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7 Essentials for Microsoft Ignite

2017-09-22T13:10:47+00:00 September 21st, 2017|

We're fired up about Microsoft Ignite Sept. 25-29 in Orlando and we decided to share seven essentials to get ready for attending the annual sold out tech conference with 700-plus sessions, insights, roadmaps, deep dives, and live demos. Battery pack(s) You will be snapping photos, twittering, and trying to catch [...]

Fpweb Packages Ready-to-Go SharePoint Intranet

2017-09-15T10:54:35+00:00 September 18th, 2017| has assembled a pre-built intranet solution for SharePoint that has the core functionality baked in that all organizations need to drive collaboration, efficiency, and internal communication with employees. Looking to help companies leverage their Microsoft SharePoint investment and modernize their intranet, Fpweb took its two decades of SharePoint experience [...]

Feature Pack 2: SPFx for SharePoint 2016 is Here!

2017-09-15T12:01:27+00:00 September 15th, 2017|

Feature Pack 2 for SharePoint Server 2016 is now available. It’s good to know Microsoft continues to show their commitment and continued investments on this journey. The September 2017 Public Update for SharePoint Server 2016 Microsoft delivered new features. Your voice was heard! Customer feedback and developer needs highlight these investments, [...]

SharePoint Best Practices

2017-09-11T14:22:13+00:00 September 11th, 2017|

SharePoint improves collaboration. It improves the communication among staff. It also improves business workflows. I don't know about you, but I would like to see something a little more concrete than those vague terms when researching intranet software options, upgrades, and optimization. So we've put together these quick videos showing [...]

SharePoint Hosting in Private Cloud Simplified by Fpweb

2017-08-28T21:45:33+00:00 August 30th, 2017| has simplified private cloud SharePoint hosting and dedicated SharePoint hosting. Customers only need to choose their data plan and Fpweb provides unlimited data transfer, unlimited sites, unlimited users, a free SSL certificate, and a free 30-day trial for SharePoint 2010, 2013, or 2016 in a secure, private cloud. There [...]

SharePoint Hosting Checklist

2017-08-28T09:28:52+00:00 August 28th, 2017|

We were doing a consultation with a client recently and they were missing a few things that they should consider in any host.  Here’s a quick list we put together. What are we missing? Here are 15 questions to get you started. Uptime SLA 99.99% or better? Financially backed SLA [...]

Fpweb Named Among Top 10 SharePoint Consulting Companies

2017-08-10T22:01:45+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|, a SharePoint consulting and managed cloud services provider, was named among the top 10 SharePoint Consulting Companies of 2017 by, a website that ranks the world’s most recommended vendors. is a top SharePoint consultant firm with the best SharePoint consulting experts and rates. A trusted SharePoint adviser, [...]

Why SharePoint is the Best Extranet

2017-08-20T12:30:08+00:00 August 21st, 2017|

As a followup to last week's post, Why SharePoint is the Best Intranet, here's why SharePoint is also the best extranet. Partner collaboration, or B2B portals, are very valuable in helping reach and better communicate with your partners. SharePoint has traditionally been a fantastic platform for partner collaboration. Today it [...]

Fpweb Extends SharePoint Trial to 30 Days

2017-08-16T08:26:04+00:00 August 16th, 2017| has extended its free SharePoint trial to a 30-day trial. Organizations can test their custom code or apps with a free, 30-day test drive of a SharePoint 2013 or SharePoint 2016 dedicated environment. Fpweb’s expert SharePoint support is included. SharePoint is the leading intranet, team site, and content management [...]

Fpweb Expands SharePoint Migration Services

2017-08-10T21:35:59+00:00 August 14th, 2017| has been providing SharePoint services since 1999, managing 1.9 billion SharePoint logins, and performing 5,000-plus custom migrations. And now we've expanded our SharePoint migration services. Migrating SharePoint environments to the cloud Upgrading SharePoint environments to a newer version of SharePoint Migrating to SharePoint from a different software Migration tools package For organizations [...]