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CE Pro Podcast #59: What’s on the Product Roadmap Next for SnapAV?

SnapAV executives GPaul Hess, Kenny Kim and Mike Jordan discuss keys to CE Pro Brand Analysis success and upcoming initiatives in myriad tech categories.

Arlen Schweiger · June 04, 2021

SnapAV Invests ‘Significantly’ in Parasol Remote Management

Parasol remote management system is based on SnapAV’s Ovrc platform. The investment complements the Access Networks acquisition.

Jason Knott · May 20, 2021

CE Pro Quest for Quality Awards 2021: Manufacturers

Manufacturers come through with flying colors during the pandemic to meet the service needs of integrators in 11th annual CE Pro Quest for Quality Awards.

CE Pro Editors · March 30, 2021

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SnapAV Adds Greg Simmons in Exec Role; Charlie Kindel to Depart

Greg Simmons becomes VP, Industry Partnerships for SnapAV, which announced personnel promotions as well as Charlie Kindel’s departure; product development investment for ‘centers of excellence.’

Arlen Schweiger · November 12, 2020

SnapAV Unveils Major Enhancements to OvrC Platform

Two years in the making, the overhaul of SnapAV’s OvrC remote management solution includes a new interface, 2X the speed, and networking status monitoring.

Jason Knott · May 14, 2020

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Parasol Tailors White-Glove Support Service for Bravas

Coronavirus outbreak emphasizes need for Bravas Support program of 24/7 remote support from Parasol across all 15 of its locations.

Jason Knott · April 21, 2020

CE Pro Summit OneVision Parasol remote services

Set Yourself Up for Service Revenue Success

At CE Pro Summit, OneVision Resource’s Joey Kolchinsky and Henry Clifford of Parasol and Livewire offer advantages to remote services and advice to overcome obstacles.

Arlen Schweiger · December 06, 2019

$9M Smart-Home Integrator Sells Biz to Employee and Top Client: Big Growth Planned

Greg Simmons and partner have sold their Las Vegas security and home-automation firm Eagle Sentry to long-time sales manager Cory Reif and top client Mark Lindsey, whose home is “the greatest showroom on Earth.”

Julie Jacobson · November 30, 2018

Parasol Remote Internet Monitoring Adds 30 Dealers, Touts 70% Solve Rate

Parasol reports responding to 4,325 service tickets with a 70% resolution rate for remote networking monitoring.

Jason Knott · September 18, 2018

Why SnapAV, Lutron Partnership is Such a Big Deal for Smart Home Channel

Way beyond a “distribution deal,” the partnership between Lutron and SnapAV is an ambitious effort to expand the lighting-control universe, and to extend the ecosystem of OvrC-enabled managed services for the home-technology channel.

Julie Jacobson · April 05, 2018