Active Navigation Announces the Availability of Active Navigation 4.0 at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2010

New Connector Framework Speeds the Integration of SharePoint 2010 and Beyond

Oct 18, 2010, 15:37 ET from Active Navigation

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- GARTNER SYMPOSIUM/ITxpo -- Active Navigation, the leading provider of Proactive Legacy Content Management Solutions today announced from Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2010 Active Navigation® 4.0, the next major release of its market leading Content Governance Solution.  Active Navigation 4.0 delivers increased flexibility in proactively and intelligently taking control of and rationalizing an Organization's legacy unstructured information assets.

Active Navigation 4.0 is a major release, with architectural improvements that will deliver more flexibility, scalability and configuration management to our clients:

  • Support for SharePoint 2010
  • New Connector Framework to speed the integration of content repositories
  • Full Unicode support for pattern matching on international characters and extending our language capability
  • Migration of core functions to a Web-based application for easy deployment
  • Role-based access to functions offering greater flexibility and security for large engagements
  • Advanced reporting including a OLAP cube repository for Content Analytics
  • Faceted classification based upon fully customizable metadata

"Our customers are bringing us larger and more complex unstructured content repositories," said Peter Baumann, CEO of Active Navigation.  "Active Navigation 4.0 will help them take control of the largest repositories, with appropriate control and reporting."

"Many customers are asking is to apply governance on their SharePoint 2007 or ECM solution, as it was never managed properly and has all of the bad attributes of an unmanaged fileserver," said Rich Hale, CTO of Active Navigation. "Our new Connector Framework gives us the flexibility to rapidly respond to that requirement, no matter what brand of ECM system our customers require."


Active Navigation 4.0 will be available at the end of Q4 CY 2010.

About Active Navigation

Privately held with offices in the United States and the United Kingdom, Active Navigation helps organizations meet their information governance goals with solutions that proactively and intelligently take control of and rationalize their legacy unstructured information assets.  Active Navigation was recently recognised as a "cool vendor" in the Gartner report, "Information Infrastructure for EIM 2010."  More information about Active Navigation can be found at

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