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Metalogix Acquires Axceler's SharePoint Business Including Market Leading ControlPoint Governance Product

Fastest Growing SharePoint Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Expands to Offer Best-in-Class Technology Across Entire SharePoint Lifecycle

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 08/28/13 -- Today, Metalogix, the leading provider of content infrastructure software to improve the use and performance of enterprise content on Microsoft SharePoint, Exchange and Cloud platforms, announced it has acquired Axceler's highly successful and profitable SharePoint business, including the industry's widely used and most powerful governance and administration product, ControlPoint for SharePoint Administration. The acquisition of Axceler's related products, employees, assets and brands, positions Metalogix as the fastest growing SharePoint-focused Independent Software Vendor (ISV) in the world.

The addition of ControlPoint for SharePoint Administration, to Metalogix market-leading portfolio of content infrastructure software establishes the company as a single source supplier of premier products for the management of the entire SharePoint lifecycle. The expanded Metalogix product portfolio delivers expanded visibility and proactive control over enterprise SharePoint environments. It also enables customers to effectively manage the increasing scale of SharePoint deployments, explosive growth in business content and the need to mitigate security risks. ControlPoint for SharePoint Administration enables organizations to easily manage their SharePoint platform and enforce governance strategies that protect business assets while driving employee adoption and productivity. The ControlPoint family of offerings, which have won more than a dozen awards, are used by over 3,000 organizations worldwide to manage more than 14 million SharePoint users.

"Today's announcement is truly a game-changer in the SharePoint industry. The addition of the leading SharePoint Governance and Administration management product to Metalogix offering extends our range, reach and leadership in the strategic SharePoint governance market segment. This investment is another milestone in our strategy to provide customers the best-of-breed content infrastructure software to deploy, operate and protect their Microsoft SharePoint platform, on-premise or in the cloud," said Steven Murphy, CEO of Metalogix. "SharePoint customers can now buy the premier migration, administration, storage optimization, and replication technology from a single source -- Metalogix."

"Over the past four years SharePoint adoption has grown tremendously across enterprises of all sizes. As the market has matured, SharePoint has increasingly become a vital and complex asset for tens of thousands of operations," said Michael Alden, CEO of Axceler. "SharePoint administrators are increasingly seeking single-source technology providers who can provide exceptional technology and offer comprehensive, global 24x7 support. The integration of Axceler's SharePoint business with Metalogix is a natural evolution of the market and will drive significant value for those managing contemporary SharePoint environments."

With over 13,000 customers, in 86 countries on 7 continents, Metalogix is the fastest growing SharePoint-focused Independent Software Vendor (ISV) in the world. Metalogix is committed to integrating and enhancing the combined product portfolios to help customers enhance the use and performance of SharePoint. New and existing customers will benefit from the expanded reach, scale and resources of the new Metalogix, including its industry-leading live 24x7 support program, which manages the most complex global issues.

Axceler's non-SharePoint business will continue to operate independently supporting solutions for Lotus Notes, Yammer and other collaboration platforms.

A press call will be held at 11 AM ET on Wednesday, August 28 to discuss the acquisition. Steven Murphy, CEO of Metalogix and Michael Alden, CEO of Axceler will host the call. Call in #: 1-866-740-1260 Conf # 3627277.

To learn more about Metalogix products, please visit: www.metalogix.com/powerfulcombination

About Metalogix
Metalogix provides content infrastructure software to improve the use and performance of enterprise content. For over a decade, Metalogix has transformed the way commercial and government organizations manage terabytes of content to improve knowledge sharing and collaboration. Today, more than 7,500 customers rely on the company's products to upgrade, migrate, organize, store, archive and replicate content on Microsoft SharePoint, Exchange and Cloud platforms. Metalogix has moved more than 50,000 terabytes of content.

Metalogix is recognized as the fastest growing software company in the Washington D.C.-area by the Washington Business Journal and was named to the 2012 Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies. Metalogix is a Microsoft Gold Partner, a managed partner in Microsoft's High Potential ISV Group and GSA provider. Metalogix is a privately held company backed by Insight Venture Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners. Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

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