Access Control Markups 2016

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Nov 09, 2016

 

Access control markups have remained solid, according to new IPVM integrator survey results.

Response Breakdowns

We asked integrators:

"What is your average markup on access control equipment? Has this markup changed, for better or worse, in the past 3 years?"

Here is the breakdown of markups:

 

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Comments (3)

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