Control4 Partners with Simply Reliable to Drive Revenue and Efficiency for C4 Integrators

Simply Reliable, the leader in cloud-based business process management, has partnered with Control4 to facilitate efficiencies and productivity for integrators.

SAINT PETERSBURG, FL - March 20, 2018 - Simply Reliable, the leader in cloud-based business process management, has partnered with Control4 to facilitate efficiencies and productivity for integrators. Using Simply Reliable's software products, integrators are now able to more efficiently generate and share proposals, then collect deposits, create accurate installation drawings in minutes rather than days, generate fewer errors and benefit from time savings using the preordained job processes.


Simply Reliable's (SRi) smartOFFICE is tailored to the custom integration industry and offers simple proposal generation and approval with e-commerce for client payment collection, project management, logistic support and business intelligence to integrators. Combined with designMACHINE, Control4 dealers using SRi's Ci4C4 Control Integration process can automatically create wiring diagrams, floor plans and cable schedules, and integrators can get two days' worth of work done in 23 minutes.

Simply Reliable provides a complete proposal and project management solution that can generate a high-quality, shareable, electronic proposal in just minutes.

Using Quickspec, a point and click method to add Control4 and other integration products to a proposal, dealers can then export the proposal file into designMACHINE where it launches Control Integration to find and import drivers for the products included in the accepted proposal. Once these drivers are added, they become part of that dealer's unique database of items further expediting the process in future proposals. designMACHINE then turns the proposal into a Control4 Composer Software (.c4p) file. The dealer then simply connects the bindings to complete the connections and signal paths and voila - the wiring diagram and cable schedule are automatically created. If any binding errors are present, designMACHINE will call those out for correction. This entire process takes just 15 to 20 minutes. designMACHINE takes the drafting out of creating these drawings saving integrators hours of work.

"I'm excited about this partnership and the closer relationship with Control4," said Tom Coffin, President/CEO of Simply Reliable. "The agreement brings improved efficiency, productivity, and cash flow to Control4 dealers - the trifecta for integrators. Once dealers use our software, they will be amazed at the time saving smartOFFICE and designMACHINE brings them and they will see the benefits immediately."

"We are excited to partner with Simply Reliable to make it easier than ever for our dealers to accurately and efficiently convert proposals to fully functional Control4 programs using smartOFFICE software," stated Noel Gouff, Vice President of Business Development. "Using Simply Reliable's software products, Control4 dealers are afforded new options to increase work efficiency, quickly generating and sharing proposals which make their businesses more competitive, profitable and professional. At Control4, our focus on dealer success is unmatched and we continuously source new partners, solutions, channel tools and programs to make sure our dealers have the best resources available to them."

Simply Reliable has defined and digitized the workflow process for small business enabling employees to work efficiently. It makes managing a business proactive vs. reactive. Each employee knows the next right step to take to ensure success through best practices. Simply Reliable is the only company to create a single platform for small business that focuses on the entire business process workflow from proposals to invoicing.

smartOFFICE is exceptionally fast and easy to learn and use. This has strong appeal for small business owners who have had to struggle to run their business using multiple unintegrated apps, making scaling their business virtually impossible. smartOFFICE is to business process as QuickBooks was to accounting 20 years ago - a significant and affordable digital transformation for small business.

Video details about Simply Reliable and Control4 integration can be viewed at http://bit.ly/2p9JMXK.

smartOFFICE is sold in Editions starting at $40 per month. A free 30-day trial with setup support is available at smartOFFICE. Connect with Simply Reliable on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube for news and the latest promotions.

Visit http://www.simplyreliable.com for additional information.

About Simply Reliable

SimplyReliable, Inc is a B2B mission-critical, SaaS platform for small businesses in the custom installation industry. We enable businesses to convert their disparate processes into a cohesive enterprise-grade system. The business was founded by smart home integrators who recognized the process deficiencies inherent in the custom install industry.

Simply Reliable develops and sells smartOFFICE and designMACHINE. smartOFFICE is a complete end-to-end enterprise solution for small businesses accessed via mobile and web. With smartOFFICE a single software application manages people, products and money, reducing expenses, increasing revenues, speeding up quote to cash and improving cash flow. It is both easy to learn and use. designMACHINE uses a patented process to create great drawings and documentation for custom installations that includes floor plans, wiring diagrams, cable schedules and labels. designMACHINE integrates with top control companies such as Control4, Crestron and Savant. Our customers can receive real-world savings of over $76,000 per year.

Simply Reliable Media Contact
Coleen Sterns Leith, Marketing Matters
Office: (954) 925-1511 ext. 4
Mobile: (954) 401-5402
coleen@marketingmatters.net

About Control4

Control4 [NASDAQ: CTRL] is a leading global provider of automation and networking systems for homes and businesses, offering personalized control of lighting, music, video, comfort, security, communications, and more into a unified smart home system that enhances the daily lives of its consumers. Control4 unlocks the potential of connected devices, making networks more robust, entertainment systems easier to use, homes more comfortable and energy efficient, and provides families more peace of mind. Today, every home and business needs automation horsepower and a high-performance network to manage the increasing number of connected devices. The Control4 platform interoperates with over 11,000 third-party consumer electronics products, ensuring an ever-expanding ecosystem of devices will work together. Control4 is now available in 101 countries.

Leveraging a professional distribution channel that includes over 5,200 custom integrators, retailers, and distributors authorized to sell the full-line of Control4 products, Pakedge branded networking solutions and Triad Speakers, Control4 is delivering intelligent solutions for consumers, major consumer electronics companies, hotels, and businesses around the world.

Control4 Press Contact
Kimberly Lancaster, Caster Communications
O: 401-792-7080
control4@castercomm.com

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