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simPRO Enters US Market with End-to-End Cloud Software Solution

By Jason Knott · April 15, 2019 • Software as a Service (SaaS) provider simPRO brings 17 years of success in verticals such as electrical, security and HVAC to the custom integration market.

StratIS Now Monitors 200,000 ‘Smart Home’ Rentals for MDUs

By Jason Knott · December 6, 2017 • StratIS Software as a Service (SaaS) allows thermostat, doorlock, IoT and voice control both individually by tenants and globally by property managers for monthly fees.

Observables Launches IOBOT Configurable Router with RMR Potential for Dealers

By Chelsea Cafiero · June 15, 2017 • With Observables' patent-pending IOBOT software as a service (SaaS) and AlwaysON platform, dealers have a cross-market offering that brings in subscription-based recurring revenue.

Alarm.com Sees Significant SaaS and License Revenue Growth in Q2 2016

By Rodney Bosch · August 17, 2016 • Alarm.com revenue rose 24 percent to $64.4 million from last year, beating Wall Street's projections of $58.6 million.

Comcast and Alarm.com Acquire Parts of Icontrol

By CE Pro Editors · June 23, 2016 • Leading SHaaS (smart home as a service) provider Icontrol will be acquired by Comcast/Xfinity and longtime competitor Alarm.com.

How Managed Services Allow for a Successful Business and a Personal Life

By Advertorial · February 3, 2016 • The 'as-a-service' business model can reel in frantic business paces and result in better profitability for home technology integrators.

2Gig Adds Local DVR to Self-Contained Security Panels

By Julie Jacobson · April 2, 2012 • 2Gig appears to be the first to offer local DVR on self-contained security panels -- up to 1TB via built-in SATA drive. Service complements cloud-based solution from Alarm.com.

Alarm.com Cloud Service May Yield Smartest Thermostat on the Planet

By Julie Jacobson · February 28, 2012 • 100k Alarm.com customers to have access to cloud-based (SaaS) 'Smart Schedule' service that learns activity patterns based on security sensors and adjusts thermostats automatically for energy efficiency.

Say Goodbye to Huge Racks (and Other CE Megatrends)

By Jason Knott · October 21, 2011 • Cloud computing, streaming content and SaaS-based home automation will reduce A/V rack requirements and provide new challenges and opportunities for integrators, says CE Megatrends presenter Steve Moore.

Verizon Home Monitoring and Control Starts at $9.99/month

By Julie Jacobson · July 19, 2011 • Basic home automation package enables remote monitoring and control of cameras, Z-Wave lights and door locks; energy management costs extra.