Clare Controls Joins the D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) Program

D-Tools System Integrator™ software users provided free access to Clare Controls product information for designing, specifying and estimating automation and control systems for residential and commercial applications

CONCORD, CA - September 24, 2014 - D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, today announced that Clare Controls has joined the D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) program. With the addition of Clare Controls to D-Tools' MVP program, integrators, installers, sales professionals, and retailers who use D-Tools for audio, video and security system design, proposal and estimation will have immediate access to detailed information about Clare Controls products via the D-Tools product database. By virtue of the MVP program, D-Tools System Integrator™ users worldwide are able to quickly and easily specify Clare Controls products.


A leading provider of automation solutions for residences and businesses, Clare Controls is the first control system to run independently on an on-site controller while being managed entirely from the cloud. The company's flagship ClareHome line streamlines the configuration, deployment and maintenance of powerful home automation applications, giving users simple and unified control over everything from HVAC to security to lighting to entertainment and more. Additionally, Clare Controls gives customers the power to create and deploy graphical user interfaces themselves on familiar devices, such as iOS® devices including the iPad®, and, most recently, Android® devices. Meanwhile, Clare Controls dealers and integrators can administer automation systems remotely via cloud-based technologies that maximize dealer efficiency and save both the client and installer valuable time, not to mention costly truck rolls.

"By popular demand, we've added Clare Controls to the D-Tools MVP program," says Adam Stone, President and CEO of D-Tools. "Clare Controls helps to round out our control systems offerings and, with its addition, offers integrators one of the most unique automation products on the market. Our System Integrator software and its users benefit greatly with the addition of this innovative company's product offerings, which are now readily available at their fingertips."

The D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) program provides systems designers, specifiers, integrators, and installers the most up-to-date and detailed partner product information available, in a format that can be utilized in a cross-functional capacity for maximum workflow efficiency. In fact, more than 4,500 MVP users are now streamlining the design process by using the D-Tools System Integrator platform. Users of D-Tools System Integrator receive all MVP product data free, along with current stats from MVP partners on the latest product updates and special offers. This gives integrators updated current pricing and product info in real time, as it happens.

In turn, the MVP program gives manufacturer partners a direct connection with the D-Tools user database, building customer loyalty by ensuring that existing dealers have the important information they need to recommend, specify, and install its products. It also makes it clear to any MVP program members' dealers that they are committed to the very best in customer support.

About Clare Controls

Clare Controls is a provider of intelligent home automation technologies. The current product line includes ClareOS™ solutions that streamline the integration, maintenance and monitoring of sophisticated home automation systems, as well as several families of specialized point-solution components for forward-thinking integrators, regardless of automation affiliation. ClareOS products are deployed locally in customer sites and administered remotely via cloud-based technologies that maximize dealer efficiency while providing unprecedented customer control. For more information, visit www.clarecontrols.com.

About D-Tools, Inc.

D-Tools, founded in 1998 and based in Concord, California, is a worldwide leader in accessible, highly accurate system design and documentation software platform. The company's flagship product, System Integrator™ (SI), is a robust solution that utilizes Autodesk® AutoCAD and Microsoft® Visio to facilitate comprehensive system design, documentation and project management. D-Tools enables residential and commercial integrators to streamline business processes and increase revenues while reducing the time and cost associated with the installation and integration of low-voltage electronic systems. More than 4,500 leading companies currently use the award-winning D-Tools platform to reduce time, costs and to streamline the system integration process. Product updates and related information can be obtained by following D-Tools on Twitter and on Facebook.

Learn more about the D-Tools MVP Program, D-Tools System Integrator, or the undeniable benefits of using a streamlined system design, proposal, and estimation software platform at www.d-tools.com, (866) 386-6571 ext. 1, or e-mail info@d-tools.com or mvp@d-tools.com.

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