CREDANT Technologies, Inc. is an US based firm engaged in the development of data protection solutions for legal enterprises, financial, education, government, and healthcare across the world. Its data control platform allows companies to control/ manage and safeguard the removable media, laptops, desktops, self-encrypting drives, Tablets, Smartphone, data in the cloud and BitLocker. Credant mitigates the data risk on the virtual desktops. It offers excellent mobile data security. The company also offers network development services, partner solutions and customer solutions for prominent clients like Cisco, LANDesk and Dell. The specialties include USB Encryption, Enterprise data security, Mobile Security, Laptop Encryption, Compliance, Full Disk Encryption, Cloud Security, End Point Security, Data Protection and Data Breach Protection.
Bob Heard had cofounded Credant Technologies Inc. along with Chris Burchett and Andrew Kahl in the year 2001 in Addison, Texas. The company began its business operations with 110 employees. The investors for Credant include Crescendo Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Austin Ventures LP, Intel Capital and Cisco Systems. The company had an OEM accord and joint development accord with Dell for the development of data protection as well as encryption solutions. Dell uses the data protection solutions in its products.