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The integration is a part of a partnership between Webroot and Greater Intell, which is a strategic supplier to Kaseya in North America.
April 12, 2016
Endpoint security firm Webroot and IT management software provider Greater Intell today announced a partnership to integrate the Webroot SecureAnywhere Business Endpoint Protection solution into the Kaseya Virtual System Administrator (VSA) remote monitoring and management (RMM) platform.
Webroot’s cloud-based endpoint protection solution and the Kaseya VSA are now being engineered together to create a unified solution for enterprises and managed service providers (MSPs).
“We’re very pleased to be partnering with Greater Intell to offer the Kaseya community more value from their existing investment,” said Charlie Tomeo, vice president of channel and technical sales at Webroot. “Kaseya’s industry-leading (RMM) platform has fostered a loyal and rapidly-growing following within the enterprise and MSP ecosystems.”
“These customers recognize that endpoint security is challenging today and that they need next-generation defenses to protect their users and their company data from cyber-attacks,” he said. “With Webroot’s proven next-generation endpoint protection, both internal security teams and external managed services organizations will be able to offer better protection and performance, and also increase operating margins by significantly reducing the complexities and inefficiencies associated with managing a traditional security solution.”
The Webroot agent can be installed remotely on managed endpoints in less than one minute and requires no on-premise servers.
Endpoints can then be remediated remotely, and feature a journaling and rollback feature that reduces the need for reimaging of infected machines.
In addition, Greater Intell created a customized plug-in for the integration, which is available as an easy-to-install, single executable.
“Webroot was a clear choice,” said Corey Mandell, founder and CTO of Greater Intell. “We did a thorough cybersecurity review within the MSP community, and Webroot was the obvious winner.”
“Many MSPs told us that Webroot integration with Kaseya was a top priority for them,” Mandell said. “We expect strong growth and are pleased to be partnering with market leaders like Webroot.”
The Kaseya VSA platform with Webroot’s endpoint protection is currently available for purchase and demonstrations are planned during Kaseya Connect, to be held in Carlsbad, Calif., May 3-5.
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Veteran journalist Aldrin Brown comes to Penton Technology from Empire Digital Strategies, a business-to-business consulting firm that he founded that provides e-commerce, content and social media solutions to businesses, nonprofits and other organizations seeking to create or grow their digital presence.
Previously, Brown served as the Desert Bureau Chief for City News Service in Southern California and Regional Editor for Patch, AOL's network of local news sites. At Patch, he managed a staff of journalists and more than 30 hyper-local and business news and information websites throughout California. In addition to his work in technology and business, Brown was the city editor for The Sun, a daily newspaper based in San Bernardino, CA; the college sports editor at The Tennessean, Nashville, TN; and an investigative reporter at the Orange County Register, Santa Ana, CA.
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