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What is the Importance of Cybersecurity in Multifamily IoT?

When discussing cybersecurity in Multifamily housing, there are a wide range of attitudes from “What’s a hacker going to find out? That I keep my thermostat at 72 degrees?” to “All technology is susceptible to hacking,” and everything in between. These mindsets do not fully consider the security risks and vulnerabilities as well as...

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Why Use a Password Manager?

This February, STRATIS is expressing our love for and commitment to security and privacy. Learn more about how we are always striving for the highest level of security with reading about our SOC 2 audit here. All organizations should prioritize security and continuously build upon measures to protect against cyberattacks....

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STRATIS: Coming Soon to a Town Near You

STRATIS is kicking off 2020 strong with events all over the country. Let’s get together!CES 2020 and Connections Summit -January 7-10 (Las Vegas, NV): The Consumer Technology Association gathers almost 200,000 attendees from over 160 countries to exhibit consumer technology hardware. CEO and CoFounder Felicite Moorman spoke on two...

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What Can a Smart HVAC System Do for You?

Typically, smart devices may evoke images of smart thermostats, lighting, etc. A smart Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system may not initially come to mind, but this system can work together with other smart devices to enhance their values. For example, a smart thermostat could tell a Resident what the temperature of the room...

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3 Ways that Smart Apartment Technology Prevents Water-Related Damages

As winter brings about drastic temperature decreases, the potential for pipes freezing (and then bursting) increases. There are also other serious water-related damages that can occur year-round and waste time, energy, and money for Property Owners, Property Managers, and Residents. Smart apartment technology can prevent...

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3 Ways that Smart Thermostats Reduce Operational Expenditures

As smart thermostats are the leading device in smart apartment technology, there is a lot of buzz around them. Besides adding a sleek touch to your smart apartment, how can they decrease operational expenditures?Let’s start with…what exactly does a smart thermostat do? Smart thermostats can... Sense and regulate...

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Google Nest Launches First Pilot in Multifamily Rental Apartment

Originally appeared on Business InsiderGoogle announced plans on Thursday to launch a pilot installing its smart thermostats in a fleet of multifamily rental buildings in a test of a new potential market for the device maker. The program will be run via a partnership with Greystar, the nation's largest apartment operator,...

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How to Make Smart Energy Work for Apartments

Originally appeared in Energy Central. Article has been adapted for clarity. The Internet of Things (IoT) is enabling and thriving in many industries, including energy utilities. According to Microsoft, “IoT is becoming indispensable to commercial organizations.” These IoT innovations have also inevitably...

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