The move to SharePoint 2016 will be a big one, and vendors and providers offering tools that can help organizations with the upgrade are getting into position as we await the release of the new platform.
To wit, Metalogix has acquired MetaVis. Metalogiz provides software for moving, managing and securing content for platforms including Office 365 and SharePoint, and MetaVis is a cloud collaboration and service management platform. Together the two companies will provide organizations with the technology and support needed not only to make the move to SharePoint 2016 but to integrate and manage content across multiple platforms.
“By combining these two award-winning solution portfolios, experienced leadership teams, distribution channels and the industry's highest rated LIVE 24 x 7 support, Metalogix is uniquely positioned to offer customers the capabilities needed to enhance the use, management, performance, and security of their collaboration platforms, while reducing risk and complexity,” states a press release announcing the acquisition.
The new partnership will help companies secure and manage content in multiple cloud- and hybrid-based scenarios, but the timing ahead of the SharePoint update is no coincidence, Metalogix CEO Steve Murphy told CMSWire.
“There is a huge migration season coming and we have now solidified our leadership [in the migration space],” he said. “Between the two firms everyone has been working on how to accelerate the speed of migration, to really turbo-charge it, so now we can combine our efforts and really increase the speed of migration both for cloud, Office 365 and other cloud targets.”
Metalogix also works with OneDrive for Business, Exchange, Box, Dropbox, Amazon, Google and other leading enterprise content management (ECM) systems.