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How You Can Increase Your RMR by 18.7% Without Adding a Single Customer

Free CEPro webcast, originally recorded live on August 23rd – learn how if you apply just one of the stealthy strategies you will learn in the webinar, you can increase your RMR TODAY. 

CE Pro Editors · August 09, 2017

CEDIA Find: Axius Offers Domotz-Based Remote Monitoring, End-User Support to Other Integrators

Smart-home integrator Axius signed more than 500 customers to Domotz-based remote IoT management service in just four months; launching wholesale monitoring and end-user support for other home-tech pros at CEDIA 2017.

Julie Jacobson · August 04, 2017

We Need to Talk about Cybersecurity for Older, Unsupported IoT Devices

How do we continue to secure a smart home after manufacturers discontinue support for older home-automation hubs, smart TVs, connected lights and other IoT devices? Krika’s Bruno Napoli weighs in.

Julie Jacobson · August 02, 2017

Integrator Collects $1,000 Per Year for Digital Security in Smart Homes

Home-technology integrator sells FireFX Network Guardian appliance with cybersecurity protection for smart homes, charging $800 to $1,500 per year for service — good for RMR, and a virtual insurance policy for the dealer.

Julie Jacobson · July 12, 2017

Improve Your Customer Service with One Simple Phrase

To elevate your customer service offering and start raking in the recurring revenue, focus less on how your daily interactions can benefit you and more how you can help others.

Jason Griffing · July 05, 2017

You Don’t Need RMR to Sell Your Integration Company

We know investors and acquirers value recurring revenue (RMR) highly, but there are other ways to build value in your home-technology integration company. Standardized business practices are vital.

CE Pro Editors · June 16, 2017

American Alarm Acquires Security Design Consultants

HTSA member Audio Video Design (AVD) sells its sister company’s 1,800 security accounts to American Alarm. Terms were not disclosed.

Jason Knott · May 24, 2017

Best Buy’s Magnolia Launches Mag Care Remote Network Support, Powered by Domotz

New Mag Care app, powered by Domotz, is being deployed by Best Buy’s Magnolia to help customers monitor their own networks and receive remote tech-support from in-store specialists.

Julie Jacobson · May 19, 2017

Who Will Own the Home Cybersecurity Market – Security Dealers, Home-Automation Pros, Comcast?

If traditional home-automation integrators don’t get into the network-security business, it will be grabbed by companies like ADT, Comcast/Xfinity, Best Buy/Magnolia and a host of other competitors eager to own the smart home.

Julie Jacobson · May 19, 2017

FireFX Network Guardian

The Network Guardian from FireFX is an automated security router/appliance able to perform multiple security functions within one single platform: network firewall, network intrusion prevention, gateway antivirus and anti-spam, VPN server, content filtering, data protection, and more.

CE Pro Editors · October 01, 2016