SOURCE: Axceler


August 01, 2011 08:00 ET

Axceler Leads Sponsorship of Inaugural "SharePoint Saturday The Conference" Event

Axceler Experts in Governance, Security, Management and Migration Will Address Largest Ever D.C.-Area SharePoint Event

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - Aug 1, 2011) - Axceler, the leader in Microsoft SharePoint administration and migration, will share its expertise in SharePoint governance, security and management for government and other public agencies as lead sponsor of the first "SharePoint Saturday The Conference " ( in the Washington, D.C. area. Axceler will demonstrate its award-winning SharePoint product family at booth # 202 at the Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, VA, from August 11-13, 2011. "SharePoint Saturday The Conference" is an extended three-day version of the SharePoint Saturday events, which are one-day SharePoint conferences that take place across the globe throughout the year.

Axceler has partnered with IT Federal Sales to help government agencies significantly improve their SharePoint security and governance. Axceler's SharePoint administration and migration solutions are now available on GSA Schedule 70. Axceler has been providing software solutions to the Department of Defense since 1996, and The U.S. Army has granted a Certificate of Networthiness to Axceler's ControlPoint administration software. Other government agencies using Axceler's solutions include the U.S. Department of State, the Social Security Administration and NASA.

Axceler's team of experts will be speaking on a number of key SharePoint topics related to SharePoint governance, security, management, and migration. Axceler's Director of Product Evangelism Christian Buckley, Director of Product Management Gail Shlansky, and East Region Partnership Relationship Manager Mark McGovern will address topics such as "Managing SharePoint Governance," "FileShare Migration Best Practices," "Enabling Social Media Through Metadata," "Migrating Legacy SharePoint Environments," "Just Don't Migrate, Transform: Migration Best Practices," and "Cleaning Up Information Architecture and Other Jedi Mind Tricks."

"SharePoint Saturday The Conference" is a community-focused educational event filled with sessions from respected SharePoint professionals and executives covering a wide range of technical and business topics. The event is designed to equip professionals who work with SharePoint with the latest business and technical knowledge about SharePoint. The event includes educational tracks for IT pros, developers, end users, business process owners, business managers and professionals specializing in cloud computing. Attendance is expected to reach 2,500 to 3,000 people, the largest SharePoint event in the DC area.

All SharePoint Saturday events, including "SharePoint Saturday The Conference," are all-volunteer-based. The funds raised through sponsorships are used directly to support the events. For more information about the event or to register, visit

About Axceler
Axceler solutions enable enterprises to simplify, optimize, and secure their collaborative platforms and have delivered award-winning administration software worldwide since 1994. For Microsoft SharePoint, Axceler offers ControlPoint and Davinci Migrator. ControlPoint is the best way to get control over a SharePoint environment giving SharePoint professionals the ability to manage permissions, copy sites, analyze activity and much more. Davinci Migrator is a best of breed migration solution for organizations upgrading SharePoint 2003 and 2007 to SharePoint 2010. It was named a "Best of Connections 2010" finalist in the Best SharePoint Product category by Penton Media's DevConnections, while the editors of Windows IT Pro named ControlPoint the Best SharePoint Product of 2009. Headquartered in Woburn, MA, Axceler maintains offices in Seattle, Los Angeles, London and Sydney. For more information, visit

About "SharePoint Saturday The Conference"
"SharePoint Saturday The Conference" (SPSTC) grew out of SharePoint Saturday events, which are free, one-day educational events filled with sessions from respected SharePoint professionals and Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs), covering a wide variety of SharePoint-oriented topics. "SharePoint Saturday The Conference" is an extended three-day event with a small registration fee used to support the event. SharePoint Saturday is an all volunteer-run organization. For more information, visit

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