All In Remote Management
Can a merger of Control4 and SnapAV, with industry-leading Ihiji and OvrC remote-monitoring platforms, yield a ‘central monitoring station’ model for smart-home pros?
Julie Jacobson · July 2, 2019
Former CytexOne exec Martin Roseman is ‘shocked’ at how integrators are still reticent to offer, sell and price service agreements. New RMR Marketing Kit aims to help.
Jason Knott · June 12, 2019
Crestron has formed a partnership with Domotz that will give integrators greater visibility to their installed devices to reduce truck rolls, improve service, and open the opportunity for service agreements.
Jason Knott · May 23, 2019
SnapAV’s acquisition of Control4 will create a one-stop shop for professionally installed home automation, A/V, networking, other home technologies: CEOs John Heyman, Martin Plaehn
Julie Jacobson · May 17, 2019
Access Networks will now include its Live Monitoring service in every network it builds, and debuts its Access Networks Certified Expert (ACE) certification.
Jason Knott · July 6, 2018
Acquiring a national alarm company could help Amazon increase recurring monthly revenue (RMR), but also pave the way for Amazon to become a chief security officer (CSO) and managed service provider for the home.
Julie Jacobson · May 18, 2018
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 5, 2018
SnapAV, leading provider of home-automation, audio, video, networking and security products – as well as the popular OvrC platform for remote network management – acquires Allnet, a top home-tech distributor in the Midwest.
Julie Jacobson · March 22, 2018
The ProSource buying group is pushing lighting control and remote managed services as new opportunities for home-technology integrators, adding OneVision, Parasol, SnapAV’s OvrC, Coastal Source and Colorbeam to its roster of providers.
Julie Jacobson · March 19, 2018
The home-technology pros at Creative Systems save the day for storm-ravaged clients, thanks to layers of protection from back-up generators, power regulators, surge protection and remote monitoring systems.
Julie Jacobson · March 13, 2018