SOURCE: Axceler


October 31, 2011 08:00 ET

Axceler's ControlPoint 4.5 Named "2011 Best of Connections" Finalist by Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Magazine, DevProConnections and SharePoint Pro

WOBURN, MA--(Marketwire - Oct 31, 2011) - Axceler, the leader in Microsoft SharePoint governance, administration and migration software, today announced that its award-winning Microsoft SharePoint administration product, ControlPoint 4.5, was named a finalist in the SharePoint category of the "2011 Best of Connections Awards" by Penton Media's Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Magazine, DevProConnections and SharePoint Pro.

The Best of Connections awards recognize companies based on their innovation, strategic importance to the market, competitive advantage and exceptional value to customers. The winners were chosen from more than 60 nominated products in six (6) categories. The field was narrowed to three finalists in each category. Finalists are interviewed at the DevConnections 2011 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, November 1-3 to determine the winners in each category. Winners will be announced live from the DevConnections 2011 exhibitor's floor at 2 pm on Thursday, November 3.

"Choosing among a field of such impressive products is never an easy task. The finalists truly represent the best in their markets," said Amy Eisenberg, Executive Editor for Windows IT Pro.

ControlPoint, the leading SharePoint administration product and winner of the 2009 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. It also gives administrators complete control over the configuration and deployment of their SharePoint environments.

"Axceler is honored to be one of the few SharePoint products to be chosen by these prestigious Penton publications as a finalist from among so many nominees," said Axceler President and CEO Michael Alden. "We continue to strive to offer the best solutions that help SharePoint users address both day-to-day and strategic long-term management challenges. Being named a finalist pays tribute to our continued commitment to the SharePoint community."

About Axceler
Since 1994, Axceler solutions have enabled enterprises to simplify, optimize and secure their collaborative platforms. Today, Axceler is a leader in managing SharePoint governance, security, reporting and analysis. Among its numerous Microsoft SharePoint solutions, Axceler offers awarding-winning ControlPoint for administration and Davinci Migrator for migration. More than 1,200 organizations worldwide are using Axceler products to control their SharePoint environments. Headquartered in Woburn, MA, USA, Axceler maintains offices in Seattle, Los Angeles, London and Sydney. For more information, visit

About Penton Media
As a leading, independent, business-to-business media company, Penton knows business and how to create and disseminate vital content that moves markets. Penton is where professionals turn to gain the critical insight, expert analysis and relevant connections needed to compete and succeed. Headquartered in New York City, the privately held company is owned by MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP, and its co-investors. For additional information on the company and its businesses, visit

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