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AvePoint Compliance Guardian Named a 2013 Best in Biz Awards Winner

AvePoint’s solution for mitigating risks of privacy, security, site quality, and accessibility privacy violations honored as a winner in the Best New Product of the Year - Enterprise category 

Jersey City, New Jersey — November 25, 2013AvePoint, the leader in governance, compliance, and management solutions for social enterprise collaboration platforms, announced today it has been named a bronze winner in the Best New Product of the Year - Enterprise category in the 2013 Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts. AvePoint received the honor for its Compliance Guardian solution.

The third annual Best in Biz Awards program, focusing on companies based or operating in North America, was the most competitive in its history, with the highest number of awards submissions to date and the most distinguished judging panel yet assembled. More than 500 entries were received this year, from a wide array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of industries and geographic regions in the U.S. and Canada.

“It’s a tremendous honor to receive this Best in Biz award for Compliance Guardian, particularly because it was voted on by the media and industry analysts,” said Dana Simberkoff, Vice President of Risk Management & Compliance, AvePoint. “Compliance and data security are such important topics right now throughout the enterprise, especially considering the rash of high profile leaks and breaches made public this past year. Compliance Guardian is built to protect against such incidents, and this award shows that your sensitive enterprise data is safe and secure with AvePoint.”

AvePoint Compliance Guardian is a centralized enterprise compliance and risk management system that monitors multiple collaboration gateways – including collaboration platforms such as Microsoft SharePoint, file shares, websites, and web applications – in order to address compliance in a consistent manner. Compliance Guardian enables your organization to proactively protect IT environments from harmful information leaks or misuse while simultaneously ensuring that all activities and information residing in those environments are compliant, accessible, and manageable.

“This year’s Best in Biz Awards nominees offer services and products that reflect the most current trends in technology, from cloud computing through mobile devices to network connectivity,” said Samara Lynn, lead analyst of networking and business at PC Magazine, judging her second Best in Biz Awards program. “Truly, all of the nominees and winners represent the ongoing innovation and trends in technology that we who cover the space see on a daily basis.”

With robust compliance, governance, infrastructure management, and productivity solutions, as well as global 24/7 live support, AvePoint today helps more than 10,000 organizations enable enterprise collaboration with confidence. AvePoint is a corporate member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and the company’s Compliance and Risk Management practitioners participate in International Standards bodies including the W3C and United Nations Internet Governance Forum in addition to providing privacy guidance and expertise to a wide range of domestic and international government agencies and corporate organizations.

Winners of Best in Biz Awards 2013 were determined by an independent panel of 51 judges from top-tier news, business and technology publications, as well as broadcast outlets and analyst firms, such as Accounting Today, Arizona Daily Star, Atlanta Tribune, Bloomberg Businessweek, Cascade Business News, Chicago Tribune, Chip Design Magazine, Computerworld, Crain’s New York Business, CRN, Dallas Morning News, Dayton Business Journal, Detroit Free Press, ECT News Network, Entrepreneur, eWeek Channel Insider, Executive Travel Magazine, Fast Company, Financial Times, Fortune, Hartford Business Journal, Hartford Courant, Inc. Magazine, King Features Syndicate, Lab Reviews, Law Technology News, Miami Herald, Memphis Business Journal, Network World, NorthBay Biz, Orange County Register, PC Magazine, Phoenix Business Journal, Pittsburgh Business Times, Prairie Business Magazine, Quad-City Times, Reuters, San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, Savannah Morning News, Small Business Digest, South Florida Business Journal, Tech.Blorge, Tech-Gaming, Times (Munster, Indiana), Upstart Business Journal and USA Today.

For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2013, visit:
http://www.bestinbizawards.com/2013-winners.

About AvePoint

AvePoint is a global technology company and proven software leader. Since its founding in 2001, AvePoint has become the world's largest provider of enterprise-class governance, compliance, and management solutions for social enterprise collaboration platforms. AvePoint helps more than 10,000 customers – including many Fortune 500 companies and government agencies – meet their specific business objectives by enabling collaboration with confidence. AvePoint, Inc. is headquartered and maintains its principal operational center in Jersey City, NJ, with wholly owned operational centers in the USA, Canada, Australia, South Africa, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Japan, Singapore, and China. AvePoint is a Depth Managed Microsoft Gold Certified Application Development Partner and Gold Certified Collaboration and Content Partner as well as a US Government GSA provider via strategic partnerships.

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