Business Solutions

The False Dilemma: Agentless vs. Agent-Based Backups

The False Dilemma: Agentless vs. Agent-Based Backups

Compare agent-based and agentless backups to determine what’s right for your business, including how to: Cut though vendor hype Perform fast recovery regardless of environment Improve backup performance applications hosted in virtual or physical environments


BrightWork Launches Task Scheduling in SharePoint and an Improved User Experience with New Release

BrightWork Launches Task Scheduling in SharePoint and an Improved User Experience with New Release

Today, BrightWork announced the new release of their project and portfolio management solution for SharePoint.


Are You Sure Your SharePoint Intranet Won't Break? (And How You Can Ensure It Won't)

Are You Sure Your SharePoint Intranet Won't Break? (And How You Can Ensure It Won't)

A few weeks ago, Microsoft announced that they are ending support for sandboxed solutions with code. In just a few days, sandboxed solutions with code will stop working and your intranet might break. Did you know that some no-code sandboxed solutions have empty assemblies, and they will stop working as well? What are you doing about it? SPCAF has a free solution.


Limitations to SharePoint Online Backup and Restore

Limitations to SharePoint Online Backup and Restore

If you are trying to decide whether content for SharePoint Online should go into site collections or sites because of backup and restore considerations, the insight Jasper gained from an exchange with Microsoft Support will interest you.


Monitoring and Measuring to Ensure Collaboration Success

Monitoring and Measuring to Ensure Collaboration Success

The purpose of this initiative is threefold: to understand how the community defines collaboration success, how they measure that success, and then how they deploy in a way that ensures the defined goal is met and that the proper measurements are in place.


Metalogix Advantage Partner Program Launches to Accelerate Move to Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365 Cloud

Metalogix Advantage Partner Program Launches to Accelerate Move to Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365 Cloud

Metalogix announces Advantage Partner Program to help companies move to Office 365 with powerful, yet easy to navigate out-of-the-box solution, that will accelerate customer moves to the cloud.


Beezy Announces Idea Management for Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365

Beezy Announces Idea Management for Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365

New release incorporates idea management capability into existing Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365 environments using Beezy, allowing for improved collaboration and enterprise-wide knowledge capture as ideas are tracked from inception through implementation.


How Yammer Has Changed the Way We Work with SharePoint

How Yammer Has Changed the Way We Work with SharePoint

Whether you love Yammer or not, it has become THE place for many SharePoint users, IT pros and developers to get help. Pieter recalls why the shift has happened away from Microsoft support calls.


FLOWFORMA: A Powerful Workflow Solution for SharePoint

FLOWFORMA: A Powerful Workflow Solution for SharePoint

FlowForma is a proven and easy-to-use business process enablement tool that enables power users to quickly create and publish workflows on SharePoint Online ranging from simple every day workflows to complex workflows. The product integrates directly with your SharePoint (on/off premise) to leverage all the benefits that this powerful collaboration platform provides.


Dell Closes Book on a Less-than-Successful Software Acquisition

Dell Closes Book on a Less-than-Successful Software Acquisition

Dell announced the sale of its software unit in June 2016, in its effort to dispose of non-core assets before its merger with EMC to create Dell Technologies. Due to its origins at Quest Technologies, some of the software now being sold is well known to Exchange and Office 365 customers. Just how well those products do with their new owners is open to debate.


Five Years On and Office 365 Prospers

Five Years On and Office 365 Prospers

Five years ago, Steve Ballmer launched Office 365 with much fanfare at an event in New York City. Microsoft needed to revamp its tired cloud offering because the much-maligned Business Productivity Online Services (BPOS) never met the required bar in terms of functionality, reliability, and performance. Five years later, Office 365 is a huge success for Microsoft.


BA Insight and LexisNexis Partner to Optimize Research Capabilities for Law Firms

BA Insight and LexisNexis Partner to Optimize Research Capabilities for Law Firms

BA Insight and LexisNexis® Legal & Professional today announced a strategic alliance that integrates Lexis® Search Advantage natively into law firms’ Microsoft® SharePoint® environments using the BA Insight Software Portfolio to optimize legal research, drafting and review processes.


Introducing Project Madeira

Introducing Project Madeira

Project Madeira is a new software as a service (SaaS) offering by Microsoft to infiltrate the SMB market. It integrates seamlessly with Office 365 so that users can manage things like creating and sending quotes and invoices and manage customer information right from Outlook.


10 Things to Consider when Choosing the Perfect Email Apps for SharePoint

10 Things to Consider when Choosing the Perfect Email Apps for SharePoint

Workers love email. Unifying email and SharePoint into single experience can significantly drive adoption. Accessing enterprise content within Outlook and across mobile email apps delights users, boosting productivity. Critical emails captured, shared and tagged in SharePoint enhance findability and information governance. Yet, not all options for integration are made equal.


StratusForms Releases Version 1.2, Includes StratusFormsLight!

StratusForms Releases Version 1.2, Includes StratusFormsLight!

On May 16, 2016, I sent the release of version 1.2 of StratusForms to IT Unity to post for download by the SharePoint community. In addition to some minor bug fixes and tweaks, the new version added a new “StratusFormsLight” method that will make it incredibly easy to customize your out-of-the-box SharePoint forms.