Stuart Rench addresses IoT Support Solutions in “IoT and the Connected Home” panel at executive conference
AUSTIN, TX, and LAS VEGAS, NV JAN. 6, 2016 – Ihiji—the leading remote-managed services provider for the technology integration market since 2009—announced today that CEO Stuart Rench will participate as a speaker at Parks Associates’ tenth-annual CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES® 2016, January 6-7 in Las Vegas. Rench will be a panelist in the session “IoT and the Connected Home” on Thursday, 11-12pm PST.
CONNECTIONS™ Summit, held at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, features groundbreaking research and expert analysis on connected devices and IoT, data privacy and security, monetization strategies, and partnerships and technology integration for IoT products and services. The event also offers networking opportunities with the leading analysts and senior executives in the connected home and IoT industries.
The interactive panel session, moderated by Parks Associates, examines innovative support technologies, like Ihiji Invision and Ihiji ServiceManager platforms, to ensure an optimal IoT and connected home experience for consumers. It also addresses the necessity of privacy protection and online security related to connected devices and other services in the home.
“The Internet of Things means new opportunities for service providers, IT professionals, integrators, retailers, and manufacturers. But ongoing customer support and service are proving to be a real challenge,” says Rench. “This challenge doesn’t get any easier as the number of devices increases and the next-generation high-bandwidth services introduce continued complexity into these systems. Efficient and secure support is a must to ensure customer satisfaction and ongoing adoption of IoT devices and services. These technologies include active device management as well as accurate knowledge of the customer’s technology.”
Ihiji has been providing support solutions for IoT devices and home networks since 2009. The company continues to develop new and novel solutions for secure and efficient remote service and support of these systems. Rench’s experience in the space will offer a unique perspective on solutions and opportunities to securely support the connected home and IoT.
CONNECTIONS™ Summit focuses on consumer and industry trends, new business models and technologies, and growth opportunities for companies developing products and services for the digital home. Sessions will address connected devices, next-generation TV services and streaming media, IoT and smart home technologies, and consumer tech support.
“Connected products and services deliver the functions and features that consumers want now and can adapt to changing demands, opening significant opportunities for new and ongoing revenue sources,” says Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates. “At CONNECTIONS™ Summit, we will address the developments in smart home platforms and interoperability, connected CE, and value-added services and the successful strategies to monetize these new products and services. We are excited to hear Ihiji’s contributions to the evolving IoT ecosystem.”
CONNECTIONSTM Summit will take place Wednesday, January 6, through Thursday, January 7, at CES® 2016 in the Venetian Hotel, Level 4, Room Marcello 4501. A networking reception will immediately follow the event on Wednesday, January 6. For information about CONNECTIONS™ Summit, contact [email protected] or call 972-490-1113 or visit www.connectionssummit.com. To register for the event, go to www.cesweb.org.
Ihjii (eye-hee-jee) provides cloud-based SaaS solutions that empower systems integrators and technology professionals to cost-effectively deliver remote network management services to their clients. These solutions not only allow for efficient management of the network and devices that make up the Internet of Things (IoT) inside the modern home and office, they also enable resellers to create a recurring revenue stream for their business by reducing or eliminating unnecessary site visits. In fact, resellers utilizing Ihiji SaaS solutions benefit from improved network performance and uptime, along with fewer service and support concerns. An award-winning global SaaS solutions provider, Ihiji is based in Austin, Texas and is privately held. To learn more, visit www.ihiji.com and follow Ihiji on Twitter. If it has an IP… Ihiji.
About CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES
CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES is an annual research and industry event hosted by international research firm Parks Associates at CES in Las Vegas. The executive event features two days of panel discussions on the smart home, Internet of Things (IoT), and connected entertainment, with trends and implications for connected consumers and opportunities for companies to build new revenues and innovative business models.
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