AvePoint and Summit 7 Systems Join Forces to Deliver Comprehensive Microsoft SharePoint Solutions

New agreement expands the delivery of AvePoint's SharePoint infrastructure management solutions and Summit 7 System's SharePoint implementation and consulting services throughout North America.

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Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) July 28, 2010

AvePoint, the leading provider of infrastructure management software solutions for Microsoft SharePoint, today announced a partnership agreement with Summit 7 Systems, a premier IT implementation and services consultancy. As a result of the partnership, Summit 7 is now a value-added reseller of AvePoint technologies, and both companies will continue collaborating extensively to integrate their complementary product offerings and services for customers throughout North America.

"We are very excited to partner with Summit 7 Systems", said Mary Leigh Mackie, AvePoint's Director of Marketing, Americas. "Summit 7 Systems constantly delivers top-notch implementation and consulting services to customers with demanding and diverse customization requirements for the Microsoft technologies they deploy. As more companies turn to Microsoft SharePoint for mission-critical business initiatives, they have a tremendous need for AvePoint's infrastructure management solutions. As a result of this partnership, these companies also have a dedicated partner with a comprehensive understanding of SharePoint best practices and AvePoint's solutions."

The partnership will offer companies throughout North America, including those in the Federal sector, a combination of AvePoint's industry-leading Microsoft SharePoint infrastructure management solutions with Summit 7 Systems' renowned implementation and consultancy services. The two companies have already teamed up for successful engagements, most recently with an organization in the financial sector wishing to perform a secure, lossless transfer of all its data and content - as well as its requisite permissions and other vital metadata - from SharePoint Portal Server 2003 to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

AvePoint's award-winning DocAve Software Platform is a comprehensive infrastructure management and protection solution for Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies. With a unified, browser-based user interface and a fully distributed architecture, DocAve offers more than 25 independently deployable modules for SharePoint data protection, administration, replication, migration, archiving, deployment management, reporting, storage optimization, and content lifecycle management.

Summit 7 Systems is a team of mentors, guides, and experts that empower organizations to overcome any barrier between their businesses and success. Summit 7 is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner specializing in the Microsoft Business Productivity infrastructure - including SharePoint Server, Communications Server and Exchange Server. Headquartered in Cummings Research Park in Huntsville, Alabama, Summit 7 Systems works with customers in commercial and federal environments - as well as state and local organizations - throughout the United States and Canada.

"The partnership with AvePoint will allow Summit 7 Systems to bring top-of-the-line management solutions for the SharePoint platform to our customers", said Scott Edwards, Managing Partner for Summit 7 Systems. "We are especially excited about leveraging the DocAve Migrator for SharePoint to ease our customers' transition from SharePoint 2003 and 2007 to SharePoint 2010."

To learn more about this partnership, or about the products and services offered by AvePoint and Summit 7 Systems, please visit AvePoint at http://www.avepoint.com and Summit 7 at http://www.summit7systems.com

About AvePoint

AvePoint is a global technology company and software innovator headquartered in the United States. Since its founding in 2001, AvePoint has become the world's largest provider of infrastructure management software solutions for Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies. Propelled by the world's largest SharePoint-exclusive research & development team, AvePoint is the premier provider for EPG, SMB, Mid-Market and Government organizations demanding the most powerful and flexible infrastructure management solutions for their SharePoint environments and assets. AvePoint's award-winning DocAve Software Platform is recognized as the industry standard for comprehensive and scalable SharePoint backup and recovery, administration, replication, migration, archiving, deployment management, reporting, storage optimization, and content lifecycle management.

AvePoint is headquartered and maintains its principle engineering center in Jersey City, NJ, with wholly owned sales and engineering centers in the USA - San Jose, Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, Washington D.C., Houston, Boston; Ontario, Canada; Melbourne, Australia; London, United Kingdom; Munich, Germany; Johannesburg, South Africa; Tokyo, Japan; Singapore; and China - Beijing, Changchun, Dalian. AvePoint's global team, fortified by an expansive network of certified partners, helps more than 6,000 enterprise customers - including many Fortune 500 companies and government agencies - to protect, manage, optimize, and integrate their mission-critical SharePoint environments. AvePoint is a Depth Managed Gold Certified Microsoft Partner and GSA provider.

About Summit 7 Systems

Creating a successful business can be as challenging as climbing the world's tallest mountains. No worthwhile challenge is ever easy but with the right team and the proper tools even the highest mountains can be conquered.

Summit 7 Systems is a team of mentors, guides, and experts that empower you to overcome any barrier between your business and success. We are a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner specializing in the Business Productivity infrastructure -- including Office SharePoint Server, Office Communications Server and Exchange Server. We've authored several publications on this platform, and we've been acknowledged by Microsoft (and throughout the industry) as experts in collaboration systems.

Summit 7 Systems designs, implements and supports systems that streamline collaboration, simplify information management, unify communications and optimize the user experience. We will guide your business to success with systems that enhance:

  •     Collaboration
  •     Enterprise Content Management
  •     Unified Communications
  •     Business Intelligence
  •     Enterprise Search
  •     Enterprise Social Computing

So, bring us your mountain and let us conquer it together.

AvePoint Media Contact:

Mary Leigh Mackie - Director of Marketing, Americas
AvePoint
Tel: 201-793-1111

Summit 7 Media Contact:

Patrick Fleming - Director of Business Development
Summit 7 Systems
Tel: 256-799-0293
Email: Patrick(dot)fleming(at)summit7systems(dot)com

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