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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 completes acquisition of ECM Wise, expands its migration capabilities

Houston, TX – October 26, 2020 – Gimmal LLC, a leading provider of information governance software and solutions, has announced the acquisition of Calgary-based ECM Wise Corp, an enterprise content management solutions provider. The acquisition brings enhanced migration capabilities, now known as Gimmal Migration, to Gimmal’s existing solutions suite. To learn more about the out-of-the-box features of Gimmal Migration, visit www.gimmal.com/gimmal-migration. With the addition to Gimmal’s existing suite of software products, the company will offer a complete set of information governance solutions that provide the following benefits: Complete lifecycle management from the creation of information to its disposition. Simplified and expedited migrations from legacy systems, particularly in complex environments. A team of experts trained in best practices and proven methodologies for effective and compliant information governance. Streamlined processes that maximize productivity and increase cost savings. “We are pleased to announce the addition of ECM Wise’s market-leading migration software to Gimmal’s portfolio, and welcome their team of industry experts to Gimmal,” states Gimmal CEO, Mark Johnson. “Gimmal Migration’s enhanced features will ensure our clients have all the right tools necessary to complete even the most complex migrations.” “Joining with information experts at Gimmal will allow us to provide a game-changing set of solutions representing industry leading records, information management, governance and content migration capabilities to best serve our combined customers,” state Patrick Wong and Guy Turton, co-founders of ECM Wise. Madison Park Group served as the exclusive financial advisor to Gimmal on this transaction.

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.

Gimmal earns key government milestone to support government customers with FedRAMP solution

Houston, TX– September 21, 2020 – Gimmal LLC, a Houston-based provider of information governance and compliance software, has now made it much easier for government customers to grant a FedRAMP ATO for a cloud deployment of Gimmal Records Management.  By being deployed on Project Hosts’ Federal Private Cloud (FPC) FedRAMP-authorized Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Gimmal Records Management inherits 86% of the controls required for FedRAMP compliance.       Gimmal has just completed the Project Hosts’ FedRAMP validation process, where Gimmal and Project Hosts ensure that all required application-level controls have been implemented.  Gimmal’s offerings include providing a System Security Plan (SSP) that describes how all application-level controls are implemented and any evidence of implementation that is requested.      This milestone is a major accomplishment for Gimmal on its mission to provide a secure information governance solution where government customers can take control of their information, respond to records management needs, and achieve compliance.     “We are excited to offer a FedRAMP solution to our government customers,” says Mark Johnson, Chief Executive Officer at Gimmal. “This provides a secure, compliant, and rapid implementation approach to managing records and information.”    This news comes in the wake of many recent initiatives and accomplishments of the company, including:  NARA Universal Electronic Records Management Compliance Launch of the new file analysis tool, Gimmal Altitude New Drop Zones capabilities for Gimmal Content Governance Upcoming launch of Gimmal Records Management 5.0

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 Founder, Michael R. Alsup, Named ARMA Fellow

HOUSTON, TX – October 25, 2019 –ARMA International, the global authority on information management and governance, has inducted seven new professionals into its Company of Fellows.  Gimmal LLC today announced that Mike Alsup, Gimmal’s Founder, has been named as one of those ARMA Fellows.  To qualify for inclusion as a Fellow of ARMA International (FAI), individuals must be ARMA members in good standing for at least 10 years and must have distinguished themselves through outstanding achievements in RIM and contributions to the profession. 

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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