Road to the Cloud - Extending your reach with SharePoint and Office 365

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Presentation on SharePoint and Office 365 development for ISV's at Microsoft Cambridge on March 6th, 2014. More details …

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  • 1. Extending Your Reach with SharePoint and Office @Talbott
  • 2. App for SharePoint Features By Example
  • 3. Demo Envision: Apps for SharePoint
  • 4. Example: Adding a Travel Site to SharePoint 4
  • 5. Demo Envision: Apps for Office
  • 6. Types of Apps for Office Task Pane App for Office (Document-centric) Assists user working with one or more documents Works in Word, Excel and Project Content App for Office (Document-centric) Adds embedded content/functionality into document Only used in Excel Application and Excel Web Application Mail App for Office (Mailbox-centric) Used in Outlook Application and Outlook Web App (OWA) Extends Outlook items with custom UI and behaviors Outlook items can be messages and events Mail Apps require Exchange 2013 or Office 365
  • 7. Example: Content App for Office Current selection Content App reads current selection and translates
  • 8. App Name Mail App Body Context Trigger
  • 9. Why: The Value Proposition Features • Increase application functionality. Opportunity • Leverage the Microsoft Office Store for access to a huge global audience of Office and SharePoint users. Powerful Platform • Familiar web toolset, seamless licensing, and automatic upgrades and hosting scenarios.
  • 10. Huge potential customer base: • By selling on the Office store you have access to over 750M users of Office and SharePoint Global audience: “Publish your app a click away from millions of potential customers” • Tap into customers from over 231 purchase markets accessing a multilingual platform that supports over 100 languages Visibility: • Get closer to the user by exposing your app right within the Office and SharePoint products Trust: • Gain credibility by listing your app on the Office store since all apps are rigorously validated and community reviewed Vibrant ecosystem: • Become part of a growing and vibrant partner ecosystem with over 10,000 partners and counting
  • 12. Monetizing your App X per seat price organization wide price
  • 13. Global Reach Currently US storefront, EN apps yet, we support… global currencies global customer markets global developer markets Users and developers from most countries can sell and buy apps on the US storefront using local currencies
  • 14. Platform Features
  • 15. Microsoft Vision: Modernizing the Platform Today’s Market Today’s Trends Our Principles
  • 16. The Result: A New Cloud App Model
  • 17. Flexible Lifecycle Deploy and sell apps publically • Publish your apps on the Office Store to reach out to hundreds of millions of users outside of your organization. Distribute IT approved apps directly • IT approved apps can also be distributed within an organization through an internal App Catalog. Work with flexibility • Update your apps seamlessly without impacting Office and SharePoint version upgrade cycles.
  • 18. Hosting: Choice of Three Architecture Approaches Provider-Hosted App Cloud-based Apps • • Get remote events from SharePoint Use CSOM/REST + OAuth to work with SP “Bring your own server hosting infrastructure” Autohosted App (Microsoft Hosts) Windows Azure + SQL Azure provisioned invisibly as apps are installed SharePoint Web Your Hosted Site SharePoint Web Windows O365 Hosted Azure Web Sites Web Sites SharePoint-Hosted App (Microsoft Hosts) Provision an isolated sub web on a host web • Re-use web elements (lists, files, out-of-box web parts) • No server code allowed; use client JavaScript for logic, UX Host Web App Web (from WSP)
  • 19. Summary Apps for Office and SharePoint provide significant increases to your SAAS offering. Get access to a huge global audience of Office and SharePoint users. Leverage powerful capabilities to enable seamless licensing, upgrade and hosting scenarios.
  • 20. Questions
  • 21. Talbott Crowell @Talbott