Seeking All SharePoint Innovators: Metalogix Best of Breed Showcase Awards Announce Call for Nominations

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Metalogix Best of Breed Showcase Partners Launch Prestigious Awards Program to Recognize Best Practices in SharePoint Deployment

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Today Metalogix, along with its Best of Breed Showcase Partners, issued a “call for nominations” for the Best of Breed SharePoint Showcase Awards. The awards honor individuals or teams who have conceived, developed and deployed SharePoint tools and best practices that improve and enhance SharePoint deployments and deliver significant benefit to the organizations they support. As a core component of Metalogix recently-launched Best of Breed Showcase, the awards bring together SharePoint ecosystem thought leaders to foster industry collaboration and inspire high quality SharePoint deployments.

With the maturity of SharePoint deployments and the mission-critical nature of the content under management, expanded collaboration within the SharePoint ecosystem is needed to deliver robust solutions that improve SharePoint deployments business value. The Best of Breed Showcase Awards foster collaboration among SharePoint thought leaders and innovators through the selection and celebration of innovative products and solutions that demonstrate exceptional use of SharePoint and its complementary technologies to deliver robust and high-quality SharePoint deployments.

“The SharePoint industry has seen radical changes in deployments and innovation since the first release of Microsoft SharePoint in 2001. Our Best of Breed Showcase Awards are designed to feature the groundbreaking advancements we have witnessed over recent years,” said Steven Murphy, Metalogix CEO. “SharePoint administrators and architects are truly unsung heroes. The Best of Breed Showcase Awards will celebrate and highlight administrators’ best of breed achievements and assist fellow SharePoint professionals in optimizing their own SharePoint deployments.”

With six categories, the Best of Breed Showcase Awards offer multiple opportunities to honor professionals currently using high-quality solutions that establish best practices for the greater SharePoint ecosystem. Award categories include:

  •     Best Adoption and Empowerment of Business Users
  •     Best Business Process Solution for SharePoint
  •     Best Cloud or Hybrid SharePoint Deployment
  •     Best Global Deployment of SharePoint
  •     Best Governance and Compliance
  •     Best Use of Storage Technology to Drive Performance Gains

An impressive panel of industry experts has been assembled to review and judge award nominations. Judges include:

  •     Christian Buckley, SharePoint MVP and Chief Evangelist at Metalogix
  •     Michelle Caldwell, Director of Collaboration at Avanade
  •     Ron Cameron, President and Founder of KnowledgeLake
  •     Ruven Gotz, SharePoint MVP and Director at Avanade
  •     Susan Hanley, SharePoint MVP and President at Susan Hanley LLC
  •     Trevor Hellebuyck, CTO for Product Management and Architecture at Metalogix
  •     Jason Masterman, General Manager Portals and Collaboration at Neudesic
  •     Jeff Schultz, Head of Marketing at EMC Syncplicity
  •     Adriann van Wyk, CEO of K2

Nomination Details
There is no charge to submit a nomination and nominees are not required to be customers of Metalogix or co-sponsors. Additional information, as well as nomination submission instructions, may be found online at

All Best of Breed SharePoint Showcase Award applications are due by February 5, 2014. Category finalists will be announced by February 19, 2014. Winners will be announced at SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas on March 5, 2014, during Metalogix Best of Breed Gala event.

Metalogix Best of Breed Showcase
Metalogix Best of Breed Showcase brings together top SharePoint solution and technology partners, and industry influencers to drive innovation and inspire high quality SharePoint deployments. The Best of Breed Showcase creates expanded opportunities for industry collaboration through leading edge knowledge sharing forums and recognition of the SharePoint ecosystem’s most inventive solutions. Best of Breed Showcase partners include platinum partners Avnet, EMC® Corporation, K2, and KnowledgeLake; gold partners Concept Searching, Equilibrium, Gimmal, and Neudesic; and silver partners BrightStarr, HiSoftware, Kapow Software, and Portal Solutions. Visit for more information about the Best of Breed Showcase.

About Metalogix
Metalogix provides content infrastructure management software to transform collaboration platforms, increase knowledge sharing, and improve the use and performance of enterprise content management platforms. Today, more than 14,000 customers, in 86 countries on 7 continents, rely on Metalogix management software to migrate, synchronize, store, monitor, govern, backup, and archive content on Microsoft SharePoint, Exchange and Cloud environments. Metalogix services customers in the government, energy, legal, financial services, healthcare, consulting, and many other industries.

Metalogix was named to Inc.’s 500 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in 2012 and was recognized as the fastest growing software company in the Washington, D.C. area by the Washington Business Journal. Metalogix is a Microsoft Gold Partner, a managed partner in Microsoft’s Public Sector, a member of the Microsoft Partner Advisory Board and a certified GSA provider. Metalogix is a privately held company backed by Insight Venture Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners. Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook and contact us at +1 202-690-9100 or for free downloads and success stories.

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