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Ericom, Utopic and WinMagic latest to use Absolute Software

By Jessie Chiang
Wed 8 Jun 2022

Absolute Software says its new partnerships with leading Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), Ericom, Utopic and WinMagic, will strengthen the resiliency of their endpoint applications with Absolute Application Persistence-as-a-Service (APaaS).

The company says the three businesses are leveraging Absolute's firmware-embedded technology to monitor and automatically heal their mission-critical security solutions - ensuring they remain healthy, installed, and working effectively across their customer bases.

It says, through APaaS, ISVs can embed Absolute's Application Persistence capabilities directly into their software packages to continuously maintain the integrity of their endpoint applications with lower development costs and no ongoing code maintenance. 

APaaS partners also have access to rich application health telemetry data that offers valuable insights into application health and performance.

Absolute Software SVP of global alliances Edward Choi says Ericom, Utopic and WinMagic have taken the critical steps for their systems.
 
"Our unique device intelligence consistently shows that the complexity of today's endpoint environments has left endpoint agents under constant threat of decaying, colliding with other applications, or being disabled by malicious or negligent users," he says.

"By ensuring their endpoint agents remain healthy and working effectively, these leading ISVs are delivering a higher return on software investments and strengthening security posture for their end customers."

Ericom CPO John Peterson says hardening its ZTEdge platform has been a top priority for Ericom, and with Absolute, the company has found the right partnership to put our vision into motion.

"Adding Absolute's undeletable firmware-based self-healing to our mission-critical endpoint application gives us the confidence that we are delivering on our promise of enabling our customers to strengthen their security defences in today's perimeter-less digital environments," he says.

Utopic CEO Bob Whirley says its customers depend on its self-healing automation capabilities to enforce policies, ensure compliance issues, improve asset performance, and reduce operational support costs as part of their NIST Cybersecurity Response and Recovery journey.

"By partnering with Absolute to harden our endpoint agent with APaaS, we have even more confidence that we are enabling seamless workplace transformation and modernisation," he says.

WinMagic CEO Thi Nguyen-Huu says some of the world's largest organisations rely on its service, SecureDoc, to protect their sensitive data from falling into the wrong hands.
"To complement our encryption offering, we are thrilled to add authentication to our comprehensive security product suite with MagicEndpoint," he says.

"The ability to leverage Absolute's firmware-embedded, self-healing capabilities to our leading authentication and encryption suite through APaaS gives us even more assurance that we are delivering on our promise to offer security solutions that free our customers to think, share and achieve their goals, knowing their employees and data are protected."

Absolute Software provides self-healing endpoint and secure access solutions, delivering resilient zero trust security for distributed workforces. The company says it is the only endpoint platform embedded in more than half a billion devices. It offers a permanent digital connection that intelligently and dynamically applies visibility, control and self-healing capabilities to endpoints, applications, and network connections.

With nearly 16,000 customers, G2 recognised Absolute as a leader in Zero Trust Networking and Endpoint Management in 2022.

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