Category: Hybrid

The Strategic Value of Hybrid SharePoint

It’s amazing to see the SharePoint community continue to grow. While there are many new tools in the space (Teams, Planner, OneDrive for Business, Yammer, etc) that may pull users away from the traditional SharePoint interface, the reality is that SharePoint services are very much a part of most of...

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Quantifying Support for Hybrid SharePoint

A few years back when I was working for Axceler, I was frustrated by what I viewed as a slow response to hybrid SharePoint by many of the SharePoint vendors. I saw hybrid as a necessary next step for most on-premises solutions given the time, cost, and complexity of transitioning...

From MVA Studios: Managing SharePoint On Prem vs Online

In rapid succession to yesterday’s Channel9 (@Ch9) addition of our Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) session entitled SharePoint Online Migration Planning, Channel9 has made our second SharePoint Online session available through their site. You can find 5 modules around the session “Managing SharePoint On-Premises vs. SharePoint Online” that was conducted by...

How Is Your Cloud Transition Progressing?

Reading through the summary of this morning’s #CollabTalk tweetjam, there was some healthy discussion around the role that hybrid is playing, and will continue to play, in the era of the cloud. One thing for sure – there is no longer a question floating out there about whether or not...

You Cannot Over-Plan for a Move to a Hybrid Model

During the inaugural #CollabTalk show on IT Unity this morning, one of the topics we discussed was hybrid SharePoint deployments, and how the messaging out of Microsoft has been an about-face, with more than one third of the sessions at the previous SharePoint Conference focusing on the on prem or...

Hybrid vs Coexistence vs Replication

A couple months back, I was having a conversation with Microsoft’s Bill Baer (@williambaer), who most of you know as a technical product marketing manager on the SharePoint team, and for many years now has been the go-to guy for all things upgrade and migration-related (with Sean Livingston a close...

Improving the Management of Your SharePoint Farm

On Thursday, October 30th at 11am Pacific, I will be hosting a webinar for my new company, GTconsult, with co-founder and CEO Bradley Geldenhuys (@bradgcoza) on the topic "What is the Value of Keeping Your SharePoint Farm Healthy?" The session will discuss some of the common issues surrounding SharePoint environmental...