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Lansweeper announces acquisition of UMAKnow and its Cloudockit technology

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By Nils Macharis

Provider of cloud documentation and visualization complements Lansweeper’s network scanning and discovery capabilities

Dendermonde, 20 January 2022Lansweeper, the IT asset management platform provider, today announced it has acquired Montreal based UMAknow and its Cloudockit solution for an undisclosed amount.

The acquisition, Lansweeper’s second to date and first since receiving €130M investment from Insight Partners, will extend and enhance Lansweeper’s capabilities by adding Cloudockit’s cloud discovery and documentation capabilities to the company’s product portfolio.

Lansweeper has been building a unique product platform and team since 2004, and this latest acquisition takes the company’s headcount to more than 225 people in offices across Belgium, Italy, Spain, the United States, and Canada.

Similar to Lansweeper’s on-premises IT estate data, UMAknow’ s Cloudockit technology automatically generates architecture diagrams and technical documentation of customer’s Cloud environments to support many scenarios.

One of which is the ability to understand Cloud environments and identify misconfigurations and potential security threats. With recent reports that the average cost of a security breach in the USA is $9.05M, businesses cannot afford to underestimate the value of knowing their IT estate.

“Hybrid IT environments are the new normal, so extending our product offering with the unique capabilities in Cloudockit makes perfect sense. We have been very impressed with the quality of the product this team has created and we look forward to what we can accomplish together.”

Dave Goossens, CEO at Lansweeper

This recent acquisition demonstrates the aggressive growth path Lansweeper is on and underlines its ambition to be at the forefront of IT Asset Intelligence, helping organizations discover, identify, and analyze their complete IT estate.

“This is a great opportunity to continue our adventure with Lansweeper. Customers will be surprised how the Lansweeper and the Cloudockit solutions compliment each other, and how both businesses share the same culture and vision. I am looking forward to sharing our joint capabilities with our customers and the added value that our integration will bring.”

Marco De Monte, President and co-founder UMAknow

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About Lansweeper

Lansweeper is an IT asset management software provider helping businesses better understand, manage and protect their IT devices and network. Lansweeper helps customers minimize risks and optimize their IT assets by providing actionable insight into their IT infrastructure at all times, offering trustworthy, valuable, and accurate insights about the state of users, devices, and software.

Since its launch in 2004, Lansweeper has been developing a software platform that scans and inventories all types of IT devices, installed software and active users on a network – allowing organizations to centrally manage their IT.

The Lansweeper platform currently discovers and monitors over 80 million connected devices from 28,000+ customers, including Mercedes, Michelin, Liverpool FC, Carlsberg, Nestle, IBM and Samsung along with governments, banks, NGOs, and universities, driven by its 200+ strong teams in Belgium, Spain, Italy, the UK and the USA.

About UMAknow

Founded in 2013 in Montreal by Pierre Bourassa and Marco De Monte, UMAknow specializes in developing solutions for Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure.

The UMAknow team includes more than 25 members with an average of 15 years’ worth of experience in application development and cloud computing. The diversification and skills of each member allow UMAknow to cover a variety of digital transformation projects and the development of complex applications on technologies such as Microsoft 365, Microsoft Azure, AWS and GCP.

UMAknow Cloudockit solution provides complete automated documentation and visualization, audit and tracking services, for IT Departments that are using Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services platforms (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Hyper-V and VMWare.


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