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Barracuda Buys Avast’s RMM Tool to Sharpen MSSP Focus

February 4, 2019

Acquisition of Managed Workplace comes with add-on deal to resell Avast’s antivirus products

Barracuda Networks late last week acquired Managed Workplace, a legacy Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) tool first developed by Level Platforms and lately owned by Czech-based endpoint security vendor Avast Software. In an e-mail explaining the switch to current Managed Workplace users, Avast officials said the deal also includes an agreement that will see Barracuda reselling a slate of Avast’s Business CloudCare, Management Console, and Antivirus solutions.