Toshiba Shutting Down Security Division

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Aug 03, 2017

Toshiba is shutting down their 'Security Division' business including their video surveillance product offering.

This is certainly part of a greater trend in the race to the bottom. See related:

In this note, we share Toshiba's notice to their channel partners, examine Toshiba's positioning and what other exits we expect.

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