Managing the ongoing explosion in network complexity!

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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?

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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

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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)

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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

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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 »


ihiji One Of Only Six Tech Firms Invited to Present to Michael Dell, Daymond John, and Elizabeth Gore During Dell World Center for Entrepreneurs Pitch Slam

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12th December

AUSTIN, TX – Dec. 12, 2013 – ihiji, a global leader in remote network management announced this week that it was selected as one of six companies to present at the Dell World Pitch Slam, being held December 12, 2013, in Austin, Texas. This exclusive opportunity allows ihiji to promote its simple and secure remote management technologies for networks and connected devices, which have successfully served the Audio Video market, to the IT market.

The culmination of the Tech Innovation Day Series, the Center for Entrepreneurs Pitch Slam showcases six companies focused on big data and analytics, infrastructure and platforms, and enterprise solutions. Each one will pitch their ideas directly to Michael Dell, Daymond John of ABC’s Shark Tank, and Elizabeth Gore, Resident Entrepreneur of The United Nations Foundation.

The Pitch Slam presents a unique opportunity for startups to receive candid … Read More »


What can ihiji really do for your business?

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14th October

The truth of the matter is, a lot of businesses have learned to work with the daily complications, angry customers, and unexpected costs that come with servicing clients. Many simply don’t have the time or resources to fix these common occurrences. While you can always attempt to hire more help and spend additional time and money to resolve these issues, ihiji has a different idea for you to consider.

Here at ihiji, it has always been about simplification. We don’t believe in letting the accidents happen and trying to control the damage afterwards. Our network management system is based on our desire to help you act proactively by fixing the problems before the angry customer calls. Cloud-based, remotely accessible and zero maintenance, ihiji’s network management system invision aims to simplify your life by cutting down the complications.

But to … Read More »


New ihiji ConnectNinja Simplifies Secure Remote Network Access and Eliminates the Need for VPN or Unsecure Port Forwards

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25th September

Technology integrators and IT professionals immediately benefit from the new remote access features

AUSTIN, TX and DENVER, CO (CEDIA Expo booth #3459) – September 25, 2013 – ihiji, a global leader in remote network management, today announced the release of a new feature enhancement called ConnectNinja. Available now, ConnectNinja allows authorized network technicians simple and secure remote access to troubleshoot and configure their client’s devices and networks through the ihiji invision web portal. ihiji invision, a cloud-based remote network management system, simplifies the work of IT Professionals and technology integrators worldwide. Utilizing an intuitive central dashboard, ihiji invision users can detect, diagnose and resolve network issues, saving the time and cost of troubleshooting or rolling a truck.

With ihiji ConnectNinja, users can now resolve more complex issues by accessing devices through the invision portal without the need for VPNs or … Read More »


Ihiji Announces Completion Of Nearly 100 New Features And Enhancements For CEDIA Expo 2013

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24th September

Award-winning ihiji invision system extensively updated to provide expanded remote network monitoring and management capabilities

AUSTIN, TX and DENVER, CO (CEDIA Expo booth #3459) – September 25, 2013 – ihiji announced today the addition of nearly 100 new features to its award winning cloud-based remote network monitoring and management system, ihiji invision. These extensive additions and enhancements provide even more valuable resources to technology integrators and IT professionals, further assisting them in improving efficiencies and creating a sustainable stream of recurring revenue. The newly increased versatility of the ihiji invision system facilitates remote management, monitoring and maintenance capabilities of an even wider variety of technologies deployed in the field than ever before.

Several of ihiji’s newest features will be showcased at the 2013 CEDIA Expo in Denver, Colo., from September 26 to 28. Included are ihiji invision’s expanded IT support tools … Read More »


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

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18th September

We ihijians love our craft beer. We love it so much it made our CEDIA Expo video #DontNotGo. One of the best things about having CEDIA Expo back in Denver is getting to enjoy some of the town while you are there. So, we wanted to share some recommendations on good beer in Denver so that you can enjoy some cold local suds as well.

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

Crooked Stave

Artisian wild, funky and sour beers! You’re not going to find your typical big IPA but this is one you don’t want to miss. A beer nerd’s delight.

Great Divide

Great Divide Brewing Company serves big, strong and delicious beers around the country. They have a nice little tap room just a short walk from the trade show floor where you can find it fresh!

Strange Brewery

A cool little brewery founded by … Read More »