Genetec Wins Panama Canal With Direct Low-Bid

By: IPVM Team, Published on Apr 30, 2018

Genetec and low price are not two terms frequently found together. However, in a surprising and controversial move, Genetec has won a Panama Canal project beating out all dealer / distributor bidders with a direct low-cost entry.

In this note, we examine the deal, share feedback from Genetec and what such a move shows about the market.

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****, *** ** ********** that *** ** *** competing **** **** **** quoting *******?

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** *** ** * know, ** *** ** old ** *** ******. Funny *** ******* ***** think ** ** *** as ** ******** ***

********* ** *** ******* of ********, **** ***** be * **** ********* (v3.5 *** *******, * believe). ****'* ****** ** believe ** **** *** security ** *** ****** Canal *** ******* ********* that *******, *** **** no *** *** **** to ******** **** ** upgrade ******.

** **** *** ***** deal ******* *** **** directly?

***** * ****** *******, Genetec ********** **** ****** to * **** ***** mining ******* *** **** ore & ****** ** Brazil ***** **** ** Rio ****.

**, *** *’* **** it ***’* ** *** last. [****: ********]

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* ** *** **** how ** ** **** and **** *** ***** posts, ** **** **** over **** *** ****** it ******** ***** ** IPVM **** *** *****. If *** **** **** detail, ** *** *****, take * **** ** some ** ***** *******.

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*** *** ***********, ** fact * ***** *** none **** *** ***** worth ********, **** ** the *** **** ***** MSRP. ** ****, * believe **** ** ********** is * **** ******* to *** *** ****, and **** ** ** the *** ** *** integrator ** ******* *** partnership ******* *** *** user *** *** ******, and ** ******* ** open ******** ** *****. I **** **** * have **** ************ **** my ***-*****, *** * am *********** ****** **** if **** ** *** the ****, **** *** integrator *** ***-**** *** not * ***. * know ***** *** ******** on **** *****, *** it ***** **** ** always *** ** ********* those ********, *** ** good. ** ** *** relationship, ***** *** **** and *** **********, *** the **** ***** ** an ********** ** **** in *** **** ****** the *** ***** **** end-users *** ******* *** not *** **** **** do **** ********** ** "fine". ** *** ********** of ** ***-**** ** that *** * **** is *** ***** *** bring ** *****, **** I *** **** *** I **** **** **** every ****, ** ****** the **** ** *** opportunity.

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* ***** **. *** it ** **** ** say **** * ************ should******** ******.

* ***** **** * manufacturer ****** *** *** direct ** ***** ** at ***** *** ** there *********** **** ** capable *** ******* ** go ***** *** *******.

******** *********** ******** ** ecosystem ** ******** ***** layers ** ********** **** together ** ******** * successful *******. ******** ************ and *********** ***** **** a ******** ** ********* and *****.

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******* ****: ** *** interested ** ******** ***** deals, ********** **** **** are **** ******. ** prefer ** **** ********** evidence, **** ** *** post *****, ** **** proof. ***** ** ** info@ipvm.com ** ****@****.***

* ***** *** ******* I ***'* **** ** be ************. * ***'* want ****** **** ******* me *** * *** and ***'* **** **, so * ***'* ****** to ** *** ****.

** *** ** ** clients ** ****** ****** by *** ************ ******, so ** **. *** force ** ******** ** anyone? * ***** ****** win ** *** ****** of ** **** **** rules **** *** *** has ** *** *****.

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*** ****** ***** ** a **** ********* ******** so ** ******* **** will ***** ***** ** this ****.

*** ******* *** ***** supplier ** **** ********* for *** *** ** servicio ******* ** ********* bid ** **** *** the ******* $ **,*** and ******* **,***

*** **** ******* ** working ******* **** *** ACP ** ***** **** project *** **** ******* why **** ****** $ 80 * *** *** yearly ******* ** **** 24 * * ** really ***'* **** *** Genetec **** ****** *** $ ** * **** Canada.

**** *** ******** ** the *** ****** ******* the ********* ** *** installation,

********* **. ****.

******: ** ***** ******* about ***** ******** ** selling ******. ***** ********:

*** *********** *** **** up *** ******* ******* program *** ******* ** the ******* ******** *****, and ***** ** *** continued *******. ***** *** been * **** ***** number ** ****** ******** in *** ******* (**** than *.*% ** *** global *** *****). *** when ***** **** ******** they **** **** **** highly ******* *******, ***** global, ***** ** **** taken * **** *** then ************ ****** **** integrators ** ****** **** the ******** ****** ** to ** ********* ******** (unification **** ***, ******* Control, ***.). ** ********* these ******** **** ********* and ******.

* ***** * ****** up **** ******* ***** the *.*%, ************ **** percentage ** ******* **** makes ** (*.*., ***** they *** ****** *** users **** **** ********* a ****************** ****** ********** of *******). ** **** have *** ********, * will ***.

* *** ******** **** myself. *.*% ** ********* may *** **** **** a *** ****** ** means **% ** ***** sales ****** ** *******. I'd ** ********* ** it *** **** **** or ****, *** * agree *** ************* ***** be ****.

* ******* **** *** (in *** **'*, **** Data *******) **** ***** are ********* "***** ********" that **** ******** **** the ************. *** * wise ************ **** ********* such ***** **** *** normally ********* ******* ******** aren't ******* ******. ***** is *** ****** *********** here ** ******** **** happened ***. ** * were ********* ** **** about *** ********* ** the **** * ***** ask...

-- **** **** ******* against ***** ******* ******** with ** *******.

-- *** **** ** something ** ******* *** channel ******** ** *** bid (*** **** ****** a ******** ** ** time *** *** *******, for *******.)

-- ** **** **** a "***** ********" ******* so **** ******* ******** have ******** ********** **** when **** *** ** are *** ***** ** be **** ** *** on **** *** "*****" clients.

** *** **** **** could ** ***** ***** this *** * ***'* know ****, **** ***** have **** ******** **********.

******** **** **** ** Panama, ***** "****** ********" includes ***** *** **** to ***** ****** *****'* emplyees *** ** **** hotel *** **** ******. After ******* ** *** US ******* *** * non-combat ********* **** *** time...) *** *** **** that ******** *** ************ in **** **** **** in ****** *** *** short * **** ** count *** ****** **********? "I *** ***** ** go ** * ******* but **** **** ***** my ****** *******" ** something **** ****...

* ***'* **** *** idea ** *** ************ partners ******* ******, ******. But **'** * ** based ******* **** *** an ******* ** ******. It *** ******* ** me **** ** ** a ******* ** ******* country **** *** ** the *** ******* **** had. * ****** ** into ****** ***** *** job ** *** ******, but * **** *** the ***** *** ****** much *** ***** ***** general ***-******* ***** **** an ****** ***** *********** company ** **** ******, and ** ****** **** just **** *** ******, supervised *** ************ **** by *** *** ***** labor ***********, *** *** the ****** *** ******** on *** ******.

** ** **** * Genetec ******, ***** ** are ***, ** ***** drop ******* **** *** new ******** *********** *** put *** ******* **** a **** ***********. ******* of ******* * ******* dealer *** *** ****** Canal *******, **** ****** cut *** **** *** from ***** ***** ******** and **** ** ******, and ****** ** ****** than ****** *******!

**** ****? *** ***** Genetec **** ** ** the ****** **** ****** and * ********* ******* dealer, *** *** ***** a **** ******* ** bid ** *******, ******** it **** ** *******ü**, Milestone ** *****? **** would ********* **** ****** partnership **, *** ****** dealers ******** **** ********?

******* **** **** ***** or **** ***** ** the **** ** **********. It ** ** **** any ***** ************ ***** direct, ** ****** **** the *************!

** ******!

** *** "******** ** watching", ****** ** *** customer ** *** *** always **** ***** **** business ***** **,... ***** by!

* **** *** * manufacturer *** * ***** 'no.'

*******, ***** ** ********* else ** ******** ****; I **** ********** **** to *** ****** ***** twice **** *** **** 10 ***** ** **** them ***** ** *** shoddy **** ** **********'*. There *** * *** of **** ******* *********** companies *** ***** *** there *** **** ********* that ********** **** ** - ***** ** **** cases *** **** *** manufacturer **** ***. **** times * **** **** there *** ********** *** blaming *** ********* **** though *** ****** **** due ** ************/************* - my *** *** *** just ** *** *** problem *** **** ****** the ************ **** *** Canal. **** ** *** the **** ******* ******; I **** **** ** airports, ******* ***** ******, government ********* ** ** and **** ***** ******* circumstances.

**** ****** * ***** 'no' * *** ********** why ************* *** **** to ** ****** ** some *****.

** *********** **** ** with *** ******* *** represented ** **** **** you **** ******* ****, then *** **** * moral ********** -- ******* or *** * ***** obligation -- ** ****** to **** ******** *****.

*******, * ******* **** if *** *** ***** the ******* ************ *** itself, ********** *** ********* for "******* ************" **** drop, ******* **** *** "crumbs" *** ***********.

* ** *** **** this ** *** **** but ** **** ****** that ******* ** ****** more ***** ***** ****** in ****** ***** ** well ** ****** ************ with ***** ********* **** difficult. ** ******* ******** years *** ******* ** this **** ***** *** I *** *** **** we **** ********** *** with **** ************** ** discuss ******** ** **** that ******* *** **** dealing **** **** ******** on ******** *** *** deals. ** ******** ** one **** *****, ** in *** ***** **** not, *******, **** *** price *******. *** ****** is ***** ***** ** maximize ** ******* ******* and ********* ***** *** resulted ** **** ************ being ****** **** * very ********* ******** **** high ********* **** - which ** ************** *** a ******** ********'* ******** versus ** ********** **** is ******* ** **** with **** ** ******* competitive ******** *** ***** to ****. ** **** had * **** ****** experience **** ********* ********** these ***** *** ******* if ***** **** **** any ****** ******* ***** from *** ** ***? John - ********** **** posts. * ***** ** is ********* *** *** of ** *********** ** understand ** ** ** a *** ****** ***** people ** * ********* strategy *** ** ** is *** ****** **** Genetec **** **** ** right. ********** * ** wary ** **** ***** of *********** ******** **** them **** ****'* ******** marketed.

* *** *** **** at ***** ** *** US *** ******* ***** team **** *** ******* to ***** ***** ******* only ** ******* ******** agreement *** **, *** other ********** **** ******* revenue **** $****, ****** reach, *** ******** ** security. **** *** ***** us ****** **** ******* partners **** **** **** sell *** ******* ** users **** *** *** demand **** ***** *** that *** **** **** they ***** **. **** that *** ******** ***** is ** ******** ******** company **** *** ****** company *** *** **** named ** * *** that ***** **** *** to ******* *** *** parent ******* ** *** we **** ***** **** no. ***** ** ** tried **** ** *** around ** **** ** luck. ** ** ********* and **** ** ** peers ** ***** ***** businesses ** *** ** we **** *** ** luck ****** ******.

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