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AvePoint to Showcase DocAve 6 at Share 2012 South Africa

The leader in governance and infrastructure management solutions for Microsoft SharePoint will reveal its next-generation management platform for SharePoint governance at the event

Melbourne, Australia — February 24, 2012 — Rapid adoption of Microsoft SharePoint 2010 throughout South Africa is causing a tremendous need for efficient and effective management and governance of the platform. AvePoint, the leader in governance and infrastructure management solutions for SharePoint, will showcase its enterprise-class management platform for SharePoint governance, DocAve 6, as a partner of Share, the SharePoint Conference for Business Users, on February 27-28 at the Sandton Sun Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa.

SharePoint professionals from more than 120 organisations across South Africa collaborated to help come up with several hot topics for the upcoming Share conference, including: governance; user adoption; collaboration; document & information management; security & permissions; and upgrading to SharePoint 2010. DocAve 6 simplifies the deployment, monitoring, and enforcement of SharePoint 2010 governance policies in order to increase business productivity, reduce total cost of ownership, provide IT assurance, and enable security and compliance for enterprise content.

“DocAve 6’s enhancements in usability, scalability, and availability – while built entirely with all Microsoft technologies and standards – is essential for organisations serious about deploying SharePoint 2010 and implementing best-in-class governance and management policies to meet their dynamic business needs,” said Garth Luke, General Manager of AvePoint Australasia and Vice President of Sales. “Working closely with South African organisations to achieve SharePoint success for the last four years, we have a deep understanding of with they require to deploy, monitor, and enforce effective management and governance policies for SharePoint 2010.

At 13:15 on Tuesday, February 28, Garth Luke will lead a session entitled: “Managing the SharePoint Disruption – Ensuring the Business Gain Exceeds the Business Pain”, which will give a blueprint for planning and implementing SharePoint 2010 as a platform to support a dynamic enterprise. Luke will share insights, best practices, and lessons learned from his experience helping some of the world’s biggest enterprises achieve SharePoint success.

“AvePoint has been instrumental in helping us bring the Share conference to South Africa,” said Steve Morris, Managing Director at Eventful Group, organisers of Share. “Already possessing great experience here in South Africa since 2008, we’re excited to have AvePoint share lessons learned from more than 8,000 customers within the global business user community and offer incredible insight for Share attendees.”

Throughout the event, AvePoint will have a dedicated presence at Booth 8, where attendees can receive live demonstrations of DocAve 6 as well as have one-on-one meetings with AvePoint’s SharePoint experts to discuss SharePoint strategies and future business plans for the platform.

For more information on DocAve 6, please visit: http://www.avepoint.com/docave6/

For more information on Share and other AvePoint-attended events wordwide, please visit: http://www.avepoint.com/about/events.

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 and infrastructure management solutions for Microsoft SharePoint. Propelled by the world’s largest SharePoint-exclusive research & development team, AvePoint helps more than 8,000 customers – including many Fortune 500 companies and government agencies – meet their specific business objectives utilizing the SharePoint platform. 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, Japan, Singapore, and China. AvePoint is a Depth Managed Microsoft Gold Certified Portals and Collaboration Partner and Gold Certified ISV Partner as well as a US Government GSA provider via strategic partnerships.

AvePoint Media Contact

Karen Cheung – Marketing Manager
Tel: +61 3 9620 0200
Email: Karen.Cheung@AvePoint.com

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