Originally Published in CE Pro Magazine in February 2017 and written by Michael Maniscalco of Ihiji “Food, water, shelter, Wi-Fi. They’re basic human rights. When the Internet goes down, that’s when $%#@ gets dark.”  That is a quote from a great commercial by Wi-Fi startup Luma. It stars the actor, Internet celebrity, and meme hero formerly known as the “Most Interesting Man in the World.” Take a minute and watch

Original article published in Residential Systems Magazine in February 2017 and written by Michael Maniscalco of Ihij CES 2017 was packed with new networking options. Manufacturers large and small showcased mesh networks. New networks were touted to be more secure. Tech startups, traditional networking companies, and old-guard antivirus software developers shared the latest in network and security innovations. With all the options available today, it’s more difficult than ever to

Ihiji was launched in 2009 and since that time the company, solutions and business models have evolved quite a bit. This quick article is designed to clarify many questions you and your team might have about Ihiji Invision. So let’s hit the reset button and debunk some common myths about Ihiji! Myth #1: Ihiji is expensive When we started Ihiji in 2009, the solution was indeed expensive at $3,450 per

Speaking to some of our more successful and ambitious dealers recently, we started to pick up on some common themes. Here are eight CRAZY reasons these dealers install Ihiji Invision for Every Single Client and finding amazing success. As an Ihiji Invision dealer, you can can now deploy unlimited Ihiji Invision appliances to ALL of your clients at no extra cost with your company’s Invision license, making it the most

What is the true cost of Truck Rolls? You probably don’t want to know. The Technology Service Industry Association estimates the cost of a standard truck roll to be $1,000 or more each time. Additionally, according to a CE Pro survey, most dealers have 6 site visits or more per month (~40% of dealers have more than 10 site visits per month). This means that most dealers spend about $6,000

Having dealers experience that “AHA” moment is so crucial when trying to adopt a managed services business model. In the world of remote support the technology behind Ihiji Invision makes it a standout product on its own. Dealers recognize the worth of remote support, but are discovering its value for a variety of unique reasons. These accompanying “AHA” moments help highlight our dealers overwhelming dependence and love of Ihiji Invision

Ihiji Named 2016 CE Pro Brand Leader for Fourth Year CE Pro surveys their Top 100 highest-revenue integration firms, from which they determine and award their preferred brands in audio, video, home automation, networking, lighting controls, and more. Each firm names the brands they supported the most the year prior. The brand with the most nominations is recognized as the one integrators use most in each respective category. Ihiji has

This June, Ihiji Co-Founder, Mike Maniscalco will be instructing on behalf of CEDIA for the Advanced Networking Boot Camp held in Indianapolis. The three-day event is dedicated to giving extensive insight and training on high performing IP networks. CEDIA courses will give attendees unparalleled access to some of the industry’s experts and their opinions on all things networking. CEDIA CEO, Vin Bruno comments on the upcoming event saying, “Knowing the

June 14th and 16th marks the Florida Technology and Business Summit held in both Ft. Lauderdale and Orlando. This free show for professional integrators brings together integrators and leaders in the technology industry for two days of exhibition and education. Ihiji is proud to announce that we will be doing both. At the Florida shows, we will be talking about our new Ihiji ServiceManager SaaS tool that helps integrators more

Are You Treating Your Support Technicians Like Accountants? Centralize product and service warranty data using Ihiji ServiceManager, instead. QuickBooks is a valuable tool for small-to-mid-size business accounting, and many integrators use this best-in-class software for purchase orders, invoicing, accounts payable/accounts receivable, payroll and more. That “more,” however, is where many integration firms run into problems. QuickBooks is great accounting software – but it is not customized for the AV industry