Bamboo Solutions SharePoint Video Library

Written by SharePoint Reviews Team. Posted in SharePoint Product News

new-product Want a way to centralize access to, and playback of, video files within SharePoint? Whether it's training, management updates, or company commercials, SharePoint Video Library lets you to playback files using an embedded media player, show video thumbnails, display media-specific metadata (duration, resolution, etc.) and even link to streaming servers.
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Instant Messaging Alerts for SharePoint

Written by SharePoint Reviews Team. Posted in SharePoint Product News

new-product Using IMAlerts, developed by Accio Intellectum LLC, SharePoint users receive notifications (alerts) when events occur in SharePoint, for example, a document has been modified, a new task has been assigned, etc., using instant messages instead of email. Notifications can be sent via a free Google Talk instant messaging network or any other Jabber/XMPP-compatible public or private network. 

Pricing and Availability: A 100% free Express Edition; Standard Edition: $689 per server.
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StoragePoint 2.1 Now Includes Multiple Adapters for Cloud Storage Platforms

Written by SharePoint Reviews Team. Posted in SharePoint Product News

First of all, congratulations to BlueThread Technologies for winning Microsoft’s “Innovative SharePoint ISV Award Winner” for their StoragePoint product at the SPC09!

A few weeks ago, they also released StoragePoint 2.1 with a set of new features and functions. However, it now also delivers a set of optional adapters for on-premise and Cloud-based storage platforms. The adapters enable SharePoint customers to relocate content BLOBs quickly and easily, without any coding or complex administrative tasks ...

AvePoint's DocAve v5.3 BETA Includes New Storage Optimization Functionality

Written by SharePoint Reviews Team. Posted in SharePoint Product News

new-product AvePoint released a beta version of the DocAve Software Platform v5.3, offering new modules and promising features that enable the efficient management of SharePoint storage.  This latest release introduces the DocAve Storage Optimization Suite, comprised of an enhanced DocAve Archiver module, and the new DocAve Connector and DocAve Extender modules ...

DiscoverPoint: Information Discovery and Enterprise Social Networking SharePoint Solution With Intelligence

Written by SharePoint Reviews Team. Posted in SharePoint Product News

new-product Last week MicroLink launched their new product, DiscoverPoint. This software automatically delivers relevant content, connects subject matter experts, and enables secure enterprise social networking in a SharePoint environment. DiscoverPoint eases the burden of manually 'searching' for information and expertise by aggregating information from multiple systems across the enterprise and automatically delivering the results within a single SharePoint interface...

Project Management: BrightWork Releases pmPoint Version 8.0

Written by SharePoint Reviews Team. Posted in SharePoint Product News

BrightWork, Inc. released its version 8.0 of its flagship product, pmPoint.  Ideal for work and projects of varying structure and types, this latest version includes significant enhancements to its Gantt reporting, a new end user report editing capability, additional work and project management templates, enhanced scheduling, improved Microsoft Project integration and considerable productivity improvements.

Visit us during Microsoft’s SharePoint Conference 2009 in Las Vegas

Written by Mike Ferrara. Posted in Editors' Thoughts

In just a few short days, SharePoint Conference 2009 (SPC09) will finally be upon us. Not only is this the biggest and most important SharePoint conference on the calendar, but this year's conference signifies the lifting of that pesky SharePoint 2010 NDA. We've all been salivating at the tidbits of information and screenshots that have been shared so far by Microsoft, so next week will be a bit overwhelming. The conference recently sold out, and there will be an expected 7,000+ attendees crammed onto the strip! If you've got an "STSADM rules!" coffee mug or a 12 hive shortcut on your desktop, then you're probably going to be at this conference.

Metalogix Selective Restore Manager Pro Gets Top Marks

Written by Mike Ferrara. Posted in Administration & Infrastructure

review5 (Rating: 5 out of 5)

For server administrators, backup and restore processes are essential in production environments. This is obviously no different for SharePoint farms, but out-of-the-box (OOTB) features for backup and restore are certainly lacking in WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007. The Selective Restore Manager Pro from Metalogix is one such product that aims to fill the void left by Microsoft.

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