ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Sep 8, 2014) - RapidFire Tools Inc. Vice President of Sales Mark Winter will help managed service providers (MSPs) better gauge new business opportunities using robust, non-invasive network assessment tools at the 2014 GFI MAX U.S. Customer Conference, Sept. 8-11 in Orlando, Fla. Winter's breakout session, "Top Ways to Use IT Assessments to Win New Business and Grow Customer Relationships," takes place Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 4:15 p.m.

In his session, Winter will explain how MSPs can utilize network assessments as a lead-in to ongoing service contracts. Non-invasive network assessment tools can create detailed reports on usage policies, port vulnerabilities, security issues and unauthorized users. With Network Detective, MSPs don't need to download a client; the tools can be applied via a simple USB connection. Mission-critical data regarding the customer's network can be gathered, usually in less than an hour during an on-site visit. Branded reports can then be automatically generated, showing the potential customer specific areas that need to be addressed to increase productivity and reinforce security -- and often winning that customer's trust.

RapidFire Tools is a Gold Sponsor of the show. At the booth, Winter will inform MSPs about the latest upgrades to Network Detective's various IT assessment modules -- including Network, Security, MS Exchange and SQL Server assessment tools. Through recent enhancements, the company's new HIPAA Assessment module now recognizes a wider selection of encryption technologies and supports improved compatibility with Mac OS. This module, which creates automated HIPAA risk assessments for MSPs in the healthcare field, has quickly become the top-selling Network Detective product among RapidFire Tools' existing customers.

"Assessments can help managed services providers gain access to businesses they might not have been able to penetrate without such a valuable up-front offering. We're honored to explore the latest network assessment strategies with MSPs at the GFI MAX event," said Winter. "These proven tactics, in addition to the new enhancements to the always-evolving Network Detective linecard, contribute to a growing roster of tools and resources at the MSP's disposal."

About Network Detective
Network Detective is the market's number one non-invasive IT assessment tool, used by service providers around the world. Unlike other solutions, Network Detective is able to acquire a vast amount of network data -- including assets, users, configurations, and vulnerabilities -- all without installing any software, probes, or agents. In addition to automatically pulling information quickly from anything attached to the network, data from individual "off line" devices can be captured in minutes, and automatically incorporated into the final reports. Learn more at

About RapidFire Tools Inc.
RapidFire Tools Inc. is the developer of the Network Detective series of assessment tools, including the Network Assessment, Security Assessment, Exchange Assessment, SQL Server Assessment and HIPAA Compliance Assessment modules. The company was founded in June of 2010 by IT entrepreneur Michael Mittel. The company's mission is to develop and sell innovative and powerful, award-winning IT solutions with clear value propositions that help service providers, resellers, and MSPs uncover new business, expand their practice areas, and run their operations more successfully; and also to support the reporting needs of IT pros working within end-user organizations.

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Bob Vogel
RapidFire Tools, Inc.