Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom, June 15, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Two software vendors have contracted with Strategy Partners for compliance testing of their MoReq2010 based products, it was announced at the DLM Forum meeting in Copenhagen last week. UK company Automated Intelligence, and GimmalSoft of Houston, Texas, USA will be the first vendors to have their products tested under the DLM Forum’s new MoReq2010 certification and testing programme. Under the programme, independent testing will be conducted by Strategy Partners, the pan-European Research based Advisory Group and first Accredited MoReq2010 Test Centre, leading to certification of the products by the DLM Forum as MoReq2010 compliant.
MoReq2010 is a next generation records management specification that has been supported by the European Commission and most of the Government Archives across Europe. The specification was developed by the DLM Forum, a pan-European subscription-based community of public archives and parties interested in Information Governance.
“Following the recent completion of MoReq2010 Test Frameworks and Strategy Partners’ Accreditation as the first MoReq2010 Test Centre, we are delighted that Automated Intelligence and GimmalSoft have committed to producing and testing their MoReq2010 based products, so that all commercial and government bodies across Europe will be able to adopt MoReq2010 based approaches to addressing their records management and Information Governance requirements,” said Rory Staunton, Managing Director of Strategy Partners.
“Their capabilities to embrace and extend SharePoint will provide the first of a new generation of interoperable federated records systems based on MoReq2010. Our research shows that MoReq2010’s modular approach will make all existing electronic records systems obsolete. We expect all vendors that seek to sell records and Information Governance systems across Europe to develop and test MoReq2010 compliant systems, to meet the growing European market demand,” he added.
Mike Alsup, GimmalSoft Founder and Sr. Vice President said, “GimmalSoft is committed to extending our SharePoint 2010 records management and content governance solutions to achieve full MoReq2010 certification. MoReq2010 certification builds on our DoD 5015.2 certification in North America where we have the only inside SharePoint certified records management solution. We believe that most organizations prefer inside SharePoint solutions to expensive add-on solutions that require another repository. We are excited to be working with Microsoft and their partners to establish SharePoint as the preferred alternative for the enterprise governance of unstructured content in Europe.”
Mark Godfrey, CEO of Automated Intelligence stated “We are delighted to join with Strategy Partners in announcing our plans to certify our ai.compliance extender solution for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 with MoReq2010. We have been working with the DLM Forum on MoReq2010 since its inception and believe that this specification is a revolutionary change in Records Management standards and this is reflected in our product design and delivery. Ai.compliance extender works seamlessly with the SharePoint platform to deliver the enhanced information governance features required in today’s enterprise.”
DLM Forum chairman Eric Ketelaar (former National Archivist of The Netherlands) said, “We are extremely pleased to welcome the first two vendors seeking certification of their products through the MoReq2010 compliance testing regime. The DLM Forum looks forward to working closely with the IT industry to create a suite of applications and services compliant with MoReq2010. MoReq2010’s manageable, modular and flexible architecture for the management of electronic records enables diverse industry sector and application compliance requirements to be addressed.”
Contact Strategy Partners: Kyla Connolly, Marketing Manager
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Strategy Partners website: www.strategy-partners.com
Contact DLM Forum: Eric Ketelaar, DLM Forum Chairman
DLM Forum website: www.dlmforum.eu