Integration with ConnectWise to Simplify Certificate Management for Managed Service Providers

MINNEAPOLIS—(December 12, 2017)— Entrust Datacard,a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, today announced that the company’s Entrust Certificate Services™ platform has integrated with ConnectWise, a company that transforms how technology solution providers build, manage, and grow their businesses. The new integration for ConnectWise Manage is designed to make it easier to order and manage SSL/TLS certificates. Managed Service Providers (MSPs) will have the ability to order, quote, and setup expiration notifications to centrally manage clients’ digital certificates.

Maintaining security for multiple client websites is challenging to keep up with. Digital certificates are often managed in multiple places, or managed manually, making it more difficult to stay on top of the certificate expirations and obsolete technology that cause business disruptions. Certificate Management — in a “single pane of glass” — displays the key information needed for active SSL/TLS management when and where it’s most needed. Through centralized certificate management, users will be able to:

  • Place orders and manage expirations and certificate details in ConnectWise Manage
  • Automatically configure records in ConnectWise Manage to track certificate expiry (available in early 2018)
  • Issue one-click certificate quoting, ready for forwarding (available in early 2018)
  • Provide unlimited servers licensing and unlimited reissues

“The Entrust Certificate Services integration with ConnectWise Manage eliminates error-prone, manual processes for SSL/TLS certificates,” said Sam Morcos, senior vice president and general manager, certificate services for Entrust Datacard. “Entrust Certificate Services makes it easy to not only solve this problem, but gives MSPs the tools to be proactive about maintaining their clients’ encryption security while simplifying customers’ expansion purchases and renewals.”

The integration offers complete certificate lifecycle management: creation, re-issuance, revocation, and renewal. The Entrust Certificate Services solution also includes an option for malware scanning and reputation monitoring powered by SiteLock.

“The simplicity of Entrust Datacard’s new integration is going to be key for our partners,” said Gavin Gamber, vice president of channel sales and alliances for ConnectWise. “TSPs just have to configure the ConnectWise settings in the partner portal and begin ordering, tracking, and renewing customers’ Entrust SSL certificates right in ConnectWise Manage.”

For more information about Entrust Datacard PartnerPlus for Certificate Services, visit: https://www.entrust.com/partners/cloud-partner/become-cloud-partner/ or https://marketplace.connectwise.com/entrust-datacard.

About Entrust Datacard Corporation

Consumers, citizens and employees increasingly expect anywhere-anytime experiences — whether they are making purchases, crossing borders, accessing e-gov services or logging onto corporate networks. Entrust Datacard offers the trusted identity and secure transaction technologies that make those experiences reliable and secure. Solutions range from the physical world of financial cards, passports and ID cards to the digital realm of authentication, certificates and secure communications. With more than 2,000 Entrust Datacard colleagues around the world, and a network of strong global partners, the company serves customers in 150 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.entrustdatacard.com.

About ConnectWise

ConnectWise transforms how technology solution providers successfully build, manage and grow their businesses. Our award-winning set of software solutions provide a fully integrated, seamless experience to companies in more than 50 countries, giving them the ability to increase their productivity, efficiency and profitability. When combined with our relentless commitment to innovation, powerful network of ideas and experts, unparalleled passion for our users, and more than 35 years of experience, ConnectWise software solutions deliver the support companies want at each step of their business journey. For more information, visit www.ConnectWise.com.