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AvePoint Extends Support to Microsoft Office 365 with New Release of AvePoint Office Connect

The latest AvePoint Office Connect release facilitates adoption of cloud and hybrid computing by integrating content into Office 365 without creating additional steps for end users

Jersey City, New Jersey — November 10, 2015 — AvePoint, the established leader in enabling enterprise collaboration across platforms and devices, today announced the general availability of AvePoint Office Connect Service Pack (SP) 2. With the release of AvePoint Office Connect, organizations can ensure sustainable SharePoint adoption across all environments – including cloud, hybrid, and on-premises – and simplify collaboration without requiring end users to change the way they work.

AvePoint Office Connect seamlessly merges the collaborative benefits of SharePoint with the Microsoft applications end-users rely on and work with every day. Users can save Office files and desktop content to SharePoint with just one click as well as access SharePoint from Outlook without having to leave the application interface. New features for AvePoint Office Connect include:

Increase SharePoint Online Adoption with Office 365 support: To facilitate user adoption for organizations utilizing cloud and hybrid deployments, AvePoint Office Connect now supports Office 365 environments. With seamless integration and unparalleled ease of use, AvePoint Office Connect allows content within Office applications and File Explorer as well as Outlook emails and attachments to be added to SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business with a single click.

Share content securely from any location: AvePoint Office Connect eliminates the need for file sharing applications like Dropbox and Google Drive by enabling instant collaboration through SharePoint and SharePoint Online directly from the desktop, Outlook, Office applications, and the Office Connect Explorer interface. AvePoint’s secure sharing technology allows worry-free and convenient distribution of sensitive documents with approved external shareholders.

“As organizations make the shift to Office 365 and hybrid SharePoint environments, ensuring end user adoption is a critical part of change management,” said George Petrou, Chief Technical Officer, AvePoint. “With the latest update to AvePoint Office Connect, organizations can now facilitate easier SharePoint Online adoption and enable quick, secure sharing through seamless integration with the applications users work in every day.”

AvePoint Office Connect SP 2 is generally available today, November 10, 2015. For more information on the new features, please visit our website.

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