Lenovo and Kaseya Collaborate to Extend PC Managed Services Technology
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC and LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND, January 20, 2010 — Kaseya, the leading global provider of automated systems management software for IT service providers and corporate IT departments, and global PC-maker Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced a joint marketing alliance to help channel partners in North America enhance and expand their businesses through remote IT management tools and PC technology.
The companies will work together on education and channel marketing programs targeting the managed service provider community, working closely to better serve the channel by integrating management capabilities within Lenovo’s suite of ThinkVantage Technologies with Kaseya’s remote management platform. This will allow business partners serving small-to-medium business (SMB) customers to take advantage of advanced PC management technology that is combined with an industry-leading remote management platform.
Kaseya’s IT management solution allows IT professionals to proactively manage an IT infrastructure easily and efficiently with one integrated Web-based platform. The Kaseya solution provides proactive management for PCs utilizing Microsoft Windows, along with support for the Intel vPro technology. The Kaseya product family provides a fully featured, extensible and easy-to-use management solution for IT environments of all sizes.
“Our relationship with Kaseya helps our business partners focus on growth and profitability as they improve the productivity and efficiency of their customers,” said Jay McBain, Director of Small and Medium Business Lenovo. “Kaseya shares a similar vision of going beyond selling a product to empower customers to succeed, and we look forward to strengthening this alliance.”
Lenovo’s ThinkVantage Technologies is a suite of hardware and software productivity tools designed to eliminate user downtime and improve remote management. They cover the PC lifecycle, including image creation and management, system migration and deployment, simplified and secure Internet connections, recovery of lost or corrupted files, as well as preparation for disposal.
“We are delighted to have Lenovo as part of the Kaseya partner ecosystem,” said Gerald Blackie, CEO of Kaseya. “Lenovo’s ThinkVantage productivity technologies and support for Intel’s vPro technology on ThinkPad laptops and ThinkCentre desktops make them a wonderful choice for the managed service provider. The tight integration between managed service providers’ Kaseya framework and end-customers’ IT assets leads to improved customer loyalty and satisfaction.”
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Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is dedicated to building exceptionally engineered personal computers. Lenovo’s business model is built on innovation, operational efficiency and customer satisfaction as well as a focus on investment in emerging markets. Formed by Lenovo Group’s acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the company develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and easy-to-use technology products and services worldwide. Lenovo has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information see http://www.lenovo.com
Kaseya is the leading global provider of automated systems management software for IT service providers and corporate IT departments. Kaseya provides a unified set of tools that proactively manage IT assets from one integrated Web-based platform. For more information please visit http://www.kaseya.com.