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7 Essentials for Microsoft Ignite

2017-09-22T13:11:29+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 [...]

Is SharePoint the same as Office 365?

2017-09-07T08:34:53+00:00 September 6th, 2017|

SharePoint Online is the version of Microsoft SharePoint that comes with Office 365. It's a version of SharePoint, but it's not exactly the same as SharePoint. Here's an in-depth, side-by-side comparison of SharePoint 2016 and SharePoint Online. The theme here that carries throughout each category, from the servers, to management, [...]

Why Upgrade Your SharePoint 2007 or 2010?

2017-08-02T14:55:39+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|

Here’s one BIG reason to upgrade to SharePoint 2016 or SharePoint Online SharePoint 2007 end of life on October 10, 2017 At end of life, Microsoft no longer provides: Security fixes for vulnerabilities that are discovered and that may make the server vulnerable to security breaches Technical support for problems that [...]

Microsoft Deletes Azure BizTalk Services. Fpweb Bridges Gap.

2017-07-26T21:55:13+00:00 July 26th, 2017|

Microsoft announced this spring that Azure BizTalk Services, which is used by organizations to bridge hybrid connections between the internet and on-premises business applications, will be "retired on May 31, 2018." Furthermore, Microsoft has removed Azure BizTalk Services as an option for new subscribers. This is a departure from the direction [...]

Fpweb Offers $5,000 Credit for SharePoint Azure

2017-07-12T15:21:04+00:00 July 12th, 2017|

Fpweb.net now offers a $5,000 Microsoft Azure credit for SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013, or SharePoint 2016 on Azure. SharePoint Azure from Fpweb.net combines the best public cloud for Microsoft SharePoint with the best SharePoint support. Azure allows pay-as-you-go server VM farm hosting that can spin up SharePoint sites instantly and [...]

How Does SharePoint Work?

2017-07-12T02:25:43+00:00 July 10th, 2017|

There are likely a dozen ways to describe the technical interactions with the end user and discuss the makeup of the SharePoint farm, but here’s a logical way to break this down in such a way that it’s easier to understand. What is SharePoint? SharePoint is a web-based, collaborative platform that [...]

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 [...]