Matrix42 acquires FastViewer
14. January 2021
Home office trend accelerates demand for remote access and remote support solutions
Fast-paced start to 2021 at Matrix42:
Matrix42 acquires¬†FastViewer¬†GmbH, a leading provider of remote access, remote¬†support,¬†and collaboration solutions, to better support customers in the prevailing remote working trend.¬†¬†The long-term partner of Matrix42 is already integrated into the Matrix42 products with its¬†remote access and remote support platform for PCs, laptops, mobile devices,¬†servers,¬†and cloud workloads, making it the perfect addition to the existing portfolio. With the¬†FastViewer¬†acquisition, the Frankfurt-based software manufacturer for digital workspace management is additionally expanding its offering for edge, IoT computing and cloud management.
“The COVID-19 pandemic is the acceleration of acceleration for the digital workplace,” says Oliver Bendig, CEO of Matrix42. “According to a recent¬†Bitkom¬†survey*, 45% of employees currently work predominantly in a home office or outside the traditional office. Reliable and secure remote access and remote maintenance of mobile workstations as well as edge and cloud computing have thus become an important factor for many companies to successfully get through the pandemic. With the acquisition of¬†FastViewer, we can support our customers and their employees even more easily and securely in home office scenarios.”
FastViewer‚Äôs¬†software¬†platform enables easy and secure remote access to all¬†types¬†of digital workstations and all common operating systems¬†to¬†troubleshoot.¬†Access¬†from the home office to¬†all¬†corporate infrastructure¬†is easy. In this regard,¬†FastViewer¬†offers very high flexibility and adapts to the security requirements of customers. The solution is available both in the cloud and on-premise.¬†FastViewer¬†is used by 2,000 customers worldwide and is already fully integrated into Matrix42’s Enterprise Service Management and Secure Unified Endpoint Management products.
FastViewer¬†was founded in 2006 in¬†Neumarkt,¬†Upper Palatinate¬†(Bavaria),¬†and has been part of the Atos¬†Unify product portfolio¬†since 2012. Matrix42¬†buys¬†FastViewer¬†from¬†global¬†digital transformation¬†leader¬†Atos¬†to provide customers with a holistic digital workspace platform.
“By combining Matrix42 and¬†FastViewer, customers have a unique IT management solution to deploy, secure and remotely maintain location-independent digital workplaces. This is how you keep employees productive in the COVID-19 crisis,” says¬†Charles-Henry¬†Duroyon, COO¬†for the¬†Atos Unify¬†portfolio¬†and CEO of¬†FastViewer¬†GmbH.
We are very pleased to welcome the¬†FastViewer¬†team to Matrix42,” says Oliver Bendig. “With¬†FastViewer,¬†this is our second¬†acquisition¬†within six months. With these¬†acquisitions we are consistently pursuing our goal of making digital work as easy and secure as possible for our customers. The integration of¬†FastViewer¬†into our platform brings us a significant step closer to our goal of being the market leader in digital workspace management.
*Bitkom¬†research study¬†2020‚ÄĮ‚ÄěDigitalisierung¬†der¬†Arbeitswelt‚Äú (Digitization of the working world)