Monday, October 26, 2020

Google's DIY Security Exit Spurs Doubts About Segment's Future: Parks

Google's decision to discontinue its three-year-old Nest Secure do-it-yourself security system wasn’t a surprise, given Google’s $450 million investment in security stalwart ADT in August, Parks Associates analyst Brad Russell told us. It raises questions about the staying power of the DIY security system market, Russell said, noting the low uptake of recurring monthly contracts in the segment vs. the 88% adoption among professionally installed systems.

From the article "Google's DIY Security Exit Spurs Doubts About Segment's Future: Parks" by Rebecca Day.

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