'Catastrophic Problem' For Videofied App

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Dec 06, 2017

Less than 2 months after closing their DIY division DragonFly, Videofied has been hit with a problem the company calls 'catastrophic'. Now the commercial and dealer focused Videofied platform's app has stopped working, and Honeywell is not sure when it will be fixed.

What does this outage mean for existing Videofied customers, and is this problem so big they should be shopping for other options?

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