SharePoint 2013 News
September 03, 2015
SharePoint 2016 beta makes some solid improvements for the user experience, but feels more like an update than a major new release, said one expert.
May 12, 2015
At Ignite, Microsoft walked a fine line in pledging renewed commitment to SharePoint on-premises, because much of the emphasis was on cloud-based SharePoint features.
April 15, 2014
For SharePoint social features and other social collaboration tools to pay off, organizations need to build a culture in which sharing is rewarded.
January 10, 2014
SharePoint 2013 offers solid functionality, but some features need improvement. Here's a SharePoint 2013 R2 wish list.
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Configuring hybrid search for SharePoint Online and SharePoint 2013 isn't quick or easy, but an eight-step process can get the job done. Continue Reading
Microsoft is unveiling new OneDrive for Business features in a bid for enterprise cloud file-sharing turf, while leaving more structured collaboration to SharePoint. Continue Reading
SharePoint 2016 is expected to improve hybrid scenarios. There's also room for upgrades with ECM, cloud configuration and data integration. Continue Reading
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Historically, hybrid search has been an issue with Microsoft technologies. With Office 365 and SharePoint 2016, the technology is approaching a more cohesive user experience. Continue Reading
The end-of-life moments for older versions of Exchange are coming (and have come already for some versions), coinciding with the release of Exchange Server 2016. While some organizations may make the jump to the newest release, a number of companies will move to Exchange 2013. Others may be interested in Exchange alternatives.
This three-part guide outlines the Exchange 2016 requirements and the benefits to be found in this latest version. It also delves into strategies to plan an upgrade to the recent versions and suggests ways to avoid errors that could arise during an Exchange mailbox migration. Exchange 2010 users, for instance, will have a much different upgrade path than those running Exchange 2003.
Exchange Server 2013 simplified administration, better managed availability and improved Outlook Web app access on any device among other improvements. Exchange 2016 makes further improvements. There are third-party Exchange migration tools that may be needed to migrate to Office 365. So, the questions become what does your organization need from Exchange -- and when?Continue Reading
Sleek new SharePoint features are available in the cloud through Office 365, but will they be part of the next on-premises version? Continue Reading
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Microsoft hasn't released the licensing details for SharePoint 2016, but there are a couple of areas where enterprises can expect additional expenses. Continue Reading
If you're considering the move to SharePoint 2016, you have some options for migration. Continue Reading
Microsoft looks to combine the popularity of email collaboration with the controls of ECM file sharing by integrating OneDrive for Business with Outlook. Continue Reading
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An expert explains how SharePoint Online is gradually becoming more of a standalone product and how companies can take advantage of its growing functionality. Continue Reading
For companies with basic content management needs, SharePoint 2013 Foundation features may be enough. But the lack of complex functionality could become a problem. Continue Reading
Migrating SharePoint on-premises or a legacy CMS to SharePoint Online can bring serious benefits, so why are some companies reluctant? Continue Reading