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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

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

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

Opinion: GAFA Spells Doom for Traditional A/V and Smart-Home Specialists

Bruno Napoli of Krika, the service for device discovery and remote systems management, thinks Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple (GAFA) and other IoT giants will make traditional ‘CEDIA’ smart-home installers obsolete … and soon.

CE Pro Editors · April 27, 2017

Remote Network Monitoring: RMR or Just the Cost of Doing Business?

Integrators struggle to generate recurring revenues (RMR) for remote network monitoring; should they chalk it up to the cost of doing business?

Julie Jacobson · December 15, 2016

CEDIA Rookie: Digital Butler Software Melds IP Device Discovery, Remote Monitoring, Business Mgmt

Debuting at CEDIA 2016, Digital Butler from Holistic Labs discovers IP devices on the network for remote troubleshooting and support, but also incorporates the data into a complete business suite for home-technology integrators.

Julie Jacobson · August 16, 2016

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.

Julie Jacobson · May 17, 2016

Post-CES 2016 Report: Emerging Trends in Home Automation

Mobile IoT, network security and IoT device discovery, energy harvesting and professional security monitoring emerged as key emerging trends in the smart home at CES 2016.

Julie Jacobson · January 26, 2016