Isonas Cofounders Split, Launch Partner/Competitor

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Nov 16, 2017

Breaking up is hard to do, especially when door access security is at stake.

But that is exactly what has happened at Isonas. Senior employees who left have started up a new company, Blue Access Technologies, as a result.

What is going on and how will these changes impact both companies and the access market at large?

IPVM spoke to both Isonas and Blue Access to learn more.

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