Here's what's happening in the SharePoint and collaboration space this week, including a design tool, mobile delivery of SharePoint, security tools, and more. Of course, at Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014 next week, many more companies will be announcing new solutions. Stay tuned.
New Tool Aims to Fill SharePoint Designer Design View Gap
CorasWorks announced the availability of Application Designer, a new tool that provides a GUI-based front-end for designing and building work management solutions.
“Now more than ever the SharePoint community needs a visual designer, especially since Microsoft killed the design view in the 2013 edition of SharePoint Designer," said CorasWorks COO Dan Naselius.
With the Application Designer, users design and build applications by dropping in widgets. To learn more, see the CorasWorks website.
Enhancing Mobile Applications to Deliver SharePoint
Unvired announced the release of its SharePoint adapter, which lets users view data from SharePoint on their mobile devices, complete business processes, and build mash-ups using data from both SAP and SharePoint.
"Most of our customers have SAP and SharePoint, and need data from both systems on their mobile devices. Frequently, they need to access documents from SharePoint to accomplish their tasks," said Univired CEO Alok Pant. To learn more, see the Unvired website.
Data Security for SharePoint and Beyond
Safe-T announced Safe-T Box 5.0, a data exchange platform which now includes a built-in ability to secure the data in dozens of leading business applications, data repositories and cloud services, including SharePoint.
Safe-T Box 5.0 includes various authentication methods including SAML, Open ID, Active Directory, LDAP and a built-in authentication server and does not require sensitive data to be stored in the DMZ. To learn more, visit the Safe-T website.
Expanding SharePoint ECM into Office 365
KnowledgeLake announced its SharePoint ECM products are now Office 365-ready.
These products include KnowledgeLake Capture for Office 365, KnowledgeLake Connect for Office 365, and KnowledgeLake Unify for Office 365. To learn more, see the KnowledgeLake website.
Mobility Management Meets Mobility Security
Good Technology, a secure mobility provider, announced it's acquiring BoxTone, a provider of mobile service management. The combination of BoxTone and Good aims to offer organizations secure email, browsing, IM, and SharePoint access, among other things. To learn more, see the Good Technology website.