Our Company

Our company

A global leader in open platform IP video management software

Joining forces with a powerful ecosystem of Partners to offer dynamic surveillance solutions.

Founded in 1998, Milestone Systems is a world-leading provider of open platform IP video management software (VMS), dedicated to deliver high quality business video platform software, in which our community of hardware and software partners can integrate their video solutions for security and beyond security purposes. Our objective is to improve our community customers’ organizational processes and safety level through the management, integration and distribution of digital video data.

Based on a true open platform, XProtect® VMS enables integration with the industry’s widest choice in cameras and best-in-class business solutions, such as access control and video analytics. Milestone XProtect® VMS supports more than 7,000 cameras and hardware devices and is powerful, reliable, easy to use and proven in more than 100,000 installations worldwide. Milestone Systems’ open platform community is a network of over 8,000 hardware providers, camera manufacturers and software developers who integrate their products and applications with Milestone Systems’ video software platform. Milestone Systems’ solutions are available in most countries around the world, with regional offices and sales representatives in more than 25 countries. Milestone Systems has been a stand-alone company in Canon Group since 2014.

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Mission, vision and values

Our mission is  to enable our customers to optimize their business processes by delivering an open and independent IP video surveillance platform. Our vision is to globally drive the convergence of video surveillance and IP-based business systems. Our values are reliability, opennessinnovation, flexibility and independence.

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Management and board

Milestone Systems has attracted a team of intelligent, innovative and experienced individuals who share a strong desire to achieve goals that have never been accomplished before. We are driven by a desire to deliver exceptional insight and develop solutions that ensure success for our clients. The Milestone Systems team consists of accomplished professionals who are among the most highly respected minds in their fields. Their expertise – across marketing research, information technology, media measurement, strategic analysis and analytical services — coupled with their solid management credentials have shaped Milestone Systems into a clear industry leader.

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Our business model

Milestone Systems’ sustained growth is based on our unique openness in terms of our business model, our open company culture and our open platform approach to the security industry.


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Awards and special achievements

Milestone Systems has received a number of impressive awards over the years that are a testimony to our standing as an industry leader. This is the result of our never-ending quest for excellence in product design and market strategies, always putting the customer and our partners in focus.

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Corporate social responsibility

Milestone Systems is an international company bringing video surveillance management software to the global market. Our platform is used to ensure greater safety and security for people, products and assets; to help manage environmental issues; and to optimize business processes. One of its main uses is as a tool to help police and other security personnel resolve crimes. Our software is distributed and sold through an authorized partner channel and through the Internet.

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Milestone Systems facts

Milestone Systems was founded in 1998 in Denmark. Today Milestone Systems is a global company with a rapidly growing worldwide partner ecosystem with more than 8,000 partners and more than 100,000 installations.

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