Avigilon to be $500 Million Company in 2016?

Author: John Honovich, Published on Oct 16, 2012

Avigilon will be a $500 million company in 2016. So says their CEO. Can they do it? Can a company on pace for ~$100 million revenue this year, increase 500% in just 4 years?

Not only that but can the company become "the world's largest video surveillance provider" as the CEO declared? (Even Milestone's CEO is chuckling at that.)

** **** ****, ** ******* ***** **** ****** ******* *****, engineering **********, ****** ********* *******, ******* ******* *** ***** ********* growth *****.

What ** *** *****?

How? *** ***** ****

********* ***** * ******** **** *** *** ******** **** ** i* ***** ** * ********* ******* *** ********* ***** ******* about ************:

"*** ******** ****** ** ***** ********** ********** ******* ***** *** few ********* **** **** **** *** ******** *** ******** *** video-security *******, ***** ********** ******* ** ******** **** ********* ** *******."

** ******, ** ** *** ***** ******** - **** *** companies **** **** - **** ***** ** ***** ** **** to ***, ***. ****** *** *** ******* ******* ** *** space **** ******** *** ********.

** **** ** ** ********* **** ********'*"**** ** **** *** ********* ** ********* ******* ***** ** a *********** *********" *****, ** ******, ** **** ****** ** all ****** *** *** *** ****** ********* **** ****** ** as **** ** *** **** *** *****.

*** ******* **** ******** "******** ** *** ******* ********* ** **** *****" (***** ****).

How? *** **** ****

********'* ***** ** ****** ****** *** ****** ** *** ******* source ** *** *******. ******* ** ******* ***** ** *********, the ******* ***** *** *** *** ** *** ******* ******** is *******.

** *** ********'* *** *********** ******* ** ****** ********* *** profit ***********. **** ************ *** *******, * ******* **** * similar ***** (********, ********, ***.). ******** ********* ***** ************ *** not ********* ******* ** *********** ** ****** **** ***** ****** and ** ******* ** ******* ******************.

*** *** **** ** **** ***** ** ******* ******** ****** nor ************ ********** ***** ********'* ***********. *** **** **** ** that *** ******* *** ****** **** ** *** ******* ** a ***** **** ** *** ****** ****** *** ********* ** the ******. *** ******** **** ** *** **** ** *** continue ****.

New *******

** ********* ****,******** ****** ~$** ******* ***, ********* *** $**.* ******* *** **** ****** **** ********** *** ***. ******** **** *** ~$** ******* ** **** **** ****** *** ******* ****, *** ******* *** *** * ****** ******** *** ***** to **** ***** ********* ******.

********, ***** ********** ***** *** ******* ********* *** **** ****, **** **** ************ '****' *** ******** currently. ** *** ***** ****, **** *** ******* *** ** more **** ** **** *******, ***** ** ***** *********** *** the ************ ********.

Now ** *** *****

* *** ***** *** **** ** *** ***** ************* **** Avigilon *********. ***, **** ********* *** **. **** ****** *** or **** ** ******* * ***** ******** *** **** **** no ****** ** *******. ***** ** ** *** *** **** as * ***** ******** *****, ** **** ********* **** ****** at ***** ********** ****** ** ****** **** ** ******** ********'* incursions.

Engineering **********

*** ******* **** ** *** ** ******** ***** **** ** release ***** ******* ** ********** ********. **** *** **** * years, ********'* ******* ******** **** **** ******, ****** ********** ****** in ******, ********** ******** ** *** *** **** ********* **** aim ** *******. ********, *** ******* *** **** ******** ******************* ** ********* **** **** ***********.

***, ******** *** ********* ********, *** *** **** **** *** ******* *** * ***** and ******* ***********, ************* *** *** ** ****. *** *** **** ** ***** split **** *** **** * *** ********* *** ***********. ***** Avigilon ********** *** ******* *** **** **** ** ** ** advisor *** ** ********** * ****** ** **** *** **********, such ******* *** ****** *********** *** ******, ********** ** *** short **** (*.*., ****).

[****** ******* ****:* ** ** *********** *** ******** *** ********* *********** ********* *** ** ************ **********.]

** *** **** *** $*** ******* **** **** ******* *********** camera ***********. **** ************* **** **** ** ************* ****** *** breadth ** ***** ****** ****. **** ** * **** ******** here **** ****** ** ********* ***** ****** ** ******* ***** ranges ** ************. ******* *********, ******** *** ******* *** ****** development ** **** ******* ******* ******* *** **** ******* *** on-board *********. ** ******** *** ****** ******, ** **** ** *********** ** *** ** *** *** Avigilon ********. ******* *********, ** **** ** ****** *** ******** to ************* ** ********* ** **** *** **** ****** **** mature, ***** ****, ** *******. ***** ******** *** ******** ******* higher **********, *** ******* **** **** **** ********, ** ******* **** ********* ******* *** ********** ** *** broader ******.

Channel *******

*********** **** **** ******** *** * ******* ********** ******* *** does *** ***** ****** ***** (****** ********** ** **** ***). ******** **** ****** ******** ** ********* ******, **** *** helped ******** *** **** ******* **** ***** *********** ******.

*** ********* ** ******* ******* ***** ** $***, $*** ******* and ****. *********** ** ************ ** ***** ****** **** ** such * ******* ********** *******. *** ******* *** ****** *** NICE *** ************ ***** **** ****** ***** ** *****. *** Axis, *** ******* ******* ** *** *****, ** ****** *** being ****** ** *********** ********.

***, ***** ********'* ********* ** ****** *** ** **** *** them ** ******* ****** *** **** (** *** $*** ** $150 ******* ***** *** ************ *****) *** *** *** *** they *** ******* ***** *********** ** **** ******* ******* *******?

Marketing *******

**** ****, ******** *** ****** ********* ********** ** *********, ******* expenditures ** ******** **** ** $** ******* *** **** **%** *******. ***** **** *** ******* ***** ***** ******** (********* mass ****** **** ***** **** ************ ********, **** *** ************), ** ** *** ***** ******* ****** of ********* (*** *****) *********** **** ***** *** *********** ****** they ******, ******* * ****** ****** ** ******* *** ******* releases.

Hitting $*** *******

** ***** $*** ******* ****** ******* ** ****, ******** **** need ** **** ** * **** ** ~**%. ***** **** is ***** **** ***** ********** ******, ** ** ****** ** more *** ******* ** ***** ****** ****** ****. *****, ****** rates ** ********* ********* ******* ** **** *** ******.

*** ******** ** *** *** $*** ******* ******, **** **** to ************* ******* ***** *** ******* ********, ***** *** ******* scaling ****** *** *** **** *** ***** ********** ********. ** think **** ** ****** ******** ****** ** ***** ***** *** company ***** ***** $*** - $*** ******* ** * **** of **-**% ***** ***** ***** ** **** ********** *** ******** the *******'* ********** **** *** ** *** **** ******** ********* in *** ******.

*** **** ****, ******** *** ****** ********** ********** *** **** continue ** ******* ** *** ************* ***** ** **** ***** to *** *********.

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