OnSSI Acquires VMS Company Seetec

Author: John Honovich, Published on Apr 08, 2015

The dominoes continue to fall.

One of the biggest VMS providers in North America, OnSSI, has bought one of the biggest VMS providers in Europe, Seetec.

In this note, we break down the strengths and weaknesses of this combination, and how it matches up against Axis/Milestone/Canon.

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