Milestone XProtect Professional+ Wins ‘Security Today 2017 New Product of the Year’ for Video Management Systems

Annual industry award is judged independently


COPENHAGEN/BEAVERTON – September 5, 2017. 
Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), launched XProtect Professional+ in June of this year and sales took off briskly. On August 17, Security Today magazine and SecurityToday.com announced that the product is a winner of their ‘2017 New Product of the Year’ for video management systems.

The Security Today New Product of the Year Award honors outstanding product development achievements of safety system manufacturers whose products are considered to be particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve security. More than 100 entries were received in this ninth year of the independently juried contest. Winners were honored in multiple product award categories.

“The New Product of the Year contest gives us a terrific sampling of security solutions, but what is more amazing each year is the technical savvy that comes along with new products,” said Ralph C. Jensen, Editor in Chief of Security Today magazine. “Our juried judges must be able to understand technology and innovation to stay on top of the security solutions that will blend into the platforms in use today, and what will be expected of them tomorrow. Our New Product of the Year contest allows forward-thinking manufacturers to share their vision of security.”

XProtect Professional Plus is the newest video management software offering from Milestone. It provides operators with a long list of best-in-class features:

  • Support for unrestricted number of cameras including H.265 compression, 4K, UHD, and edge storage recording redundancy
  • Management of multiple site locations, centrally or locally via three user interfaces: XProtect Smart Client, Remote Client and Milestone Mobile with Video Push
  • Integration with analytics, access control, laser scanners, geospatial locators, and more
  • Multi-layered maps, full alarm management, and 2-way audio support

The winners will receive their awards and be recognized at ASIS International 2017 in Dallas, Texas, September 26-28. They will also be featured on the SecurityToday.com website, and highlighted in the December 2017 issue of Security Today magazine. All entrants are included in the September 2017 issue. SecurityToday magazine is distributed to more than 65,000 subscribers monthly (source: BPA Brand Report, December 2016) as well as at key industry trade events. The SecurityToday.com website is visited by thousands of security professionals every week.

Come see Milestone XProtect Professional+ in action at ASIS International in Dallas, September 26-28; look for the Milestone Systems booth 3945.

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About Milestone Systems 
Milestone Systems is a leading provider of open platform video management software; technology that helps the world see how to ensure safety, protect assets and increase business efficiency. Milestone enables an open platform community that drives collaboration and innovation in the development and use of network video technology, with reliable and scalable solutions that are proven in more than 150,000 sites worldwide. Founded in 1998, Milestone is a stand-alone company in the Canon Group. For more information, see: www.milestonesys.com. For news and viewpoints from the Milestone universe, visit The Milestone Post and follow us on Twitter @MilestoneSys.     

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