PC Pitstop and PC Matic Pro win in the 13th Annual 2018 IT World Award® for IT Vendor Achievement and Endpoint Security

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The Information Technology Industry’s Coveted Hot Companies and Best Products Award Winners will be honored at the 2018 SVUS Red Carpet Awards Ceremony Dinner in San Francisco on Monday, July 30, 2018. Sioux City, Iowa – June 27, 2018 – PC Pitstop, makers of PC Matic Pro announced today that Network Products Guide, industry’s leading […]

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Best Practices for PC Matic MSPs and VARs

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You asked, and we answered. Below our MSPs and VARs will find version 1.0 of the requested Best Practices documentation for PC Matic Pro and PC Matic MSP. This documentation covers our official recommendations for scan settings, scan frequency, Super Shield configurations, implementation and rollout procedures, and more! Best Practices Documentation PC Matic Pro PC […]

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Lakeshore IT Solutions Capitalize on Partner Program Lead Generation Opportunities 

Lakeshore IT Solutions Capitalizes on PC Matic Pro’s Lead Generation Program Rian Yablun, of Lakeshore IT Solutions, recently shared his experiences with the lead generation opportunities offered to PC Matic Pro partners, and how the Lakeshore IT Solutions team is capitalizing on these opportunities. “About two years ago, our Synnex representative asked if we would […]

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PC Matic Pro Named Innovative Product of the Year – Threat Detection Finalist in 2018 Cyber Security Awards 

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 PC Matic Pro is pleased to announce that they have been selected as finalists in the Innovative Product of the Year – Threat Detection for the 2018 Cyber Security Awards. The Cyber Security Awards were established in 2014, to reward the best individuals, teams and companies within the cyber security industry. Excellence and innovation are core […]

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PC Pitstop Wins 2018 InfoSec Award as Market Leader for Anti-Malware Solutions

Cyber Defense Magazine Names PC Pitstop, Makers of PC Matic Pro, Market Leader in Malware Detection Sioux City, Iowa, April 16, 2018 – PC Pitstop, the leader in preventative malware detection, today announced that Cyber Defense Magazine, the industry’s leading electronic information security magazine, has honored PC Pitstop, the makers of PC Matic Pro, in its […]

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Business Intelligence Group Names PC Matic Pro as Threat Detection Winner

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PC Matic Pro Wins 2018 Fortress Cyber Security Award Sioux City, IA —April 12, 2018—The Business Intelligence Group today announced that PC Matic Pro has won the 2018 Fortress Cyber Security Awards in the threat detection category. The inaugural program sought to identify and reward the world’s leading companies and products that are working to […]

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PC Matic Pro, by PC Pitstop, Featured in CRN’s 2018 Partner Program Guide

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Annual guide recognizes the IT channel’s top partner programs Sioux City, Iowa, April 3, 2018 – PC Matic Pro by PC Pitstop, leaders in proactive endpoint and server security, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized PC Matic Pro by PC Pitstop in its 2018 Partner Program Guide. This annual […]

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PC Matic Pro Named Finalist in Cyber Defense Magazine’s InfoSec Awards

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Cyber Defense Magazine Names 2018 InfoSec Awards Finalists Over the last six months, Cyber Defense Magazine has read through over 3,000 nominations for their coveted 2018 InfoSec Awards.  After proper review, the judges have named the finalists.  PC Pitstop is honored to be named one of Cyber Defense Magazine’s 2018 InfoSec Awards finalists for its […]

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PC Matic Pro Named Winner in the 14th Annual Info Security PG’s 2018 Global Excellence Awards®

Sioux City, Iowa – March 6, 2018 – PC Pitstop announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the industry’s leading information security research and advisory guide, has named PC Matic Pro a winner in the 14th Annual 2018 Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards® for Most Innovative Security Product of the Year. These prestigious global […]

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TKK Electronics Partners with PC Matic Pro Security Solutions on Savvik National Contract for 6,500+ Member State and Local Government Agencies

PC Matic Pro Security Solutions now available at volume contract pricing for Savvik member agencies Sioux City, Iowa, February 20, 2017 – TKK Electronics, LLC won a significant national contract with Savvik to provide a range of technology products to its 6,500 member agencies in the United States.  Products available on the contract range from laptops […]

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PC Matic Pro Increases Partnerships and Brand Awareness

PC Matic Pro Team Boosts Partnerships and Brand Awareness Throughout 2017 Our team was dedicated to nurturing current partnerships, and establishing new ones during the fourth quarter of 2017.  During that time, our team traveled to 16 different events promoting our products and increasing brand awareness.  Of those 16, we would like to highlight the […]

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PC Matic MSP and Pro User Interface Gets Facelift

Changes Made to PC Matic Pro and MSP User Interface PC Matic MSP and PC Matic Pro have proven to listen to their customers.  As reported during the third quarter of 2017, customer feedback led to increased functionality to the program including conflict removal and software management tools, as well as device management.  Now, the […]

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PC Matic Pro Wins Most Innovative Product of the Year – SMB

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PC Matic Pro Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2017 PC Pitstop, makers of PC Matic Pro, are thrilled to announce receiving the gold level Best in Biz Award for Most Innovative Product of the Year – SMB Sioux City, Iowa – November 29, 2017 – PC Matic Pro has been named a gold winner […]

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PC Pitstop Boosts Capabilities Across the Board

PC Pitstop Enhances Software Capabilities Significant enhancements were made to PC Matic, PC Matic Pro and PC Matic MSP throughout the third quarter of 2017.  A majority of the additions to the programs were a direct result of consumer feedback.  Each of the enhancements are listed below, as well as which platform the change was […]

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PC Matic Pro and MSP Enhancements

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PC Matic Pro and MSP Boost Program Capabilities PC Matic Pro and MSP made significant enhancements throughout the third quarter of 2017.  A majority of the additions to the programs were a direct result of consumer feedback.  Each of the enhancements are listed below: Device Control – With device control, users are able to easily […]

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PC Matic CEO Slated to Speak at Synnex Inspire Event

Rob Cheng Presents, Winning the War on Ransomware, at Synnex Inspire Event PC Matic Pro announces CEO, Rob Cheng, will be presenting at the Synnex Inspire Conference. This event is the technology industry’s premier conference for partner planning and content, and will be located in Greenville, South Carolina October 4-6, at the TD Convention Center. […]

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PC Matic Pro and MSP Partners — Register For Your Free ChannelPro Seats Now!

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The ChannelPro SMB Forum 2017 in Iselin, New Jersey is taking place November 2, 2017 and YOU’RE INVITED TO JOIN US! We are a proud sponsor of their upcoming event. Spend one day with the ChannelPro event team and they’ll send you home with all the expert sales, marketing, product, and operations advice you need to grow […]

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$301M Paid in Ransoms by SMBs in One Year

SMBs Continue to be Hacker’s Target A recent study, State of the Channel Ransomware Report, collected data on over 100,000 small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) regarding the cyber threat, ransomware.  The information collected was based on data from the second quarter of 2016 through the second quarter of 2017.  It was found, fewer SMBs were […]

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CRN Names PC Matic As One of the Hottest Products

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CRN Names Hot Products to Check Out Right Now CRN is the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel, providing up-to-date technology news as well as IT vendor and product reviews.  Recently they shared the 30 hottest products that business professionals need to check out right now.  PC Matic was honored to […]

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How PC Matic Mitigates the Threat of Phishing Attacks

Phishing Attacks – One of the largest cyber threats facing users today A phishing attack, or email that includes a malicious link or attachment, has been a growing threat throughout this year.  Why?  Because email addresses are very easy to obtain.  Whether it is through a security breach of a business or a website leak, […]

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Calling All PC Matic Partners – Join us at ChannelPro SMB

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The ChannelPro SMB Forum 2017 in Long Beach, California is taking place September 13, 2017 and YOU’RE INVITED TO JOIN US! We are a proud sponsor of their upcoming event. Spend one day with the ChannelPro event team and they’ll send you home with all the expert sales, marketing, product, and operations advice you need […]

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PC Matic Pro & PC Matic MSP – Showing Amazing Sales Momentum

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PC Matic Pro and PC Matic MSP have gained major ground in the second quarter of 2017, showing sales spikes of 250% quarter over quarter, and 353% year over year. PC Matic Pro and PC Matic MSP are the business-to-business (B2B) versions of the well-known PC Matic antivirus protection for home users.  Beyond providing a […]

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PC Matic Pro Nominated for ChannelPro Reader’s Choice Awards

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Vote for ChannelPro Reader’s Choice Awards Now! The Channel Company is in the midst of the 2017 ChannelPro Reader’s Choice Awards voting process.  PC Matic Pro has been nominated for Best Endpoint Security Vendor; but, to win — you must vote!  Please, take the time to have your voice be heard. Click here, to start […]

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GSA Approved Russian Software to be Used For Government Security Protection

Russian Software “Protecting” Government Data As we know, Kaspersky is a Russian-based security company that provides anti-virus software for home, enterprise and government use.  Years ago, Kaspersky was approved by the GSA, an administration in charge for vetting government contracts, to sell their software to government agencies.  According to Buzzfeed, the first U.S. government agency […]

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PC Pitstop Increases Traction With Solution Providers

CRN Names PC Pitstop on 2017 Top 100 Security List PC Pitstop, makers of PC Matic Pro and PC Matic MSP, has been boosting their traction with solution providers with their advanced security solution.  The core of the PC Matic security features include an automated, global whitelist approach, along with fileless ransomware detection.  These two […]

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PC Matic Boosts Protection With File-Less Ransomware Detection

Enhancements Set PC Matic Further Apart from Competition PC Pitstop, makers of PC Matic, PC Matic MSP and PC Matic Pro have made several updates over the last few months to their security solution.  The recent changes made to the software include the ability to detect file-less ransomware.  Traditional malware, including ransomware, required an executable […]

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PC Matic Pro CEO Talks Security Strategy & Reseller Incentives

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Security Strategy – Shifting the Industry’s Focus Rob Cheng, founder and CEO of PC Pitstop, the maker of PC Matic Pro, was featured on Malware Threats Exploding: Profit with New Endpoint Security, a channel cast  hosted by The Channel Co.  The channel cast is still available on demand.  To view it in its entirety, click here. […]

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PC Matic or PC Matic Pro — Which Solution is Best for You?

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PC Matic Compared to PC Matic Pro Often times, we get questions from potential consumers asking which security solution would best meet their needs, PC Matic or PC Matic Pro.  To address this, we created the table below which provides the different features in each solution.  Additional information regarding each feature is included below.   Automated Global Application […]

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“I was skeptical of the whitelist approach…”

Houston County Schools, in Alabama, has been using PC Matic Pro to protect America’s most valuable asset, education.  Bob Blalock, Technology Coordinator for Houston County Schools, shared his experience with PC Matic Pro, their whitelist technology and technical support. Bob Blalock, Technology Coordinator, Houston County Schools: “We were a Sophos customer for about 10 years […]

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How PC Matic Pro Stacks Up Against Its Competition

What is PC Matic Pro? PC Matic Pro, developed by PC Pitstop, is the professional version of the advanced security solution, PC Matic.  PC Matic Pro is researched, developed and supported in the United States.  This innovative security solution is available for businesses, government facilities, nonprofit organizations and educational institutions. Advanced Malware Detection PC Matic Pro offers an automated […]

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PC Matic Pro Increases Exposure – Attending and Presenting at Multiple Events

Throughout the fourth quarter of 2016, the PC Matic Pro team continued to travel to various trade shows and conferences to maintain exposure of our product.  These events included the Virus Bulletin Conference, IT Nation, MSP World Fall Conference, AMTSO Conference, Varnex Fall Conference, SpiceWorld and several Secret Sauce events. Hope Gauthier, Channel Sales Manager […]

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PC Matic Pro Earns Best Solution at SMB TechFest

PC Matic Pro Wins SMB TechFest Award Mike Sexton, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales, represented PC Matic Pro at the first SMB TechFest of 2017.  The SMB TechFest is a technology conference that occurs each quarter.  The event took place on January 19, 2017 in Anaheim, California.  In attendance were over 200 resellers, managed service providers (MSPs), and partners […]

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