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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 10 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 - about 10 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 10 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 10 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 - over 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 12 years ago

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