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Customer Stories
We have compiled a sampling of customer stories describing installations using the Milestone open platform in a wide range of industries.

Date News
18 Dec 2014 Milestone Systems Receives Awards for Innovative Open Platform Video Projects and Products
Milestone Systems has recently received awards for XProtect access control integration and for its role in two large-scale security projects.
11 Dec 2014 Milestone Systems Promotes Samsung Techwin to Elite Partner Status
Samsung Techwin is acknowledged for meeting the highest technical standards and business focus in long-standing Milestone partnership
09 Dec 2014 Fast-food Giant Improves Bottom Line with Milestone Video
Milestone Systems’ world-leading open platform IP video management technology is helping Restaurant Brands to reduce theft and improve daily operations across New Zealand’s KFC, Pizza Hut, Carl’s Jr and Starbucks locations.
02 Dec 2014 Montessori School Advances Education with Axis and Milestone Video
Dancing Moose finds unique way to increase parent participation in children’s schooling
25 Nov 2014 Milestone Systems announces extended availability of fully-integrated, customizable NVRs
Latin America gets the sleek and functional Milestone Husky™ Series
13 Nov 2014 More Milestone Certifications Achieved by EMC, HP Workstation, NetApp, Promise Technology and Seneca
Milestone Systems has fully reported performance certification of five more Milestone Solution Partner integrations with IT infrastructure components such as servers, storage, and workstation products.
03 Nov 2014 SimCorp Executive Hired as Milestone CSMO
Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), announces Kenneth Hune Petersen as the new Chief Sales & Marketing Officer.
28 Oct 2014 Milestone Systems Announces IT Distributor Partnership with Ingram Micro in Europe
Ingram Micro will be distributing Milestone IP video products in Austria, Germany and Switzerland for security and IT integrators to deliver solutions based on open platform technology.
06 Oct 2014 Milestone Systems Navigates New Sales Channels with Netgear and Zucchetti
New partnership expands the reach of Milestone Systems in Italy, extending the sales channel beyond traditional security trade.
25 Sep 2014 Access Control Integrations Handle Physical Security from the Easy-to-Use Milestone XProtect Video Interface
Milestone Systems open platform IP video management software (VMS) integrated with access control systems from multiple Milestone Solution Partners will be presented at this month’s security industry events: SECURITY Essen in Germany and ASIS International in Atlanta, Georgia.
24 Sep 2014 Milestone Enhances Online Customer Service Tool
The Milestone Customer Dashboard helps partners ensure optimal installation operation and proactive customer maintenance.
22 Sep 2014 New Milestone Husky™ Models with Integrated Encoders Ease the Transition from Analog to Digital
Milestone Husky network video recorders (NVRs) now make the analog-to-IP evolution easier and more affordable than ever with encoders built into new hybrid models
18 Sep 2014 Ready for Unlimited Scalability with Milestone Arcus Embedded Solutions
Milestone Arcus embedded Video Management System is maturing into intelligent cameras. Proof of Concept will be shown at Security Essen and ASIS trade shows.
15 Sep 2014 GuardTrax Pioneers Milestone Video Integration Connecting Security Officers with Mobile Alert-Confirm-Respond Technology
Milestone Solution Partner GuardTrax has integrated their officer phone app with XProtect IP video management software to provide unique security threat identification and resolution.
03 Sep 2014 Milestone Systems Adds Support for Offline Camera Recording Using ONVIF
Milestone Systems has just released its bi-monthly Device Pack 7.5 for the XProtect® portfolio of VMS products. The most significant feature in this upgrade is support for ONVIF Edge Storage: cameras with Edge Storage can record video directly on internal storage.
28 Aug 2014 Largest Scottish University Centralizes Security
Milestone-Axis IP video solution from Boston Networks gives multi-campus control
21 Aug 2014 Milestone Amps Up with New Sales Director and Managers
Industry professionals join leading video software company in America, Denmark, Bulgaria, Germany and UK
07 Aug 2014 Finnish Hospital Trains Troubled Families in Better Childcare with Milestone Video
Milestone Systems open platform IP video management software (VMS) is being used by a hospital in Joensuu, Finland, in new ways that go beyond security: to improve difficult care challenges through innovative parent-child training.
30 Jul 2014 Two Benchmark Innovation Awards for Milestone Systems
Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has received two Benchmark Innovation Awards.
16 Jul 2014 High Tech Funding Fosters Milestone Video Innovations
New metadata framework makes searching video 100 times faster.
09 Jul 2014 Milestone Systems Broadens Device Support
The latest Device Pack lists deep support for 3,647 devices in total for XProtect® video management software.
03 Jul 2014 Milestone and Ecosystem of Partners Drew Excitement at IFSEC International
The pulling power of the partner ecosystem ensured the best IFSEC show ever for Milestone Systems. The message that open platform technology is a future-proof strategy resonated strongly with the visitors at the stand.
24 Jun 2014 Port Fourchon Deploys Milestone Integrated IP Video to Manage Operations and Safety
Milestone XProtect® Enterprise has been installed at Port Fourchon in Louisana. The port services over 90 percent of the Gulf of Mexico’s deep-water exploration and production and supplies the United States with nearly 18 percent of its oil supply.
13 Jun 2014 Canon acquires Milestone to make major advance in network video surveillance business
Canon, world leader in imaging solutions, today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Denmark-based Milestone Systems A/S, a world leading provider of open platform video management software, via its subsidiary Canon Europa N.V.
12 Jun 2014 Milestone Ranked as Market Share Leader
Milestone Systems has again been ranked the number one global video management software provider in terms of revenue according to the latest analysis from IHS Inc.
10 Jun 2014 Building IP Video Knowledge at Your Own Pace
Milestone Systems has created the Milestone Learning Portal for online education to train and certify industry professionals on the technical and commercial details of Milestone product offerings.
28 May 2014 Milestone Systems Highlights Access Control and Partners at IFSEC International
Milestone Systems will be at IFSEC International 2014 in London June 17-19. On show at the Milestone booth E800 will be the newly announced XProtect® 2014 suite of products, the XProtect® Access Control Module 2014 and the Milestone Husky™ range of NVR appliances.
22 May 2014 Milestone Takes Open Platform Technology to the Next Level
Milestone Systems has released the Milestone Integration Platform Software Development Kit 2014 (MIP SDK 2014) for its updated suite of XProtect VMS products.
22 May 2014 Milestone Systems Combines Physical and Video Security with its New XProtect® Access Control Module
Milestone Systems has released XProtect Access Control Module 2014, an add-on product for partners and customers using Milestone video surveillance solutions.
22 May 2014 Milestone Systems Releases XProtect® 2014
Milestone Systems is announcing the release of the Milestone XProtect 2014 VMS product suite for partners and customers.
15 May 2014 Milestone Systems Eases the Transition from Analog to Digital Video
The new licensing concept for analog cameras connected to Milestone XProtect® gives customers a cost-effective path to future-proof digital video solutions.
09 May 2014 Milestone Shows Video Solutions of the Future at IFSEC SA
Milestone Systems showcases advanced surveillance solutions at the IFSEC SA trade show. The company’s presence at IFSEC SA highlights dedication to the Southern African market, and is supported by the new Milestone South Africa sales office.
25 Apr 2014 Milestone Systems delivers strong revenue and earnings growth in 2013
Milestone Systems posted a positive Annual Report for 2013, underlining the scalability of its unique open platform business model.
04 Apr 2014 Milestone Ramps Up In Southern Africa and Saudi Arabia
Milestone Systems has hired Michael Metcalfe as Channel Business Manager for Southern Africa and Ahmad Saleh Al-Haider as Channel Business Manager for Saudi Arabia.
26 Mar 2014 Milestone Systems announces extended availability of fully-integrated, customizable NVRs
Milestone Systems announces extended availability for the Milestone Husky™ Series of network video recorder (NVR) appliances. Europe and Asia are next in the roll-out plans.
20 Mar 2014 Milestone Expands Solution Certification
Milestone Systems announces fully reported performance certification of Milestone Solution Partners with IT infrastructure components such as servers, storage, and workstation products.
13 Mar 2014 Milestone Hires New Directors for Marketing and Distribution
Milestone Systems has hired Inger Holm Vinther as Director of Corporate Marketing and Kitty Van Der Sluis as Director of Sales Distribution in EMEA.
04 Mar 2014 Statue of Liberty Upgrades to New State-of-the-Art Digital Video Surveillance System from Total Recall
Milestone Systems' open platform is keeping the Statue of Liberty safe.
Milestone Systems announces that the Latin America Repgroup (LAR) has signed a sales representation agreement that includes all of the Latin American regions. LAR is the largest manufacturers’ representative for electronic security in Latin America.
27 Feb 2014 Milestone Systems Expands Device Support with More than 3,000 Supported Devices
Milestone Systems has released Device Pack 7.2. Device Pack 7.2 has deep driver support for more than 3,000 devices, which means that Milestone has added more than 2,000 supported devices since 2011.
25 Feb 2014 Paul Smith Retail Stores Upgrade to Milestone IP Video
Milestone XProtect® Corporate open platform IP video management software (VMS) with XProtect® Smart Client are being deployed across all of Paul Smith’s 45 stores.
18 Feb 2014 Milestone Systems to provide deeper support of Pelco IP Cameras
Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software is tightening relations with Pelco by Schneider Electric, a world-class leading manufacturer of IP cameras and IP video accessories.
17 Feb 2014 Milestone Systems Appoints Country Manager in Japan
Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), announces the appointment of Erik Friis Mondorf as the company’s Country Manager for Japan.
13 Feb 2014 Milestone Integration Platform Symposium Gathers Top IP Video Companies
Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has just held its 9th annual MIPS partner conference in the Americas, on its 16th birthday.
03 Feb 2014 Milestone Systems Reaches New Heights at Intersec 2014
More than 19,000 visitor impressions for Milestone at successful tradeshow confirm market leadership.
30 Jan 2014 Milestone Systems elevates Bosch Security Systems to Elite Partner status
Bosch recognized for meeting the highest technical standards and business focus in long-standing partnership with Milestone Systems.
07 Jan 2014 Jefferson County Waterway Monitors Critical Vessel Traffic with Milestone Video Surveillance
Milestone Systems open platform IP video management software (VMS) is at the center of operational overview for the authorities who handle the Sabine-Neches Waterway running 55 miles through Jefferson County, Texas, to the Gulf of Mexico. This area includes the number-one commercial and military out-load port in the United States and is the fourth largest port in terms of processed tonnage.