AvePoint Partners with Fritz & Macziol to Migrate, Manage, and Protect Microsoft Cloud Environments across Germany

Partnership combines AvePoint solutions with Fritz & Macziol’s comprehensive consulting, services, software, hardware, and IT operations for Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint

Munich, Germany — February 22, 2016AvePoint, the Microsoft Cloud expert, today announced a reseller partnership with Fritz & Macziol (F&M), a Germany-based software and system solutions provider for public clients, as well as medium-sized and large companies. The agreement will enable both companies to integrate best-in-class solutions with comprehensive services for businesses seeking to enhance on-premises, cloud, and hybrid SharePoint deployments.

AvePoint’s solutions for SharePoint and Office 365 in tandem with F&M premier services provides German organizations with a set of robust products and services to help implement and manage their SharePoint and SharePoint Online environments. F&M is one of the first partners admitted to AvePoint’s Platinum Partnership Program in Europe. The Platinum Partnership Program is designed to drive innovation and customer satisfaction, providing select partners with resources and insights across all areas of their business to better align with AvePoint solutions and services.

“With exemplary commitment to its customers, F&M has earned its position in our Platinum Partner Program,” said Florian Huber, Country Manager Germany/Austria, AvePoint. “We look forward to helping businesses better migrate, manage, and protect their SharePoint and SharePoint Online assets by pairing AvePoint’s best-in-class software solutions with F&M’s local services expertise.”

More than 15,000 organizations and more than 21,000 customers worldwide trust AvePoint to migrate, manage, and protect their Office 365 and SharePoint data since its founding in 2001. With integrated cloud, hybrid, and on-premises software solutions that are enhanced by 24/7 support, AvePoint is the Microsoft Cloud expert.

F&M operates independently from manufacturers and offers an integrated portfolio of consulting, services, software, hardware, and IT operations in selected fields for public clients, medium-sized and large companies. Alongside traditional IT services, cloud, mobility, business analytics, and Industry 4.0 are the group’s core competencies. In 2015, F&M was selected as one of the top two German systems houses in a customer satisfaction survey conducted by IDG.

“We are proud to be one of the partners chosen for AvePoint’s Platinum Program, emphasizing our mutual commitment to investing in customer-oriented, innovative solutions,” said Nils Gräf, Head of Collaboration Infrastructure, Fritz & Macziol. “AvePoint’s award-winning solutions blend perfectly into our own cloud strategy and complement our offerings to help organizations navigate the SharePoint market.”

For more information on how AvePoint helps organizations migrate, manage, and protect, please visit our website. For additional information on how Fritz & Macziol can help make processes more efficient when it comes to technology, organization, and administration, please visit the company website.

About AvePoint

Securing the Future. AvePoint is the global leader in data management and data governance, and over 21,000 customers worldwide rely on our solutions to secure the digital workplace across Microsoft, Google, Salesforce and other cloud environments. AvePoint's global partner program includes over 3,500 managed service providers, value added resellers and systems integrators, with our solutions available in more than 100 cloud marketplaces. To learn more, visit https://www.avepoint.com.

About FRITZ & MACZIOL Software und Computervertrieb GmbH

Fritz & Macziol GmbH (F&M) with its headquarters in Ulm is a manufacturer-independent IT house with a full-service portfolio consisting of consulting, services, software, hardware and IT operation. Among its top partners are companies like Cisco, EMC, IBM, Microsoft, SAP as well as other leading manufacturers. Apart from traditional IT, the strategic value drivers such as Cloud, Mobility, Business Analytics and Industry 4.0 are some of the core competences of the company. According to an integrative approach, F&M specialists support customers to use technologies and applications exactly as needed, to optimize their processes and to successfully implement their digital corporate strategies.

Based on an IDG survey on customer satisfaction, F&M has advanced to the second rank among the “Best system houses in Germany in 2015“ in the category „Large system houses“. Since October 2014, F&M has been a part of the French construction and industry group Vinci. Apart from F&M, the German Vinci management unit (Vinci Energies Deutschland ICT) encompasses F&M Asia Inc., Info-ma Software Consulting GmbH, IT&T AG as well as Axians Networks & Solutions GmbH, Crocodial GmbH, IKVS GmbH and Petersen + Co GmbH. In April 2015, Vinci Energies bundled all global ICT activities under the umbrella brand of Axians.

About Vinci Energies

Vinci Energies, a branch of the Vinci Group, is operating in 51 countries, of them 30 outside Europe. In 2014, this segment of the Group generated a turnover of 9.3 billion Euros with 63,000 staff members. With its close-knit network of 1,500 business units in the fields of energy and telecommunication infrastructure, industrial and building technology as well as information technology, VINCI Energies is now a leading provider of energy and information technology services in Europe and throughout the world. In Germany, Vinci Energies employs about 11,000 staff members and generated a turnover of 2 billion Euros in 2014.

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