Video surveillance as a service

Get hassle-free and scalable cloud security software. With Milestone Kite™ you can manage and analyze your video security from anywhere in the world with minimum investment. 


Focus on your business, not security. Milestone Kite is easy to set up, manage and update; and can be monitored from anywhere.


Enjoy peace of mind. Protect people and assets with reliable video software that safeguards against theft, vandalism and more.


Choose from thousands of devices, expand to new sites, and add extra access control and analytics functions.

Takes care of security for you 
Looking for a simpler security solution that doesn’t take up your time? Milestone Kite™ is a video surveillance as a service (VSaaS). It’s accessible from anywhere and doesn’t require any hardware maintenance. It gives you the freedom to choose from more than 25,000 devices and a variety of value-adding analytics. Easy to install and run, it covers your security needs while you focus on your core operations. Learn more about the benefits of choosing VSaaS here

How it works

Monitor from anywhere

You have enough to do beyond security, and Milestone Kite gives you the freedom to do it. Monitor your site on your computer, tablet or phone from wherever you are. Real-time notifications ensure you will be kept up to date on anything important.

  • View cameras by site and location
  • Get email, text and push notifications
  • Tap to view alarm events from any notification

Have full situational awareness 

Never miss a thing and ensure you are always covered in the event of incidents or insurance issues. With Milestone Kite you have a complete overview of one or multiple sites from a single interface. You can save precious time by being able to review hours of footage in minutes, and document incidents with the click of a mouse. Plus, you know everything is up to date thanks to automatic cloud updates.

  • See recorded and live video playback
  • Easily export and share footage
  • Speed up video reviews with forensic search

Make access control easier

Make entry to your site as easy or hard as needed. With Milestone Kite Access Control integrations, you have complete, centralized control over your entry points with easily configured users, schedules and access levels. You can also create rules and alarms to trigger notifications so you can respond proactively to intrusions. 

  • Map live cameras directly to doors 
  • Lock, unlock and ‘quick grant’ doors from your dashboard 
  • Choose from cloud-based integrations 

Do more with analytics

Make better business decisions based on data, not guesses. Milestone Kite is compatible with a range of cameras with built-in analytics — or you can make any camera “smart” with cloud-based analytics. From simple visitor tracking to artificial intelligence and machine learning, you can really improve your business insights.

  • Use people counting and detection  
  • Employ heat maps and vehicle counting  
  • Identify people, vehicles and colors 
Choose from 25,000+ devices
Future-proof your security solution with the market’s widest range of cameras, sensors and IoT devices. Choose from more than 25,000 ONVIF Profile S conformant devices. Please visit and select Profile S for a list of devices.

Ideal for small, medium-sized and multi-site businesses

Single site
XProtect® + Kite Hybrid  
Single site
Milestone Kite is an ideal plug-and-play option for businesses, institutions, and venues of all sizes. You can manage it yourself, and don’t need to worry about updates, cybersecurity, and maintenance – these are automatic.


Businesses with two or more sites can keep a clear and centralized overview of their security. It is also easy to expand your security solution to new sites or temporary ones such as construction sites or social venues.

XProtect® + Kite Hybrid
Combine Milestone Kite with Milestone XProtect® in a hybrid setup for the best of both worlds. It's ideal for expanding your video coverage to dispersed sites with minimal effort, while gaining access to all live video, recordings and alarms, centrally from XProtect.
Adapts to your needs  
Milestone Kite™ is a VSaaS (Video Surveillance as a Service) security solution. It allows you to choose between deployment options depending on your needs and site requirements and centrally manage your security system through your Kite account. Click on the blue dots for more information.
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Milestone Kite with Gateway
Whether you are looking to replace an existing VMS or setting up a new surveillance system you get the full set of features and functionalities with the Gateway connected option, that supports 25,000 devices, video analytics, access control and much more with video storage and retention in the cloud. Tailor your storage options to suit your needs, selecting between edge or cloud storage. With smooth integration into your current setup, it's a straightforward, economical choice if you’re running a multi-location business like retail stores, hotels, or schools.
Milestone Kite Camera to Cloud
Milestone Kite Camera to Cloud simplifies security for smaller or newly built sites. It works with Axis cameras and offers a powerful subset of AI-based analytics. With Camera to Cloud, all video processing, recording and storage take place on the cameras, which are connected and controlled through your Milestone Kite account. Not only does this setup slash bandwidth usage and costs, it also simplifies installation and upkeep. Ideal for businesses spread across multiple locations with fewer cameras, it's the go to choice for ease of use, especially when on-site gateways aren't practical.
Get the Milestone advantage
Rely on Milestone video technology, with solutions proven in 500,000+ customer sites and 25 years of experience in the industry.
Global partner network
Access the expertise and support of our 11,000+ resellers and integrators worldwide.
Open platform
Get a totally configurable solution with the near-limitless possibilities of our open-platform software.
Future-proof investment
Add and remove devices as your needs evolve with our simple per-device license model.
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