Sydney MSP Informotion has entered into an agreement to provide the Encompaas automated governance solution to the Victorian government.
The solution will be delivered through Cenitex, a public organization that acts as a cloud service provider for state government departments and agencies.
Encompaas is a cloud platform that uses machine learning to identify, analyze and categorize unstructured data across an organization’s network, providing insight on and through content and ensuring that it is stored. and secure in a compliant manner.
Hosted on Microsoft Azure, Encompaas integrates with both Microsoft 365 and on-premises data repositories such as Micro Focus Content Manager, SAP, and file shares.
The solution was originally created by Infomotion, but was transformed into a new company in 2017 with Infomotion acting as the main reseller in Australia.
Andrew Paull, Informotion’s southern region sales manager, told CRN that Cenitex chose the Encompaas platform because of its focus on both security and integration.
“The Encompaas platform was designed from the start by experts in the management of commercial and technical files. Our connector infrastructure is central to our strategy to securely access on-premises and cloud repositories. We specifically addressed the security and compliance frameworks for registrations, while ensuring that Encompaas was designed to operate seamlessly in shared service environments, ”he said.
“This is a critical differentiator which means our customers can use Encompaas to take control and secure their content within shared hosting platforms such as the one provided by Cenitex. On top of that, the Encompaas connector framework was designed to provide agile system connections that eliminate the need for costly data migrations so often mandated by other solutions.
Cenitex will deploy the solution to government agencies and ministries as and when requested. Paull said Informotion has already been providing the solution to various other government departments in the state and has been providing other services to the Victorian government for some time.
“Informotion has a long history of implementing, supporting and integrating records and information management solutions for a large number of Victorian government clients. Our team has over 18 years of experience helping these clients meet the compliance and operational challenges they face with content growth, especially as they are rapidly adopting collaboration and authoring platforms such as Microsoft’s M365 suite, ”he said.
“Encompaas is essential in enabling our customers to manage their M365 adoption carefully and securely, while ensuring that they have the necessary lead to adjust their existing content platforms to the demands of the modern workplace.” – without compromising the millions of records they currently manage. It works hand in hand with these existing platforms, improving metadata, while respecting existing security, authentication and governance structures.