FLIR Restructures Security Division

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Aug 22, 2017

FLIR's goal was once to have a single end-to-end security solution.

However, FLIR's Security business unit has been struggling, with several areas underperforming. Now, the company has started to restructure how the various products within the Security division are managed and measured.

IPVM spoke with FLIR about changes being made within the division, including how they are focusing on each line.

Our analysis of FLIR's Security division shakeup, and details on what these changes may indicate for future plans, in this report.

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Comments (18)

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