What are the advantages of SharePoint in the cloud?

What are the advantages of SharePoint in the cloud?

                                                        What are the advantages of SharePoint in the cloud?   SharePoint Online can reduce costs and ease management headaches, but not without a few functionality trade-offs. Companies should be familiar with shortcomings before making the move into the...
Public, Private, Hybrid? Choosing the Right Cloud Mix

Public, Private, Hybrid? Choosing the Right Cloud Mix

                                                         Public, Private, Hybrid? Choosing the Right Cloud Mix   Each model offers its own advantages – and trade-offs. Here’s what you need to consider. Identifying which IT operations are candidates for cloud deployment is just the first step; organizations also...
Exchange 2013 on-premises pros and cons

Exchange 2013 on-premises pros and cons

                                                                 Exchange 2013 on-premises pros and cons   Table 1 details the pros and cons of maintaining an on-premises Exchange 2013 environment, should you decide to focus upgrade plans there. Table 1. The pros and cons of an on-premises Exchange 2013...
Office 365 Pros and Cons

Office 365 Pros and Cons

                                                                                Office 365 Pros and Cons   Table 2 gives an overview of the pros and cons of a cloud-based email environment, should you wish to move your email to Office 365. Table 2. The pros and cons of an Office 365 environment. Office 365 pros and cons Pros...
Hybrid deployment pros and cons

Hybrid deployment pros and cons

                                                                        Hybrid deployment pros and cons   Table 3 gives you an overview of the pros and cons of maintaining a hybrid deployment, which is a combination of an on-premises Exchange 2013 (or a previous version of Exchange that supports the hybrid model) and...
Hybrid cloud computing explained

Hybrid cloud computing explained

                                                                  Hybrid cloud computing explained   Why choose between public or private cloud when you can have the best of both worlds? In this article we outline the benefits and risks of this in-demand cloud model. A few years ago, the IT world was focused on...
How to choose between cloud computing and virtualization

How to choose between cloud computing and virtualization

                                              How to choose between cloud computing and virtualization   When it comes to cloud and virtualization, asking the right questions will help your IT org choose between the two or support a combination. Cloud computing and virtualization have their...
How SharePoint Online Compares To On-premises SharePoint

How SharePoint Online Compares To On-premises SharePoint

                                                How SharePoint Online Compares To On-premises SharePoint   Microsoft continues to aggressively develop SharePoint Online as it attempts to create an essential collaboration tool for the enterprise. SharePoint Online is quickly evolving to offer...
Comparison between Office 365 and Office 2013

Comparison between Office 365 and Office 2013

                                                                    Comparison between Office 365 and Office 2013   How does Microsoft Office 2013 stack up against Office 365? While the productivity workhorse offers many benefits, the cloud-based Office 365 may deliver comparable perks. Everyone needs to create...
Cloud The Great Equalizer for Small and Midsize Businesses

Cloud The Great Equalizer for Small and Midsize Businesses

                                         Cloud The Great Equalizer for Small and Midsize Businesses   The cloud has become a no-brainer for start-ups on a shoestring, but the message apparently hasn’t trickled down to the majority of small and midsize business (SMB) owners. The 2014 IDG...
Azure vs Google

Azure vs Google

                                                                                           Azure vs Google     Amazon Web Services is the clear cloud market leader, but Microsoft Azure and Google have their advantages. Which cloud provider is right for you? Almost all cloud market discussions start with Amazon Web Services leading the...
An enterprise guide to Microsoft Azure cloud

An enterprise guide to Microsoft Azure cloud

                                          An enterprise guide to Microsoft Azure cloud   Introduction When it comes to cloud computing, Microsoft is a big fish in a growing pond. Widely considered one of the top three cloud providers alongside Amazon Web Services and Google,Microsoft...
10 Reasons To Switch To The Cloud

10 Reasons To Switch To The Cloud

                                                            10 Reasons To Switch To The Cloud     Businesses face a difficult decision when it comes to Microsoft Office. Do you purchase Office 2013 upfront or subscribe to the Office 365 cloud-based service?  For some organisations purchasing upfront makes sense,...