Why Is This Municipality Dropping Cisco Video Surveillance?

Sorry if this is a stupid question. Why would a municipality go out for bid for a Street Surveillance system when they already own Cisco Video Surveillance Platform and Stream Manager software? Why not just use what they have in place? They also have in place a Cisco Aironet wireless mesh network. I am not terribly familiar with Cisco Video Surveillance products (I have heard some bad and some good), but can it be THAT bad that they would drop it in favor of something else?

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