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Choosing between SharePoint 2016 vs. SharePoint Online

Choosing between SharePoint 2016 vs. SharePoint Online

Given the varying data needs of enterprises, today the challenge of managing tons of digital content within the organizations, especially when different departments have varying data needs, the prominence is on 'whether to manage it on-premise or online'?

The comparison between the two forces IT teams to comply to an enterprise content management platform that can serve as a consolidated repository for the content and also a place where users can easily retrieve and interact with.

While the market offers various products to address this need, SharePoint continues to be a popular platform among those who work with Microsoft products. With its every upgrade or new release, clients are facing a tough choice between SharePoint 2016 vs SharePoint Online as an option when it comes to the different flavors of the platform available to them.

While cloud seizes to allure and there is a big push to move to the cloud to leverage its scalability and flexibility, Microsoft consistently innovates with both its online and on-premises platforms. On closer look at what each offer and lack in terms of capabilities and features, it makes more challenging for IT to decide between the two options and forces them to reconcile what to expect in terms of differences between the two platforms.

Those just starting out with enterprise content management may generally be more willing to consider SharePoint Online as their platform of choice and may find it cost-effective given its SaaS based pricing model, while existing enterprise clients tend to lean more toward SharePoint on-premises when they have invested significantly in their infrastructure.

Topics: Microsoft SharePoint Sharepoint Online SharePoint 2016

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Most efficient cloud migration techniques

Moving huge amount of data to cloud can be risky and expensive. Enterprises who are struggling with cloud migration seek for options that are effective in terms of flexibility and cost. These tips can really help in smooth, secure and cost-effective cloud migration.

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Topics: big data analytics cloud migrations Sharepoint Online Enterprise Mobility SharePoint Framework

Microsoft adds online character support for SharePoint Online

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Microsoft brings in support for two characters (# and % symbols) in its files and folder names for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for businesses this year. This change is being introduced by Microsoft to express the "true developer intention of a URL". In addition, this change is introduced to enable users to create, edit, save and sync the files named with # and % symbols.
Topics: Microsoft Sharepoint Online Online character support

Why should you stop using Access Services for SharePoint Online?

Access Service for SharePoint Online is all about developing applications with the help of Microsoft Access database management system. The applications created using these services are easily accessible through a web browser.

Topics: Sharepoint Online Acess Services PowerApps Microsoft Flow

What’s the difference between SharePoint On-premises and SharePoint Online?

Utterly confused, what to choose when it comes to SharePoint On-premises and SharePoint Online? Are you looking for comparisons between the two platforms? Well, you have come to the right place!
To clear your doubts and help in decision making, this blog will explain basic differences between SharePoint On-premises and SharePoint Online.

However, before discussing the differences, here is one thing I would like to share. From past few years, SharePoint Online has become more powerful because of its cloud ability. SharePoint Online provides security and reliability which is excellent. Isn’t it a great relief to know that your data is well-protected on-site? Also, with its additional hybrid capabilities it is like to fit in any kind of environment.

Topics: Sharepoint Online SharePoint On-Premise

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