Mobile VMS App Usage Statistics Report

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Jun 01, 2016

Overall usage of mobile apps has risen significantly from our 2012 report, with the majority of heavy users falling into particular categories.

115 Integrators provided data for this report, which is the most detailed breakdown of mobile app usage in the security industry.

We analyze current app usage statistics and look at the customers that are driving the biggest surge in mobile app usage.

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Response ********

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********* **** **** ****** *** *** ***** ** ** "*** or *******", **** *** ******** ** ********* ******* ** *** extreme **** ** *** *****: 

** *** **** ****** *** ***** ********** ******, **** **% ** ********* ********* **** ****** **** **** used **** **** **% ** *** ****.  ***, **** ****** has ***** ** **% ** *********.


Convenience ** * ***** ******

***********/**** ** ****** *** ***** ***** ** * ****** *** customers ***** ****** ****.  

  • "***** ** ***% **'* **********, ***** ***** ** ****** **** them. **** ********* **** ** **** *** ***** *** **** intimidating **** ********* ***** ******* ******* *** ********."
  • "**% ** *** ********* *** **** *** *** **** **** but **** *** ****** ******* *** ****** ** **'* *****, convenient *** **** ** *** ************ **** *** *** ** more ******* *** **********. ******* ** ***** ** **** ******** or ********* ********'* ***** ** ******** **** **** *** *******; mobile *** *** ********* ****** ** *** ********* ."
  • "**** **%. ****** ** *********** *** * ***** ** *******."
  • "**% * ******* ** ** *********** **% ** *** **** and *** **** ** ** **** * ***."
  • "** **** ***** *** ********* **** **** ***** ** *** periodically *** ** ** ******* ***** ********** *** ** **** when **** **** ******* **** ****** *** ** *** ** and ****** ** ** **** ** **** *** *** ** for ****. ***? *********** *** ***** ** **** *******. **** drives ****? **** ********* *** ********; ******** *********** *** ***** what **** **** ** ** ** *** ***** **** *** contracted; ******** *** ******* ******* ** **** *** **** ******* to **** **** ********/*****/*****. ** **** **** ** *********** ** its **** ** ***** *** ****** ** *** ******** ** opening *** *** *** ******* *** ******* ***** ******* ** the ***** ** ** ***** ** *** **."
  • "**% ** ****** ******, ** ****** ******** *******. *********** *** push *************"
  • "**** **% ** *** ******* ******* ****** ******* *** ****. This ** ******* * **** ******, ********** *** ** ***** on ***** ***** ***** ****."
  • "***% ***********, ****** **** ****."
  • "***** **% ** **** *** **** *** * ***** *** convenience."

Smaller ********* *** ****** *****

********* ********** ***** ***** ** ****** **** ****** ****** ********** to ******* ***** ** ******* *******:

  • "*** ******* ******* **** ****** ****. *** *********** ***** ********** want ****. **** *** ** *** *** ***** *** ***** regularly. **** **** ***** ***. **** **'* ** * ******** review ***** **** *****, ***** ** **** **** *** ****** good ***."
  • "**% **'* **** ****** *** ********* ** ******* ***** ****** by ****** *****. **** ** *** ******* *** ** ***** business ** ******* ******."
  • "**% *******. **** ** ******** ******, **** ******, ************** **** to ** ******** ** ** ***** ***** ** *** **** is ***** **."
  • "***% ** ** *** ******. *% ** ** **** ******."
  • "********* ****** **%. **** *** *** **** ** ***** ********** where *** ***** ********** *** ** **** ** ******* **** goes ** ***** *****, *** **** *** *** *** ****** to **** ****** *** ***** ********** ** *******."
  • "**% *** *** ****** *** **** ** *** ********* *** the *** ** **** **** *** **** ** ******** ***** away."
  • "***% *********** ****** *** ******** ******** ***** **** ** **********."
  • "**% - * *** ** **********/******** ***** ** *** *** it. ******* ***** ******** ** *********** ***** *** *** ****** but ***** ************* ** ***."
  • "*** *** ** **** ********* ** *** ******* ********* **** are ****** ** ** **** **** ****. ** ***** **** the ******* ** ** ** *** ****** ** *** ****, ie. ******* *** ******** *** ********** **."

Interest **** *** ********* ** *****

*******, ********* ******* ** ******* ****** **** *** **** **** they ******** *** ****.  ******* ********* ******** ****:

  • "**** ******* *** *** ** ********* *** **** ***'* ***. I ***** *** **** **-** ******* ******** *** ****."
  • "***** *****. ** ***** ** ** * ******* *** ********** at ***** *** ****** *****."
  • "******** ***** *** ****** *** *** **. *'* ***** **** of ***** ******** *** ** ** ** ******* *****, ***** the "***-****" ****** *** **** ***, *** * ***** ** that ****** ******** *** ** ***********."
  • "********* *** ** *** ********* ******* **** ***, ****** **** a ************* ********** ** **** *** *** ** ** * key ******** *******. ****** ****** *** ********* **** ******** *****, I **** **** ** *** ** *** **** *** ******** using **."
  • "***** **% *** ***** ****** *** ** ****** ***. ***** 60% *** *** ****** *** ******* **** ********** * *** system."
  • "*** ** ** ********* **** **, *** **** ** *** end ** ***** ** ***** *** ******* ***** ***."

Corporate ********* ******** ** ** ********/************* ********

****** ************ *** ***** ********* **** ***** ****** **** *** ** ** security ********:

  • "* ***** ******** **% ** *** ********* *** *** ***. The ******** ** *** ******* *** ****** ************ **** ****** type ************. *** *** ******** ** *** *******, ** ***** cases, *** *** ** *** **** * *************."
  • "***** *%. ******** ******** **** **, *** ** **** *** open *** ******* *** ****** ******* ** ****** *** ***** system."
  • "**** * *** ****** ******* **** ****** ****. *** **** that ** ***** **** ******* **** ******* ******** ********."
  • "***** * ** ******* ***** ** * ****** *** ****, most ** ************ ** *** ********** ***** **** ***** *** adapted ** ******** ************ *** ************ *** ******** ********."
  • "*% ******, ********, *******, ***, ***** ****, ***... ** ****** does *** ***** **, ** ***** ** ********* ** *********."
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  • "**** * *** ****** ******* **** ****** ****. *** **** that ** ***** **** ******* **** ******* ******** ********."
  • "* **** **** **** ** ****** ********* ************ ***** *** more ****** ** ** ******* ************/******** **** **** *** ** mobile **** ********* ** **********. **** ********* ** *****. **** restrict *********** ** **** **** ******* ***** ******."

******** ********* ****** ******* *******, *** **** *** ****** ******* 

*********** ********* **** ********* *** *** ********* ********* ** * security ****/****** ** ***** ******* *** **** ****** *** ***** overall.

  • "*-*% ****** ***** ****** ** ******* *** ******* ** ***. Mobile **** *** ******* **** ** *********** ***** *** **** *** ********** *** ********."
  • "* ***** *** **** **** *%. ** ********** ** **** for ******** *******. **-*** ****** ************* ***** ******* *** ************ monitored."
  • "*** ** **** **** ** ***** *******, **** ******** *** by ******/******** **** ********* ** ***** *** ***** ***** ******** use ******* **********."
  • "*** ****** ********* **** ******* ********* ** ********** *** ******* and **** **/*** ** **** ** *** *** ** *** day **'* *** ******* ** **** *** ****** ** * mobile ******. *** ******* ******* ***** **** *** ***** *** managers **** ** *** ********** ** *** ***** ** ***** phones."

********* **** ********* ***** *** **** ********** ****** **** **** as * *** *** *** ****** ** ******* ******* ***** on *******.

  • "**** *** ****** ***** ********** ********* **** ****** ******** ***** across ******** **********."
  • "****** ********* **** ****** ****** **** **** ****** ****."
  • "* ***** *** **% ** *** ********* ****** ******* ** access *** *** *** *** ****** ******* *********. ****** ** not ****** ********* ** ****** **** ***** ** ***** ** the ****** ********* ** *** ****** ***** ** ** **** to *** *** ****** **** ******** ** ******."
  • "******** **%. **** ****** ****'* ******* ** * **** *** everybody *** ***** ***** *****."

Comments (2)

IPVM should do some VMS mobile app tests. I don't think I have seen any reviews yet for the mobile experience.

I'll second that. Some of them are horrendous. Some are pretty good. Some surprisingly so.

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