Belgium, Oudenaarde – 22 October 2009 – AgilePoint, Inc. (formerly Ascentn) (www.agilepoint.com), the leader in .NET based Business Process Management System (BPMS) solutions, announced the general availability of AgilePoint Express for SharePoint. The feature-rich software brings a new paradigm of powerful metadata-based, model-driven, SOA-aligned workflow solution to SharePoint.
After undertaking an exciting rebranding process, Ascentn is pleased to announce the new name, AgilePoint and tagline, “the power of smart process”. We will continue to offer the same award winning products and services and our mission remains the same: to help any business attain the highest level of end-to-end business operations efficiency and agility by becoming a process-managed enterprise faster, better, and cheaper.
AgilePoint Express allows non-developers to quickly and easily build workflow solutions for Windows SharePoint Services, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, and 2010. Using familiar Microsoft software, business users will be able to visually map out a process in Microsoft Visio, and create directly executable process model from Visio without burdening IT, within the matter of a few minutes or hours (not days, weeks, or even months) as most workflow and BPMS providers necessitate.
“The release of AgilePoint Express for SharePoint is a significant win for organizations big and small looking to add visibility, manageability, and governance to their business processes for SharePoint”, said Jesse Shiah, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder for AgilePoint. He goes on to say, “As a subset of the extremely powerful AgilePoint BPMS Suite, AgilePoint Express for SharePoint allows companies to start down the road of BPMS small, realize value quickly, and scale to a true enterprise-wide BPM solution when ready. Its enables IT to deliver extendable code-free empowerment for business users so when complexity increases, organizations do not have to revert back to complete custom coding approach. AgilePoint enables organizations to add powerful, scalable and governable workflows to SharePoint while keeping SharePoint ‘clean’ by eliminating the need to install proprietary services or code on top of SharePoint. This makes AgilePoint compliant with Microsoft’s Gold-Level Customization Policy that eases support, upgrade, and migration of SharePoint.”
Starting at under $10,000 (USD) AgilePoint Express for SharePoint helps organizations to start on the right path to realize the true business user-driven process values for SharePoint without hitting brick wall!
About AgilePoint, Inc. (formerly Ascentn)
AgilePoint, Inc. pioneered the first .NET-based BPMS and delivered an SOA-aligned, model-driven, meta-data framework architecture. AgilePoint’s solutions drive the mission critical BPM initiatives of more than 300 leading global organizations including Siemens, BridgeStone, KPN Telecom, Euphony, Athlon Car Lease, Chinatrust, Cellcom, Elbit Systems, Daisy Brand, and numerous others. AgilePoint has offices in North America, Asia Pacific (Taiwan, China, Japan) and EMEA (Belgium and Spain). Under the name of Ascentn, AgilePoint has won significant recognitions in the industry including Gartner BPM Cool Vendor, Gartner BPM Magic Quadrant-Visionary, Forrester Human Centric BPMS for .NET-Strong Performer, etc.
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Ascentn EMEA – AgilePoint (www.agilepoint.com)
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