Actiance to Speak on Compliance and Collaboration at the 8th Annual GFIRST National Conference

General Manager of Social Business to Discuss the Entrance to the "Twilight Zone" of Collaboration in the Public Sector

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - Aug 20, 2012) - GFIRST -- Actiance (, helping organizations benefit from new forms of communications and collaboration, will present at the GFIRST 2012 National Conference. Sarah Carter, general manager of social business, will discuss how the public sector should best address compliance challenges and management with the constant evolution of communication and collaboration tools.

As advanced technologies continue to weave more intricately into all aspects of the business world, government and other regulated industries are embracing these new communication and collaboration tools, which include Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. It is important to understand how to successfully implement these tools into everyday business practices while keeping in line with current compliance standards.

Title: Entering the twilight zone of collaboration
When: Tuesday, August 21 at 10:30am EDT
Where: The Atlanta Marriott Marquis, International room 6/7
Who: Sarah Carter, general manager of social business

"Social collaboration can drive serious benefits for government organizations by enabling teleworking, delivering cost saving and aiding better decision making," said Carter. "Cultural change, data security and content retention requirements often challenge departments in these new communications mediums."

Actiance will also be at Booth #17, demonstrating its platform, which includes Vantage and Socialite. Vantage, the de facto platform for security, policy control and compliance for Unified Communication and Collaboration, supports a variety of platforms, including Microsoft Lync and Jive. For customers, this flexibility ensures that a highly scalable, secure, managed solution is available for any of the leading platforms. Socialite provides organizations with social platform controls and the ability to expand the corporate brand, acquire new customers and deepen existing relationships via social media channels, including Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. With Socialite, employees are empowered to share content, interact with clients and prospects, and analyze the impact of their published subject matter.

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About Actiance
Actiance helps organizations manage, secure and ensure compliance across unified communications, collaboration and Web 2.0 applications such as blogs, wikis and social networks. Actiance's award-winning platforms are used by 9 of the top 10 US banks and 284 FINRA regulated firms globally.

The Actiance platform allows organizations to gain visibility of applications in use, apply usage and content policies, ensure compliance and gain valuable insights across the communications and collaboration channels in use. Actiance supports all leading social networks, unified communications and collaboration providers and IM platforms, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google, Yahoo!, AOL, Skype, Cisco, Microsoft, Jive and IBM.

Actiance is headquartered in Belmont, California. For more information, visit or call 1-888-349-3223.