Axis 'Sold Out' Faces Shortage Again

By: John Honovich, Published on Jul 31, 2018

For the second year in a row, Axis faces significant product shortages, many products sold out, and frustrated integrators.

In this note, we examine the problem, Axis' response, the upside of it and the competitive risks.

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* **** **** ** are ***** ** * months *** ******* **** of *** **** *******, newest ****** **** **** such ** *** *****-**, P1448-LE, *****-***, *** *****-***. Also, *** ******* **** difficult ** *** *** newer *****-*, *** *** the *****-*. * ****** locate *** ** *** models ********* ***** **** any ***** ******** *********** as ** ****** *****.

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** ** ******* **** we *** ************ ****** than ****** **** ***** (right *** * ** 10 *****) ** *** products ****** ** *** post. **** ** **** are *** ** **** higher ****** **** ********, 2x ** ** ******** to *** *********. ************, Axis *** **** ******** than ******** ****** *** record ********* ** **. With *** ********* **** lead ***** ** *** world ****** *** ********** it ** * ********* to **** ** **** the ****** ******, *** our ********** ***** *** working **** ** ******** disturbances.

** ** ********* ** remember **** **** ***** strictly ******* ************, *** that ***** ** ***** of **** ** *** products ** *** *********** partners ** **. ********* they **** * * weeks ****** ** *****. The **** **** ********* earlier ** *** **** it ***** **** ** replenish *** ***** ** our ************, ***** ***** orders **** ***** ***** of **** **** **** the *** ********. **, if **** **** ******* need **** **** ** navigate ***** **** ***** find ********, ****** **** them *** ***.

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** **** ***** **** deja **, ** ** because *** **** ***** happened ** *** **** time **** ****** -**** ******* ******** ****. ** **** ****, Axis ****:

**** *** ******* ****** sales ****** *** ***** half ** ****, ******** than ** ******** ** the ********* ** *** year. **** *** ******** in ********* **** ***** for **** ********. ** are ******* ** ************* and ********* ** ***** products, *** ****** *** delivery ********* ** ********* during *** ****.

Good ******* *** *** ******

** **** ***, ** is * **** ******* for **** ** ****. They *** *** ****** up *** ****** ********* statement. ******* **** ********* *********** **** **** * robust **% ******* ** Q2 **** *** ** even ****** **% ** the ********, ******* *********'* growth. ****' ******* ************ and ******* ******* ******** with ********************* ******* ************ ** ****** ** impact.

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** *** *****, ** is ***** ******* * problem. ***** ********* **** integrators ***** *** ******** stress ** ***** ******** out. ***** **** ***** easily *** **********'***** ******** ****** ***************** **** **** ********** about *** **** ********. Having **** ***** ***** will ******** **********'* ******* and **** ***** **** to **** ** **** rivals.

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