About Digital Multitools

In May 2002, a team of Canadian hardware engineers and computer scientists with an impressive platform of experience in the design and development of remote server management equipment and security technology formed Digital Multitools Inc. (DMTZ). Based in Richmond Hill, Ontario, the company markets a superior family of KVM-Over-IP appliances, computer surveillance and digital signage technologies globally to OEMs and channel partners.


For businesses:

DMTZ products and solutions allow businesses of all sizes to monitor, access, control and manage multiple servers and other IT devices and peripherals from any Internet connection, at any time. Remote server and desktop management is critically important to your company’s IT infrastructure and DMTZ’s high-performance KVM over IP technologies help reduce the costs associated with managing:

  • Qualified personnel

  • Hardware

  • Physical space

  • Security

DMTZ solutions also help minimize downtime while boosting productivity of your IT staff.

For manufacturers and resellers:

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) rely on DMTZ’s trusted components to build best-in-class products while value-added channel partners and re-sellers source KVM switches, KVM IP, hardware for digital signage and security. A number of standard DMTZ product offerings and key innovations include:

  • Professional grade server monitoring and management solutions

  • First to market with USB file transfer and CD-ROM disk emulation over TCP/IP

  • The capacity for custom-designed KVM switches featuring very high bandwidth analog signal paths, minimal inter-signal skew, FPGA, embedded operating systems and other features that the market demands from enterprise-class KVM technology

  • Exceptional USB expertise—the DMTZ team has successfully emulated and deployed fully custom USB host/device stacks for keyboard, mouse and hard drive



Digital Multitools Management Team

The Digital Multitools (DMTZ) management team combines strong technical experience and leadership gained at leading technology companies, with an impressive repertoire of research and development wins, product innovation, commercialization and global reach.

Sam Hazin, President

Sam Hazin co-founded Digital Multitools and is responsible for guiding the company’s strategic business relationships and setting its overall direction. Prior to the establishing Digital Multitools, he was a Business Unit Manager for Digital Processing Systems (acquired by Leitch Technology) with responsibility for managing the development of both broadcast quality video and audio products and bringing them to market. He mobilized key members of his team at DPS and founded Digital Multitools in 2002. With over 20 years experience in business management, hardware and software development, Sam holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo, Ontario (Canada).

Alfred Chan, Senior Staff Engineer

As Senior Staff Engineer at Digital Multitools, Alfred designs hardware for KVM switches and USB applications for a variety of customers. He also takes a lead role in system testing, production and manufacturing control for the company. Alfred has extensive experience with analog signals and high-speed video, much of it gained through his development work at Digital Processing Systems with his co-founders. Prior to that, Alfred was the Staff Engineer and Design Lead for Allied Signal Aerospace. Alfred holds a Bachelor degree of Engineering from McMaster University in Hamilton (Ontario, Canada).

Brian Carrigan, Principal Systems Architect

Brian is responsible for designing high-speed analog and digital circuits imbued with programmable logic. He develops the FPGA code and the system architecture of DMTZ products and prepares schematics and test boards. Brian brings more than 20 years of hardware and software development experience to the design of functional, reliable and low-cost hardware components in DMTZ products. A former designer for Litton Systems, Brian applied military-grade standards of workmanship there and continued to do so while developing broadcast quality video and audio products later for both Scientific Atlanta and Digital Processing Systems. Brian holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alberta in Edmonton (Alberta, Canada).