Panasonic Acquires VSaaS Company (CameraManager)

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jul 12, 2013

The first deal in the VSaaS market has occurred with Panasonic acquiring Netherlands based CameraManager. We spoke with CameraManager on the details of their business and the deal to get a better sense of the impact and future of this move.

Background

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