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AvePoint Announces Strategic Partnership with Crayon to Enhance Office 365 Cloud Adoption

The partnership aims to improve the customer experience through comprehensive solutions for organizations to migrate and manage Office 365 data

Jersey City, New Jersey — November 8, 2017 — AvePoint, the Microsoft Cloud expert, announced today a partnership with Crayon, a global IT consultancy services provider that specializes in optimizing technology ROI through software asset management (SAM) and cloud adoption.

AvePoint has entered a strategic relationship with Crayon to match its award-winning Office 365 technology with a leader in Microsoft software asset management, cloud solutions, and volume licensing optimization expert. AvePoint and Crayon will now be able to offer a more comprehensive solution to enable customers to move and adopt Office 365, and better manage and protect their assets once there.

“Helping customers migrate and manage information in a simple manner is one of the central themes at AvePoint, and Crayon shares in that mindset,” said Scott Sacket, Senior Vice President of Business Development at AvePoint. “By combining our organizations’ core strengths, we are in position to offer our customers best-in-class expertise and cloud services around their Office 365 deployments.”

Since its founding in 2001, AvePoint has helped more than 15,000 organizations and 5 million cloud users worldwide migrate, manage, and protect their Office 365 and SharePoint data. With integrated cloud, hybrid, and on-premises software solutions as well as 24/7 support, AvePoint helps organizations ease transition to the Microsoft technologies, increase IT administrator productivity, and satisfy governance and compliance objectives.

Founded in 2002 in Oslo, Norway, Crayon has a presence in over 23 countries and provides more than 8,000 customers with strategic advice, consulting and managed services, and support with complex IT estates. Crayon has been the preeminent IT infrastructure consulting business in the Nordic region for more than 12 years, and has expanded its footprint in the US in the last two years.

Frank Bitoun, SVP Crayon Americas, said, “We are excited to combine Crayon’s unique SAM to Cloud Consultancy Services approach with AvePoint’s Microsoft Cloud expertise. Together we can help businesses and enterprises succeed in their digital transformation to increase their own performance and reach, while being empowered to maximize ROI from the software they use in day-to-day business operations.”

For more information on how AvePoint helps organizations migrate, manage and protect Office 365 and SharePoint data, please visit our website. For additional information on Crayon advisory services, and tools and solutions to optimize organizations’ ROI in complex technology, visit the Crayon website.

About AvePoint

AvePoint accelerates your digital transformation success. Over 16,000 companies and 6 million SharePoint and Office 365 users worldwide trust AvePoint software and services for their data migration, management, and protection needs in the cloud, on-premises and hybrid environments.

A four-time Microsoft Partner of the Year, AvePoint is a Microsoft Global ISV Partner and has been named to the Inc. 500|5000 six times and the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ five times. Founded in 2001, AvePoint is privately held and headquartered in Jersey City, NJ.

About Crayon

Crayon is expert at optimizing client ROI from complex technology. Crayon is the global leader in software asset management (SAM), cloud and volume licensing and associated consulting services and is a trusted advisor to many of the globe's leading organizations.

Through unique people, tools and systems Crayon helps optimize the technology estates of clients within the new hybrid cloud world. The company has over 1,100 teammates and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway with offices around the world.

Crayon Media Contact

Lesly Kenney – Head of Marketing
Tel: 720.598.1529
Email: Lesly.Kenney@crayon.com

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