Lee Odess Calls Out "Blogs" On Manufacturers Selling Direct

Last year, Lee Odess promised an army of people working overtime against IPVM. While that has not happened, Odess is back with a new post calling out 'blogs':

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While he does not name any specific entity, it's safe to say the condemnation is intended for IPVM as we report regularly on many topics including sales issues such as:

I was amused by the 'manufacture controversy' element as all of these are actual news reporting that IPVM uniquely does in this industry. Where else would people learn about such news? SSI? SSN? The Inside? wth...

***** ******** *** '*****' for * ***, ** clearly ****** **** **** is ** ********* ***** that ******** ** ** covered. *** ******** ** security *********** ************, ** ** ****:

** *****'* ******** *** need *** ***********, ** actually *********** *** **** for *** **** ** integrators **** **** ** ISV. ** *** **** at, ***, **********, ** Salesforce, ** *******, ** a *** ** *** you **** *** ******** company, **** ******* ******* ISVs. *** **** ** where ********, *** ******** needs ** ***** ** in ** ******.

**** ** ***. ****, many *********** *** ****, very ********* ***** ************* selling ****** *** ***** waves *** **** *** says ********** **** ** good **** **** **** become ****.

******** ** *** ** not * ********* ********. First, *** ******** ******** systems **** ** *** afford **** ** *** type ** ********** ******** development. ******, **** ******** systems *********** *** *** capable ** ********** ********** software ***********.

**** **** **, ** economic *****, *******************. *********** ********** *** concerned, **** **** **** intermediaries **** ************* *** end-users **** *** **** out ** ****** *** value *** ******* *** them.

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**, ** *** ***** LinkedIn ** *********** ***********? Is **** **** ******* he *****'* **** ****** content ** **** *** own ****?

** ****** **** **'* jealous ** ****.

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***** *** ********* ********* now **** '***** ********* is ******' *** ******* IPVM '********' *** **** he ** *** ****** up:

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*************, ** ***** ** attempt ** ****** ** address ** ****** ******** - **** ** ** impractical *** **** *********** to ****** **** (*.*., independent ******** *******). ******** thinking ** *** ***** to ******** *********** ********* issues.

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***** *** ********* ********* now **** '***** ********* is ******' *** ******* IPVM '********'...

**’* *** ******** ** IPVM, **’* **** ******* at ****...

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*** ***** ** ******* himself ** **** **** of ****** **** *** the ******** ******** ******** - ******* *** **** that*** *** ******* ******* *** ***** some **** **** ************ minimal **********.

*** **** ** ***** 'your *********' ** *** post ***** **** ** his ******** ******** **** 'the *** *****' *** afraid ** ****** *** can't *** **** ** can *** ** *** future ** *** ********.

"*** *****'* *** ****** and *** ******** ** evolving"

*** *********.

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**** * ****. *** even ****** ****** **** irrelevant ****** **** ********* here?

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* **** *** * funny. *****'* ********* * good **** ** **** ignore **.

** *******, ** ********** is ** ******* ********** of **** ****-**. ** it's ********* **** '**** sucks' **** * ***** ignore **. ****, * do ***** ***** **** clear ******** ****** *** ones **** **** ****** disprovable (*.*., ** ***** selling ****** **** ** manufacturer *********** *** **** becoming **** ***** ** a ******** *** ******** integrators).

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***** *****.

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********, *** ***** *** can't ****** **** *** of *******, *** **** Lee ******** **** ** IPVM ************ **** **** he *** ** ***** something ** * ***** of ****'* ***** **** and **** ****?

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* ********* ***'* **** if ** *** ** active **** ************ *** even ** * ***, we ***'* **** * habit *** ** ****** who ** ** ** not * ******.

******* ** *** ** does, ** *** *** super ********** '** *** can ***** **, *** can ** **' ******* so *** **** ** thoughtful, **** ******** ** do **** ** ********** viewed ** '********' ********.

**** *** **** ********** of ********* ** ********:

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* **** *** ****** for ******** *** *** it ***** *** ** ounce ** ****** ************* of *** *********** *** technical ********** ** ******* something **** ****.

**'* *** **** ******* with *** ************** **** "security *********** *** **** become ******** **********". ****** great **********, ***** ** reality.

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** *** **** **** money ** **

**** *** **** ** survive? ** ********** * 501(c) ************ *** *** to ******* *** ***** surveillance ********? **** ***** be ********* *** *********** for *** ******* ****?

**** ****** **** * politician ******* *** ****** - *'* ***** ** deliver *** ** **** great ***** *** **'* not ***** ** **** anyone ********. **** **!

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** *** ****, ** joke *** **** ** can *** *** ********* with ****:

** *** ***********, *** expectation ** ********* ********** through ***** ***** - he ***************** ******* ********** ** ******* *** that's ***** ******* ** covers ******** **** *** is *** *** (** one ** *** ***) of * ******** *******.

**** *** ******, **** he ** ******* ** consulting ******** *** *** that, **'* ******* * lot ** *********. *** could **** *** **** in *** **** *** how ** **** **** company **********. *** *******, just *********, ** **** down ** **** ****** (Larry ****, ** **.).

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*** **** *** ******** have ** **** ************ such **** ** *** at ***** ********* ** a ***** ** ****'* being **** *** **** here?

*** ************ ** * *** member.

** ** *****, ***’** have **** ****** :)

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*** ****** *******-************ ********** IPVM ** *** ********** (of ****** ******* ****** IPVM):

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** *** ********** ********* (like ********* *** ***) are ******* ***** **** Lee ***** ***** *********** to **. ****. ***** big ********** ********* **** been ***** **** ****** for *******. **'* * niche ***** *** ****** big *** ***** *** will ****** **** ***.

**** ****** ** **** integrators *** ********** *** servicing ******. **** ***-***** want *********** ** ******* and ******* ******. **** will *** ******. ** I **** ** *** beginning ** ****:

*****, *** ******** ******** systems **** ** *** afford **** ** *** type ** ********** ******** development. ******, **** ******** systems *********** *** *** capable ** ********** ********** software ***********.

**** *********, *** *** a *** ****** ** niche **** *** * few ***** ***-***** ** irrelevant ** *** ******* of ********* *** ******** integrators, *** *** ** the ******.

*** ****** *********** ******** integration **** ******* ***** understands *** ***********:

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