Most of the internet operates on Exchange Servers. This system has proven itself as a reliable and multifunctional solution for small and large businesses alike. However, with the rise of cloud computing, the balance slowly but steadily started to shift. More and more organizations recognize the benefits of Office 365 and this newest Microsoft solution is one of the fastest selling products in the company’s history.
Last week we have started a discussion on the topic of configuration mistakes in SharePoint and what the correct course of actions to avoid making such mistakes is. If you haven’t read the previous article, then please follow the link here. Just to remind you, the reason for such topic is simple: SharePoint is a very complex and multifunctional system that can improve overall workflow at any company. But at the same time, its complexity is a double-edged sword, and it is not uncommon when organizations face troubles with SharePoint. Immediately they are starting with trying to fix the issue, not realizing that the bad seed was planted at the very beginning.
SharePoint is a useful and extremely functional platform for businesses. Its features and capabilities enable many organizations to deliver better results and improve overall workflow. At the same time, due to its complexity SharePoint can be confusing for users if used poorly. In our experience, many businesses set up this Microsoft platform and make errors on the very first step. As experts in that field we’ve decided to come up with a list of top 10 SharePoint configuration mistakes.
With the launch of Office 365 many people started to wonder whether the new Microsoft product is here to replace Exchange. Despite the fact that Office 365 is the most fast-selling product for the company in years and more organizations are switching to the cloud-based solution, Exchange remains the most common platform in the world. In fact about 85% of all websites operate on this technology in one way or another. Even if Office 365 is here to take the ancestor’s place, it’s going to take a while.
If you are thinking of utilizing a cloud-based solution in your organization, then you might find our article on Sharepoint features interesting.
You have probably heard of Microsoft’s cloud platform called Office 365. It’s an elegant solution for businesses to eliminate many troubles regarding the IT infrastructure like maintaining Exchange services or upgrading software licenses constantly. Now all of these is Microsoft’s job. But if you have decided to move onto Office 365, you will probably need to migrate your SharePoint environment. And here you might face some difficulties, as it is a long and tedious process that requires professional guidance.
Though cloud-based environments are not fully embraced by large enterprises, there is no denying that in the past few years the use of cloud solutions like Office 365 had a significant rise on the market. Still, most enterprises have their own server facilities. And most businesses of such scale either have already built data centers or they are planning on doing so, because unlike small businesses enterprises can afford it. But is this really the best decision? In order to answer this question let’s draw the comparison between server and cloud-based environments.
Need some advice on choosing between Hosted Exchange service and Office 365? Check out this article on the Digital Design blog to learn about both options!
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