AvePoint’s DocAve Software Platform Named “Best of Tech•Ed Award Finalist” by Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine

The award, presented at the Best of Tech•Ed 2010 North America conference in June, recognizes the industry’s most innovative SharePoint software solution

Jersey City, NJ — May 28, 2010 — AvePoint, the leading provider of infrastructure management software solutions for Microsoft SharePoint, today announced the company’s flagship product, the DocAve Software Platform, is a finalist for the 2010 Best of Tech•Ed Award for “Best SharePoint Product”. This prestigious award, presented by Windows IT Pro Magazine and SQL Server Magazine, recognizes the industry’s most innovative and effective SharePoint solution of the year. The winner will be announced at the Best of Tech•Ed party at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9th, at the Hard Rock Café in New Orleans.

“We are very excited to be named a finalist for this prominent award”, said Tony Lanni, AvePoint’s Vice President of Corporate Strategy. “At AvePoint we constantly strive to create cutting-edge and innovative infrastructure management tools that will empower organizations to swiftly deploy, robustly protect, efficiently manage, and fully optimize their SharePoint environments. Being recognized as a Best of Tech•Ed finalist reaffirms our customers’ testimonials and drives us to continue delivering best-in-class SharePoint solutions.”

DocAve – One Platform to Unleash SharePoint’s Potential

The Best of Tech•Ed 2010 awards recognize companies that offer innovative products to the industry. The judging panel reviewed 298 products and services submitted for the contest and chose 35 finalists to be interviewed at the Microsoft Tech•Ed North America 2010 IT pro conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Winners will be determined at the show, then announced at an invitation-only evening reception at the Hard Rock Café on June 9th. Winners will also be announced on the Tech•Ed exhibitor’s floor at 1 p.m. on June 10th, and will be published online at and

“We amended our category choices this year to be more reflective of the products on the market in alignment with Microsoft Tech•Ed categories,” said Jason Bovberg, Senior Editor of Windows IT Pro. “Close to 300 products and services were nominated this year. Narrowing down the list of nominees to 35 finalists, from so many highly qualified products and services, was an exhaustive process for our judging panel. We’re proud of our selections, and we believe our finalists represent the best of the best in their categories. As always, we chose them based on their innovation, strategic importance to the market, competitive advantage and exceptional value to customers,” remarked Bovberg.

AvePoint’s DocAve Software Platform offers more than 25 independently deployable modules, all piloted via a unified, browser-based interface and built upon a fully distributed architecture, to deliver the software solutions SharePoint administrators need to fully realize the platform’s business benefits.

Join AvePoint at Booth #2501 on the Tech•Ed Exposition Floor

For more information on how the DocAve Software Platform can help you better protect, manage, integrate, optimize, and scale your SharePoint environment, stop by AvePoint’s booth on the showroom floor at Tech•Ed North America for product demonstrations, literature, and a chance to win a Ducati Monster 696. Stop by booth #2501 for more details.

About AvePoint

AvePoint is a global technology company and software innovator. Since 2001, AvePoint has been a leading provider of enterprise-strength infrastructure management solutions for all Microsoft SharePoint Server products and technologies. AvePoint's award-winning DocAve Software Platform delivers comprehensive and flexible infrastructure support for backup and recovery, replication, migration, administration, archiving, deployment management, and compliance, while piloting the products of OEM partners such as NetApp and IBM. With headquarters in Jersey City, NJ, and wholly owned engineering centers and sales offices worldwide, AvePoint serves more than 5,000 enterprise customers. AvePoint is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and GSA Certified Provider.

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