Lenel President Is Out

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Apr 20, 2017

Lenel's challenges continue.

Now, Lenel's President is out, suddenly.

This follows increasing challenges for the company who has broadly upset its partners, and admitted defeat on its VMS offering, now re-selling Milestone.

Inside this note, we examine the move and what is next for Lenel.

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