Avast is betting MSPs seeking to capitalize on that opportunity are eager to partner with RMM makers that have extensive in-house security expertise.
“You want to go to a vendor that specializes in security,” Sykes says. “That needs to be their bread and butter.”
The addition of security site assessment capabilities to Managed Workplace puts Avast in competition with RapidFire Tools Inc., of Atlanta, which makes the Network Detective IT assessment solution. Elsewhere at ChannelCon today, RapidFire Tools announced the addition of approved scanning vendor services to Network Detective’s PCI compliance module.