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SnapAV Acquires Allnet, Major Midwest Distributor for Home-Tech Pros

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

ProSource: ‘We’re Two Years Ahead of Everyone Else’ in Remote Managed Services

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

A Nor’easter Superhero: Smart Home Pros Pack on the Power Protection

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

OneVision Spreads Tech-Support Joy to RMR-Starved Dealers in 18-City Tour

24/7 tech support for smart-home clients can generate recurring revenue (RMR) for integrators, while also improving staff morale and productivity, and fostering customer happiness — the stuff referrals are made of.

CE Pro Editors · March 09, 2018

Control4 Acquires Ihiji, Will Drop Recurring Fees for Remote Network Management

In acquiring Ihiji’s remote monitoring and management system, home automation leader Control4 will eliminate monthly fees for smart-home pros.

Julie Jacobson · January 03, 2018

Yes You Can Turn Off Sonos Wi-Fi: No More Broadcast Storms!

Users hate that Sonos unleashes a Wi-Fi broadcast storm even if you’re not using a wireless SonosNet connection. Now Domotz running on a Luxul router lets you kill the RF.

Julie Jacobson · December 07, 2017

Hacking 101: Why Video Surveillance Should be Left to the Pros

When selling video surveillance systems to would-be DIYs, remind customers it’s not just physical security to consider, but also data security, given all the cybersecurity hacks out there, especially through IP cameras.

Julie Jacobson · November 15, 2017

Eero Bundles Cybersecurity, Remote Network Monitoring for Smart-Home Pros

Home-technology integrators get a “share of the economics” when they add Eero Plus cybersecurity service to Eero mesh-networking solutions.

CE Pro Editors · September 07, 2017

Krika Concierge is New 24/7 Consumer Tech-Support, Powered by Domotz

Domotz remote network system powers new Krika Concierge service for smart-home pros who wish to provide 24/7 tech support for their connected customers.

Julie Jacobson · September 03, 2017

Comparing Control4 BakPak, Domotz, Ihiji and SnapAV OvrC Pro

OneVision Resources’ new ‘Insider’s Guide to Remote Systems Management’ provides in-depth comparison of Control4’s BakPak, Domotz, Ihiji, and SnapAV’s OvrC Pro.

Jason Knott · August 30, 2017