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Rapid Adoption of Microsoft SharePoint in South Africa Drives AvePoint and IMMIX Partnership

New agreement offers AvePoint’s award-winning governance and infrastructure management solutions in tandem with IMMIX’s world-class expertise in Microsoft technology implementations to support vast SharePoint growth throughout South Africa

Melbourne, Australia — June 12, 2012 — AvePoint, the leader in governance and infrastructure management solutions for Microsoft SharePoint, today announced a partnership agreement with IMMIX, a leading business software service provider based in South Africa. IMMIX will serve as a partner of AvePoint, and both companies will combine their SharePoint software and service to help South African organizations manage SharePoint deployments intelligently and integrate them with line-of-business applications.

“AvePoint’s world-class technology for governing, managing and protecting SharePoint deployments is essential for IMMIX to continue helping South African organizations scale, grow and mature their SharePoint deployments,” said Garth Luke, General Manager of AvePoint Australia and Vice President of Sales. “Combined with IMMIX’s proven expertise across Microsoft technologies and its status as aDell Preferred Services Partner for Microsoft SharePoint solutions, this partnership provides a strong combination for protecting, optimizing, and truly unlocking real SharePoint success for their enterprises.”

AvePoint's award-winning DocAve Software Platform and its global, live 24/7 support helps more than 8,000 organizations in 63 countries realise SharePoint success. With robust data protection, management, optimization, integration, reporting and migration capabilities for SharePoint, DocAve is the enterprise-class management platform for SharePoint governance. DocAve 6, AvePoint’s latest product release, provides South African customers a platform entirely built using all Microsoft technologies and standards – featuring a familiar ribbon-based and wizard-driven user interface that helps easily navigate across complex SharePoint deployments with a cached, universal tree view.

IMMIX specialises in business software applications that help organizations better manage their business, customers, software and information. Founded in 2000, IMMIX is the leader in the design and delivery of adaptable, integrated technology solutions for business management. A Microsoft Certified Partner and member of the Microsoft Presidents Club, an honor bestowed upon only the top 5 percent of Microsoft partners worldwide, IMMIX has the proven ability to execute efficiently, appropriately and successfully. IMMIX is also a Dell Preferred Services Partner for Microsoft SharePoint Solutionsin Sub-Sahara Africa.

“South African organizations’ appetite for SharePoint is growing quickly, and as this trend continues it’s important that deployments evolve in ways that support their business goals and growth – particularly as many integrate the platform into existing line-of-business applications,” said Claudia Correia De Araujo, SharePoint Practice Manager at IMMIX. “Thus, AvePoint is the perfect technology partner for us, as it has the only solution with the breadth and depth to help our clients scale, govern, and manage their SharePoint deployments to support long-term business goals.”

For more information on AvePoint, please visit www.avepoint.com. For more information on IMMIX, please visit www.immix.co.za.

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.


IMMIX Solutions (Pty) Ltd is a specialist in the design and delivery of adaptable, integrated technology solutions for business management.

IMMIX is a leading Microsoft Certified Partner (Gold: CRM, ERP and Digital Marketing), with specialization in Microsoft Dynamics — a line of business applications for the mid-, upper mid– and enterprise markets. Their core competencies include Customer Relationship Management (On premise, Hosted and Mobile CRM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP - Financial and Resource Management), SharePoint (BPM, Portals and Scanning) and Licensing (Microsoft and Adobe). IMMIX has one of the largest client base out of all Microsoft partners in South Africa. They operate out of a head office in Johannesburg, and have a sister company in the United Kingdom - IMMIX Solutions Ltd.

AvePoint Media Contact

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

IMMIX Media Contact

Louise Harty – Marketing Officer
Tel: +27 11 602 0700
Email: louise.harty@immix.co.za

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