Cisco Restructuring Physical Security Business

Author: John Honovich, Published on Sep 17, 2011

After a rough 5 year period in the physical security industry, Cisco will be restructuring their Physical Security Business Unit (PSBU) that includes video surveillance and access control offerings. In this note, we share our findings from speaking to Cisco officially and to our sources.

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