End-to-End Gains Against Open Architecture: Statistics 2021

By Ethan Ace, Published Oct 05, 2021, 08:58am EDT (Info+)

Integrator preference for End-to-end systems is gaining against open architecture, new IPVM statistics show.

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Integrators answered:

For video surveillance systems, do you prefer open architecture or end-to-end (i.e., cameras and recorders/VMS from different manufacturers or a single manufacturer for both)? Why? Who?

In this report, we examine statistics based on responses from 200+ integrators and examine the trends they reveal.

Key ********

** *** **** *******, ****-************ ******* once ***** **** ****** *************, **** a *** ********** ****** ***** ** end-to-end.

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*******, *********, **** ******** ***** *** ******* by * ********** ******, ***** ***-**-*** preference *** ********* ** ** ******. Compared ** ****, **** ******** ********** has ******* ** **** ** ********** points.

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Key ******

***** **** ******* *** ****** ** integrator *********:

  • **** - *********** ** ******* **** Product
  • **** – ***** ****-**
  • ***-**-*** - **** ********, ****** *******
  • ***-**-*** – **** ******** ** *******/***
  • ***** - ******* ** *** ******
  • ******* ******* – ***-**-*** **** ***-**** NVRs

Open - *********** ** ******* **** *******

*** **** ****** ****** ***** *** preferring **** ********* *** ****** *** ability ** ****** *** **** ****** and *** *********** ******** *** *** application:

  • "**** ************. ** ***** ** **** the ****** *****, ***** *** *** afford. **** ***** ******** * ***** assembly ** ********. ** **** **** Milestone, *********, *****, *** ***** ***** systems *** ***** ******* *** ******* all **** ********* *******. *** ******* philosophy ** ** ***** *** ********'* expectations **** * ** **** ** use ******. *** ******** ********** ** to **** ***** *** *********, *** the ***'*."
  • "****. ** ********* *** ********* *** Genetec. *** ** *** ********* ********* want ** ******* ** ****-****** ****** as **** ** ***** ********. *** example, ********'* ***** *** ****** **** higher **** * *** ***** ****** meeting *** **** ************."
  • "****** ***** ** * ******** ******* set **** ** **** **** * single ************ ********, ** ****** ** open ************ ********. ** **** **** some ************ *** ****** ** ********* software *** ********* ****** ****** *** better ** ****** *******. ** ***** that ** *** *** ***** *** end **** **** * ******** **** may ********* ** *** ************ ********** or ***** * **** ******* **** if **** **** * ******* *** of ****."
  • "**** ************ ** *** *** ** go. *** **** ******* **** ***** an *** ** *** ********. **** though ** *** ********* **** **** Exacq ** ****, ** ***** ***** to ***** **** ******* **** *** there *** *** **** ******. ********** with ****** ***** ****** *** ***'* be *** *******."
  • "** **** ******* ** **** ************ and ***** **** ** ***** *** a **** ********** ******* *****. ** have ********** **** ****** *** ******** specific ******* ***** ** **** (*** newest ***** *** ******* ** * location **** ***** ****** ******* *** a *** **** ** *******) *** leveraging *** *********** *** ** ****** (such ** *********, ***** ****** ***, AXIS ******* *******, ***)"
  • "********** ** ** ** ******* ***** is ** **** ************. **** ****** us ** **** ** ********* ******** requirements *** ****** ** ** *** be ******-***** **** * ******** ************* of ********."
  • "**** ************ *** *** ***. *********/******* allows ** ** ****** *** **** camera *** *** ********/******** ** **** as **** ** *** *** ***** analytics *** ***** ********* ** ******."
  • "** *** ****** *********, ** ********* we **** ** *** ***** ********. At **** *****, *** ** *** just *** ********* *** **** ******/***** such ** ***** *** ***. ** the ****** ** *** ** ******* we *** * *** **** **** not **** ****** *********."
  • "* ****** ****** **** ************ *******, although **** ****, **** ***'* **** necessarily ********* ** ***** ** ******* the **********. **'* **** **** **** are **** ********* *** *** ******* pieces **** ********** ******** **** **** others **** ** **** **********."
  • "**** ************. ********** *** **** ******** shortages, ** **** *** ** ******* to ******** ************* ***** ** ******* availability."
  • "** *** *** ***** ******* *** the *********** ***** ********* ***** ********* camera ************* ** *** **** ******. We ** ******* ****, ****** *** Bosch *** ***** **** **** **** Genetec *** ****"
  • "**** ************ ** ****. ** ********* lead **** **** ** ****** ******* and *** *********, ******* ** *********** VMS."
  • "**** ************ *** **** *******. **** to **** ******* ***** ** ***********. Genetec ********* ***** *** **** ****"
  • "****. ** *** ****** **** ****** Station ** *******, **** **** **** cameras. **** ** *** ********* *** ever ********** ** ** *** ** end ******."
  • "**** ************ ** ****** ******* ** gives ** **** ******* ** **** equipment **** *** **** *** ****."

Open – ***** ****-**

*********** **** ********* ******** ****-**/******** ******* or ******** **** **** ***** ********* as * ****** ** ****** **** systems:

  • "**** **** ***** **** ********. * don't **** ** ** ****** **** one ******** **** **** **** ************* and ******** ******, **** ** ** are ********* ************ **** **** *** we *** ***** ****** ** **** cases ***** ********* ***** **** ********. Illustra ****** **** ***'* ** **** as ****"
  • "**** ************: ** **** *** *********** to **** ********* ** *** **** features ** *** *************. ** ***'* liked ** ** ****** **** *** manufacturers ***********"
  • "**** ************ ******** *** ******** **** the ******* ** **** ********* ** new ************ **** *** *******. *********** systems *** ** ******* ** ********* up *****, *** ********** *******. *** customer *** ****** ****** *****, *** lower ******* ******** *********** ***** **** an **** ****** ******** ********, ***** being **** ** **** ********* ** new ********** *** ******** ** **** become *********."
  • "**** ************ ** *** ********* ****** ensuring ******** ******* *** ******** *****. Vendor **** *** ** ***** * good ***** ****** ******* **** ******** security ** ***** **** *********** ***** in *** *******."
  • "**** ************ - * **** ******* and *** ******* ** **** ** a ********* *** ******* ******* *** cameras."
  • "*** *** ** ** **** ****** open *** ******** *** ****** ******* and ************* **** ****** ** ********."
  • "****** **** ** *** ***. *** don't **** ** **** *** ********** with ********* **** ***** ********** ****** bricks ** **** **** ** ****** the ***."
  • "**** ************ ******* ** **** *** lock *** ** *** *** ************, allowing *** ** **** ** **** the ****** *****."
  • "**** ************ *** *********** ** ******** and **** *****"

End-To-End - **** ********, ****** *******

***** ********** ***-**-*** ******* **** ***** noted ****** ******* *** ******* ***********:

  • "* ****** ******* *** ********* **** a ****** ************. *********** ** ******** than ****** ** ****** *** **** will **** ********. * *** ********* still ** **** ** ******* * know ** ****** **** ****** *** have **** **** ** ** ********** with ** ***** ****** ***** *** not ** ******** *******."
  • "** ****** ** ***-**-*** ******** *** most ** *** *******. **** ** our ******* *** ******* ******** ******* (NVR & *******). ** ****** **** since ** **** **** *** ******* will **** **** *** ***. ***** are **** ********** **** ** ***** to ********* * ****** ** ** NVR."
  • "** ****** * ****** ************. **** makes ******* *** ******** ******."
  • "****** ** *** *** ******** ****, standardize ** ****** *** ****** ** we ***** * ***** ****** ** states"
  • "***-**-*** ** *********. *** *** **** on *** ******** ** **** ******* finger ******** ******* *************."
  • "*** ** ***. ******* ******** ******** is * ***** ********- ** ******** blame ** ******"
  • "****** ************. ***** ** ****** *** difficulties ** ******* **** *** ******. I've **** ****, ******* *** *****."
  • "*** ** ***, ****** ************ ** possible. **** ********* *** **."
  • "***-**-*** *** ** *********** ****. *** of *** ********* **** ******** ** discover *******, ****** ******* *** ********* & *********"
  • "* ****** ***-**-*** **** ******* **% of *** **** ** ***** ******** that ***. ** ********* **** ******* Watchdog."
  • "***-**-*** ********* *** ** ****** ** design *** **** **** ******* **** a ****** ******"
  • "*** ** *** **** *** **** one ** ******** ******** **** ****** end ** *** ** ** *** issues ** ******** ***********, **** ** takes *** ***** **** ***"
  • "*** **** * ****** ***********, **** and **** ***** ************ ****** *** calling *** ******* ******* ****** ********."
  • "****** ************ ** *** ****** ****** to ****** ******** ****** *** ******* and ****. ** ****** *** *** unless ** *** ****** **** ********."
  • "*** ** *** ******** ***** **********"
  • "*** ** ***, **'* **** ******"
  • "******. *** **** ******."

* *** *********** ********* **** **** preferred ***-**-*** *******, "*** ****", **** as ******** ** ******, *** ***** VMS *** ******* ***** ********* ****, but **** ******* **** *****-***** *******.

  • "***-**-*** ************ **** **** ************. *** end-to-end ********** ***** ********** **** **** while ***** ***** **** ****** *** 3rd ***** ***-***. ***-**-*** **** ******** easier, ******, *** ********. ** *** Avigilon ****** ***** ******* ***** ****** firmware ******** ** **** *** ****** upgrades. ** ** ****** * **** smooth *******."
  • "** *** **** *** ****** ** use ** **** ****** *******. ***, the **** ************ **** **** ** very ******* *** ** ***'* *** away **** ***** ******* ************'* *******. We'll ****** *** ** *** *** cameras **** **** *********** ** **** though. *** ****** ****** ***** ** Vivotek ***'* *** *******."

End-To-End – **** ******** ** *******/***

******* *********** ********* **** **** ********* do *** ******** ******* *** **** features ** ******* *** *** **** end-to-end ******* **.

  • "***** *** **** ******** ****** ****** but * ***** * **** ***** prefer ** **** ** ***-**-*** ** there **** *** ** *** ******* of ******* *** **** ******* ** an ***-**-*** **** ** * ******* cost. *** ***** ******* ** **** if *** ***-**-*** *****'* **** ** expected **** *** **** *** ***** from **."
  • "********* ** *** *** ******* ** end-to-end ******** **** *** ************. **** has ******* **** ***** ***** *** issues **** ****** *************, ***** ********** etc... *** ******* **** ********** **** the ****** **** ******* ** ******** when ********* ** *** **** *******'* NVR. ******** **** **** **** ** examples ** *********** ******* ********* *********."
  • "*** ** *** **** ********. ****, Avigilon, *********. *** *** *** **** functionality **** *** ** ***-**-***."
  • "** ****** *** ** ***. **** projects *** ***** *** ******* *** - *** ****** ****** ******* *** complex ******** ****** ***** *** ** end."
  • "*** - ** - ***. * don't **** ** ***** ***** ******* analytics ***** ***********."
  • "****** ****** ******- ****** **** ******* finger ********, ******* *** ****** **** certain ******** **** *** **** **** other ************'* *********."

***** - ******* ** *** ******

**** **** ****, ~**% ** *********** said **** **** *** **** **** platform *** ***-**-*** *******, ********* ** customer ************ *** ******** ************.

  • "******* ** *** ********/****** *** ******** application. ** ** *******, ********* **** Hanwha/Axis/Bosch ******* *** ** * ***** fit *** **** *********, ***** ******** could ** * ****** ****** ********* on *** ******'* ***** (**** **-**** cameras **** ******** ************). ** ******** is *** **** ****** *** * client, * ***** *** ***** **** away **** ** ***-**-*** ********, *** we ****** **** **** *** *** they *** ********** ***** ** **** as *** ******** ******** **** *** receiving ** **** ** **** ******** they *** ** ***********."
  • "*** * **** ****, * **** been * ********* ** **** ************. We **** * *** ** **** cameras *** *** *********, *******, ***** (that ******* ***** * ***** ***), others. ** ****** ****** *** ******** that, **** ********* *** ********, ** could ******* **** ****-********* ********* ***** end-to-end ********. *** ******* *** *** split ******* ***-**-*** ******** *** ****/***** cameras ** *********/*******."
  • "** *** ** **% / ****** way... ******* **** *** ******** / type ** ******* ******. *******: ** runs * ****** ******* **** ***** Video ******* ***** ******** ******* **** include *** ******** *******... **** ******* works *** ** ** *** ****** value. **** **** *** *** *** all ******* ** **** *** **** other ************ ** ******* ***** ******."
  • "**** ************ *** ***, ** ** allows ** ** ** ****** ** our ********, ** ** *** ****** tune *** *** *** ***** **** is ****** *** *** *******. *******, we *** ****** ******* * ***-**-*** system, ** ** *** ******** *** much ** *** ******* **** *** custom ***-***'*. ****' ******** ** ****** on-par **** **** ** ****, ** life *** *** *** **** **** might *** ******."
  • "** *** ** ***** ******** ******** system *****. **** ***** ****, ** also ******* ********* ********* ** ******* Customers, *** **** ********* **** ** have **. ** **** ** **** ExacqVision ***'* **** **** ** ***** cameras *** ******* *********. *** ******* on ***** ******** *** *** ********** Customer."
  • "**** ******* ** *** ****** ***** specified. *** *******, **'** ***** **** Hanwha's ******* **** *********** **** ***** recording ********. **** ****** *** *****, we *** ** ***** **** ** end ** *** ********."
  • "** *** ******** *****. ** ****** jobs * ****** ********* *** ***** open ************. * **** **** ** gives ** *** **** ********** *** flexibility. ** ******* **** *** ****** prefers ***** ******, ** ** ****** for *** *****."
  • "***'* **** * **********. ** ******* depends ** *** ******** *** ***** environment. * *** ****, ********, ******, etc. ***** ***."
  • "**** ******* ** *** ****** ***** specified. *** *******, **'** ***** **** Hanwha's ******* **** *********** **** ***** recording ********. **** ****** *** *****, we *** ** ***** **** ** end ** *** ********."
  • "** ******* ** **** *** ******** needs *** ** ******** ** **** be **** ************ *** **** **** end ** ***. ******, ***** *******, Rhombus *** *** *****"
  • "****** ******* ******* ** *******. ** a **** *** * **** ******** then ** ********* *** ****** **** way."
  • "** ******* ** **** *** ******** needs *** ** ******** ** **** be **** ************ *** **** **** end ** ***. ******, ***** *******, Rhombus *** *** *****"
  • "****.. ** ** *** ********* ** have ** *** ** *** ********. End ** *** ***** ****** *** most ******* **** *** ***** *** money"
  • "****** ******, ******* ** **** ** the **** *** *** *** ********."

Smaller ******* – ***-**-*** **** ***-**** ****

******* *********** ********* **** **** ********* use ***-**-*** ******* ** ******* ************, though ****** ******* *** ** ***.

  • "*** ***-******** ** ******* *** ********* end-to-end ******** *** ****** ** **** complex ******** ** *** **-***** ***. VMS ******** *** ******, ******, ** Milestone. ******* ***** ** ****, ***** or *********."
  • "* ******* **** ************* ******** ** it ******* **** ***** ******. * was * *** ****** *** **** switched ** *******. * *****'* ****** worked ** ****** ************ ***** * would **** ** **** * *** setup."
  • "****. *** ***** *******, ** ****** platforms **** ** **** ********* ** HiK *** *** ** **** **** provide *** ******** **** *** **** manufacturer. *** **** ******* ********, ** rather **** *** **** ** ********** and ******* * ******** *********** ** hardware ** ********."
  • "****** ** ******** **** *** ****** use ********. ***** **** ******* ******* on ******* *********"
  • "** **** ** ** *** ** end **** *** **** ************. *** go ** ********* ** ***** *** entry ***** *** ******** *** **********."

*******

*** *** ******** ** *** ***** for *** **** * *****. **** this ******* ******** ********** *** *****? If ** ****, ** ***** ************* change *********** *********** ****** ***** ************.

Comments (6)

* *** *********** ********* **** **** preferred ***-**-*** *******, "*** ****", **** as ******** ** ******, *** ***** VMS *** ******* ***** ********* ****, but **** ******* **** *****-***** *******.

** ** ***-****, **** ** **** I ****** ** ***. * ****** system **** ******** **** ***** ** well **** **** ******* ** **** do **** ***** *** ** *****. That ** *** ** ** ****** though *****? **** ** **** ** with *** *** ****** ***** *** models ** ******** **** **** ***** of *************. ************ ***** **** ** dewarp **** ***/*** ******* ******** ******* the *** **** ** * *********.

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* ***** *** ** *** *** the ********* ** *** **** *** as *** ******** ******** ****** *** board. **** **** ***** *** **** so **** ********* ** **** **** and *** ***** **** ** ***** leverage *** *** ****** ************ *** be ** ***** ** **** *********. I ****** ***** ******** *** ****** mobile ********** *** *** *****?

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**’* ** ******* ** ***** *** the ******** ****** ******* ***-**-*** *** open ********** ****** ***** ********.

*** ****** ** **** *** ********* by *) ********* *** **** ******* that ****** *** ******’* *********, *) high ****** *** ****** ***** ********* from ****** ****-**, *) ******* **** reductions ******* ** *** ******** ********* of *****, *** *) ************ ** the **** *** *****-******* ********* ********* beyond * ****** ************.

** *** ******** ********, **** ** the ******** ****** (***, ****, *** responsible *** ****** *********) *****’* **** demands **** *** **** ********** *** for **** **** ****** ****** **** their ********** ** ******** *******. *** IT **** ** *** ***** *** swung ** **** ** **** ******* they’ve **** ***** **** ******* ******** to ******* ******* *******. *’* ******* that *** **** **** ****** ** the ******** ******** - **********.

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*** ****** ** **** *** ********* by…

*** *** ****** ** ****** *** triggered **…

*) ******* *********** ******** ******** ********** amounts ** ** ******* ******* *********** saturation ******* ********* ********* ***** ***, woman *** ***** **** * ***** phone ********* ** ********* *****.

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* ** ***** ***-**-*** ** ***** driven **** ******* ** *** ******* importance ** ***** *** *********. **'* easier ** ******* ****, ********** ** the ***** ******, ** ***** ** all ** ***. ** **'* **** than **** *******, ************* *** *********** ** **** ***' sales ******'.

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**** **** **** ** ** **** questionnaire *** ****** ******* ** ****?

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