Audio/Video

CE Pro 100 Names Top Business Management Software

Business Management Software is a new category for 2017, with Intuit driven by its ubiquitous QuickBooks leading the way. The only custom industry market-specific solution among the top five is D-Tools.


Intuit is the No. 1 brand in the 2017 CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis for business management software, driven by its QuickBooks platform.
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CE Pro's annual Brand Analysis study surveys the top 100 highest-revenue residential integration firms, otherwise known as the CE Pro 100, to determine their preferred brands in the categories of audio, video, home automation, networking, lighting control, security and more.

In this category-by-category breakdown, senior editor Bob Archer delivers an in-depth look at the most frequently used manufacturers in 55 product categories. The numbers associated with each manufacturer reflect the number of CE Pro 100 dealers using that brand.


Business Management Software is a new category for 2017, with Intuit driven by its ubiquitous QuickBooks leading the way.

CE Pro 100 dealers used Microsoft predominantly for Excel, though a couple mentioned its SharePoint program. A handful rely on Google’s cloud-based Drive.

The only custom industry market-specific solution among the top five is D-Tools.

See the full report here.

Top 6

Intuit: 40

D-Tools: 36

Microsoft: 19

Google: 8

Tigerpaw: 6

Zoho: 6

Other Brands

ProjX360: 4

iPoint: 3

Custom: 3

ConnectWise: 2

Great Plains: 2

Compass: 1

Expensify: 1

Integrator Dashboard: 1

Premier & Smart Service: 1

Sage 300: 1

Salesforce.com: 1

Salespad: 1

Service Fusion: 1

Simply Reliable Software: 1

Smartsheet: 1

Staffware: 1

Sugar CRM: 1

See the full report. 



  About the Author

Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Robert at [email protected]

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