Gimmal News

Read the latest news and releases from Gimmal!

All Posts

Gimmal's New Enterprise Content Risk Assessment Limits the Impact of a Security Breach

Recent high profile government information breaches highlight the need for identification and control

 

Houston, TX – June 8, 2015 – Gimmal, a leading provider of products and solutions that improve user experience, consistency and security for enterprise collaboration announce the immediate availability of the Enterprise Content Risk Assessment for Government and Industry. Gimmal Enterprise Content Risk Assessment identifies sensitive information risks and exposure in an organization.  This is an important step as agencies prepare to move to the cloud.

The Gimmal Enterprise Content Risk Assessment (ECRA) discovers, identifies and prioritizes information risks. Gimmal creates a mitigation plan for critical risk areas, and develops a governance model for sustainable management of unstructured information. The end result is knowledge of your risk, a plan to manage critical areas, and overall much higher visibility into information driven processes across key business areas. The Gimmal Enterprise Content Risk Assessment will enable you to:
  • Analyze current repositories and usage to expose critical risk areas
  • Know the risk areas so  that you can define a targeted action plan to address issues
  • Implement Governance to provide consistency, sustainability and defensibility
  • Anticipate new risks and information needs to plan for the future
  • Understand the full information lifecycle to allow for implementation of disposition strategies that will reduce enterprise information that need to be stored and managed
  • Identify critical gaps that can guide the enterprise towards smart and effective actions for immediate impact
 
In the light of recent high profile breaches information security and risk has become a high priority in most organizations. The latest breach being at US Federal Personnel Office as reported on June 4th by ABC News.
“Recent cyber intrusions like the one at the Office of Personnel Management highlight the exposure of many high profile organizations and government agencies,” stated K. David Quackenbush, President Gimmal. “An Enterprise Content Risk Assessment is the first important step to identifying opportunities to further protect the information to which they are entrusted. Our clients recognize the next step is to deploy our Structure platform to introduce information governance and records management across their organization.”
 

Many organizations fail with this type of initiative because they are trying to use systems that are not well adopted or cloud ready. Structure is a built on Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365 which have tremendous adoption in government and industry.  Gimmal in partnership with Project Hosts, offers its industry-leading Records as a Service (RaaS) for SharePoint and Office 365 in a FedRAMP SaaS-level compliant cloud. Agencies requiring improved governance, security, management and access to content and documents can immediately benefit from the Gimmal RaaS cloud service solution.

About Gimmal

Gimmal is the world’s leading provider of Microsoft SharePoint solutions. Our software platform extends and enhances SharePoint enterprise information management and governance, and provides SAP content archiving and interoperability. Using Gimmal’s award-winning solutions, you can easily transform SharePoint into a platform to consistently govern and manage the content, documents and records in your organization and access content online or offline from your Windows 8 PC, Tablet, or Windows Phone. http://www.gimmal.com
 

Media Contact - Gimmal

Amy Vara
Phone: (877) 944-6625
Amy.Vara@gimmal.com

www.gimmal.com

Related Posts

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 completes acquisition of Infolinx, expands its physical records management capabilities

Houston, TX – December 1, 2020 – Gimmal LLC, a leading provider of information governance software and solutions, has announced the acquisition of Infolinx, which will bring enhanced physical records management capabilities to Gimmal’s industry-leading records management solution, Gimmal Records Management. From one secure platform, enterprises can seamlessly classify, manage, track, audit, and govern the full lifecycle of records and information, from paper documents to digital files. With this addition to the company’s growing portfolio, Gimmal will now offer as part of its Gimmal Physical Records solution: Warehouse and space management Migrations of physical records from legacy systems Asset tracking Integration with third-party storage vendors “We are excited to announce the addition of Infolinx’s market-leading physical records management solution to Gimmal’s portfolio,” states Mark Johnson, Gimmal’s Chief Executive Officer. “In conjunction with our acquisition of ECM Wise last month, we can now offer full migrations of electronic and physical records from legacy systems.” Infolinx represents the second acquisition for Gimmal in the past two months, focused on accelerating its growth and expanding its product suite to provide clients with a more comprehensive set of records management and information governance capabilities. In October 2020, Gimmal acquired ECM Wise, a leading provider of enterprise content management and migration solutions. To learn more about Gimmal Physical Records features, visit https://www.gimmal.com/records-management/physical Madison Park Group served as the exclusive financial advisor to Gimmal on this transaction. DecisionPoint served as the exclusive financial advisor to Infolinx on this transaction.