2013-08-19 16:55:14 - AvePoint’s Business Disability Forum membership underscores the company’s ongoing mission to become fully accessible, while providing robust solutions that make it easier for organizations to do business with, and employ, people with disabilities
AvePoint, the leader in governance, compliance, and management solutions for social enterprise collaboration platforms, today announced it has become a Partner of Business Disability Forum, a not-for-profit organization that works with public and private sector organizations to become fully accessible to disabled customers and employees.
In April of this year, AvePoint joined Business Disability Forum’s Technology Taskforce, and agreed to sign its Accessible Technology Charter. AvePoint is now a full-fledged Partner of Business Disability Forum, where it will receive support, advice, and training on how to set and influence policy and best practices that benefit both AvePoint and people with disabilities.
“After previously joining Business Disability Forum’s Technology Taskforce and signing the Accessible Technology Charter, I’m honored that AvePoint is taking
the next step toward meeting global accessibility needs by becoming a Partner of Business Disability Forum,” said Dana Simberkoff, Vice President of Risk Management & Compliance, AvePoint. “AvePoint works to enable organizations to remain compliant and accessible, ensuring they are able to comply with any regulations or guidelines to keep their IT systems accessible to everyone.”
With robust compliance, governance, infrastructure management, and productivity solutions, as well as global 24/7 live support, AvePoint today helps more than 10,000 organizations enable enterprise collaboration with confidence. AvePoint is a corporate member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and the company’s Compliance and Risk Management practitioners participate in International Standards bodies including the W3C and United Nations Internet Governance Forum in addition to providing privacy guidance and expertise to a wide range of domestic and international government agencies and corporate organizations.
"Our Partner Group is determined to ensure that technology truly liberates talent, productivity and customer access – while enabling the social and economic inclusion of hundreds of millions worldwide. We are delighted that Avepoint is taking a leadership role in driving this more efficient and effective global ICT marketplace," said Susan Scott-Parker, CEO and Founder, Business Disability Forum.
Compliance Guardian Service Pack (SP) 1, AvePoint’s latest release of its compliance solution that ensures information is available and accessible to the people who should have it and protected from those who should not, also supports accessibility compliance for organizations worldwide.
AvePoint is a global technology company and proven software leader. Since its founding in 2001, AvePoint has become the world's largest provider of enterprise-class governance, compliance, and management solutions for social enterprise collaboration platforms. AvePoint helps more than 10,000 customers – including many Fortune 500 companies and government agencies – meet their specific business objectives by enabling collaboration with confidence. AvePoint, Inc. is headquartered and maintains its principal operational center in Jersey City, NJ, with wholly owned operational centers in the USA, Canada, Australia, South Africa, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Japan, Singapore, and China. AvePoint is a Depth Managed Microsoft Gold Certified Application Development Partner and Gold Certified Collaboration and Content Partner as well as a US Government GSA provider via strategic partnerships.
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About Business Disability Forum
Business Disability Forum is a not-for-profit business consortium that makes it easier and more rewarding to do business with and to employ disabled people. Formerly called the Employers’ Forum on Disability, the company has more than twenty years’ experience of working with public and private sector employers and service providers.
Business Disability Forum members employ almost 20% of the UK workforce and, together seek to remove the barriers preventing disabled people from contributing to business success. For more information about the Forum please visit: businessdisabilityforum.org.uk/about-us
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