XProtect on AWS (Amazon Web Services) offers a new way of designing XProtect systems. It reduces hardware on-premises and leverages AWS Infrastructure and Platform as a Service to remove the friction involved in setting up and maintaining on-site VMS systems. The result is a highly flexible VMS solution deployed globally, with elastic compute, storage, and networking, that adjusts easily to the distributed needs of the business.


Deploy systems globally and dynamically scale in minutes

  • Access as much IT resources as needed in minutes
  • Scale your system dynamically in minutes to meet your needs
  • Cover multi-site installations in any AWS region worldwide with minimal effort
  • Connect remote or temporary sites to your VMS system in just a few clicks
  • Design the system that fits your needs with any on-prem/cloud combination
  • Compliment XProtect’s deployment with many AWS services available
  • Seamlessly upgrade to more advanced XProtect products without redeploying your system
  • No long-term contracts or up-front commitments

Reduce initial investment and turn expenditures into predictable costs

  • Reduce initial investment in hardware
  • Turn capital expenditure in data centers and servers into variable costs
  • Pay only for the compute, storage, and networking resources you actually use
  • Save time and money on procurement and maintenance, with servers ready-to-use in minutes
  • Optimize operational costs by partially outsourcing IT operations
  • Works with any XProtect license
  • Benefit from massive economies of scale and enjoy lower pay as-you-go prices
  • No long-term contracts or up-front commitments

Utilize AWS Infrastructure and Platform as a Service and ensure continuous operation

  • Join the world’s most commonly used cloud platform – AWS
  • Benefit from the most secure cloud environment available today
  • Leverage on a world-class and reliable infrastructure and enjoy a continuous operation
  • XProtect on AWS is built using AWS CloudFormation with highly secure subnets, gateways and security groups
  • Meet security and compliance requirements with AWS services and features
  • Deploy XProtect securely using AWS GovCloud (US) for government facilities and highly regulated organizations


  • XProtect Essential+ – Out-of-box experience with a full-featured version of XProtect, supporting up to eight cameras and devices at no cost.
  • XProtect (BYOL) – Bring Your Own License (BYOL) and run any product variant for a complete experience of Milestone’s leading XProtect VMS.