SOURCE: Axceler


October 12, 2010 08:00 ET

Axceler Unveils ControlPoint 4.1 for Advanced Microsoft SharePoint Administration

New Release of Award-Winning SharePoint Administration Product Adds Policy Enforcement, Deeper Analytics and More Powerful Permissions and Reporting Capabilities

WOBURN, MA--(Marketwire - October 12, 2010) -  Axceler, the leader in Microsoft SharePoint administration software, today introduced release 4.1 of ControlPoint, the award-winning administration product for SharePoint and winner of the Best of Tech-Ed 2009 awards. Among the new features in ControlPoint 4.1 are detailed analysis and management of SharePoint groups, the ability to find duplicate files across a SharePoint farm, enhanced SharePoint user reporting, proactive SharePoint policy enforcement and the ability to perform actions across multiple farms. ControlPoint 4.1 is available immediately from 

"Because Axceler is so responsive and quick to release new versions, each one delivers new features that we need," said Tony Jayne, Web Analyst, Owens Corning. "Duplicate files that pollute the search results are a major productivity roadblock, so the ability to identify and locate dupes is huge for us. Gaining a better understanding of SharePoint metrics enables us to fully assess the value of our SharePoint investment. With ControlPoint, we get useful insights into the success of our SharePoint deployments."

"SharePoint administrators need a solution that can keep up as their environment evolves and needs change," said Michael Alden, President and CEO, Axceler. "ControlPoint has always offered the most powerful capabilities for simplifying, optimizing and securing their SharePoint deployments. The new enhancements in ControlPoint 4.1 further advance the productivity and efficiency of SharePoint for our large portfolio of customers."

Among the many new features of ControlPoint 4.1 are:

  • Find Duplicate Files across any scope within the SharePoint farm.
  • More Comprehensive User Reporting that gives SharePoint administrators vital insights into everything a user touches, including workflows, documents, and alerts.
  • Detailed Analysis and Management of SharePoint Groups to better manage the usage of SharePoint groups.
  • Enforce and Control Usage to proactively intercept potentially harmful user actions before they happen.
  • Support for Multiple Farms to take actions on objects in multiple farms (both 2007 and 2010) at once. 

ControlPoint, the leading SharePoint administration product for Microsoft SharePoint and winner of the most recent Best SharePoint Product award, includes comprehensive permissions management, in-depth activity and storage analysis and the ability to measure performance of SharePoint environments against governance policies. Axceler ControlPoint also gives administrators complete control over the configuration and deployment of their SharePoint environments.

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 -- the best way to get control over a SharePoint environment. ControlPoint gives SharePoint professionals the ability to manage permissions, copy sites, analyze activity and much more. Axceler's ControlPoint was named the Best SharePoint Product of 2009 by the editors of Windows IT Pro. The company recently acquired echoTechnology to deliver comprehensive, best of breed migration solutions for organizations upgrading to newer versions of SharePoint, including SharePoint 2010. For more information visit

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