CEO Dick Williams on Webroot's big cloud gamble

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CEO Dick Williams on the company's move to SaaS and competing for enterprise customers

Anti-malware vendor Webroot has bet the company on cloud.

In October of last year, the company stopped selling packaged software and moved to a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model. CEO Dick Williams says the switch improves the customer service model and takes the burden of managing updates off of the end user.

Will that approach help Webroot grow in the ultra-competitive software security market? As part of our ongoing IDG Enterprise CEO Interview Series, IDGE Chief Content Officer John Gallant spoke with Williams about cybercrime, the company's move to SaaS, expansion in the enterprise space, and more.

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