Why Security Managers Need the Wal-Mart of PSIM

Author: John Honovich, Published on Nov 25, 2009

All of the PSIM companies focus on serving the high end. It kills their chances at making a major difference in the security market and limits their financial upside.

Ports, military bases, governments and mega-corporations are all willing to spend significant money on PSIM. It's not difficult to justify spending $1 Million plus on each system. Plus, there are thousands of these organizations.

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