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OpenText Launches Webroot Business Management Console 6.0
[April 28, 2021]

OpenText Launches Webroot Business Management Console 6.0


Modern UI and new features simplify task management, reduce user error and easily optimize security for MSPs and SMBs

WATERLOO, ON, April 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX), (TSX: OTEX) announced the release of the new Webroot® Business Management Console that offers managed service providers (MSPs) and small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) a more streamlined and intuitive user experience when optimizing, executing and managing key layers of security.

The new Webroot Business Management Console provides a unified point of management across the Webroot business security portfolio including Webroot® Business Endpoint Protection, Webroot® DNS Protection and Webroot® Security Awareness Training. It has been engineered to provide two offerings catered to the distinct needs of MSPs and SMBs and is fully backwards compatible with the extensive ecosystem of integrations Webroot's Unity API provides and tailored applications or reports already created.

"We designed the new console with the end user in mind, incorporating valuable feedback from customer conversations, testing, and research," said OpenText Chief Product Officer Muhi Majzoub. "The new console demonstrates Webroot's commitment to product innovation and meeting the evolving needs of small and medium sized businesses and managed service providers."

The new Webroot Business Management Console features:

  • A new contemporary design including significant UX improvements for better overview of system status, actionable remediation workflow, and more granular visibility.
  • Greater administrator visibility of policy usage and easier management of site permissions
  • Significant improvements to site navigation, including new site-to-site navigation and important control options such as the ability to delete deactivated sites.
  • Automatic user error prevention blocks users from leaving pages without saving pogress or acknowledging exit.
  • Webroot Security Awareness Training now supports the creation of distribution lists and the ability to customize training from the console for varying levels of cybersecurity education.
  • Improvements to Webroot® Evasion Shield, including a new patented and proprietary behavioral analysis engine, Webroot® Foreign Code Shield, that will be introduced this spring to significantly raise levels of threat detection, protection and prevention once enabled.



"Cybersecurity management is now faster and more intuitive for our staff because of the significant improvements to the Webroot console," said Jerel Howland, CTO, Mytech Partners, a Minnesota and Colorado-based MSP. "It supports us in reaching our goal of delivering the best IT experience in North America and making cybersecurity and IT easy for the SMBs we serve."

This launch follows recent accolades for Webroot's data security solutions, both business and consumer, from US News & World Report, PCMag and leading channel publication CRN. Additionally, Webroot® SecureAnywhere Endpoint Protection has achieved a AAA rating in the most recent Small Business Endpoint Protection report by SE Labs, demonstrating the effectiveness of the solution in detecting and protecting against cyber threats in real-time.


To learn more about the Webroot Business Management Console, visit the Webroot Community.

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