Milestone Systems to provide deeper support for Pelco IP cameras

Milestone Channel Partners and customers now gain full compatibility with new and deeper integrations between Pelco IP cameras and Milestone Systems' IP video management software (VMS).

Milestone Systems, with its open platform IP video management software, is tightening relations with Pelco by Schneider Electric, a major manufacturer of IP cameras and IP video accessories. New collaboration evolves Pelco as a long-time Milestone Manufacturer Alliance Partner (MAP), in response to market demand, says the IP video specialist. Milestone Channel Partners and customers now gain the advantage of new and deeper integrations between Pelco IP cameras and Milestone Systems IP video management software (VMS), said company representatives.

"We are not only excited to further intensify our cooperation with a leading IP-based camera manufacturer like Pelco, we are also seeing great advantages for the market by providing better support for Pelcos advanced technologies," says Christian Bohn, Milestone Systems' VP of corporate marketing and alliances. "Going forward, Milestone Systems will provide deeper integration support for Pelcos IP-based cameras in with the Milestone XProtect-familiy of open platform VMS schemes"

The new, closer relationship between Milestones open platform and Pelcos IP cameras enables partners and customers to explore the advanced capacities of Pelco cameras and Milestone XProtect video management software, said company representatives. This gives Milestone and Pelco active roles in shaping and driving the industry by better supporting the channel partners who create solutions to meet the diverse needs of customers worldwide.

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Bohn adds, "This initiative further expands the possibilities for our channel partners, as they now get more options to integrate Pelcos advanced IP cameras into cutting-edge solutions utilizing Pelco and Milestone technologies to their fullest extent."

The support today of Pelco analytics with the latest version of the Milestone device pack is already a good example of this new cooperation between the companies, said Pelco. The new support gives Pelco's and new joint customers the possibility to use advanced analytics at the network's edge, and to have events and information reported and managed by Milestone's XProtect software.

Stephane Lantoine, Pelco by Schneider Electric's director of integration operations, remarked, "We are very pleased. Our collaboration with Milestone demonstrates Pelcos commitment to be a true open systems provider, and we will continuously focus on the areas that will offer flexible, reliable and scalable feature-rich integrated security solutions to our mutual customers. We are excited about this cooperation as it opens the door to achieve win-win cases for both companies in the video surveillance market."

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