Microsoft SharePoint Cloud presentation


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Are you looking to SharePoint for advanced collaboration, but are not sure whether to deploy in-house or in the cloud? Perhaps you already have SharePoint, need to upgrade, but are not sold on the path that's right for you.

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  • According to an NTT Com Security study, cloud-adoption rates in North America are up: 28 percent of Canadian and U.S. companies surveyed reported that they have already deployed cloud products. Forty percent of those companies call the cloud “critical” to their business.
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  • Microsoft SharePoint Cloud presentation

    1. 1. May 2014 SharePoint: To Cloud or Not To Cloud
    2. 2. Quick Facts About Us • 24th Year • Grand Rapids & Detroit • 25 Staff Approach • Vendor Independent • Non-reseller • Professional Services Only Partnerships • Microsoft Gold • VMware Enterprise • Citrix Silver • Cisco Premier • Novell Gold
    3. 3. Microsoft Gold Partner PinpointCompetencies Successes
    4. 4. Get Social with C/D/H @cdhtweetstech /cdhtech /company/cdh
    5. 5. Your Presenter Neil Sly Consultant Microsoft VTSP MCT, MCSE, MCITP, VCP, ITIL @neilsly
    6. 6. What is Office 365? A subscription-based online Office and software-plus-services suite that offers access to various services and software built around the Microsoft Office platform. Successor to Microsoft's Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) – originally designed to provide hosted e-mail, social networking and collaboration, and cloud storage. First included hosted versions of Exchange, Lync, SharePoint, Office Web Apps, along with access to the Microsoft Office 2010 desktop applications on the Enterprise plan. With the release of Office 2013, Office 365 expanded to include new plans aimed at different types of businesses, along with new plans aimed at general consumers.
    7. 7. Cloud Adoption 28% US & Canadian Companies have deployed cloud 40% Consider the cloud critical Nearly All Are considering the cloud
    8. 8. Office 365 Partners (according to Interbrand) use Microsoft’s cloud productivity services
    9. 9. What’s the difference? • No server side code • Limited BI capabilities • Search – black box • Branding differences • Limited public website capabilities online-service-description.aspx
    10. 10. What’s the difference? • Active Directory integration • Single sign on • Directory sync • ADFS • Windows Azure Active Directory
    11. 11. Plan
    12. 12. Requirements Requirements Execution Solution
    13. 13. • Run a pilot or proof of concept • Hybrid  Exchange • Trivia: What do Tommy and Tiffany have in common? Options
    14. 14. “We do not mine your data for advertising purposes. It is our policy to not use your data for purposes other than providing you productivity services” “We design our Office 365 commercial services to be separate from our consumer services so that there is no mixing of data between the two” Privacy
    15. 15. “You own your data and retain the rights, title, and interest in the data you store in Office 365. You can take your data with you, whenever you want.” “Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online believe that their customers should control their own information to the extent possible.” Ownership
    16. 16. You can download a copy of all of your data at any time and for any reason without assistance • Exchange Online - mail, calendar, contacts, tasks via import / export wizards • SharePoint Online - documents may be downloaded at any time • Obtain end-user metadata such as email addresses, first / last name, etc. via PowerShell It’s your data
    17. 17. • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) • Data Processing Agreements (DPAs) • Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) • ISO 27001 • Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16 (SSAE 16) • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) Independent Verification
    18. 18. • Physical data center access restrictions with multiple layers of physical security • End to end encryption of data both at rest and as it is transmitted • Regular backups • Data kept ‘in-region’ Security Features
    19. 19. • Redundancy • At server, data center, and service levels • Resiliency • Active load balancing • Automated failover with human backup • Recovery testing • Distributed Services • Distributed component services limit scope and impact of any failures • Directory data replicated across component services Reliability
    20. 20. • Quarterly world wide uptime of 99.98% • Financially backed SLA of 99.9% Uptime
    21. 21. PowerShell Exchange Management Console Admin Portal Office 365 Admin Application Access Options
    22. 22. Why Office 365? • Third generation platform • Limited configuration and maintenance required • Integration with corporate Active Directory • Frequently updated/patched
    23. 23. Why Office 365? • Mobile ready • Great for extranets • Share content with anyone • Third party products • Migration tools • Governance • Integration • Workflow
    24. 24. Why Office 365? • Office Web Apps • SkyDrive Pro • Office On Demand • Yammer • PWA • Azure
    25. 25. Case Study #1 • SharePoint 2007 to Office 365 Hybrid for Citizens Bank
    26. 26. Case Study #1 - Requirements • Upgrade collaboration sites • Low impact branding solution • Multi-purpose site template • Office 365 pilot -> Hybrid
    27. 27. Case Study #1 - Approach • Some sites were upgraded to on premise farm via database attach • The remaining sites were migrated to Office 365 using Metalogix • Test upgrades were performed for all sites • Branding solution was created for both environments and looks the same • Seamless for end users
    28. 28. Case Study #1 - Results
    29. 29. Case Study #1 - Takeaway • Migration tools are worth every penny
    30. 30. Case Study #2 • Non-SharePoint -> Office 365 Intranet for Compuware
    31. 31. Case Study #2 - Requirements • Publishing sites with custom branding • Custom home page and other layouts • Mobile ready via responsive design
    32. 32. Case Study #2 - Approach • Manual content migration for web content • Migration tool
    33. 33. Case Study #2 - Results
    34. 34. Case Study #2 - Results
    35. 35. Case Study #2 - Results
    36. 36. Case Study #2 - Takeaway Plan for more implementation time and unexpected gotchas
    37. 37. Upcoming Events June 19, 2014 Agile BI: Delivering Data at the Speed of Thought Detroit, MI visit for more information
    38. 38. Thank You