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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 [...]

10 Key SharePoint Takeaways from Microsoft Inspire 2017

2017-07-14T15:58:38+00:00 July 17th, 2017|

Microsoft renamed its annual partner conference Microsoft Inspire this year, which was held last week in Washington DC. Here's 10 key SharePoint takeaways from the event and a few tweets to further summarize the excitement. Jeff Teper takes over the @SharePoint Twitter handle and shares video responses, including plans for [...]

Fpweb Offers SharePoint Admin as a Service

2017-11-09T09:11:36+00:00 June 26th, 2017|

Fpweb.net now offers USA-based SharePoint support services for SharePoint Online, farms, and sites. Microsoft-based companies everywhere are faced with shrinking IT budgets and staff to manage key applications like SharePoint. By allowing Fpweb.net to take on the SharePoint Administrator daily tasks, they are freed up to focus their limited IT [...]

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

2017-11-09T09:13:19+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

2017-11-09T09:13:45+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 [...]