VSaaS Usage Statistics 2016 - Still A Long Way From "The Next Big Thing"

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Mar 14, 2016

VSaaS ranked #2 in the Next Big Thing 2020, but new integrator survey results show current usage is far from its promise.

150 integrators answered:

"Do you offer / sell VSaaS (managed or hosted video)? Why or why not?"

Not only did they tell us if they were selling VSaaS but the key reasons driving the decision.

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"** *** ***** / **** ***** (******* ** ****** *****)? Why ** *** ***?"

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***** *** *** **** *********** ******** ** ********** ******** ****** over *** **** * *****. *** ***** ** *********** *******/*** selling ***** ***** **.******* ****** *********. *********** ****** *** **** ******* ******** - bandwidth, ****, *** ******** *** ***** ******* ***** ****.

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  • "**. **** ** *** ********* ***'* **** *** ********* ********* and/or ***** ** **********'* ******** ****** ******** ******."
  • "**. ******* *****: *. **** *. **** ** ********* ** almost ***** ******** ********."
  • "**. *** ********* *** ********* *** ******* *** ************* ****** internet ******** **** ***** **** **** *** ****** ******."
  • "**, ** **** ******** ***** ** *** ******* *** ********* needed *** ***** ********* ****** ***** ***."
  • "**, ** ******* ****** ***** ** *** ****** *** **** resolution ***** **** **** *..* ****"

** **** ***** *** ********* *** ***** ** ************ *** customers. ** *******, *** *** ****** *** ************ ****** (***:********* ***** *** ***** ********************** ***** ********** ****). **** ** ********** ****** ********* ****** **** *********** ****.

********* ****** **** **** ********, *** **** ****** **** **** increasing, ****** ***** *********** **** ****** ** ****** *******. * bigger **** ** ***** *** ** *** ********* ******* **********.***, ***** ************ *** **** ****** *** ****** ** ********* the ******* *******, *********** ********** *** ********* ** **** *** barriers.

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  • "**. * ***'* **** ** **** ********* ** **** *****. With *** ***** ** ******* & ******* ****** **** ** is **** ********** ** **** * ****** * ******. **** control & ******** ** *** ****** **** *** *********"
  • "** ** ** ***. **** ** *** ********* ** *** want ** *** * *******/****** ***, ** **** ***** ****** to ******** ***** *** ******** *** ***** ***** *******. "
  • "*** ***, **** *** ******* ** *** ***** ** *** high."
  • "**** *** ********* *** ******* ** *** *** ******* **** (we ***** ******* ******* *** *******) **** ********* **-**** **** itself **** ****** * ****/**** *** * **** ***** ** cost ** *****."
  • "**. ** *** ****** ** *** ********* ** **** ******* Stratocast, *** ** ****** ***** ** **** *** ************. *** one **** ** ******* ** *********** ** **** **, ** ended ** ********* *** ******."

*** **** ** **-**** ************ ******* ******* ************* **** ********* than ****** *** *****, ********** ***** *** ******* ********* ***** offers. **** * * **** ******, ** * ****** ***** may **** $*,***+ ($** *** ***** *** ******, ** **** storage) ***** ** *** **** **** ********** ******** ********* ****** available.

***** ******* *** ********* ********* ******* *** *********** ** **-**** recorder **** *** *** ********* ** ******* *** ***** ** that ******** ** *** ****** **** *** ********* ****** ****** of ********.

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  • "******* ********* **** ********* ******** ***** ******* ********* **** ** the *****."
  • "**. ** *** ********** ** ****, *** *** *** ******** base **** ****** ***'* *********. ** **** ********* ***** ****** and ******* ****, **** *'* **** ** **** **** ******* into ***** **** ** *** ** *** ********."
  • "** ****** ** **** ******"
  • "** **** ***** ******* ***** ******** ** *** ****, **** no **** *******. ***** ***** ***** ** ** * ****** from *** ******* ** ** *** ********* ** *** ******** considering ** **** ****."
  • "** *** ** **** ****. **** ********* ****** ** **** servers/storage ** ****."
  • "**. **** ** *** ******* *** ******** ******* **** *** allow **."
  • "**. ****** ******** * *******, ** **** ** *** ******* and *********. ** **** **** ********* **** ******** ** **** from ***** ******. ********* *** *** ****** ** **** *********** has ********* ******** **** **** * *******, ********* ********."

Managed ***** ***** ***** ** *******

******* ** *** ***** **** *** ****** ** ** ******* widespread ********, *** ***** **** **** ******** **** ********* ******* video *** ** * ****** ********. ** ******* ******** *** arrangement ** ********* *** ******** ** **-****, *** *** ********** can ******* ****** ********** ** ****** ******, ******* ******** *** do ***** *************** ***********.

  • "*** ******* ***** ** *** *** ** *** ********** ** the ********* **** ** ******** *******. ****** ** ********** ******** due ** ********* ***********."
  • "*** ******* - ********* ****** *** ** **** **** ** for ***** ***** ** ****. ****** *** ******* **********. ******* into ****** - ****** * ****** *** *** ******."
  • "*******, ***. ******, **. ** **** *** ********** *** ******** wants, ****** ***** *** **** *** **** ** * **** hog ** *** ****."
  • "*** ******* ** **** *** ***** *** ***** ** ******* hosted *****. ******* ***** ** *** ***** **** ** ********* we *** ******* **, **** **** ******* ****** *******, ** would ******** *** ****** *** ******** *****/*********** *** *** ********."

Small ******* *** ********** ******* **** **** *******

******** ******* *** ***** *** ********* ***** ** **** **** examples. **** ***** ******* ** ****** ******* ****** ** ** the **** ****** ******** **** ******** *******. ***** ***** *** be ********** ********** ***** ***********, ** ** ******** ** ********** could ******* * ********** ******** ************* ** **** *******.

  • "**** ******, ****** ***** *********"
  • "***, *** ******. ********* ** *** **** ****** ********* ** storage *** ****** ** *****"
  • "**** ******. ** **** ****** **** ******* ********** ******* *** it *** *** **** *******. ***** ******* *** ***** ***** 1-4 *******."
  • "***. ********* ** *** ******* ***** ** **** *****. ***** sites **** *-* ******* *** **** ** **** ** *** so ***."
  • "***! ****** ***** ** ****** *** & *** ***** *** the *********** ** **** *** ****** ** *** ****, ** remotely ***** ** *** ** *** ***** ************** ******** **** at *** ****, ** ****, *** ***** *** ****."

Non-Storage ***** *****

*********** **** ***, ** *** **** ********* ** * ***** group ** *** "***" *****: "***. *. ***. *. **** we ** ****** *****, ** *** *** ********, ** ** have ******* ******* **** *** *******".

*** ******* ** ********** ****** ***** *****-***** *** *** **** viability *****:

  • "***. * ** *** ***** ***, ** ***** *** *** technical ******* *****. ***** ***** ************ ** **** **** ****, having *** ******* ** ****** ***** ****** *** *** ****** know *****'* ******** * *****-** ** ******** ** ****. ****** dispatch ***** *** ******* ************* **** ***** ************. ***** ****** also **** ** ****** ************ **** *** ******* ******** ** it **** **** ******** ** *** ***** **** ** **** forwarding, **** ************ ** ******** **** ****."

***** *** ***** *** ** * **** *********** *** ** NVR, ** *** ** ********* ** ****** ****** ********** ** video *******. ** **** ***** ** ** ****** ** **** the ***** *********** ** ******* **** **** *** ** ** alternative ** * **** ***** ** $**/**, **** ** *********** to * $*** ***.

Comments (11)

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*** ***** ** *********** *******/*** ******* ***** ***** **. **** was ****** *********.

***** ******* ******* ********* ***** **** **** *** **** ********** resolutions *** ***** *****?

* ****** ***** *** ******* *** ****** * **** ** sign ** *******, * **** ** ***** ** ** **** of **** ********* ** ********?

*** *******/******* ***** ** * ****** **** ** **** ***** the ****** ***********. *'** **** **** ** * *** ******** shows, ************, *** *** ***% **** **** ***** ******* ******** **. From ***** ******* ** ***** **** ****'** **** ********** ** building * ******* ** ********** **. ***** * **** ****** RMR-sharing ******** *******.

***, ******/**** **** ** ** ********* ******, *** **** ***** is ******* ******* ******* *****,*-***, *** **** ** ******. ** *** ****** ***, ******** may *** **** **** *** ***** ** *** **** ****** commercial **** (*********** *****, ***, ****, ***.).

** ****** *** **** **** ***** *******, ************ ** * dealer/reseller, *'* ** ******* ** **** *******.

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** * ***** ******* **** ** *** ** ** ***** the **** **** ***** ***** ** ** ****** *** ***** are ***** **** *** *** *********** *********. ********* *** **** for *** **** ** ********* ******** *** ****** *****.

**** ** *** (******) ********* *** ** *** ** ** class ******* **** * ***** *******. ****** ********* *** ***** MPLS *** *** ***** *** ***** ********* *** ** *** actual *********. **** **** ***** (***** ** ****) *** ***** are ****.

***** ** *** **** ********** ********** *** ****** ***** ******* of **** ****** *** ***** ** **** ** ***** **** business *** **** ***** *** **** ** ******* *********? ***** the **** **** ** ***** ******, *** ***** ********* ** cheap *** *********, ********** ********** **** ** **** *** ******** service **** *** *** **** ****. *** ***** **** ** moving *** **** *** **** "**** *******" ***'* ****** ****** to ******* *** ********** **** ** **** ********** **** ** their **************.

***** *** **** **** ** ***** ******, *** ***** ********* is ***** *** *********, ********** ********** **** ** **** *** cheapest ******* **** *** *** **** ****.

***, ****** **** **** *** *** ***** ********* *** *** services. *** *** ***'* **** ********** ******* ********* ******** *****:

$50/month = ** **** = * *******

** **** *** *********?

$50/month = ** **** = * *******

**** ****** ** ****? ****** **** (******), *** ***** ** twice ****:

$***/**. **** *** *** *********, **** ***'* **** ******* ***** as **** (*** ** ******** *****). *** **** ** *** storage *** ****, *** ********* ** $***/** **. * $**** NVR ** ** ******. *** **** **********, ***, ****** ***** is **** ***** ******* ******.

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