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April 13, 2011

Axceler Introduces ControlPoint 4.2

Offering interactive and powerful analysis and reporting capabilities, Axceler (News - Alert) has unveiled release 4.2 of ControlPoint, the award-winning administration product for SharePoint.

ControlPoint allows SharePoint administrators to identify and address potential problems. With all these tools, ControlPoint can give you the information you need to comply with the customer’s organization's SharePoint governance plan the company stated in a press release.  

Offering comprehensive permissions management, in-depth activity and storage analysis and the ability to measure performance of SharePoint environments against governance policies, ControlPoint is a SharePoint administration product for Microsoft (News - Alert) SharePoint and winner of the Best SharePoint Product award. The administrators can now have complete control over the configuration and deployment of their SharePoint environments with the help of Axceler ControlPoint, the company has stated.

“ControlPoint helps companies with their SharePoint governance by giving them powerful capabilities to analyze, report, and manage their SharePoint deployments. ControlPoint 4.2 goes one step further by bringing more interactive and engaging SharePoint reporting based on Microsoft Silverlight,” said Michael Alden, President and CEO, Axceler. “With this release, Axceler gives even more control to SharePoint managers as a critical part of a SharePoint governance plan.”

ControlPoint 4.2 provides various new features such as New interactive analysis and reporting capabilities based on Microsoft Silverlight, including the ability to manipulate report data, create custom views and generate graphical and tabbed reports. Also, to intercept user actions like creating content so managers can prevent them before they happen, critical as part of a solid SharePoint governance plan, the company has provided Additional ControlPoint policies.

Recently, Commonwealth Financial Network, the largest, privately held independent broker/dealer in the United States opted for Axceler’s ControlPoint administration software to better manage its dynamic SharePoint environment. Commonwealth Financial Network plans to upgrade from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010. In an effort to ensure a smooth, efficient and timely upgrade, the company will be using ControlPoint to align their 2007 environment, the company stated in a press release.

Raju Shanbhag is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Raju’s articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Jennifer Russell

Raju Shanbhag is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Raju’s articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Jennifer Russell

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