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ScalePad Acquires Backup Radar, Rolls Out “Digital Maturity” Scores: Page 2 of 2

Buying Backup Radar adds data asset management to ScalePad’s hardware and software asset management services. The digital maturity feature is designed to show SMBs how secure, reliable, and well configured their environment is in relation to peers. By Rich Freeman

“It strengthens our platform capability and message that we’re helping you standardize, strengthen, and automate the assets that you’re managing for your client,” Wensley says of the acquisition. “That now includes data.”

Originally named Warranty Master, ScalePad’s first product was designed to help users not only track warranty status on managed devices but generate incremental revenue by identifying aging hardware potentially in need of replacement or extended warranty coverage. The company adopted its current name last October in conjunction with the launch of a similar service for managing software renewals. Its purchase of Backup Radar comes some four months after the announcement of a non-controlling investment in the company by private equity investor Integrity Growth Partners.

ScalePad currently has roughly 9,000 partners serving half a million SMBs with some 60 million assets under management. The company was among the recipients of this year’s ChannelPro All-Star awards.

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