Pelco / Schneider Multisight VSaaS

By: John Honovich, Published on May 08, 2014

Pelco / Schneider Electric is getting into the VSaaS market with the launch of their Multisight video service.

In this note, we answer the following questions:

  • How does this relate to existing Pelco products like Sarix and Digital Sentry?
  • What opportunities are there for Pelco dealers and how will Schneider Electric's integration business impact this?
  • How do the feature sets match up to other VSaaS offerings like Axis Hosted Video?
  • How do the pricing / terms compare to traditional video surveillance and hosted video offerings?

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  • *** ** *** ******* sets match ** ** ******************* **** **** ****** Video?
  • *** ** *** ******* / ***** ******* ** traditional ***** ************ *** hosted ***** *********?

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Pricing / *****

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Price **********

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