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Hamburg, Germany, 2009/12/02 - Layer2, the SharePoint Experts from Hamburg (Germany) announced a strategic partnership with Axceler, the global leader in administration software for Microsoft SharePoint. Layer2 will resell and implement ControlPoint for SharePoint Administration.
Microsoft SharePoint technology is increasingly used in SMEs and larger companies as a business collaboration platform for the enterprise and the web, to connect and empower people, to cut costs with a unified infrastructure to implement solutions for collaboration, document management, enterprise content and records management, business intelligence, forms service and company-wide search. However due to its success, SharePoint farms can quickly grow and become difficult to manage, as sites proliferate.
Together, the two companies will help enterprises to install, upgrade, deploy, maintain, manage and optimize their Microsoft SharePoint environments.
Layer2 resells and implements Axceler ControlPoint
For almost 20 years Layer2 has been known as a reliable partner to customers in Central Europe, offering consulting and services in the fields of IT-Infrastructure and especially Microsoft SharePoint. As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Layer2 offers a broad variety of deep technical knowledge as well as a focus on end users and customers. Additionally Layer2 offers products and solutions that add new features to portals based on Microsoft SharePoint technology, e.g. for meeting management, user tasks management and seamless integration of external business data into SharePoint lists. These solutions are sold directly to end-customers at or distributed via a worldwide fast growing partner network of resellers and implementers.
“Axceler ControlPoint perfectly fits into our portfolio of add-ons that unleash the power of SharePoint technology. Customers can cut costs of SharePoint administration, can build a smarter SharePoint infrastructure and ensure compliance to corporate governance policies” Frank Daske, Business Development Manager of Layer2, appreciates the partnership.
Smarter SharePoint Infrastructure with Axceler ControlPoint
Axceler ControlPoint gives SharePoint administrators the ability to explore, protect, analyze and control their Microsoft SharePoint environment and helps measure the performance of the SharePoint environment against their governance policies. Axceler ControlPoint includes comprehensive permissions management, in-depth activity and storage analysis as well as SharePoint policy enforcement. Axceler ControlPoint also gives more control over the configuration and deployment of the SharePoint environment. Administrators can centrally manage content databases, features and SharePoint groups. With Axceler ControlPoint, SharePoint administrators have the ability to monitor the growth of their SharePoint sites and perform trend analysis on key metrics. SharePoint administrators can even move/copy sites within farms or between farms.
Finally, Axceler ControlPoint enables administrators to be proactive about their SharePoint management with detailed alerts and scheduled reports.
Since 1994, Axceler has helped enterprises address common yet critical administrative and development challenges, so organizations can maximize collaborative technology investments, improve business operations, and dramatically reduce administrative time and costs.
Layer 2 GmbH (layer2.de) is a specialist for creating custom components and solutions for Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies. Based in Germany, Layer2 offers products and solutions that add additional features to portals based on Microsoft SharePoint technology, e.g. Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS) or Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. The products – SharePoint web parts, features and solutions - are completely based on the Microsoft .NET Framework and especially designed to run on top of SharePoint technology and to integrate fluently into the SharePoint user interface. The solutions are sold directly to end-customers or distributed via a worldwide fast growing partner network of resellers and implementers.
For almost 20 years Layer2 has been known as a reliable partner to customers in Central Europe, offering additional consulting and services in the fields of SharePoint, .NET-programming and IT-Infrastructure. As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Layer2 offers a broad variety of deep technical knowledge as well as a focus on end users and customers.