Hosted on the Microsoft Azure data centre in Melbourne, AvePoint Online Services provides comprehensive management and security capabilities to Australian businesses using Office 365

MELBOURNE, AU – October 20, 2015 — / — AvePoint, the established leader in enabling enterprise collaboration across platforms and devices, today announced the availability of AvePoint Online Services from Microsoft’s Azure data centre in Melbourne, Australia. With this launch, AvePoint will enhance Australian businesses’ connectivity to services on Office 365, satisfy data movement concerns for organisations subject to regulation, as well as improve backup performance by hosting all content within the country.

With the launch of AvePoint Online Services from an Australian Azure data centre, Australian Office 365 customers will benefit from data sovereignty through restriction of storage to a single geographic location and the ability to reduce their environmental impact via reduction of in-house servers.

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“Today’s businesses are operating in a cloud-first, mobile-first world,” said Toby Bowers, Microsoft Cloud & Enterprise Business Group Lead. “With the work that AvePoint has done to provide AvePoint Online Services platform for Office 365 from the Melbourne-based Azure data centre, organisations throughout the country can rest assured that their Office 365 backup data is staying close to home – making it simpler and safer to utilise cloud services with comprehensive solutions for management, governance, and compliance.”

AvePoint Online Services
Serving more than 3 million global users and backing up a petabyte of data, AvePoint Online Services is the industry’s ?rst and only 100 percent Azure-hosted Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform for O?ce 365. Requiring no installation or agents, AvePoint Online Services provides a central home for business users, decisions makers, and IT administrators to seamlessly access resources and extend cloud computing as needs dictate. AvePoint Online Services includes the following fully integrated applications:

DocAve Online enables organisations to extend cloud computing and respond to evolving information architecture requirements by simplifying Office 365 administration and security management, easily restructuring content and propagating site elements, and streamlining global synchronization and publication.

Compliance Guardian Online allows organisations to minimise risk of privacy violations and information security breaches as well as mitigate accessibility and site quality issues for websites, web applications, and SharePoint Online sites without adding additional infrastructure.

DocAve Governance Automation Online empowers users with self-service IT services for provisioning, moving, or restructuring SharePoint Online content, as well as lifecycle and permissions management.

AvePoint File Share Navigator Online removes the barriers to seamless global collaboration by consolidating enterprise-wide access to all content via SharePoint Online.

“By integrating with Microsoft’s new Azure datacenter in Melbourne, AvePoint is ready to support cloud initiatives for organisations throughout the region and give them the peace of mind that their data is centralised within Australia,” said Tianyi Jiang, AvePoint Co-CEO and Co-Founder. “AvePoint Online Services is already trusted by 3 million users around the world – simplifying management and protection of Office 365 data while facilitating effective compliance and governance programs so organisations can work better together in the cloud.”

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About AvePoint
AvePoint is the established leader in enabling enterprise collaboration across platforms and devices. Focusing on helping enterprises in their digitization journey to enable their information workers to collaborate with confidence, AvePoint is first to market with a unique solution that centralizes access and control of information assets residing in disparate collaboration and document management systems on-premises and in the cloud. AvePoint solutions and services aim to bring together business, IT, as well as compliance and risk officers to serve key business objectives such as big data, cloud integration, compliance, enterprise content management, and mobile data access monitoring.

Founded in 2001 and based out of Jersey City, NJ, AvePoint serves over 14,000 organizations and 3 million Office 365 users in five continents across all industry sectors, with focused practices in the energy and utilities; financial services; healthcare and pharmaceuticals; and public sector industries. AvePoint is a Microsoft Global ISV Partner, Gold Certified Collaboration and Content Partner, Gold Certified Cloud Platform Partner, winner of the Microsoft Partner of the Year Award for Collaboration and Content in 2015 and Public Safety and National Security in 2014, as well as a US Government GSA provider via strategic partnerships. AvePoint is privately held and backed by Goldman Sachs.

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Heather Aponte
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