RapidFire Tools also sees the new offering’s platform as being one that can handle multiple compliance regimes. It already supports GDPR, and they intend to roll out additional regulatory support this year.
The acquisition immensely strengthens Kaseya’s compliance offerings, and they immediately announced a new compliance solution from the RapidFire technology, which was sufficiently important that they delayed announcement of the acquisition for two months, until the new product was ready.
RapidFire Tools has refocused and rebranded their Detector software appliance to better leverage its strengths for MSPs, which involve their being able to use it as the foundation of a higher-margin security practice.
While a low price will create a minor margin opportunity for the MSP, the main MSP benefit will be the better use of their time that will come from having the ASV scan capability integrated directly in the compliance module.
The RapidFire agentless tool is designed to help Datto resellers prospect, by providing a detailed assessment of a prospect’s environment, and recommending the appropriate Datto solutions. Datto will give it away free to their channel.