Network Optix Favorability Results 2019

By: John Honovich, Published on Mar 11, 2019

Network Optix is arguably the last new VMS. Founded in 2010, more than a decade after most client/server VMS offerings, the company has become a factor in the VMS market. However, this has largely been through other brands, as they are better known (especially to American buyers) via their OEMs such as Digital Watchdog (Spectrum) and Hanwha Techwin (Wave) (tested).

IPVM integrator statistics and comments reflect those factors, with a solid net positive rating but high levels of neutrality:

fav network optix 2019

Inside this post, we examine the 4 main themes as well as share dozens of integrator comments about the company plus feedback from Network Optix about their model.

******* ***** ** ******** the **** *** ***. Founded ** ****, **** than * ****** ***** most ******/****** *** *********, the ******* *** ****** a ****** ** *** VMS ******. *******, **** has ******* **** ******* other ******, ** **** are ****** ***** (********** to ******** ******) *** ***** OEMs **** ** ******* Watchdog (********) ********* ******* (****) (******).

**** ********** ********** *** comments ******* ***** *******, with * ***** *** positive ****** *** **** levels ** **********:

fav network optix 2019

****** **** ****, ** examine *** * **** themes ** **** ** share ****** ** ********** comments ***** *** ******* plus ******** **** ******* Optix ***** ***** *****.

[***************]

Executive *******

*** **** ******* ****** integrators ********* ****:

  • **** ** ********* - reflecting ***** ******** ****** and ******* ********* ********, most *********** **** *** not **** *** ******* Optix ***.
  • * ******** **** ** the ******* ********** *** user ********* *** ******* design.
  • ********** ******** ** ******* Optix's *** ******** **** though *** ******** *** not ******* ****.
  • ********* ***** *** *******'* sales *****.

Lack ** *********

********** *** *******'* ***-******* sales ** *** ********, the **** ****** ******** integrator ******** *** **** they *** *** **** who ******* ***** ***, as ***** ********* ********:

  • "***** ***** ** **."
  • "***** ***** ** ****"
  • "***** ***** ** ****."
  • "* **** ***** ***** of ****."
  • "*** ******** **** *** brand"
  • "* ***'* **** **** at ***."
  • "***'* **** ****."
  • "*******"
  • "** ********** **** ******* Optix."
  • "* **** *** ****** with **** *******."
  • "** ** *** *** them ** **** ****."
  • "*'** ***** **** ***** of ****. ****'* *** a **** ****..."
  • "***'* ****** **** *** experience **** ******* *****"
  • "* **** **** ******** about ****. **** ******* analytics *******?"
  • "* ***'* **** ******** about ******* *****."
  • "* *** *** ***** of **** *******, * looked **** ** *** I ***'* **** **'* much ********* **** ***** VMS'."
  • "** ********** **** **** product ** *******."

Positive **** ** *******

** ***** *** **** about ******* *****, *** views **** ************** ********, as ***** ******** ********:

  • "**** ********* **** *** Nx ***'* **** * value ***********. *********, ******** and ********* ******** *** a **** ********** *** competitive ****."
  • "******* ******** *** ********* is **** ********** *** features *** **** ***********, and ***** ** *** good ******** ** ******* from ******* *** *****."
  • "* **** **** **** product *** **** **** happy **** **"
  • "********-******** ******** ******* **** is ******* ******** ** out ** *** *********** VMS ************. **** ****** and *****, ** ********* fees. **** ** *** model ** *** ******."
  • "** *** * **** awhile **** *** **** the ********* **** ***** implemented **."
  • "**** ***, ** ****** like ***** ** **** we **** *** ******. The ********* ** ********** and *** ******** ** nice *** *********."
  • "******** ** **** **** to *** *** ********."
  • "***** ******* ** ** eyes."
  • "*** ** ** *** time ******** ********* *** products. **** **** *** BEST **** ******* ** the ********. ****** *** helped ** ********* ******** times."
  • "***** *** ********. **** featured *** ****. *** resources ****** (********** ***). Multi ** **********. ********* technical *******. **** *****!"
  • "********* ****** ****** *** offering. **** ****** *********** and ****** **** **** integrations"
  • "**** *** ****** *** us. ** *** **** for *** **** ** our *********. *** **** user ********, **** ***** connection ** ** **** forwarding."
  • *********** ****** *** ******."
  • "**** ** * ***** product *** ** **** been ***** ** *** over * *****. ** have ** ** * number ** ***** *** have ********* **** *** cameras ** ***."

****, ***** ******, **** many ** ***** *********** were **** ******* ** North *******.

Unprompted *** ******** ********

******* ** *** ********** any *** ******** ** the ********, * ****** of *********** ********** ***** them:

  • "**** *** ******** *** wave *****, ***** **** a ***** *** ******* to ***** ***** ** on ****** ********."
  • "** **** *** ** derivatives - ****** **** and ** ********."
  • "**** **** ******** *** it ****** ***** ****."
  • "** **** ** ****-********* Hanwha ****, ***** ** basically ******* *****. ***** NVR **** ****** ***** GUI. *******, *** ****** enough *** ********** ***** yet."
  • "**'* **** ** *** them, *** * ***** they **** **** ** Europe. ** ** **'* WaveVMS ** ******* ********. It's ** *** **** of ****** ** *** out ** ** *********** to *****."
  • "**** ******* * **** VMS *** ****** *** DW ** * ***** has **** **** *** the ******** *******."
  • "*** **** ***** ** have **** ** ** the **** **** ** cannot *** ******** ** the ***. ** *** forced ** *** ******* DW ** ******."

Confusion **** ***** *****/ *******

*******, **** *********** **** generally ******** **** *** sold **** *** *** to ***, ** ***** comments ****:

  • "*** *** **** *** their ***** ** *** states? ****'* **** ******* Watchdog ** ******?"
  • "** ***** **** *** Digital ******** ********* ******** just *********. *******, ********* is **, *** ** never ***** ** ****** to ******* **."
  • "** *** ** ** know, **** ***** *** marketed ** *********. ** this ** *** **, then ** ** ********* not ******** ****."
  • "***** ***** ** ****, is **** ********?"
  • "** ***** ******* ** Italy."

Network ***** ******** ***** *****

***** ********** *** **** our ********* ***** *** Network ***** ** ****, we ***** *** ******* Optix ******** ** *** following *********, ****** **** have ******* **** ** well ** ******* ***** to ****:

******* ***** (**) **, at *** ****, * software *********** *** ********** company. ** ****** * video ********** ******** **** empowers *** *********** ** video *** *** ******* metadata ** ******, *** devices, *** ******** ******. This ******* ****** *** strategy *** **** *********** and ************. 

******* ** ****** ** open ***** ******** ****** than * ********/************-******** *** product, *** ***** ** on ***** ****** (*** & *******), *****-********, *** extensible (*** ***** *****). ********, ** a ******** *********** ******* rather **** * ******* manufacturer, ** ********* **** of *** ********* ** technical ********* (*.*. ******** developers, ********* *********, ** testers). ***********, ******* *********, sales, *** ******** ******* are ******* ******* ***** 3**-***** ************* *** ******* services ********* (****). ** currently **** **** ** valued *** ******** *** distribute ***** ******* *******-**-** product ** ***** ******** geographic *** ******** *******. Additionally, ** ****** *** flagship *******-**-** ******* (** Witness ***) ******* * select ******* ** ********** VARs/VADs. 

*****, *******-**-** ******** *** being **** ** *** countries *** ************ ********* security/surveillance, ********** **********, ******** analytics, *** **** **********.

******* ***** ******** ** clarify ******* *** ***** sales ***** ***** ** their **** ****** ** the **, ***** ************ buying ******* ******* ******** was *** **** ****** though, ** ******, ** the **** ****, ****** started ***** **** ** the ******** *** *********.

*******

*** ******* ** ***** and *********** *** *** mid-market, ** **** *** testing *** ********** ******** indicate. *** *** *******'* next ********** ******* * release **** ***** ** embedding *** ***** ***** analytics / **, ******* into * ***** ******** theme. **** **** ******* up ****** ** ** OEM ** ****, **** have * ****-******* *******.

*******, ***** ***** ***** remains ********, ** *** the *****, **** **** unclearly ******* *********** ** competing **** (*.*., ** and ****** *** **** Korean ********* ********* ****-**-**** in *** ********) *** select ******* ****. **** odd *********** ***** ** be ******** ** *** long ***, ** ****** companies ******* ***** **** to **** ***** ***** own ***** (*.*. ******* in *** *****) ** are ******** ** * larger *******.

*** ******* **** **** are ******* ******* (*** with *** ****** ****, among ******, **** ***** sense) *** **** **** eventually **** ** ****** out ******* **** *** going **** ** ** their *** *********** ******* or ** **** *** going ** ****** ***% owned ** * ****** player.

UPDATE: ******* ***** ********

** *********** ******* *****'* marketing/BDM ******** ** ******** Taipei **** **** *** their ******** ** **** report.

** ******* ***** ****** little ***** ********* ** the ******** (*.*. *** results are **** ******* *** have * **** **** 'neutral' ******):

****'* ********** **** *** platform ********. **** ***** are ******** **** *** products *** ****'** ******* differently, **** *** *** recognize. *** **'* **** of ** ******. ** want ** ** * platform.

** ******* *****'* ******* strategy *** ********* ********:

*** **** ******** ***** now ** ** ******* core ********, ******* ** top ** ******** *****. We're *** ****** ******* on *********. **'* * 'pipes ** *** *****' approach. *** **** ******** that ** ** ****** to *** ********* ** motion *********. *** ***** is ** ******* *********, no ********* ********, *** responsiveness **** ** *********** hardware *********.

** ******** **** ******* Optix's ***** ***** ** not *********** ** *** long ****, *** ** providing ********* ** ********* partners *** * ******* of ***** ******** **** to **** ***** ***** own ***** (*.*. ******* in *****):

**'** ************* ********* ******** to **** ******. **** solutions **** *** ****, the ********** ********* **** much **** ***********. ** look *** ***** ********* and ******** **** ** reduce ****. ** **** a '****** **** ****** all *****' ********.

******* ******* ***** **** incorporate ***** ****** **** its ********, ** ********* has ****, ******* ******** ********* ** ** "Elite *******":

**, ** ***'* [**** plans ** ** ****]. Tech *** ** **** for **** ** ***. Our **** ** ** provide ** **** ********* to ** **** ****** as ********. ** ***** of *** ***** ******** get **** ********** *** us, **'* ** ** the ******.

Comments (21)

** ***** **** **** are ******* ********** **** for ******** ***********. ***** not ******** *******, *** open ** **. ****'** done **** **** ******** on *** *** ****** of *** ******** ********- the ***. *** **** can ***** **** **** so ***.

* ****** **** ************** or *********** ** *** Hanwha ***** **** ** place ** ** *** acquired.

****'** **** **** **** focusing ** *** *** aspect ** *** ******** solution- *** ***. *** that *** ***** **** only ** ***.

*********?

* ****** ******'* *** that- ********* ** *** established *** **** *********. And * ***'* **** many ********** ** ***** interface. *** *****, ***** it's **** *** ******* Printers ** **** **** the **** ****************** *******.

* ****** ******'* *** that- ********* ** *** established *** **** *********.

*** ****?

*** **** **** ******** on *** *****, *** VMS, *** **** ***** you ** ***.  *** it ***** **** **’* enough *** *********.

 

***'** ***** ***** **** and * ******** ***** my *******. ********* *** been ****** ******* ** the *** ********, *** they **** **** ***** Huskey **********, **** ******* to ***** *** **** from ***** ** **********, and ****'** **** ** it * **** ****.

**** *** ******* ****, Nx *** *** ** the **** ***** *******. It's **** ****** **** but * ***** **** term **** ** **** where **** *** ** grow ** **** ******* market. * ***** ** wrong *** ****'* *** I *** **. *** I ***** ***'* ***** Milestone ***** ** * good ********* ** * buyer ** **** **** their *** **** ********* competitive ********. * ***** only *** ** ** they ****** **** ****** IP ** ** *** rid ** * **********.

* ***** ***** ****** could ****** ** *** Nx ********. **** ***** the **** ***** ** me.

***** *** **** ******** on *** ***** *** ownership ***** ****** ** that ***** **** **** pretty *********... ** ** undertanding.

***** ** ** ****** history *** **** *** and * ****** ***** the **** **** *** devil *** ****. ***** ****** engineering **** ** *******... where *** **** *** their ** ****?   *** actually **** ******* ***** and *** ** ** their ********** ****?

** *** **** ******** in ******* ******. ********* engineering, ****** **** *** engineering ** ******.

* **** ** ********** on ******* ***** ********* extremely ********* **** **** a***** *********** **** ********************.  ***** ******* ******** developers *** **** *** cheap... **** ********* * significant ********* *** ** and ***** *********.

********* *** ******* **** better ************ *** **** is **** ********* **** polytical *********** *****.

**** **** ****.  *** Hikvision *** ***** *** that ****** ** ******* out *** ****.

** ***** ******** ** Southeast **** ******* 

*** ** **** ** use ******* ***** *** Mid-end deployment.

* ***** **** ***** ***** and ******** *** ******* 

** *** ***** *** only *** ********* ***** ******* for **** * ****** of ******* ****** **** (In ** **** ***** NX ******* *****)

*** **** ********* *** product **** *****-**** *********** price ** ***** ********* than ******** ****** ******* of ** **** ** as ** ***-****!

**** **** **** *** that NX ******* ** **% same ** ** **** of **** ****** ** pick ** **** ** instead ** ****** *** official *******... 

* **** ** * lot. **** ********** ******** with ****** ** *** party ***********. **** **** the *** *** ******* something ****** *** ********. 

*'** **** **** ** Spectrum *** ******* *****. Besides ***** ****** **.* release ***** ***, *** company *** ****** ********* the ******** **** * solid ********. *'* ** the ****** ** ********* my ** ****** ******* from **.* ** **.*; as *.* *** ******* features *** ***** *********. The ******** *** ******* database ** **** ** manage ** **** ** the **** *** ******* search ****** ** *** market (****** **** ********* IMO).

****, ******* ** ***** is * **-******* *** my *******, ** *** OS **** **** ****** than *******.

********, **** ***** ******* - *******, * *** try ** *** ** products ** **** ** a ******** **** *** about *** *******.  ** was *** ** ******** as * ***** **** wished.  * ***** *** to ** ** ******** to **** ****** *** change *** *** ***/***.  Was ******* *** **** seamless ***********.  **** ****** are **** ****** ***** this ***????

****://***.************.***/****/**/**/****-**-******-******-**-*******/

**** *** ** ****. Here ** ***** ******...

****://***.************.***/****/**/**/****-*********-**********-******/

** *** ******* ** the *** *** ***** of ***********  **** ***** Hanwha ******* ** ****, you *** ****** ********* most ** *** ********* settings ********* ***** ****, quality, *** ***** **** the *** **. 

** ********* *** ******* Optix *** ** **** by ****. * **** several *********** *************. ** Witness ** **'* ******* is *** ** *** best *** ******* *'** used. ** * **** for **** **** ***** it's ****** * ** my ****.

******* ***** ******* ** very ********* ** ********. The ****** **** ******* you'll **** *** ******, which *** * ****** site ************ ** *** on.

******, ******* *********** ******* Optix ***** ** ******** Taipei, **'* **** ***** to *** **** *** copied *****:

UPDATE: ******* ***** ********

** *********** ******* *****'* marketing/BDM ******** ** ******** Taipei **** **** *** their ******** ** **** report.

** ******* ***** ****** little ***** ********* ** the ******** (*.*. *** results *** **** ******* but **** * **** high '*******' ******):

****'* ********** **** *** platform ********. **** ***** are ******** **** *** products *** ****'** ******* differently, **** *** *** recognize. *** **'* **** of ** ******. ** want ** ** * platform.

** ******* *****'* ******* strategy *** ********* ********:

*** **** ******** ***** now ** ** ******* core ********, ******* ** top ** ******** *****. We're *** ****** ******* on *********. **'* * 'pipes ** *** *****' approach. *** **** ******** that ** ** ****** to *** ********* ** motion *********. *** ***** is ** ******* *********, no ********* ********, *** responsiveness **** ** *********** hardware *********.

** ******** **** ******* Optix's ***** ***** ** not *********** ** *** long ****, *** ** providing ********* ** ********* partners *** * ******* of ***** ******** **** to **** ***** ***** own ***** (*.*. ******* in *****):

**'** ************* ********* ******** to **** ******. **** solutions **** *** ****, the ********** ********* **** much **** ***********. ** look *** ***** ********* and ******** **** ** reduce ****. ** **** a '****** **** ****** all *****' ********.

******* ******* ***** **** incorporate ***** ****** **** its ********, ** ********* has ****, ******* ******** ********* ** ** "Elite *******":

**, ** ***'* [**** plans ** ** ****]. Tech *** ** **** for **** ** ***. Our **** ** ** provide ** **** ********* to ** **** ****** as ********. ** ***** of *** ***** ******** get **** ********** *** us, **'* ** ** the ******.

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