Salesforce Drops Dahua and Hikvision

By Charles Rollet, Published Aug 12, 2020, 09:09am EDT

Salesforce has dropped Dahua and Hikvision as customers, forcing the two mega China video surveillance manufacturers to quickly migrate out and away from the US CRM market leader.

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Inside this note, we examine the move, the impact to Dahua and Hikvision, and how this extends the reach of US actions against the China manufacturers.

Reasoning *******, ********** ** *******

********** *** *** ********* and ***** ** ********* - **** ** ***** by, *** *******, ***** publishing *********** **** ******** ********* ********* *"********* ********** *********".

*******, ********** *** ******* the *** ***** ********, sources ********* ** ****. The ***** ****** *** this ** *******; **** asked ********** *** ** dropped ****, *** **** did *** ******* ** our ******* *** *******.

Blacklist ****** ******?

****** ** ** *** day *******'* '********* ******' **** into ******, *********** *** ******* government **** ***** ******** with *** ****** **** "uses" ********* *** ***** equipment *** ********.

************ ********** *** ******* ******* what ** ***** ** "uses", ** **'* *** clear ** **** **** Hikua ***** ********** *** would **** ********** * covered *********/******** "****".

********** **** *********** ******** with *** ******* ********** and******** ********* ** **********-********* ***** service, "********** ***** ****":

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Human ****** *********/******* ******

****** ********* *** ***** as ******* **** ****** up *********/******* ****** *** to *** ** **********'******* **** ********* ** the ***** **** ***** rights ********** ******* ****. ********* **** ********** ***** ** *** (almost ********** ** ******) licenses ** ****** ******* goods ** *********** ********.

******************** "** **** *********** to ******* *** ********* from ***** *********** ** provided ** *.*. ********* targets". ********** **** *** a****** ************ "******* *** ****** use ** **********" *** "********** ***** ******".

***** ***** ****** ********* have **** ** ***** for ****** * ****, so ** **********'* ****** Hikua **** *** *******, the **** ***** ********* be *******.

Problems *** ***** *** ********* *********

*** **** *** ****** problems *** ***** *** Hikvision *********, **** ************ and ***********.

************, *** ******** **** as ********** ** ******* to **********, ********* **** US ***** *********. *** abrupt **** ** *********** Salesforce *** ** **** information *** ********* ** a *** ****** *** caused ********** ******.

**** *********** ** *** emotional ****** *** ** employees. ********* **** **** faced **** **** ******* their ******* *** ******** concerns *** ********* *** human ****** ****** *** the ******* *** ******, somewhat ************, ** *** staff **** **** ***** still ** ******** **** most ** ******. ******, most ******, ****** * declining ******, **** ********* to ** ******** **** them. ***, **********, ** internal **** **** *** has ****. ****** ***** before *** '************' ****** goes **** ******, **** has ******* ********* ******* about **** **** ** impacted **** *** **** their ****** ** ******* at *** ********* *********.

Negative ******** ** **********

** *** ***** ****, Salesforce, ***** * ******* company **** $**+ ******* ** ****** revenue, ** *** ******* its **********, ***** ** those *** *** ******** to *** **. **, if *** **** *** like ***** **********, **** could ** ****** ** a ********.

Expanding **********

***** *** ** **********'* actions **** **** ******** impacted ***** ** ***** and ********* ********, **********'* move **** ******* * pattern ** **** ******* moves, *.*.,***** ******** ***** *** Hikvision**** ******* ***** ***********, and********* ******* *** **** from *** ****** **** Store, ****** *********.

**** ******* ****, ** US / ***** ******** rises, ******* ** ** seen.

Hikvision ***** ** *******

******* **** ********* ** our ******* ******** ***** this; ** **** **, we **** ******.

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** ** *********** **** Hikua's ********* *** ****** start ********* **** ** commonplace ****** ******* ** the ******** ********. * doubt ****** ** ********** was *** **** ***** of ****** ******* * few ****** ***, *** now **** **** **** excised.

** ****** ******* ***** this ****, **** ***'* need * ********** *********** anyway, ** ***** ***** to ***** *** ***** camera ********* **** *** hanging ***** ***** ** can ****** *** *** or ** **** ****** to ***** ****** *************.

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*** ****** *** ***** and ********* ******** ** Latin ******* ** *********.

** ******** ******** ************* have ********* ** **, this ******** ** ***** and ********* ** *** U.S. **** **** ****** both ************* ** ****** their ********* **** ************ in ******** *******.

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********* ******** *** ********* due ** ********* **** a *** : ****'* stretching ** * ****** too *** ...

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***** * ***** **** 'migrating' **** * *** is *** ** ********* issue, ******* ***** ** your *** ****** ** your *** **********'* ******* against **** ******* *** be ** ********* *****.

** *** *** * Dahua ** ********* *** employee, *** **** ** seriously ** ********* ***** the *******'* *** ****** and **** *** ***. I ***'* **** *** future, ***** ****** **** turn ****** *** ****, but *** ******* ********* has ** ** *********** draining *** **** *********.

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* ********, *** ** after *** * *******, and ******* ********* *** be *******. ** *** emotionally ********* ** ** CRM *** ** ** word *********.

** ********, *** ***** crm ********* **** ** happy ** ******* * billion ****** ********** *******.

****** ******* *** **** me ***** ** *** future ** ** ***, but *** ********** * software ****.

********* ********* ******* ** to ***** ** *** world **** *** ****** leaders, ** *** *** the **** ** *** emotionally ******* ** **** type ** ******, *** probably **** **** ***...

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** *** *********** ********* to ** *** *** to ** **** *********.

******** ** *** ** department, **** * ********* that ** ****'* **** to *** ********* ******, everybody ******* * *** crazy, **** ****** **** of **** ***'* *** more **** *-**% ** the ******** ** ********* Word. ***** *** **** people ***'* ****** ***** new ******** ** *** fly.

*** ***-******** ****** *** have ** *** *********, change ** * ****, very *** *****.

** ******, **'** ** integrator, *** * ************, so **** ** ** users *** ************ *** engineers, ***.

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*** **** ******** *.*.?

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*****, *** **. (*** wild ****** ** **** for ******* **** ***** initials...)

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********* ********* ******* ** to ***** ** *** world **** *** ****** leaders,

*** ******** ********* ******* and *** ******* ** various ***** ******* ********** the ***** *** *********. I ***'* ***** **** Mr. ** *** *** executive **** ** ***** are ********** ** ***** they *** ****** *******.

** *** *** *** type ** *** *********** drained ** **** **** of ******, *** ******** left **** ***...

* *** (** *** US) ******** *** **** to ***** *** **** are ***** *******? ***** I ***'* **** ** as * ******* ********, many ** *** ******** view ********* ********** **** way, ****** ** ****** to *** **** ****. Also, ********** ***, ***** the ********, **** *** harder ** **** **.

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********* ******** ** * mass ****** **** ******. if *** *** ******* for **** **** ** company *** **** ** move ** ***** **** end ******** **'* * negative. ** *** **** in *** **** ****** segment **'* ** *********.

******* ****** **** ******* at ****** ** ******* at ******* ** ****** from ****** ** **** for ***** ******* . the ***** **** **** background ** ** *********, in *** ****** **** a *********.

(*'* *** ******* ***** being * *******, ***** about ***** ********** *** corporate ******** )

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* ***** *** ****** point ** **** ********** legal ** *********** **** 'use' ***** *********** **** what *** ***** ***** employed ** *** *** determined...

********** ***** *****'* **** to ****** ** **** battle,*** *** ***** ****.

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******* ****** **** ******* at ****** ** ******* at ******* ** ****** from ****** ** **** for ***** ******* . the ***** **** **** background ** ** *********, in *** ****** **** a *********.

**** *** *** ** the ******* ** **** analogy *** ** ***** surveillance? * ***** **** general ***** ** ******** but * ***'* *** it ******** ** **** situation.

*** ***** ***** *** unique - ********* ** salespeople, ***** ******* ******. It's *** **** ****** or ******* ***. *** saying "**** ** **** is *** ***** *****, let's *** **** ***** employees (** ********) ** replicate ****." **'* *** opposite, ***** ********* *** concerned ** ******* *** have ********* **** *********** that *** *** ******** to ***** *********** ***********.

********** ***** *** ********* may ** ****, ********* on ***** ******** ************* and ***********, *** ***** is ****** ** ** demand ** **** ***** USA *********, ***** ** their **********, ** ***** might ** ** **** analogy ** ******.

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** *** ***** ****, Salesforce, ***** * ******* company **** $**+ ******* in ****** *******, ** not ******* *** **********, often ** ***** *** are ******** ** *** it. **, ** *** does *** **** ***** Salesforce, **** ***** ** viewed ** * ********.

***** **** * - and * ***** *******' report ** *****.

*******, *** ********* ********** above ***** **** * throw *** *******. **** of ****** *** *** any **** ***** ******** platform **** ******* *** particular ******** *** ******* reasons (**** **** **** from ******* ******* **** used * *********** **** level ******** ******** ***** they *** '**** **').

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****** **** ******* ** MS ********... *’* ***** that ** ************ *********! ;)

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**** *.,

** ***** ** *********** to *********** *** ***** companies **** *** ******** ties **** ******* ************* that **** **** ********** by *.*. **********.

* **** **** ** us ***** ** ********** in ***** ****** ******** on **** ********* ****** 13th, ******* ** *** popular ****** ** ***** detection ****** ************.

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*** *******:

“**********, *** *** **** ethics!”

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**** *********** .... **** I ****** *** * large ****** ******** *** buildign ******** ************ **** branch ***** *******, ** used * *** **** was ********** * **********.*** engine ***** *** ****. When ** ****** **** our ******* ** ******* the ******* *** ***** time-consuming ***** ** ******** our ******** *** *************, we ***** **** ******** and ***** ************* ****** the *******, ********* *** federal/DOD/government ******** *** *************.

*** **** *** ****** by *** **** *** also ****** ** **** national ********* ******* ** the ***, *** **** are **** **********.*** *********. I ***** ***** ***** are ******** ******** **** use ********** **** ** federal/DOD ******** **** **** concerns ** ***** ********* being ** ***** ********* (from * ******* **********) to ***** ** ****** NDAA ********* **** **** use **********.

** ** ***** -- do *** *********** ****** enjoy ******** *** ** the ******** ******* **** Salesforce? * **** ** eventually ******* ***** * granular ***** ** * large ********** *******'* ********, but ** ** *** know, **** *** ***** prevail **** *** ********* investment ** **** ** actually ******* *** **********.*** portal ********, ******** , and ** ** **** really **** **** **** effort, ********** ** ********* with ******** ******** ***** groups ******* ** *** same ********/*******.

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*** **** ** ******** in *** ****** *** succeeding ** **** * cloud ***** *** **** Salesforce's *** *** *** contracts **** ******* ******* is ****** *** ********. it **** ******* *** much **** *** ******. better ** ***** ** IT ***** ** ********** data ****** ** *** you ** ***** ***** with ** ******** ***** :)

* ***** ******* **** crm, ** ** * powerful **** **** ****** a ********, ********** *** scalable ******** ** *****.

**** ***** ** *** too ***, *** ** allows *** ** *** the ***** ******* **** better.

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*** **** ** ******** in *** ****** *** succeeding ** **** * cloud ***** *** **** Salesforce's *** *** *** contracts **** ******* ******* is ****** *** ********.

* ***'* ***** *** risk ** **** ***. The **** ** **** the ***. **** *** the ********* ** *** law, *** *****. ** prevent ******** ************ ** the ***, *** ****** them ** **** *** onto *** *********** *******.

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***** **** ******** **** to ***** *****, **** sounds **** * ****, but ** ***'*.

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*’* *** * *** of *****-*****...

*** *** ** *** deployed ** ********* **** it ********* ** **** with...

** ***** ****, ********* UK **** ******* ******* new ** ***********, ****’* two ** * *** switched **** *****...

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********* ** **** ******* another *** ** ***********, that’s *** ** * row ******** **** *****...

*** **?

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*** ***... **** **** Dahua ************ ** *** UK, ******** ***** ***** for *********. **** ******* with *** ****** ******* this **** ** ******* from ***** ** ********* has ********** ******** *****’* UK ************ ********** ** around -£***!

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