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Gimmal achieves SOC 2 Type 2 compliance

Houston, TX – April 14, 2021 – Gimmal LLC, a leading provider of information governance software and solutions, has announced the successful completion of the Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 2 audit for its records management solution, Gimmal Records. The audit, performed by Doeren Mayhew, found that Gimmal meets the SOC 2 standards for Security and Availability Trust Services Principles.  To learn more about Gimmal Records, visit www.gimmal.com/gimmal-records.   Gimmal’s audit confirms the criteria set forth by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has been met to provide adequate:  Security that ensures systems and data are protected against unauthorized access and other factors that could compromise confidentiality, integrity availability, and privacy  Availability so that systems are readily available for use and operation  Processing integrity to make certain systems process in a timely, accurate, and authorized manner  Confidentiality for information delegated as confidential to have appropriate protections Privacy for any personal information collected that will be used, retained, disclosed, and disposed of  “As an information governance company, our mission is to reduce risks associated with the mis-management of information,” states Gimmal’s President and Chief Strategy Officer, Chris Caplinger, “and we take pride in creating secure and private environments for all of our clients.”  “Obtaining the SOC 2 Type 2 compliance is an integral part in continuing to deliver solutions our clients could trust and feel safe using.” says Gimmal’s Director of Information Technology, Charlie Price. 

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.

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