VMS Matchup: Tyco Exacq vs VideoEdge

Author: Sarit Williams, Published on Oct 09, 2013

Tyco Security Products now has 2 video management systems: VideoEdge and the newly acquired Exacq. This begs the question: Which one is better and for what applications? In this note, we share our findings from discussing this with Tyco and comparing the two line's features and pricing.

Tyco's Positioning

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