AvePoint Wins GOVTek Executive Government Technology Award for Best Collaboration Solution

Nominees from Civilian, Defense, and Intelligence agencies, along with solution providers, were evaluated and selected by GTRA Council Members and community public voting

Arlington, Virgnia — June 13, 2013AvePoint Public Sector, Inc., an independent subsidiary of AvePoint, Inc., the leader in governance, compliance, and management solutions for social enterprise collaboration platforms, today announced it was named the recipient of the GOVTek Executive Government Technology Award for Best Collaboration Solution. The awards, given out by the Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA), were presented June 2 during the GOVTek Awards Gala in Cambridge, Maryland. Andrew Norris, Vice President of North American Partner Team for AvePoint, was on hand to accept the award on the company’s behalf.

The awards are given to recognize government and industry IT leaders whose vision, innovation, and remarkable accomplishments have improved efficiency, the delivery of government services, citizen engagement, information sharing, and national security. AvePoint was also a finalist in three other categories: Best Security Solution; Excellence in Government Service; and Excellence in Industry/Government Collaboration.

“AvePoint is incredibly proud to have received this honor from the Government Technology Research Alliance for Best Collaboration Solution,” said Chris Foreman, CEO, AvePoint Public Sector. “Our message at AvePoint is Collaboration with Confidence, and when working in government, confidence that your data is safe and secure is key. This award validates our efforts to provide our customers with solid solutions that enhance productivity without sacrificing on the security that is so necessary within this industry.”

AvePoint has helped more than 10,000 organizations across 63 countries achieve SharePoint success since its founding in 2001. With robust protection, management, compliance, reporting, and migration capabilities, as well as true, global 24/7 live support, AvePoint is the leader in governance, compliance, and management solutions that enable organizations to collaborate with confidence.

“GTRA is pleased to recognize these leaders for their accomplishments and innovative contributions to the government IT community,” said Kelly Yocum, Co-Founder and Executive Director, GTRA “We are proud to have their involvement!”

GTRA brings together executive-level government IT leaders to collaborate, strategize and create innovative solutions in critical areas including infrastructure modernization, cyber security, cloud computing, big data, risk management, portfolio management, enterprise architecture and Health IT.

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.

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