XProtect Overview

Compare XProtect key features
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Key Features XProtect Essential XProtect Express XProtect Professional XProtect Enterprise* XProtect Expert XProtect Corporate
Type of deployment Single-server Single-server Multi-server Multi-site Centrally managed, multi-server Centrally managed, distributed sites
Licensing 8 devices free, expandable with subscription packs (2) Perpetual Perpetual Perpetual Perpetual Perpetual
Number of connected devices per system 48 48 Unlimited (1) Unlimited (1) Unlimited Unlimited
Number of supported devices per recording server 48 48 Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Number of supported Recording Servers 1 1 Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Maximum number of users 5 5 Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Multiple video export formats
Support for XProtect Smart Client, XProtect Web Client and Milestone Mobile
Alarm Manager (3) (3)
Map Function (4) (4)
Smart Map Function        
Archiving to network storage  
Third-party application integration and support for video analytics (5)  
Video out via Milestone ONVIF Bridge  
Microsoft Active Directory Support    
Metadata support        
Centralized management        
Flexible event rule engine        
Edge storage        
Failover Recording Servers        
Evidence Lock          
Supports XProtect Smart Wall         Optional Included
Milestone Interconnect   Remote site Remote site Remote site Remote site Central/Remote site
Milestone Federated Architecture         Remote site Central/Remote site
Customer Dashboard(6) Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Connected Services(6) Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
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*Note: Milestone per June 1, 2016 announces end-of-development of XProtect Enterprise. This implies that the 2016 R2 version of XProtect Enterprise is the last version of the product. The product will remain available for purchase until June 1, 2020, but Milestone recommends new customers to consider XProtect Expert or XProtect Professional

  1. For most installations larger than 250 cameras, Milestone recommends using XProtect Expert or XProtect Corporate
  2. Optional subscription packs (up to maximum 5 packs) including 8 additional device licenses and Care Plus coverage available on annual subscription basis
  3. Not full alarm management functionality
  4. Supports a single-layer, interactive map, without alarm integration
  5. Using Milestone Integration Platform (MIP)
  6. Requires active Milestone Care Plus coverage, for XProtect Essential minimum one subscription pack is required.

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