ihiji Hosts ‘The Official Unofficial Post-CEDIA Expo Craft Beer Crawl’ September 13 in Denver

Posted by Michael Maniscalco in Blog, Company News, ihiji in the Press. No Comments

4th September

ihiji will lead CEDIA Expo community members through a lively tasting tour of Denver’s best craft brews, Saturday 9/13/14 at 8 PM MT

AUSTIN, TX and DENVER, CO (CEDIA Expo Booth #876)– September 3, 2014—ihiji, global leader in remote network management solutions, is excited to announce that it will be co-hosting the ‘Official Unofficial CEDIA Expo Craft Beer Crawl’ on Saturday, September 13, 2014, kicking off at 8 p.m., MT.

ihiji’s team of home brewers and craft beer enthusiasts will take interested parties on a tour of some of Denver’s best breweries, winding down the show with a fun and educational taste of the city’s best craft brews. The event is open to dealers, manufacturers and other industry affiliates who wish to join at any time during the evening and there will be a cash bar at each stop—attendees will be responsible … Read More »


For Efficient and Secure Remote Support, ihiji’s Enhanced Network Management Tools Are the Answer

Posted by Michael Maniscalco in Company News, ihiji in the Press. No Comments

4th September

The ihiji invision remote network management solution provides proactive tools to improve visibility and access to client networks while streamlining support operations

AUSTIN, TX and DENVER, CO (CEDIA Expo booth #876) – SEPT. 4, 2014 – ihiji, a global leader in remote network management for both commercial and residential technology integrators, will introduce a newly-enhanced version of its award-winning network management solution at the upcoming CEDIA Expo in Denver, September 10-13, 2014 (booth #876).  New features such as cross-VLAN network discovery, internet speed-tests, enhanced reporting, improved remote access and simplified configuration allow integrators to increase visibility and further streamline remote network management.

A longstanding leader in the category and the only zero-maintenance, cloud-based system on the market, ihiji invision is without rival. It is the industry’s most complete solution for remotely monitoring, servicing, and maintaining client networks and connected devices—efficiently and securely—24/7/365.  … Read More »


Five More Breweries To See While You Are In Denver At CEDIA Expo In 2014

Posted by Michael Maniscalco in Blog. No Comments

2nd September

If you don’t know already, we ihijians love our craft beer. Last year we published a list of Five Breweries to See While You Are In Denver At CEDIA Expo.  Since this is the last CEDIA Expo in Denver you might as well take advantage of one of the best beer cities in the US.  If you’re interested we’re also putting together an unofficial official CEDIA Expo beer crawl on Saturday night – details here.

All of these breweries are withing a b-cycle bike ride and most of them are within 20 minutes walking of the convention center.  Regardless of your transportation, please be cool, drink responsibly and hitch an Uber home if you need.

Here’s our list (in no particular order): 

River North Brewery

River north is my favorite brewery on this year’s list.  They’re only a few … Read More »


ihiji At CEDIA Expo 2014

Posted by Michael Maniscalco in Blog, Company News. No Comments

2nd September

CEDIA Expo 2014 in Denver is just weeks away!  Where can you find ihiji?  The good news is our Ninjas will be everywhere this year, even when you can’t see them, they’ll be lurking in the shadows in your classes and at your parties.  So get your best Ninja style dance moves ready and catch us in Denver at CEDIA booth 876.   You can also schedule a meeting with one of our ihiji senseis by emailing sales@ihiji.com or giving us a call at 512.538.0520.  Here’s a rundown of ihiji courses, features, giveaways, parties and more!

Denver, CO – September 10-13
Booth # 876

ihiji invision New Features at CEDIA Expo

Network Scanning with Auto-discovery and VLAN support

Scheduled actions for reboots

Extended reports including executive summary

Improved internet speed test

Improved ConnectNinja

ihiji Led CEDIA University Courses

ESCR094: Why Client Care Programs are Important for Recurring Revenue
Wednesday, September 10 — … Read More »


ihiji invision Wins Commercial Integrator BEST Network Management Solution Award

Posted by Michael Maniscalco in Awards, Company News, ihiji in the Press. No Comments

10th July

Remote network management solution features robust cloud-based feature set that provides both advanced intelligence and enhanced security measures

AUSTIN, TX – July 10, 2014 – ihiji, a global leader in remote network management announced this week that it today announced that ihiji invision has been named a 2014 Commercial Integrator BEST Award recipient for Network Management Solutions. Each year Commercial Integrator magazine recognizes products that stand out for being innovative, high performing solutions oriented for the commercial integrator. This year the winners were selected from hundreds of nominations received and judged by the magazine’s editorial staff and a team of industry experts that measured each entry for unique attributes, innovative features, and beneficial usage aspects.

“We’re honored to be named a 2014 Commercial Integrator BEST award winner,” said Mike Maniscalco, vice president and co-founder of ihiji. “Our team works tirelessly to service the … Read More »


Managing the ongoing explosion in network complexity!

Posted by Michael Maniscalco in Blog. No Comments

8th July

If you’re not convinced that the network is the center of an automation and audio/video system then you might as well stop reading this.  If you’re curious about what the future of the network holds and how it’s going to impact your decisions then read on!

The past few years have been a wild ride. Nearly every device imaginable is living on our networks and it’s changed entire industries.  As we look towards the future this trend will continue to dramatically increase with the number of connected devices expected to grow five-fold in the next six years.  Simultaneously, with gigabit internet – internet speeds 100 times faster than today’s basic broadband connection – expected to be available in 50 states by 2015, there will be pressure on your clients to adapt and this will create great opportunities to step … Read More »


What is gigabit internet service and why does it matter to you and your clients?

Posted by Michael Maniscalco in Blog. No Comments

3rd July

Gigabit internet is the next generation of broadband internet service which is typically delivered over fiber optic lines and provides speeds of 1,000Mbps, which is also referred to as “1 Gbps” or “Gigabit” internet. To be clear, this is the speed of the WAN connection provided from the ISP to your customer’s house, not just the Gigabit Ethernet run over the Cat5e or Cat6 within the home. What this means to your customers is that they’ll have an internet connection that is 100 times faster than today’s average broadband service!

How fast is gigabit internet?

100x faster than today’s average broadband connection
Download 100 photos in 3 seconds
Download 100 songs in 3 seconds
Download an HD Movie in 7 seconds

What is the current landscape of gigabit internet service?

Currently approximately 20 cities in US have gigabit internet service
Google currently services Kansas City, Austin & Provo
Google … Read More »


ihiji to Debut New Features at Integrated Systems Europe 2014; Remote Network Management Appliances Now Available Worldwide

Posted by Michael Maniscalco in Company News. No Comments

31st January

ihiji to Debut New Cloud-Based Network Scanning with Auto-discovery and Internet Speed Test Features at Integrated Systems Europe 2014; Remote Network Management Appliances Now Available Worldwide

 AUSTIN, TX – January 30, 2013 – ihiji, a global leader in remote network management solutions announced this week that new cloud-based IP Network Scan with Auto-Discovery and Internet Speed Test features will make their international debut at Integrated Systems Europe 2014 (ISE). The award-winning ihiji invision system now features these new enhancements, which enable ihiji’s simple and secure cloud-based network management solution to better serve the needs of Systems Integrators and Information Technology Professionals by providing increased capability to remotely detect, diagnose and resolve network issues while saving the time and cost of troubleshooting or rolling a truck.

Furthermore, ihiji’s energy-efficient remote monitoring and management hardware appliances, INV-APP-500 and INV-APP-1100 are now … Read More »


Six Awesome Beer Spots To Check Out At ISE In Amsterdam (That Aren’t Heineken or Amstel)

Posted by Michael Maniscalco in Blog. No Comments

30th January

We wrote a popular blog post in September called Five Breweries To See While You Are in Denver At CEDIA Expo. Given its success and our awesome Amsterdam beer experience last year we’ve decided to write a similar post for ISE 2014!

We’re craft beer enthusiasts and so have omitted the behemoth Heineken Amstel brewery from this list. These beer bars, breweries and bottle shops are all very unique with some real local charm.

Arendsnest
Herengracht 90
Amsterdam, 1015 BS

http://www.arendsnest.nl/

This is a really cool classic bar that serves only Dutch beer. The staff is very knowledgable, people are friendly and beer is fantastic. The relaxing atmosphere makes this my top pick for grabbing a pint.

 

Beer Temple

Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 250
Amsterdam, 1012 RR

http://www.beertemple.nl/

Beer temple is one of the most unique beer bars in Amsterdam because they sell mostly American beers. I was very surprised by both the … Read More »


ihiji Adds Cloud-Based Network Scanning with Auto-discovery and an Internet Speed Test to the Award Winning ihiji invision Remote Network Management Solution

Posted by Michael Maniscalco in Blog, Company News. No Comments

7th January

AUSTIN, TX – January 7, 2013 – ihiji, a global leader in remote network management announced this week that the Company has added cloud-based IP Network Scan and Auto-discovery as well as Internet Speed Testing to the list of available features for the award-winning ihiji invision system. With these new enhancements, ihiji’s simple and secure cloud-based remote management solution for networks and connected devices better serves the needs of both Technology Integrators and Information Technology Professionals, allowing increased capabilities to detect, diagnose and resolve network issues, while saving the time and cost of troubleshooting or rolling a truck.

Cloud-based Remote IP Network Scan / Auto-discovery

One of the newest and most requested features ihiji released at no additional cost is a cloud based remote IP network scanning toolset that collects data about all of the inventory, or connected devices, on a given … Read More »