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BA Insight Adds 10 New Indexing Connectors to Surface Information in SharePoint

Total Number of Connectors Now Over Fifty, the Most Offered in the Industry

BOSTON, Mass. - September 11, 2014 –BA Insight, provider of software that transforms SharePoint into a Powerful Unified Information Access Platform, introduces 10 new SharePoint connectors that provide secure, high performance indexing for enterprise content sources to make business-critical information accessible and searchable. These pre-built connectors provide connectivity to on-premises and SaaS business systems, and also include heterogeneous security to honor the source systems security schemas.   

BA Insight’s ready-made enterprise systems connectors can be immediately deployed in an organization’s environment, without the need for any additional customization. They also reduce the need to migrate content from one system to another, protecting existing investments while quickly surfacing content from disparate source systems into SharePoint for a unified view.  

The new connectors include:  

  • SharePoint Online
  • Confluence
  • Microsoft Dynamics Online
  • CuadraSTAR
  • Alfresco
  • Scopus
  • PharmaCircle
  • Jive
  • Box

BA Insight also maintains and updates its current set of connectors to ensure optimal performance with the latest versions of the supported content systems.  

Hundreds of companies use BA Insight’s connectors to access and leverage information across disparate content sources. BA Insight was also positioned in the “Visionaries” quadrant of the July 16, 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Search.

“When connecting users to disparate content sources, there are several important factors that need to be considered, such as accessing unstructured content, maintaining high throughput, minimizing the impact on source systems, and preserving the source systems’ security schemas,” said Jeff Fried, Chief Technology Officer at BA Insight.  “Organizations often don’t realize how difficult developing connectors can be.  Our ‘out of the box’ connectors to over 50 sources save our customers a great deal of development time so that they can provide access to the valuable content their users need much sooner.”

View our full list of BA Insight Connectors and learn more about our Connectivity software by clicking here.

BA Insight has also published a whitepaper that illustrates how organizations can provide secure connectivity to enterprise systems.

About BA Insight

BA Insight’s software addresses the Speed to Information challenge organizations face by quickly connecting SharePoint users to the knowledge they need – linking key enterprise systems with an easy-to-implement, use and upgrade software portfolio. Our software enhances SharePoint out-of-the-box, increasing user adoption while decreasing user complaints. It replaces slow, high effort, and expensive customized approaches with easy to use, off-the-shelf software.

Our software portfolio includes connectors and federation to provide secure connectivity to a wide variety of systems; classification to increase findability using auto-tagging, metadata generation, and text analytics; applications to improve the user experience with search squarely at the interface of users and information; and analytics to provide valuable data to make intelligent decisions about your intranet.

Hundreds of organizations and millions of users benefit from BA Insight’s software on a daily basis to provide compelling intranets that people love to use including the Australian Government Department of Defence, CA Technologies, Chevron, Keurig Green Mountain, Mars, Pepsi, Pfizer, and Travers Smith. BA Insight is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, a member of the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance, and an Elastic Partner.

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