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Verint's Q1 2011 and PSIM Acquisition Price Examined

In this note, we examine the financial performance of Verint's video surveillance division and the acquisition price paid for Rontal, the PSIM supplier Verint acquired in April. Reviewing the Q1 2011 Verint 10k statement, the following key points...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Vidient's Analytics Acquired by Agilence

Agilence has acquired Vidient's video analytic technology [link no longer available], winning an auction for the technology assets after Vidient shut down operations. Agilence plans to incorporate Vidient's technology into their solutions for reta...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Verint to Acquire Rontal, Offer PSIM

Verint has acquired Rontal Applications [link no longer available], an Isreal based PSIM provider. Verint will start providing its own PSIM offering based on Rontal's SimGuard. In this note, we analyze the fit and impact including sharing answers ...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Another Nail in PSIM's Coffin: ADT Acquires Proximex

The first rule of PSIM: Security integrators are where open platforms go to die. As such, today's announcement that integration behemoth ADT has acquired PSIM provider Proximex is a bad sign for the future of PSIM. Additionally, it is no good news...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Carlyle Group Acquires Digiop - Deal Examined

In March 2011, the Carlyle Group [link no longer available], a global asset manager with nearly $100 Billion under management, acquired VMS developer Digiop [link no longer available]. In this note, based on an interview with Digiop, we examine th...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Investments & Acquisitions Directory 2011

This directory provides a single source of information on funding and acquisitions in the video surveillance market. It is part of our Video Surveillance Financials section, where we analyze on-going investment trends and announcements within the ...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

Genetec's Sipelia Acquisition and Plan Manager Offering Examined

In this note, we examine Genetec's December 2010 acquisition of Sipelia [link no longer available], a French software development company. We share feedback from an interview with Genetec as well as provide our observations on the deal. The acqui...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

Intel Acquires Video Analytic Company

In a potentially good sign for video analytics, but not for its security application, Intel has confirmed acquiring [link no longer available] a video analytic startup named CognoVision.In this note, we contrast using video analytics for digital s...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

Optelecom-NKF Acquired by TKH Group

Optelecom-NKF, a specialist in the large scale surveillance products (including video over fiber) has announced that TKH Group will acquire them [link no longer available]. While the acquisition was at steep premium to the current market price, it...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

Vidient Out of Business - Analytics Market Examined

Video analytics manufacturer, Vidient, has gone out of business. This is the first prominent, well funded video analytics company to do so. [The last major analytics event was DvTel acquiring ioimage in January 2010.] According to an interview wi...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

Opgal's Acquisition of Vumii Examined

In October 2010, Vumii announced that it was acquired by Opgal [link no longer available]. In this note, we examine the rationale, positioning and significance of the announcement. For background, readers should review our 2009 profile of Vumii's ...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

March Sets Up Poison Pill, Impact on Future Acquistion

March Networks has set up a "Shareholder's Rights Plan," more commonly referred to as a "Poison Pill." Such plans/pills can provide protection or negotiation advantages if or when an acquisition occurs. According to March, the plan "provide the b...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

Intergraph Acquired for Over $2 Billion

Intergraph provides geospatial software and specific to the security market, command and control/PSIM software. Intergraph has been acquired for $2.125 Billion by Sweedish firm Hexagon (publicly traded - HEXAB). Intergraph reported overall 2009 r...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

PSIM Positioning Examined

In June 2010, CNL provided a candid assessment on the competitive positioning and value of PSIM solutions. In this update, we examine and comment on the claims made. CNL criticizes video and access control system who provide limited integration b...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Azalea Acquired: Wireless Video Surveillance Deal Examined

Azalea Networks, a wireless mesh provider specializing in video surveillance applications was acquired [link no longer available] by Aruba Networks, a broad provider of wireless/Wifi solutions for corporations. The maximum price to be paid for Az...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

DVTel Acquires ioimage

IP Video Surveillance provider DVTel [link no longer available] has acquired video analytics specialtist ioimage [link no longer available] for an estimated $80 M USD in a stock transaction (based on future benchmarks). This is being reported by m...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

What does Orsus's Acquisition Mean for PSIM?

The Orsus acquisition has delivered a great spike in discussion about PSIM - some good, some critical, especially given the price paid. (For background, see our review of the NICE-Orsus acquisition). Not surprisingly, the PSIM manufacturers see t...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

NICE Acquires Orsus - Confirms Weak PSIM Market

NICE Systems has acquired Orsus for $22 Million. While this looks to be a good deal for NICE, it raises many important questions for the state of the PSIM market. Background On November 23, 2009, NICE confirmed that it is acquiring Orsus [link n...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

GE Security Sale -- UTC to Buy GE Security

UTC has agreed to buy GE Security - confirmed directly by UTC [link no longer available]. Nonetheless, GE Security suffers from significant competitive problems that are widely acknowledged and lamented by members of the security industry. Backgr...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

Examining Pelco's Expansion into Asia / Latin America

Pelco is expanding its operations in Latin America and Asia with the acquisition of its manufacturer representatives for these regions, Crockett International. This is a different approach than common in the US. While Pelco sees this as an improv...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

JDS Seeks Funding or Acquisition

According to V/B Research [link no longer available], IP video software provider JDS is seeking funding or considering a sale. One of the earliest IP video software developers, JDS projects total 2009 revenue of $2.5M USD. Also, JDS may soon be s...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

MDI Acquired/Merged

Security manufacturer MDI is being purchased/merged with a Qatar integrator (Almana Networks). MDI is a small to mid size US based company with some substantial US government/military deployments (I believe mostly access but some video as well). ...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Acquisition Examined

This week, Thermal/IR manufacturer Axsys was acquired by General Dynamics [link no longer available] for $643 M USD. That's a high sum for a security/video surveillance company. However, look at their Q1 financial performance [link no longer avail...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

How Tyco/Intellivid Will Impact Retail Video Surveillance

Tyco's acquisition of Intellivid has the potential to be a great solution for retailers. While it certainly will take time and there are definitely questions to be answered, the fundamental fit is good. Over the next 3 years, this may have a sub...

By John Honovich - about 11 years ago

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