Content Management

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


The Classic and Customizable SharePoint Lists Are Not Going Away Anytime Soon!

The Classic and Customizable SharePoint Lists Are Not Going Away Anytime Soon!

In a post to Office Blogs on July 25, 2016, the SharePoint team announced modern lists, coming soon for SharePoint Online. They're in preview now, but the preview version does not support customizations. Don't panic. Though the SharePoint Team have not stated it specifically, Wictor has compiled statements from the team inferring that classic SharePoint lists will be supported in classic mode.


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.


Ultimate Guide to SharePoint Size and Usage Limitations

Ultimate Guide to SharePoint Size and Usage Limitations

If there’s one thing all SharePointers have to keep in mind, it’s the limits of the tool you’re using. I’ve put together a useful infographic you should consult to remind yourself what limitations you could hit in SharePoint if you’re not careful. These limits are specific to SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online.


Microsoft Introduces Preview of New Stream Video Service: Office 365 Video Users Surprised

Microsoft Introduces Preview of New Stream Video Service: Office 365 Video Users Surprised

You can’t have too many services to upload, organize, and play back videos. Microsoft has done a decent job of the Office 365 Video portal, but it operates within the walled garden of an Office 365 tenant and the videos are only accessible to tenant users. The new Stream service (now in preview) is designed to be more social and more accessible to the wider world. The two will merge in the future.


Understanding SOME of the Pratfalls and Pitfalls of Sharing in a Collaborative World

Understanding SOME of the Pratfalls and Pitfalls of Sharing in a Collaborative World

Using some good graphics, Marc explains the levels of hierarchy in SharePoint in a way that will make sense to most users who struggle with where a document goes and where one might want to establish security for sharing documents with others.


Adjusting the Skype for Business Recording Settings

Adjusting the Skype for Business Recording Settings

Do you often end up with overly large Skype for Business recordings? This setting makes your recordings as small as possible, and helps you manage your video storage.


Practical Guide to SharePoint Site Permissions

Practical Guide to SharePoint Site Permissions

SharePoint permissions can be complicated. Whether you’re brand new to site ownership or a seasoned vet, keeping permissions as simple as possible is always a best practice. It will keep you from losing your mind. This article will give you some guidance on how to set up permissions when you get or inherit a new SharePoint site.


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.


The Future of SharePoint – Search and Discovery

The Future of SharePoint – Search and Discovery

Agnes offers her overview of what the key takeaways are for the next SharePoint, in particular search and discovery.


SharePoint 2016 RTM: Yes, You Should Be Planning to Upgrade!

SharePoint 2016 RTM: Yes, You Should Be Planning to Upgrade!

On March 14, 2016, Microsoft announced the Release To Manufacture (RTM) of SharePoint Server 2016. Bits are now available for download, and will reach general availability (GA) on May 4th. Now it gets real, and it’s time to prepare your organization, your budget, and your technology portfolio, for SharePoint 2016.


The Road to Awesome Adoption

The Road to Awesome Adoption

Heather and Simeon describe the roadmap for how to plan for user adoption and how to use human factors to make SharePoint adoption more successful.


OneDrive for Business Update, Next Generation Sync Client Update, OneDrive for Business API

OneDrive for Business Update, Next Generation Sync Client Update, OneDrive for Business API

In a post to Office Blogs on December 16, 2015, Jeff Teper announced storage increases for some SKUs of Office 365. He announced that the OneDrive for Business Sync Client for Windows is rolling out now and the Mac version will roll out this month. Microsoft also announced developer enhancements including the new OneDrive for Business API.


Metalogix Launches New Version of Essentials for Office 365 to Optimize the Migration, Management and Security of Collaboration Content in the Cloud

Metalogix Launches New Version of Essentials for Office 365 to Optimize the Migration, Management and Security of Collaboration Content in the Cloud

Metalogix, the premier provider of cloud management software to migrate, manage and secure content across enterprise collaboration platforms, today announced the enhanced version of Metalogix Essentials for Office 365. Essentials enables organizations to optimize the management of their content throughout the entire lifecycle – along with new backup and data protection for Microsoft Exchange.