OpenEye Takes Aim At Exacq

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Mar 23, 2017

First Milestone targeted Exacq with a takeover offer, and now OpenEye is gunning for them with an offer to swap out Exacq for their cloud-managed VMS. They are offering a 'conversion program', where Exacq users can trade in recorders or software licenses for a discount on equivalent OpenEye products.

In this report we provide details of OpenEye's trade-in program, and analyze its fairness, cost-effectiveness and potential impact.

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