SOURCE: Autotask Corporation

Autotask Corporation

Autotask Corporation

August 18, 2010 09:00 ET

Autotask Corporation Partners With Scorpion Software to Strengthen Information Security Management

New AuthAnvil Integration Enhances Authentication Subsystem, Reduces Business Liability

EAST GREENBUSH, NY--(Marketwire - August 18, 2010) -  Autotask Corporation today announced that it has integrated Scorpion Software Corporation's AuthAnvil strong authentication system directly into its hosted IT business management platform. The move is designed to strengthen Autotask's current two-factor authentication system, and all existing Autotask's clients using the previous system can migrate to the more robust AuthAnvil solution at no charge, by exchanging their hardware key fobs for AuthAnvil SoftTokens.

The integration of AuthAnvil into the Autotask platform provides users -- and their clients -- more secure identity assurance when logging into Autotask. This allows custodians of the critical business information assets stored in Autotask to significantly reduce their business liability, increase staff accountability and meet their Information Security Management objectives.

Autotask CEO, Bob Godgart, observed, "Autotask is a vital business resource for our clients, and incorporating AuthAnvil is a great way to heighten secure access to the mission-critical customer data and information stored there, and reduce or eliminate concerns about its safety."

Dana Epp, President and CEO of Scorpion Software Corporation, is pleased that so many Autotask clients recognize the value of using two-factor authentication to protect their sensitive data and resources. He notes, "We are pleased to see Autotask complement its existing security infrastructure with AuthAnvil. The robust nature of AuthAnvil not only protects the critical information stored in Autotask users' systems, that protection crosses over to their IT automation systems and secures remote access to client networks they manage. This is a perfect example of a better-together solution that truly benefits the IT community at large."

AuthAnvil's SoftToken technology gives Autotask users a single, strong two-factor authentication credential they can use across all the systems they manage, not just their own Autotask system. And, it creates an opportunity to leverage this same technology infrastructure to offer their clients new, revenue-producing authentication services as a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP).

About Scorpion Software
Scorpion Software designs and delivers strong authentication solutions for small and midsized businesses. Headquartered in British Columbia, Canada, Scorpion Software helps businesses manage online risk while offering unprecedented password protection. More information about the company is available at www.scorpionsoft.com.

About Autotask Corporation
 
Autotask Corporation provides the world's leading hosted IT Business Management software built specifically for VARs, MSPs, and other technology solution providers to help them run their businesses better. The company's product line includes the Autotask Professional Services Automation (PSA) software, and the VARStreet family of advanced quoting and e-Commerce solutions. All products work together seamlessly, and are available on demand to help IT solution providers to sell, implement, deliver and bill their technology products & services. For more information about Autotask Corporation and products, please visit http://www.autotask.com or call +61 (0) 2 8014 8245 or +1-518-720-3500. Or, follow us on:
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