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Domotz Acquires Fing, Has Big Plans for IP Device Discovery and Small Data

In acquiring Fing, Domotz plans to create the most useful IP device-discovery database ever, with implications for home automation, remote network monitoring, IoT troubleshooting, insurance and more.

Domotz Acquires Fing, Has Big Plans for IP Device Discovery and Small Data
Domenico Crapanzano, CEO and co-founder of Domotz, explains why his start-up company acquired Fing, a leader in IP device discovery and network monitoring. The combined company could be a force in home automation, remote network monitoring, cybersecurity, IoT troubleshooting and the insurance industry.

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Julie Jacobson · May 17, 2016

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Domotz acquires Fing, the leader in on-the-go network scanning technology.

London, UK - 12, May 2016 - Domotz, the leading provider of home intelligence and remote tech support systems for professionals and enterprises today announced it has acquired Fing, the world's #1 network scanning app. Since launching in 2011, the Fing app which enables users to quickly scan a network and see all connected devices, evaluate security levels, detect intruders and resolve network issues, has quickly become the world's most popular network scanning technology on mobile phones and tablets.

"At Fing, we have always believed in building networking apps that are seamless to use and productive for our users," said the founders of Fing. "We are very excited to continue our work together with Domotz on new products and innovations that are even more relevant and loved by our user base."

"Domotz is more than thrilled to have the Fing team join our family," said Domenico Crapanzano, CEO & Founder of Domotz. "They have proven they are the clear leader in network scanning and I am absolutely confident that combining our two teams will deliver the most advanced, user friendly and engaging Internet of Things (IoT) management apps the world has seen to date."

Monitoring All Around

The Fing network scanning app boasts over 12 million app downloads and 6 million active users who perform over 600,000 network scans a day, discovering billions of connected devices every year around the world. Beloved by users everywhere, the app ranks as a top 100 utilities app on the App store and Google Play, in the USA, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, United Kingdom, Germany and Italy.

The Domotz Pro monitoring system, costs only $2.99 a month per network, and includes professional level features for network management including; alerts, remote device access, remote power management, network diagnostics and more.

Crushing Monitoring Together

The Fing team will join Domotz and together they will continue working on the existing Fing app as well as new and never before seen monitoring systems for home and professional users. Fing and Domotz plan to introduce their first joint product for home users in the second half of 2016. 
As always, the Fing app will continue to be free for all new and existing users.

About Fing

Since its founding in 2011, Fing has become the leader in on the go network scanning technology. With over 12 million app downloads to date, a number currently growing by over 40,000 downloads a day, Fing is consistently ranked as a top 100 utilities app on the App store and Google Play in the USA, the UK, Brazil, Mexico, Spain, Germany and Italy.

About Domotz

Founded in 2014, Domotz' develops remote monitoring and tech support systems for professionals, integrators, help desks and enterprises. Its recently launched remote tech support system, Domotz Pro, is already used by thousands of integrators in 34+ countries around the world. A quickly growing player in the IoT space, Domotz is a member of Cedia, the Consumer Technology Association and the AllSeen Alliance.


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  About the Author

Julie Jacobson is founding editor of CE Pro, the leading media brand for the home-technology channel. She has covered the smart-home industry since 1994, long before there was much of an Internet, let alone an Internet of things. Currently she studies, speaks, writes and rabble-rouses in the areas of home automation, security, networked A/V, wellness-related technology, biophilic design, and the business of home technology. Julie majored in Economics at the University of Michigan, spent a year abroad at Cambridge University, and earned an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a recipient of the annual CTA TechHome Leadership Award, and a CEDIA Fellows honoree. A washed-up Ultimate Frisbee player, Julie currently resides in San Antonio, Texas and sometimes St. Paul, Minn. Follow on Twitter: @juliejacobson Email Julie at julie.jacobson@emeraldexpo.com

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