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AvePoint Public Sector Wins 2014 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award for Public Safety & National Security

AvePoint also recognized as finalist for 2014 Microsoft Office and SharePoint App Developer Partner of the Year Award

Jersey City, NJ — June 3, 2014AvePoint today announced AvePoint Public Sector has won the 2014 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award in Public Safety and National Security, and was recognized as a finalist for the 2014 Microsoft Office and SharePoint App Developer Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft Corp. partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

“AvePoint Public Sector has worked tirelessly to provide government agencies with technology solutions suited to their unique needs, and being awarded the Microsoft Partner of the Year for Public Safety and National Security is a testament to those efforts,” said Chris Foreman, AvePoint Public Sector CEO. “Whether keeping constituent information secure or bringing departments up-to-date on e-Government requirements, AvePoint enables government organizations at all levels to collaborate with confidence.”

Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 2,800 entrants from 117 different countries worldwide. AvePoint Public Sector was chosen as winner of the 2014 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award Public Safety and National Security due to its work with all branches of the country's national security agencies to protect, manage, and optimize their mission-critical, highly sensitive Microsoft SharePoint deployments. Through AvePoint Public Sector, agencies are able to diminish security breaches, minimize data spillage, control Personally Identifiable Information (PII), satisfy all e-Government requirements, streamline cross domain management, and empower their mobile workforce.

“We’re grateful to receive this recognition from Microsoft as we continually strive to provide solutions that address some of the most important challenges organizations are facing today,” said Dr. Tianyi (TJ) Jiang, AvePoint Co-Founder and Co-CEO. “At AvePoint, we believe that fostering complete enterprise collaboration is the key to success in any industry. With every product we create, we aim to bring individuals, departments, offices, and companies together to achieve common goals.”

As a finalist for the 2014 Microsoft Office and SharePoint App Developer Partner of the Year Award, AvePoint was recognized for its AvePoint Meetings productivity app. Through the app, organizations can utilize SharePoint for real-time collaboration before, during, and after meetings. By implementing AvePoint Meetings, users can streamline the creation of organizational meetings, provide flexible meeting agenda and discussion topics, fully audit meeting minutes for tracking and historical search, and improve organizational tracking and visibility.

“Microsoft’s success as a company depends on great partners, and AvePoint is a shining example of the kind of innovation our partner ecosystem drives year after year,” said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. “We are honored to recognize AvePoint Public Sector as this year’s winner of the 2014 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award for Public Safety and National Security, and we applaud AvePoint’s dedication to providing innovative solutions that drive results for our mutual customers.”

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year.

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