What is SHaaS? And Why Should You Care?

By Cees Links | June 16, 2016

According to reports, what consumers really want in the smart home is services—namely, smart home as a service, or SHaaS—not a bunch of connected devices that remotely control various widgets and devices in the home.

The Rewards in Helping Your Competition

By Todd Anthony Puma | June 15, 2016

Keep your mind open and spend some time cultivating relationships outside of your comfort zone. Having other integrators in your market that you can turn to, refer business to, and who can refer business to you is an invaluable resource.

‘All Your Networks are Belong to Us’

By Henry Clifford | June 13, 2016

The CEDIA channel can position itself proactively through education, leading with conversations about using gear with strong security, and practicing common sense when it comes to network security.

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