GMA announces partnership with CollabFactory to act as a reseller and implementation partner for SFConnector
February 2013 – GMA Consulting is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with CollabFactory to act as a reseller and implementation partner for their innovative SFConnector product which enables the cost-effective integration of Salesforce and SharePoint.
GMA is CollabFactory's first European partner and is delighted that it has been granted exclusive reseller rights for SFConnector for the financial services sector in the UK.
SFConnector enables cost-effective and easy to implement sharing and synchronizing of information between Salesforce and SharePoint. It uses the native web service API of Salesforce and is fully supported by both platforms.
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To learn more about SFConnector please click here
GMA achieves Microsoft Silver Partner status for Collaboration and Content
November 2012 – GMA is pleased to announce that it has achieved Silver Partner status in the newly formed Microsoft Collaboration and Content competency
which was created by the merging of the Portals and Collaboration, Content Management and Search competencies. Our status is an indication of our broad
range of skills in delivering business applications built around the Microsoft SharePoint platform and related technologies.
GMA hosts its website in the latest release of Windows Azure
September 2012 – GMA is now hosting its website in the latest release of Windows Azure, Microsoft’s public cloud platform.
GMA has for some time been at the forefront of utilising the Azure platform to host SharePoint implementations for our clients as well as ourselves. Prior to the latest release SharePoint was not natively supported in Azure. To overcome this limitation GMA developed custom components which integrated with the Azure re-imaging process and enabled SharePoint to be hosted. Our cutting edge work in this area has been recognised by Microsoft.
The latest release of Azure provides a gallery of pre-configured Windows Server virtual machine images, backed by an up to 99.95% SLA, which support Microsoft server-based applications such as SharePoint, SQL Server and Active Directory.
To host its website GMA provisioned a Windows Server VM from the Azure gallery which enabled us to rapidly and easily set up the required website infrastructure.
Hosting our website in Azure is a showcase for our capabilities in utilising cloud technology for SharePoint deployment and demonstrates our confidence in the Azure platform.
Organisations interested in learning more about the deployment of SharePoint in Azure should contact us.
For more information on Azure please click here.
GMA announces partnership with Colligo Networks
August 2012 - GMA Consulting is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Colligo Networks, a leader in SharePoint applications for email and document in the enterprise, to act as a reseller and implementation partner for Colligo’s innovative product suite.
Colligo Contributor Pro is a complete solution suite for managing email and documents in SharePoint from Outlook, the desktop, or offline.
Colligo Briefcase Enterprise enables organisations to securely sync and manage SharePoint content on user’s iPads allowing them to access and share files, lists, images, documents and emails.
To learn more about Colligo’s capabilities please click here.
Microsoft’s Regional CTO for EMEA speaks at GMA client event
May 2012 – On May 1st GMA Consulting held an exclusive breakfast briefing at the St. James Hotel and Club in central London.
Attendees included senior-level technology and operations executives from a range of blue chip global asset managers and hedge funds.
The guest speaker was Stephen McGibbon, Microsoft’s Regional CTO for EMEA, who provided the audience with an insight into Microsoft’s roadmap for the
Windows Azure cloud platform followed by an extensive Q&A session.
GMA’s team then showcased some of the cutting edge functionality that we have been delivering using SharePoint 2010, Nintex Workflow and Qorus.
If you are interested in learning more about GMA's cutting edge functionality please contact
GMA Consulting announces solutions channel partnership with AvePoint to act as a partner for AvePoint’s flagship DocAve platform
April 2012 - GMA is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with AvePoint, one of the world’s largest providers of infrastructure
management software solutions for SharePoint, to act as a solutions channel partner for AvePoint’s award-winning DocAve
The DocAve Software Platform is a comprehensive suite of products for Microsoft SharePoint infrastructure management and protection.
With a unified, browser-based user interface and a fully-distributed architecture, it integrates AvePoint’s powerful backup, administration, and data
management technologies into a highly scalable, enterprise-level solution for all Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies. Though all DocAve
modules function within a unified platform, they can be purchased and deployed independently.
GMA is delighted to be working with AvePoint.
Many of our financial services customers have a requirement for enhanced capabilities for SharePoint backup, migration and storage optimisation.
We believe that DocAve will provide them with a highly effective yet flexible solution to help them secure the integrity of their SharePoint
If you are interested in learning more about the DocAve platform
GMA Consulting invited by Microsoft to join the BizSpark programme
March 2012 - GMA is pleased to announce that it has been invited by Microsoft to join
programme which supports fast growing technology companies by providing them with products, resources and connections
to help them grow their business.
The invitation is as a result of the cutting edge work carried out by GMA
in developing custom components which enable deployment of SharePoint on the Windows Azure cloud platform.
Ben Grey, the
founder of GMA commented “I don’t really think of us as a start-up in the normal sense however I am delighted that Microsoft
has recognised the pioneering work we have done in hosting SharePoint on the Azure platform and delivering real business solutions
If you are interested in learning more the deployment of SharePoint 2010 on Azure
GMA Launches Online Demonstrator Site of its ITIL-aligned SharePoint IT Service Desk Solution
November 2011 - GMA is pleased to announce the launch of a cloud-hosted online demonstration
site for its SharePoint 2010-based IT Service Desk solution which is aligned with ITIL guidelines.
Prospective customers can sign up for
a free 7 day trial which will allow them to try the system which includes an intuitive interface together with workflow functionality that enhances
efficiency and effectiveness for users, service desk team members and IT management.
To learn more please or to sign up for a free trial click
GMA launches new website built on
SharePoint 2010 and hosted in Windows Azure
October 2011 – GMA is pleased to announce is pleased
to announce the release of its new website built on Microsoft SharePoint 2010.
The website is hosted on the Windows Azure cloud platform using GMA’s custom
Azure Accelerator capability.
The costs of a SharePoint-based
application hosted in Azure can be kept very low as the minimum requirements
- SharePoint Foundation 2010 (free download)
- SQL Server 2008 R2 Express Edition (free download)
- Windows Azure small compute instance with 50gb of storage - approx £60-70
- Windows External Connector License (only needed if authentication to the
site is required) – approximately £2,000.
GMA believes that running its own website on SharePoint and hosting it in
Azure will demonstrate the cost effectiveness and stability of cloud-based
If you are interested in learning more about SharePoint and Azure please contact
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GMA announces partnership with Qorus Software
October 2011 – GMA Consulting is pleased to announce that it
has entered into an agreement with Qorus Software to act as a reseller and implementation partner
for Qorus’ flagship DocGeneration product which provides a seamless document automation experience
within SharePoint and Word and can be used to dramatically reduce the time and effort required to
generate complex and customized documents.
Lee Child, Managing Director of Qorus, said “We are really pleased to be at the beginning of this
exciting partnership with GMA. We look for partners that offer innovation and that little bit extra
to their client base. We believe that in GMA we have found a partner that not only offers this combination
but also has a solid track record of delivering quality solutions into the Financial Services sector, a market
that is very important for us. We look forward to being an integral part of GMA’s solution portfolio going forward”.
To learn more about Qorus Document Generation please click here.
GMA’s IT Service Desk solution featured in the Nintex Workflow Partner Solutions Showcase
August 2011 – GMA Consulting is pleased to announce that Nintex has selected GMA’s IT Service Desk Solution
to be featured in the Partner Showcase section of the Nintex website.
Service Desk by GMA Consulting is an ITIL-aligned service desk solution, suitable for organisations in
all industry sectors, which is based on Microsoft SharePoint and Nintex Workflow and provides an intuitive and easy-to-use experience for both
IT and end-users.
To learn more about Service Desk please click here
To see the Service Desk feature page on the Nintex website please click
GMA launches cloud-based SharePoint
Azure Business Continuity Portal Solution
July 2011 – GMA Consulting is pleased to announce the
release of its cloud-based Business Continuity portal solution which is built on
SharePoint 2010 and hosted on the Windows Azure platform. It is the first
solution to be launched using GMA’s SharePoint Azure Accelerator capability.
GMA Consulting’s Business Continuity portal solution, a pre-configured
SharePoint 2010 site collection hosted on the Windows Azure platform, is an
effective and flexible yet low-cost way to enable staff to find the information
they need in the event of a crisis situation:
- Who do I need to contact and what are their contact
- Where is the DR centre and how do I get there?
- What procedures have to be followed once I get to the DR centre?
To learn more about the Business Continuity Portal solution please click
To read the press release please click
GMA announces SharePoint Azure
July 2011 - GMA Consulting is pleased to announce the
release of its accelerator capability for the deployment of SharePoint 2010 on
the Windows Azure cloud platform. GMA has developed custom components which are
integrated with the Azure re-imaging process and enable the rapid and durable
deployment of SharePoint on Azure.
GMA will shortly be announcing
solutions that leverage this new capability including a low-cost SharePoint and
Organisations interested in learning more
about the deployment of SharePoint 2010 on Azure should
To read the press release please click
GMA Launches ITIL-aligned SharePoint IT
Service Desk Solution
June 2011 – GMA Consulting is pleased to announce the
launch of our first solution, a SharePoint 2010-based IT Service Desk solution
which is aligned with ITIL guidelines and is suitable for organisations in all
industry sectors. It provides an intuitive interface together with functionality
that enhances efficiency and effectiveness for users, service desk team members
and IT management.
To visit the Service Desk page please click
To read the press release please click
GMA joins Windows Azure Beta and CTP
March 2011 – GMA Consulting is pleased to announce
that it has joined the
Windows Azure Beta and CTP Programmes. We are developing solutions for our
clients using the Azure platform which will be rolled out later in 2011.
GMA to exhibit at TSAM - Technology
Solutions for Asset Management
February 2011 – GMA Consulting is pleased to announce
that it will be exhibiting at
TSAM 2011 to be held on Tuesday 8th March 2011 at the Lancaster London Hotel
in Central London. TSAM is Europe’s biggest buy-side technology and operations
convention and The definitive meeting place for an international audience of
buy-side COOs, CIOs, CTOs and director-level executives from the front, middle
and back office. GMA will be showing it’s range of SharePoint-based solutions
for financial services organisations.
GMA rolls out global SharePoint 2010
January 2011 – GMA Consulting has been engaged by a
FTSE 100 financial services organisation to implement a global rollout of a
SharePoint 2010 collaboration platform.