AvePoint, the leader in governance, compliance, and management solutions for social enterprise collaboration platforms, today announced the general availability of DocAve 6 Service Pack (SP) 3, the next generation of the enterprise-class management platform for SharePoint governance.
DocAve 6 SP 3 simplifies the deployment, monitoring, and enforcement of Microsoft SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2010 governance policies. As a fully integrated platform, DocAve 6 enables centralized or delegated management of SharePoint farms hosted on-premises, or in private and public clouds such as Microsoft Office 365 and Windows Azure. DocAve 6 enables organizations to increase business productivity, reduce total cost of ownership, provide IT assurance, and enable security and compliance for business content.
New and enhanced features within DocAve 6 SP 3 include:
Compliance & Storage Management
DocAve Archiver’s enhanced capabilities not only provide flexible archiving of SharePoint content for true enterprise content lifecycle management, but also strengthen records management initiatives, improve compliance, and reduce your total cost of ownership. DocAve Archiver offloads fixed, end-of-life content from SharePoint’s SQL Server content databases to hierarchical storage media based on fully customizable business rules. By maintaining immutable, read-only copies of archived content, DocAve Archiver enables consistent, automatic disposition of SharePoint records according to established policies.
To complement Backup and Restore, AvePoint now offers SQL Server Data Manager, a free tool to deliver full fidelity, item-level restore capabilities directly from Microsoft SQL Server backups for fast SharePoint content recovery. Paired with DocAve Backup and Restore, organizations have a complete data protection solution with full-fidelity backup and recovery, from individual content items to entire SharePoint environments and all of their farm-level components, maintaining all metadata, security settings, and version histories. DocAve High Availability is a 24/7 fault tolerance solution for SharePoint that enables centralized control of all SharePoint environments from a single interface, offering a one-switch disaster recovery for SharePoint.
Policy Enforcer, currently part of DocAve Administrator, enables complete control over SharePoint governance. Rapidly respond to unauthorized modifications in features, permissions, and settings, ensuring that all actions and changes to SharePoint environments fall within organization-specific governance policies. Policy Enforcer offers 20 out-of-the-box rules to continuously monitor sites as well as the ability to build additional rules with Policy Enforcer’s Software Development Kit (SDK).
DocAve 6 SP 3 now provides support for direct migration to SharePoint Online from file shares, SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2007, in addition to supporting migration to SharePoint Online via a staged approach from all supported legacy systems. DocAve 6 SP 3 also supports SharePoint migration from EMC Documentum and Lotus Quickr, and features including an improved pre-scan tool with consolidated reports and suggested resolutions for potential issues during migration.
“Organizational business challenges are changing daily, and it’s important that AvePoint continues to develop solutions that help our customers maximize the potential of their SharePoint deployments with robust tools for management, governance, and compliance,” said George Petrou, Chief Technology Officer, AvePoint. “DocAve 6 SP 3 provides enhancements and new features that will allow our customers to continue to conquer their business challenges and keep them headed on the path toward collaboration with confidence.”
AvePoint has helped more than 10,000 organizations across 63 countries achieve SharePoint success since its founding in 2001. With robust protection, management, compliance, reporting, and migration capabilities, as well as true, global 24/7 live support, AvePoint is the leader in governance, compliance, and management solutions that enable organizations to collaborate with confidence.
DocAve 6 SP 3 is generally available to customers today, July 16. For more information on how DocAve 6 SP 3 enhances SharePoint management, please visit our website.