Advanced CLM product combined with proven services and implementation team means customers get full benefits from highly usable, compliant records management solutions

Vancouver, BC – December 7, 2012 – Collabware, makers of Collabware CLM for SharePoint records management software, and RKO Business Solutions,  specialists in content and records management services, are pleased to announce their official business partnership.

The partnership brings together RKO’s deep experience in electronic and physical records management and Microsoft SharePoint, and Collabware’s advanced content lifecycle management solution, Collabware CLM.

Together, the partners offer customers a full set of content lifecycle management products and implementation services to ensure highly usable, compliant and cost-effective deployments. Records management customers also benefit from access to a very broad set of services including file plan design, RM program development and enterprise deployment strategies.

In addition to bringing together a superior product and services, both companies hold common philosophies around the importance of user experience. “Our partnership is rooted in a shared goal of delivering solutions that generate elated end users,” says Graham Sibley, CEO at Collabware. “We both strongly believe that offering a top-quality user experience and driving business value are key ingredients for ensuring both user adoption and implementation success.” 

As Sean Fitzpatrick, Principal at RKO, states, “Records management is associated with roughly 50% of our services business, and we recognize the need for advanced records management capabilities on SharePoint.” He adds, “Our partnership with Collabware was a natural fit. We can rely on them for great technology, and they can trust us to deliver successful implementations. In the end our customers win.”

About Collabware

Collabware is proud to be the first and only vendor to offer records managers a comprehensive content lifecycle management product for Microsoft SharePoint. From content creation to record destruction, the end-to-end Collabware CLM solution offers a superior user experience, advanced records management features, and complete compliance control – at a much lower cost.

With offices in Vancouver, BC and Boston, MA, Collabware has a team of innovative, highly experienced individuals who have deep SharePoint knowledge and superior development skills. The team is entirely focused on delivering value and helping customers: reduce costs; optimize business processes; adhere to statutory and industry compliance; protect their reputations; improve worker productivity and efficiency; share and exploit knowledge; migrate information from legacy systems; and maximize their investments in Microsoft SharePoint.

About RKO Business Solutions

RKO Business Solutions is a Microsoft Partner with Gold Competencies in Content Management and Portals and Collaboration. The organization builds and implements SharePoint solutions typically to automate business processes and Records Management (RM) scenarios. The RKO teams, with over 150,000 hours of experience in this space, provide all the consulting and implementation services needed for a successful program, from initiation to sustainment.

RKO has extensive experience in providing Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions for utilities, oil and gas and pipeline organizations. Outside the energy arena, it services a broad range of industries including financial services, insurance, food services, gaming, transportation, manufacturing, mining, and government.

For more information on Collabware products and pricing, please visit or contact:
(888) 243-4505

You can see the new product capabilities as part of the recorded webinar below: