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New Release Unveiled at Microsoft TechEd 2012 Spotlights Colligo Networks’ Commitment to SharePoint Users’ Productivity

Vancouver, BC and Orlando, FL, June 11, 2012 – Colligo Networks, the leading provider of SharePoint apps for email and document management, today announced the release of Launchpad, available in Colligo Email Manager 5.4. Launchpad gives users the ability to add icons to the Outlook 2010 ribbon, providing one-click access to frequently-used websites, favorite social networking sites, and web applications, right within Outlook.

Colligo Email Manager is the leading solution for managing Microsoft SharePoint content from within Microsoft Outlook. Featuring seamless SharePoint/Outlook integration, Colligo Email Manager makes it fast and easy to file, tag, find, view, and share email and attachments in SharePoint, from within the familiar Outlook interface.

Key functionality available in Launchpad includes:

  • Access to web-based applications, including social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, without leaving Outlook,
  • Ability to customize the Outlook ribbon with links to frequently-visited sites
  • Centralized administration and control for IT managers, with configuration on a per-user or departmental basis
  • Configurable icons, names, and groups
  • Ability to manage URLs in groups according to business or project needs

“By adding Launchpad to Colligo Email Manager, we’ve made Outlook even more valuable to SharePoint users,” said Trevor Dyck, Director, Product Management, Colligo Networks. “Using Outlook as the single access point to SharePoint, websites, and web apps eliminates the context-switching that can erode worker productivity. It’s also painless to configure, so users can have their favorites at the fingertips within seconds.”

Colligo Email Manager 5.4 adds a number of new features in addition to Launchpad, including support for Business Connectivity Services (BCS). BCS enables SharePoint users to apply metadata from external data stored in line-of-business systems such as SAP, Siebel, and PeopleSoft, so that data does not need to be recreated, saving time and improving productivity. The feature also enables users to tag, view, and find content that utilizes external data, improving discoverability.

Colligo unveiled Colligo Email Manager 5.4 today at Microsoft TechEd North America 2012, the premiere conference for technology professionals who use Microsoft technologies. Colligo Briefcase, the secure SharePoint app for the Apple iPad, is a finalist for the Best of TechEd Awards, honouring the most innovative products and services featured at the conference. Winners will be announced June 14, 2012.

Colligo Email Manager 5.4 featuring Launchpad is available now. For more information or a free, 30-day trial, please visit www.colligo.com/email-manager

About Colligo Networks

Colligo Networks is the leading provider of SharePoint apps for managing email and documents in SharePoint from anywhere, on any device. Our solution suite is used by over 4800 organizations worldwide to implement and enforce records management, increase collaboration, and drive SharePoint adoption, by making it easy to access and manage SharePoint content from everyday apps and devices like Microsoft Outlook, Windows File Explorer, Apple iPads and smartphones. Colligo is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner with Global 500 customers including Microsoft, Novartis, Kraft Foods, General Motors, and Siemens. For more information, please visit www.colligo.com

Colligo, Colligo Briefcase, Colligo Email Manager, and Colligo Administrator are trademarks of Colligo Networks, Inc. All other corporate names and / or product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

For further information, please contact:

Colligo Networks
Email: Asa Zanatta
Tel: 604 724 7755

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