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Gimmal Announces Expansion of its Leadership Team

Houston, TX– February 23, 2021 – Gimmal LLC, a leader in information governance software and solutions, recently added two new executive leaders: Chief Financial Officer, Lester Huang and Vice President of Client Success, Jason White. Both Lester and Jason bring deep experience and unique perspectives that support Gimmal’s goal to help clients achieve information governance with intelligent solutions.   Lester Huang is an experienced finance executive, having served in multiple CFO roles at software and technology firms such as Tracts, ipDatatel (now Alula), and StratITsphere. Lester has an established record of helping businesses through analysis, development, and execution of financial strategies in the technology, energy, and services industries.    Jason White brings Gimmal an abundance of experience in software companies, having led software product development, client support, and professional services teams. In his previous roles, including leadership roles at Workforce Software and Personify, he has demonstrated a proven track record of achieving strategic organizational goals and driving results.    “I’m thrilled to have Jason and Lester on the team and excited about the contributions they’ll bring to Gimmal. The wealth and diversity of their experiences will have a tremendous impact on Gimmal as a company, our continued growth, and our client satisfaction,” states Mark Johnson, Chief Executive Officer at Gimmal. To learn more about Gimmal, please visit https://www.gimmal.com/. This news comes in the wake of many recent initiatives and accomplishments of the company, including: The acquisition of content migration company, ECM Wise The acquisition of physical records management company, Infolinx The release of Drop Zones for Microsoft Teams

Gimmal enables compliant collaboration in Microsoft Teams

Houston, TX – February 15, 2021 – Gimmal LLC, a Houston-based provider of information governance and compliance software, has just announced the release of Drop Zones for Microsoft Teams. With this solution, Microsoft Teams users have the ability to automatically apply metadata and properly store documents in SharePoint right from the Teams interface. With a simple drag and drop method, users can drop documents in a designated zone on Microsoft Teams to ease the burden of manual tagging and ensure documents are managed according to policies. While Drop Zones are not a new capability for the 18-year-old information governance company, the Teams integration has been made available to accommodate many newly dispersed workforces who are utilizing Teams for collaboration. To learning more about Drop Zones for Teams, visit https://blog.gimmal.com/product/drop-zones-for-teams “With so many organizations implementing Microsoft Teams during the global pandemic, we wanted to deliver an elegant solution that would allow Microsoft Teams users to enable information governance from within Teams: by putting their documents in the right place, with the right metadata, whilst enabling application of records lifecycle when used with the Gimmal Records platform,” says Patrick Wong, Vice President of Product Management at Gimmal. This news comes in the wake of many recent initiatives and accomplishments of the company, including: The acquisition of migration software company, ECM Wise The acquisition of physical records software company, Infolinx The achieved Preferred Partner status for Microsoft’s Content Services Program

Gimmal Altitude Now Supports File Analysis For Box

Houston, TX – November 2nd, 2020 – Gimmal LLC, a leading provider of information governance software and solutions, has announced file analysis support for content in Box. Gimmal’s file analysis solution, Gimmal Altitude, allows users to discover, remediate, and classify unstructured content in corporate data sources. Gimmal added file analysis software to its growing information governance solution set in Spring of 2020. The solution’s key benefits include: Mitigated risk through locating valuable and sensitive business data in unstructured sources Improved user efficiency in corporate sources with the elimination of redundant, obsolete, and trivial data Compliance with organizational policies and industry regulations through the discovery and classification of data To learn more how Gimmal Altitude can help you locate valuable business content and eliminate dark data, visit https://www.gimmal.com/gimmal-altitude This news follows Gimmal’s recent announcement of the addition of a new enterprise content management migration tool. “We are pleased to announce file analysis support for Box as one of many initiatives to expand our information governance capabilities to the market,” states Gimmal President and Chief Strategy Officer, Chris Caplinger.

Gimmal recognized as Microsoft Preferred Partner during launch of Project Cortex

Houston, TX – September 24, 2020 – Gimmal LLC, a provider of information governance software and solutions, has been recognized as a Microsoft Preferred Partner during the launch of Microsoft’s Project Cortex. Project Cortex, a Microsoft 365 initiative that leverages the power of artificial intelligence (AI), empowers organizations with the correct knowledge and expertise needed to thrive in everyday activities. Preferred Partner status is reserved for members of the Microsoft Content Services Partner Program who have dedicated time to deep training and technical delivery of knowledge and insights solutions. Microsoft recently announced the first product in Project Cortex, SharePoint Syntex. Gimmal, paired with SharePoint Syntex, will improve the user experience through automating content processing and knowledge transformation while ensuring complete compliance. Benefits of this partnership include: Gimmal and SharePoint Syntex allow users to have the most advanced automated records management system ever available. By automatically applying metadata, Gimmal can ensure the correct classification of records to the File Plan. Modern term set management is not just in SharePoint, but throughout Microsoft 365. “We are excited to achieve this level of partnership with Microsoft and look forward to continuing to work together to provide enhanced information governance solutions to the market,” states Gimmal President and Chief Strategy Officer, Chris Caplinger.

Introducing Gimmal Drop Zones

Houston, TX– June 30, 2020 – Gimmal LLC, a Houston-based provider of information governance and compliance software, is excited to announce the initial release of Gimmal Cloud Drop Zones. This functionality not only expands the company’s capability in the cloud, but also enhances the highly demanded SharePoint Drop Zone feature offered in the Content Governance for SharePoint solution.   As Gimmal continues to improve Cloud Drop Zones, users can expect the following benefits:    Centrally stored Drop Zone configuration to be reused for multiple instances  Drop Zone capability in different repositories beyond just SharePoint  Enterprise-wide Information Governance with a cloud-based solution 

Gimmal Introduces File Analysis Solution for Unstructured Data

Houston, TX– May 20, 2020 – Gimmal LLC, A Houston-based provider of information governance and compliance software, is excited to announce the launch of a new file analysis solution, Gimmal Altitude.  Altitude will provide users with the ability to manage unstructured data across the enterprise by discovering and analyzing content in all corporate data sources to reduce risk and improve organizational efficiency. This solution allows users to easily gain visibility into the masses of content they have and make better decisions to eliminate unnecessary data and govern information properly.

Gimmal announces integration with Box Governance

HOUSTON, April 17, 2020 -- Gimmal LLC, A Houston-based provider of information governance and compliance software, is pleased to announce the integration with Box Governance, a Box product. Box, a leader in cloud content management, enables businesses to seamlessly and securely manage their most critical content in the cloud. Gimmal's Records Management solution provides Box Governance users an additional layer to manage information within Box.  This newly released integration will grant users features such as record immutability in order to achieve complete control and compliance throughout their organization.

David Quackenbush to speak at 2020 ARMA GLA Summit

Houston, TX – DECEMBER 3RD, 2019 – Gimmal is pleased to announce that David Quackenbush will be a keynote speaker at the ARMA GLA Summit on January 28th, 2020.  David’s session, Why Automated Information Management is the Answer for GDPR, CCPA and the Future, will analyze the emerging best practices for addressing present and upcoming privacy regulations. 

Gimmal Announces Integration with Box’s Leading Cloud Content Management Solution

San Francisco, CA – OCTOBER 3rd, 2019 – Gimmal LLC, A Houston-based provider of information governance and compliance software, is pleased to announce the integration of their platform with Box, a leader in cloud content management. Box enables businesses to seamlessly and securely manage their most critical content in the cloud. As a Box Technology Partner, Gimmal can help organizations by providing an additional layer to govern information within Box and beyond all according to the same rules.

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