elk_logo_fullNew partnership provides ELK’s extensive product library to current D-Tools System Integrator™ users and returns insightful analytics to the manufacturer

D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, announced today that ELK has officially joined the D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) program. ELK is a leading designer and manufacturer of customized home and business security, energy management and convenience solutions. ELK’s MVP program participation provides D-Tools System Integrator™ licensees access to detailed product specifications and related information for use in their system design, proposal, and estimation activities. Furthermore, ELK dealers using D-Tools will now be far better armed to accurately specify the company’s complete line of products via an expansive and easily utilized product library; resulting in both time and labor-saving benefits.

As a D-Tools MVP partner, ELK will now have access to robust product database download analytics to help analyze and measure the efficacy of their product pipeline. “We are excited to become an official D-Tools MVP partner, allowing us one more way to enhance our customer service,” said Trudy Phillips Director of Sales and Marketing at ELK. “Making quick and easy proposals through D-Tools, our commitment to quality, knowledgeable tech support, and inclusion of necessary mounting hardware with all the products makes the job easier for our customers.”

With more than 150+ MVP Program vendors on board, D-Tools is the largest aggregated software-based product database available for system integrators, installers, technology professionals, and retailers worldwide.

“ELK offers a comprehensive assortment of security, energy management, and convenience solutions to address nearly every residential or commercial AV application, regardless of size or scope,” said Adam Stone, President and CEO of D-Tools. “Now, through the D-Tools MVP Program, all of the data for ELK’s robust product line will be made available to integrators worldwide for use in specifying, proposing and installing systems using ELK’s products, and we’re thrilled they’re part of the program.“

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. Licensed D-Tools users receive access to all MVP product data free of charge, along with product updates, special offers from MVP partners, and more.

In turn, the MVP program gives manufacturer partners critical insights and a direct connection with those using D-Tools, which helps build customer loyalty by ensuring existing dealers have the information they need to properly recommend, specify, and install its products. It also makes it clear to dealers that D-Tools MVP program partners are committed to the very best in customer service and support. MVP partners have the ability to track how many dealers are downloading product data by day, month, or year, and they can also monitor product download to gain critical insights to better manage their pipeline.

Those interested in learning 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 are encouraged to visit www.d-tools.com, call (866) 386-6571 ext. 1, or e-mail info@d-tools.com or mvp@d-tools.com.


About ELK
ELK is a leading designer and manufacturer of customized home and business security, energy management and convenience solutions. In their 20 year history, they have created a trusted brand with simple, yet innovative products that have now become industry standards. Their customer service is world class and they stand behind the products they sell with industry leading technical support and warranty.

They are focused on creating products that secure and simplify life.  In the rapidly changing security and automation market, ELK offers an integrated approach that delivers full featured and personalized solutions for security, lighting, environmental control, energy conservation, access control,  and management of just about any electrical feature in the home or business. For more information visit www.elkproducts.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.


D-Tools Media Contacts
Tim Bigoness
D-Tools, Inc.
(925) 270-4102

Katye (McGregor) Bennett
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(425) 328-8640

D-Tools MVP Contact
Josh Carlson
D-Tools, Inc.
(925) 270-4105


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