IndigoVision Raids Avigilon Sales Team

By: Brian Karas, Published on Jul 05, 2017

If you can't beat 'em, hire their employees? This could be described as IndigoVision's most recent strategy to increase market share in North America.

In this report we analyze why IndigoVision has been able to tempt Avigilon employees to jump ship, and the risks of their approach, based on a conversation with CEO Marcus Kneen.

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***** ** ***** *** give ********* ** ********* or *******, ************'* *** indicated **** *** ******* intends ** ******** ******* their ** ***** ****.

Strategy **** *** ************

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