Milestone Ranked as Market Share Leader

                   Milestone Ranked as Market Share Leader

  PR Newswire

  COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 12, 2014

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

 Open platform video management software provider continues to lead globally
                       with strong partner ecosystem 

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. (NYSE: IHS). Research from the IHS Technology Video Surveillance
Intelligence Service has found Milestone to be the worldwide market share
leader of open platform video management software (VMS) for more than a
decade. Milestone Systems revenues have grown close to 30 percent on average
per year since 2007.

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"Milestone Systems retained the number one global market share position in the
VMS category in 2013, recording 32 percent year-over-year USD revenue
growth*," says Jon Cropley, principal analyst for video surveillance at IHS

This indicates the growing importance of software as the value-adding core of
a solution - particularly when it is open platform architecture allowing
unlimited integrations with other systems and devices. Milestone has
documented the accelerating use of network video surveillance for more than
just security: interoperability with other business systems brings the
technology to support operational improvements in areas such as production,
logistics, warehousing, marketing and customer service, education and patient

"Milestone is pleased to achieve the highest market share ranking according to
IHS. This showcases the power of the open platform and the ecosystem we foster
with that vision," says Lars Thinggaard, CEO, Milestone Systems. "We want to
thank all of our customers and partners worldwide - distributors, installers,
solution integrators and manufacturer alliances - for taking part in this
fascinating journey of convergence from analog to IP in the security industry.
We are proving the value of collaboration for greater innovation, delivering
more than security with digital surveillance technology and endless
integration options. Collectively, we achieve more than any one company can do

The latest IHS Technology analysis estimates that the world market for video
surveillance equipment will grow from USD 13.5 B in 2013 to USD 24 B in 2018.

In addition to the IHS top ranking, Milestone has also received recent
industry and partner accolades (Govies, PSA Security, Arecont Vision, Axis
Communications), and was listed the past several years in the Security 50
global report on security market leaders. For more information see the awards

* 28% year-over-year in EUR

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About Milestone Systems 

Founded in 1998, Milestone Systems is a global industry leader in open
platform IP video management software. Delivering surveillance that is easy to
manage, reliable and proven in thousands of customer installations around the
world, Milestone technology supports flexible choices in network hardware and
integrations with other systems. Sold through partners in more than 100
countries, Milestone solutions help 'video enable' organizations - managing
risks, protecting people and assets, optimizing processes and reducing costs.
For more information, visit: .

Contact: Milestone Press Contacts: Courtney Dillon Pedersen, PR Manager
Americas/APAC, Email:, Tel. +1(503)719-3439; Joss
Svendsen, PR Manager EMEA, Email:, Tel. +45-28-529-383
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