SOURCE: Actiance


May 07, 2014 12:08 ET

Actiance Rated as a Leader in Independent Analysis of Social Risk and Compliance Solutions

Actiance Received the Highest Rating From Independent Research Firm for Strategy and Customer References

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwired - May 7, 2014) -  Actiance, a provider of compliance, security, archiving, and eDiscovery for all critical business communications, was today recognized by Forrester Research, Inc. as a leader in the growing social risk and compliance (SRC) solutions market.

In its report, "The Forrester Wave™: Social Risk And Compliance Solutions, Q2 2014," Forrester Research rated Actiance highest among 10 SRC providers for its market presence and for its strategy, which includes top scores in categories for customer references and total number of customers (tied).

Actiance recently announced its strategy to help make social media accessible anywhere, any time.

Forrester Research also rated Actiance in the top four for its current offering and stated about Actiance that, "it received high marks for having one of the most comprehensive and integrated solutions, even relative to other Leaders in this evaluation." For example, Actiance was the only vendor to receive the highest possible score for archiving.

Actiance recently launched Alcatraz, a cloud-based archive for social media, email and all other critical business communications.

"The Social media market is the most dynamic in the world today. In a fast-paced market, the most important factors for evaluating a vendor are that it meets the existing needs of its customers and that it has a strategy to meet their future needs, which are rapidly evolving," said Kailash Ambwani, president and chief executive officer at Actiance. "Actiance is honored to be recognized as a leader in the social risk and compliance solutions market, with the highest ratings for strategy and market presence, and to be the only vendor to receive the top rating for customer references."

Socialite makes it possible for an organization's employees to access and engage on public social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, and YouTube in a way that satisfies strict compliance, legal, and security requirements. It controls features of social network sites; integrates compliance and social sharing capabilities into other apps; monitors for key words, phrases, and patterns; and alerts appropriate teams if concerns are detected. It also captures content contextually, including edits and deletes, making review and eDiscovery faster and less costly.

To download a copy of Forrester Research's report, visit For more information about Socialite, visit

About Actiance
Actiance is a global leader in communication, collaboration, and social media governance for the enterprise. Its governance platform is used by millions of professionals across dozens of industries. With the power of communication, collaboration, and social media at their fingertips, Actiance helps professionals everywhere to engage with customers and colleagues so they can unleash social business. The Actiance platform gives organizations the ability to ensure compliance for all their communications channels. It provides real-time content monitoring, centralized policy management, contextual capture of content and smart archiving which improves the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of eDiscovery and helps protect users from malware and accidental or malicious leakage of information. Actiance supports all leading social media, unified communications, collaboration, and IM platforms, including Facebook (FB), LinkedIn (LNKD), Twitter, Google (GOOG), Yahoo! (YHOO), IBM, (IBM), Jive (JIVE), Microsoft (MSFT), Cisco (CSCO), and (CRM).

Actiance is headquartered in Redwood City, California. For more information, visit or call 1-888-349-3223.