The increasing use of SharePoint, cloud-based file systems and email hosting solutions have enabled many companies to streamline overall communications as well as slash costs.
Recently, MetaVis Technologies, a Microsoft (News - Alert) Gold-certified ISV that develops software to help organize email hosting solutions SharePoint and Office 365 for improved search and governance, revealed it will preview a new SharePoint tool at the upcoming SharePoint Conference 2012.
In a statement, Peter Senescu, president and co-founder of MetaVis Technologies, said, "Organizations need tools that will allow them to crawl, analyze and enforce governance policies for their unstructured data – no matter where it resides. At this year's SharePoint Conference, we are excited to preview Informant for SharePoint which helps companies know their data and in turn, take an appropriate course of action to enforce compliance, mitigate risk, and govern their content."
To be held in Las Vegas from November 12-15, 2012, the company will be showcasing its Informant for SharePoint offering, which is touted as being agentless software that was created to analyze content, identify sensitive information and enforce compliance standards or governance policies in the file system, SharePoint or Office 365.
Currently, MetaVis Informant for SharePoint public beta supports Office 365, SharePoint 2013 and all previous versions of SharePoint, Dropbox (News - Alert), and file systems.
Since the content across enterprises is growing at a tremendous rate, users now have more options when developing file content like Microsoft SkyDrive, Dropbox, Google (News - Alert) Drive, Amazon S3, Outlook e-mail, and legacy file shares.
When a large amount of content is either uncontrolled or not managed by a company's IT department, this could then lead to information leaks, security breaches and compliance risks.
Luckily, this solution provides a convenient and familiar way of analyzing, reporting, and taking action across enterprise data and thus helps lessen all these risks.
Edited by Jamie Epstein