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

By Julie Jacobson · September 3, 2017 • 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.

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

By Julie Jacobson · August 2, 2017 • 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 / CE Pro)

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

By Julie Jacobson · May 19, 2017 • 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 / CE Pro)

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

By Bruno Napoli, Krika · April 27, 2017 • 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.

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

By Julie Jacobson · December 15, 2016 • Integrators struggle to generate recurring revenues (RMR) for remote network monitoring; should they chalk it up to the cost of doing business?

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

By Julie Jacobson · August 16, 2016 • 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 / CE Pro)

Krika’s IoT Remote Monitoring Platform Helps Dealers Help Each Other

By Julie Jacobson · July 13, 2016 • New paradigm in IoT tech support: Since Krika's remote monitoring platform captures data about every device on the network, dealers can find other integrators who are installing the exact same products, down to the firmware. Just press the 'Help Me' button. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

How Krika IP-Discovery Platform Detects Ubiquiti Networks Worm

By Julie Jacobson · May 23, 2016 • Malware propagated through vulnerable Ubiquiti networking gear can be detected by inexpensive IP device-discovery services like Krika. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Domotz Acquires Fing, Has Big Plans for IP Device Discovery and Small Data

By Julie Jacobson · May 17, 2016 • 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 / CE Pro)

Post-CES 2016 Report: Emerging Trends in Home Automation

By Julie Jacobson · January 26, 2016 • 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 / CE Pro)

ISE 2015 Find: Krika Remote Network Monitoring Tool Based on Raspberry Pi

By Julie Jacobson · February 9, 2015 • Raspberry Pi with Krika’s a cloud-based monitoring service helps integrators remotely monitor and diagnose networked devices at customers’ premises.