** ******* ******* at ******* ******** ** being ***** *** **'* betting ** **** **** vs. *******?

***** *******, ***.

 

* ***** **** *** use ** *** **** 'is' **** ** *** only ***** * **** any ***** **** - and **** ***** ** to ******* **** ***** never *** **** ****** it *** *******.

***** '**' ***** * direct ********* ***** * (even ****** **** ******** the **********) **** *** - *** *** **** - ******** *******.

***, **** ** ******* the **** ** ***** that ***** ********* ***** never *** *** ** if **** *** *********.

**, *******, **** **** 'might (** ***** **)' in *** ***** * think **'* *****.... 

“*******” ***** ** * little ******** *** **********.

******: 

Milestone *******

********* *** ****** * new ******* ** *** flyer **** *** '******* out ** *******' ***** removed, ******** ** * generic ********* ** '***** class' *******:

******* ****** *******?

***** **** ** ******* have ****** **** ***** companies ** **** ********* for ***/**** *********.

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