Office 365

5 Reasons SharePoint MinRoles Rock

2017-06-13T13:36:21+00:00 June 13th, 2017|

If you’ve spent any time on SharePoint you’ll find the server roles and footprint can be quite confusing. I’m a big fan of MinRole v2 in SharePoint 2016 (latest CU or FP2). The new options are even better than what we got at the release of SharePoint 2016, but if [...]

What’s Coming in Feature Pack 2 for SharePoint 2016

2017-05-31T03:20:12+00:00 May 31st, 2017|

At the online SharePoint Summit on May 16, Microsoft announced they would bring the first components of the SharePoint Framework to SharePoint Server 2016.  They also announced the timing of arrival as Fall of 2017. In Bill Baer’s own words, “This will enable developers to use a modern, client-side development [...]

5 SharePoint 2016 Takeaways from SharePoint Virtual Summit

2017-06-20T14:47:02+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|

If you missed the 2017 SharePoint Virtual Summit May 16, this was a serious once in a year event that set the roadmap for the coming year. It was big. Not a ton of on-premises announcements, but for those with hybrid there are a lot more. Feature Pack 2 was [...]

The Hidden Costs of Office 365 Management

2017-05-10T08:17:15+00:00 May 10th, 2017|

Champion Solutions Group surveyed 101 Office 365 administrators in February 2017, and found that for small organizations, the costs of managing Office 365 can nearly double the per-seat subscription costs, and therefore concluded that outsourcing Office 365 management is a better value than going it alone. Champion found that for [...]

Future Of SharePoint Virtual Summit 2017

2017-05-03T08:27:14+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|

Microsoft Corporate Vice President Jeff Teper will unveil the latest SharePoint innovations and roadmap at the complimentary 2017 SharePoint Virtual Summit, May 16. At last year’s May 4 (May the fourth be with you) Future of SharePoint Virtual Summit, Jeff Teper addressed SharePoint geeks and assured a solid future of [...]

Fpweb.net Joins Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Program

2017-03-20T08:39:45+00:00 March 20th, 2017|

Fpweb.net, a managed services and cloud provider with a global infrastructure and headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, has joined the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider program. The Cloud Solution Provider program allows partners to combine high-margin service offerings with Microsoft cloud products, and provide customer support and billing directly to customers. As [...]

SharePoint Bots… is Clippy back from the dead?

2017-03-15T08:15:22+00:00 March 15th, 2017|

Clippy was one of the assistants in Office 2003 Ever since Ignite with the power demonstrated with the Bot Framework, there’s been interest in Bots, but even more now with the rich integration for bots with Microsoft Teams.  Many have been wondering what a SharePoint bot would do…  [...]

Four Highly Available Architectures for SharePoint Today

2017-03-08T08:47:13+00:00 March 8th, 2017|

How do I build a highly available SharePoint farm today? These days there are four different ways to architect your SharePoint environments for high availability. Kudos to Michael Noel, Joel Oleson, Microsoft for permission to use the resources below. Please refer to the links contained within for more information. As [...]