It looks like I will be waiting for VeraPlus to offer better Zigbee support before I do anything with home automation. The reason being that I can’t do much of anything with any of the others including Smart Things when the Internet is down. It’s not that the internet is down that often but it means that I am at the mercy of the company to have a useful device.
Just take a look at http://revolv.com/ for a good example of what can happen. In a few months, everyone who owns one of the Revolv HA hubs will have a $300 Paper Weight.
You may think that would never happen with Samsung, but no one can really know that. Companies large and small disappear all the time. Even more common is divisions of companies get bought and sold and then get sent to /dev/null.