we buy so much equipment from ADI. [ADI] said that they had a whole lot of Hikvision. And that they were selling a whole lot of Hikvision for this... So Hikvision apparently was selling quite a bit out of ADI. And that's, of course, our main supplier, and we trust them and believe in them
Many online argue about who would trust ADI for product recommendations but this $500,000 deal underscores that many big purchases are made based on ADI's recommendation.
Inside this note, we examine what ADI is good and bad at, what various industry professionals have to say about the issue, and the risks for security system procurement.