Hikvision USA Starts Layoffs

Author: John Honovich, Published on Sep 18, 2018

Hikvision USA has started layoffs, just weeks after the US government ban was passed into law.

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Inside this note, we examine:

  • The important shift occurring
  • The barriers Hikvision is facing leading to layoffs
  • The nature of the layoffs
  • The risk of more layoffs
  • Hikvision USA hiring plans
  • The impact to current Hikvision customers

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* **** ** ***** *** *** *** **** ***** **** the ********* *** *******. ** ** **** **** ***** **** your *******, **** *** ******* ***** ** ******** ***** **** many ***** ************* *** **** *** *** ** ***** ******** patches.

**’* ******** *** ************ **** *** *** * ************ *** have ****** * ******* ***** ** ******** * ********** **** a *****, **** ** ** **********, * ** *** ********* in *** **. * ***** ****** *** *** *** **** sloppy *********** **** *** ******* ***************, *** **** *** *** alone ** ****. *’** ** **** **** *** *********** ***** is ***** *** **** *** **** * ****** ****** **** any ******* **** ***** ** **** *** *******. ** ** the ********* ** ***********, ****** ***** *** **** ****** ********* of **** ****** ******** *** **** * ************** ** *** Distributor *****.

*** ******* '******' ******** ******** ** *** ***********.

*** **** **** ******* ** ******* **** *** **** ********** of *** ** ********* *** ******.

** **** ******* **** ******* ** *** ******, ** *****. Recent ******** *** ** *** ** ** **** ** ********.... this ** *** *****.

******, *** ** ******** ********, *’* ****** **** *** ********* is ********** ******. *’* ******* *** *** ** ** ******* the **** ********* ** *** ******(*) **** ***** **. *****’* nothing **** * **** ***** **** * ********** ****** ****** anonymity, ****** ******.

********* ** *** ******** ********** (********** ** ******** *** ***** website). ***** ***** ******** ** *** ****** ** ****** *** or *** **** ******** ** ******* *** ***** *** ** a ********* ** *******.

*** ***, ***'* **** ** ***** ******. *'* ****** ***** was ******* ********** ***** ** ****. ******** ******...** ******.

********* **** ***** ** ** ********** ** *** **...** *** really ******* ********** **** '****' ***?

** *** *******, * ***'* ******* ******** ***** *'** ******* it. *'* *** **** ** ***** ******* ********** *** ******* in *** ** *** **** *************, *** ** *******, * is ****** ** ****. ****** *** **, ** *** *** reps *** ***** ** **, * **** ***** *** **** are *** **** **** *** ****** ** **** - ** yes, * ** ******* ****.

* ** *** ** *** ******** ** ********* **** **** unsubstantiated ******* ** ******.

******* *** **** ** ******* **** *** **** ** *** is ** ** *** ** ******.

* ***'* **** ** ** *** '**********' ****** ** *********, they *** **** **** ** ***** **** ********** *** **** is ***** * ***** *** ** ********** ****.

*** ** ***** ******** *** *** **** ********* ** ***** Security ** *** ****** *********. **** ** * ***** ******* of **** *********;

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

*** *** ********* ******** ***** **** ******** ***** ** **** quality ********* ************ *** *** **** ******** ********. ***** ***** equipment ***** *** ** ****.

*** ****** ***** ******* **** ***** ******** *** *********. *** equipment ***** **** * ****** ******* ** *** ** **** security ************* *** ******* ********** ******* ******. ********* ***** *** have *** ******* *********** ** ******* ****** ******* *** ****** or ******* ********* ** ****** ************ ****** ** *** ******...

*** ************* **** **** ** ******* ******** ** ******** ******* at **** *****, ** ** ********** **** ********** ******** ***. Most ******* **** ** **** ** * ************ ******* *** after *** ***** *** ******...

**** * **** **-*** *****:

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**** **** ******* * ****** ** ****** ** ******* **** the ****** ** '******* ********** ******* ******'.

** *** **** * ***** **** ** ***** **** ** at *** '********* ***** *** **** *** ******* *********** ** ******* ****** outside *** ****** ** ******* ********* ** ****** ************ ****** to *** ******'.

**** *** **** ** ******** *** **** **** **** ** us. ***** *** ***** ** *** ****** ** ***, **** as * ******** **. *** ** **** **** ******* *** cameras *** ****, *** ** ** ******* *** ***** *************** have **** ** * ********* ***** **** ****. *** **** Hik *** **** ***** **** ** *** ********** ** * country **** **** * ******** ** *********** *** ********** *** preventing ********** ** *** *****.

** ***** **, *** ** ******* (***** **** ****** ********* these **** ***) **** **** **** **** **** ****** ** to * ******* *** ******* ****.

** *** *** ********** *** ****** ** *** *******, ****** understand *** ****** ** *** * ****** *******.

**** *** ***** ***, *** ***** ********* **** * ********** perspective.
**** * *** **** *** *** ********** **** ******** ****** only **** *** ***-***** *******

** ** *** ***** **** *** ******* "******* **** *** brand ******** ** '******' ******** ******** **** *** ** **********", is *** **** ** *** ***** ****.

***** *** ***-********** ******** ** ************, *'* *** **** **** relates ** *** ** ***/** **** ******, *** * ***** its **** ** *** ****** ******* ** ***** ****** ** is ******* ** ***** ** * *** *******. * ***** rule *** * **** ** *****-***** *** **** ***** ******* to ****** ** ** *** ***** ** **** ** ******* like *****/********/****/***** **** ***. ** ** ** **** **** **** at **** *****, *** ****** ******* ******** ***** (** **********) to *** *** **% ** ********* ***** ***** ******* *** and * **** ** ******.

*** *** ********* * ** **** ** ********* (*** ******) that **** * **** *** ** ********** **** ** *** issues **** *** ****** *** ** **** ***** *** *** many "*******" ********** **. * ********** ******* ******* ** ********* when ******* ** **** **** ******* *** ** **** ****** be * **** **** **** * ******* ** ********** *** throwing *** *** ** ******* ******* ** *** ***** **** of ******, ******* *********** ********* *** ******** ******* *** ******* instilling *** ********** ** ***** **** **** *** ******. ***** this ** *** ********** ** *** ***** ** *** ***** - ** **'* ** * ***** ** *** ** *** be ********* *** ********** ** * ***********.

** * *** ** ** ******** ********* * ***** *** Hikvision ******** **** ***, ** ** *** * ********. **** *** have * ********, *** ** ************* ***** ************* ** **** this ****** ***** ** * ********* ***** ** **.

***** *** *** **** "*******" ********** **.

*******:**** * ******** ******* ******** * ****** *** ** *****'* Work, **** ***** *** ****** ********** **** **** *** ***** Itself ***** ********

** ************* ***** ************* ** **** **** ****** ***** ** a ********* ***** ** **.

*** ** **** **** ** ******? ****'* *** **** ****? They *** **********, *** ****, **** *** **** ** **** have *** ***** **** ** ** ****. ********?

******* **** ******* * **** **** **** **** ** ******* reflected ** ** **********. ** * ******** - * **** ways ** ********* *********** *** **** **** *** ******** *** describes. **** ***** ** ** ************ *** **** ** ***** accreditation (***:*****), *** ************* ** **** *** ************ ******** ** the ****** (******* * *****), **** ** ********** ** ********** projects *** *** **** **** **.

** *** ** **** *** **** ** **********, *** * Hik ****** ********, *********, *********, ********** *** ********** ********* ** far **** ******** **** *********.

*** ***** ** **** *** **** ***** ** *****'* ********** of ******* ** ** ******* ** "**** *** ** ***** again" *** *********/******/***** ******* ********. ***** ** ******* *** ***** of **** *** *** *** **** ** **** ********. **** Trump *** *** *****, * *** ************** ***** **** ** repair *** ******** ************* ****** ******. *** ***** *** *** is *** ** **** ****** **** - ** **** **** a *****-**** ******** ** ** **** **** *** **** ****?

*** ** *****, *'* *** *** **** **** *** **** game *** **** ***** ***** ** ** ******. **** **** deep ******* *** * ****** ********* ******. **** **** **** the ***** **** ****** ********** *** ****** **** *** ** is * *****-**** *******. * *** ************** **** ** ******* to ******* ************* *** ****** *** **** *** ******, ******* raising *** ******* ** **** *** **** ** ***** *** done. *** **** **** ****** *** ***** ************* *** *&* facilities ** ******** ***** ** *** ** ** ****** *** the ******** ** *********, ***** ***. ** *** **** **** as **********/********* * ************ *********(**)** *******.

**** **** ****....*** ** *** **** *** ** *** ** acquisition ** ******* ** *** ** ********* * *** ** people, ***** ****** *** *****. * *** ********* ********* ******* in *** ** - **** ***** ** ***** *** ** the *********.

******: **** ******* *** **** ***** ** *** *** **********:********* **** *** **** ****

*****'* ******* ******* *** (*** ******) **** **** *********** ****** for *** '********' *** ****** *** ** **** ** ** excuse *** *** ******* ********* *** ** **.

***** ***** ******** ******, ******* ***** ********* *** ***** ***** have **** ********* **** ****** ***** ******* *** ***** ********* relating ** ******* *****.

**** '****' **** ****** ***** ** **** *** **** **** but **** *** ** **** ** *** ******* *****, *** majority ***** ** ***, ***** ******* ***** ** ** *** business ******* **** ** **** ****** *** *** ********* ******* lines ***.

*** *** ***** ******** ******* *** **** *** *** ******* is ***** *** ********* ** ***.

*** **** ******* *** ******** ***** *** *** ** ********* to ***** '******' ** *** **** **** ** ********* *********** Sales ******* *** ** ******** ***** *** ******* ***** ******** channel ********* ******. ** ****'* **** **** *** **** ********* was ******* ****** ** *****...

****, *** ** *** *** ***** ******* ******* *** ***.

**** ** ******

*** **** ******* **** *** *** * ********** ** *** and * ***** **** ****** *** *** **** *** ***** be ******** ** ******, ******* ** **** ** ********.

** *** *********** ***** ******* - *'* ****** **** **** news. * *** ** ********* **** **** *** * ******* who *** * ****** *** **** ** *** ******** ***** turnover. *'** ****** *** * ** ************ *** ****** *** dealers ******* ** *** ******** **** *** ****'* ***** **** and **** ****** *** ****** **** * ** *** **** every *** *** *** ****** ******* *** *'** ****** *** Tyco **** *** ***** ******** **** *% ****'* *** ******** them ** * ***% **** *** *** *** ***** **** at ***** *******.

* **** ****** ***** ***** *** ***** ** *** *** so **** ***** - *** *** **** ** *** ******* are ***** ********** **** * ****, ************ *******.

** *** ***** ******** ***** ************ *** *** ************, ******* we ***** **** ** **** ***** *********** *** ***** ** can *** **** *** ** **** ***'* ******* * ****** partner *****? ** ***** **** ****** ***** **** *** ***'* and ***** **** **** *** ** *** ****** ** **** wicked *******, ******* ******* - ***'** *** ***** *** ******? Right?

**** **. *'* ******* ***** *** ****** *** ** ************ are ***.

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***** ******* ******, *** *** ******** ** **#* ** ******* on *** **** ***** ************ ** **. ** **** ******* they *** ******** ** ** ** *** ****** ** ** it ** **** ******** *** ****** ** ******* ****?

* *** *******, *******, **** ** ******* ***********, * ************ identity ***** *** ** *********, ********** - ******* *** *** case! ***** *** ** * ****** *** ** ****....

***** ******* ******, *** *** ******** ** **#* ** ******* on *** **** ***** ************ ** **.

****'* * **** *******. * **** ******** ******* ** *** they **** ***** ******* ** ** *********** ** ***. **** can **** ********* ** ***** (***** **** **** ***** **** on *** *****) *** **** **** ***** ******* ** ****** it ** *********** (***** **** **** **** ***** **** ** the ****).

******, ****, ** ******** *** *** ****** ***** ************* *** the ***** *** ********** ** ****** *** ************ ******* ***** mind?

******* ** ***** ** ****** *** ** ******* *** *** details ** *** ** *** ***** ** *** ***** * contributor *** ****** ******* *** *** *** ******* ******** **** after?

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

(*) ******* *** ******* *** ******** ** *** *********** ** undisclosed. **** *** ** ******* ********** / *******, ******* ***** *****:

(*) ** * ****** ******* *********** *** * ******* ** a ***** ******, ** ************* ***** *********** *** ****** ********. However, *** ****** *** ******* **** *** **** ********* *****.

***** ***** *** ************ ** ******** *** **** ** ******* and *** ********* ***** ** ****** ** ** *** *** display *** ****'* ******* ** *** ************ ***** *** *** comments.

****** ********* ** ******** ***** **** ********* ****** ***** '******* the ******** **** ****', *** ********** **** ** ****** ******** changes:

************** ******* ** ******** **** **** **** ********* *** *** Canada, ** ** ****** ** **** *** ***** ***** **** informed, ** ***** **** ** ****** ******** **** ** **** made **** ************** ******* ** *** ****** **** *****. **** renewed ***** ** ******** ***** *******, ** **** ** ****** to *** ******* ****** ******** ******* ****. *** ****** ***** support **** **** ****** ** ** *** **** ******** ** support *** ******* ***** ***** *******. ** **** ** ****** be ******** ** **** **** ** ******** ********* ***** *** as **** **** ** **** ****** *** ******** **** ****. This ****** ** ** *** ******* *** ***** **** ********* or **** ******* *****, *** ** **** ***** ** * strategic **** ******* *** ********* ****** ** *********** ******** ******** support. *** ************* *** ******* **** ** **** *** ***** team *** ****** ****** *** ***** ** *** ****-******** ******** base. **** ***** ******* **** ***** **** ** **** ***** Sales ********** ** *** ***** *** **** ** ********* ** provide ********** **** **** **** *** ***** ******** *********. ****** this **********, *** ****** ***** **** ** ******* ********** ** make *** ***** ** ****** ** ********, ***** ********* *** field **** **** *** ****** ****** ***** *******. ****** ***** to *** ******** ****** ***** **** **** *** ********* ** your ********** ***********. ******* ******* *** ******** **** ****, ****** sales ** ********* ** ****** *** **** ******* ******** ** roadshows *** ******* ******. ** ******** ** ******** **** *********, we *** ***** ********** ** ******* *** ***** ** ******* that *** ******** ******. **** ** ***** ***** *******, *** are *** ******* ** *** *********: • ******* *************** • Processing ******* ************* • ********* ******* ***** ***** ********* • Providing ***-***** ******* ** ******** ***** • ******** ***** ****** If *** **** *** ********** ********* ***** **** ******, ****** contact ***** ********* ****.***@*********.***. **** *******, **** **** ******* *******, ********* ***** *******

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