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AvePoint Recognized in Gartner’s Market Guide for Data-Centric Audit and Protection

Gartner identifies AvePoint for Data-Centric Audit and Protection (DCAP) capabilities in 2016 Market Guide report

Jersey City, New Jersey — January 14, 2016AvePoint, the established leader in enabling enterprise collaboration across platforms and devices, today announced it has been named to the Gartner 2016 Market Guide for Data-Centric Audit and Protection (DCAP). The DCAP Market Guide outlines the status of the emerging market in order to help organizations make purchasing decisions suited to their technology needs.

According to Gartner, DCAP is a category of products characterized by the ability to centrally manage data security policies and controls across unstructured, semi-structured and structured repositories or silos. Within its matrix comparing DCAP vendor capabilities, Gartner lists AvePoint for integrated policies, data classification, and data discovery across multiple data silos – including file shares, Microsoft SharePoint, and Microsoft Office 365.

“Companies have been using AvePoint solutions to discover sensitive information, analyze system security, and check for Key Control Indicators across enterprise collaboration systems in order to better respond to audits for many years,” said John Hodges, Vice President of Product Strategy, AvePoint. “AvePoint’s inclusion in the DCAP Market Guide underscores the capabilities our software has to create a safe and well-governed place for data.”

AvePoint solutions for DCAP provide the following capabilities to organizations:

Discovery and Classification: Understand important information by easily finding and classifying data based on organizational need.

Simplified Governance: Empower users to easily collaborate and ensure corporate policies are met by automating processes.

Proactive Enforce Policies: Ensure all actions by your users fall within defined policies with real-time monitoring and restoration.

Audit and Reporting: Provide auditable data access reports and prove policies safeguard against malicious behavior.

“With data breaches making headlines and major new data protection laws slated to take effect in 2016, organizations must be aware of the data they hold and how it is protected against potential leaks,” said Dana Simberkoff, Chief Compliance and Risk Officer, AvePoint. “Gartner’s new report provides a comprehensive view of the DCAP landscape for those who are looking for guidance on vendor capabilities – giving a clear understanding of how AvePoint solutions keep data secure across platforms.”

To learn more about AvePoint’s solutions for DCAP, please visit our website; and to read the full Gartner 2016 Market Guide for DCAP, please visit the Gartner website.

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