SOURCE: Axceler


November 07, 2011 07:55 ET

Axceler's ControlPoint 4.5 Named "2011 Best of Connections" Winner in SharePoint Category by Windows IT Pro and SharePoint Pro

WOBURN, MA--(Marketwire - Nov 7, 2011) - Axceler today announced that its award-winning Microsoft SharePoint administration product, ControlPoint 4.5, was named the winner in the SharePoint category of the "2011 Best of Connections Awards" by Penton Media's Windows IT Pro 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 were interviewed at the DevConnections 2011 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, November 1-3 to determine the winners in each category. Winners were announced live from the DevConnections 2011 exhibitor's floor at 2 pm on Thursday, November 3.

"Choosing among a field of such impressive products was not an easy task. The winners truly represent the best in their markets," said Amy Eisenberg, Executive Editor for Windows IT Pro.

ControlPoint, the leading SharePoint administration product and the gold medal winner of Windows IT Pro's "2009 Editors' Best Award" in the SharePoint category, gives powerful control with comprehensive SharePoint security, move and copy content capabilities, SharePoint reporting and in-depth SharePoint analysis. With ControlPoint, managers can enforce SharePoint governance automatically, govern SharePoint environments both on premise and in the cloud, make smarter management decisions, improve the focus of SharePoint teams, avoid security breaches, increase end-user adoption, and reduce the demands on a SharePoint infrastructure.

"In all aspects of our business, we work extremely hard to develop, sell and support the most innovative solutions for SharePoint users looking to optimize their SharePoint environments," said Axceler President and CEO Michael Alden. "With Davinci Migrator chosen as a 'Best of Connections' finalist in this category last year, and now ControlPoint winning the 2011 award, we are thrilled that our efforts are being recognized by knowledgeable experts in 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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