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Sharepoint 2013 - pratcical architecture from the field - Tihomir Ignatov


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Sharepoint 2013 - pratcical architecture from the field - Tihomir Ignatov

  1. 1. Sharepoint 2013: Practical Architecture from the Field Tihomir Ignatov Senior Consultant Microsoft Corporation
  2. 2. Architecture in Sharepoint Deployments Software Architecture Deployment Architecture Network Architecture Deployment Architecture
  3. 3. What is IT Architecture?
  4. 4. Architecture is Making ideas real “Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.” -Albert Einstein
  5. 5. Sharepoint Architecture… WTF? Software Architecture Infrastructure Architecture Information Architecture Business Architecture Enterprise Architecture
  6. 6. Sharepoint Architecture… WTF? Sharepoint (product) Architecture?!? Consulting Architects Organizational Architects
  7. 7. The Role of the Architect Presales Solution Governance IT Architecture Tradeoff Architecture Delivery
  8. 8. Presales Step into Customer’s shoes Always try to maximize the VALUE for the customer The Sharepoint solutions are COMPLEX, ask your SMEs for support when needed Clearly define the in scope, out of scope, constraints and limitations
  9. 9. Architecture Delivery Requirements Gathering DESIGN Conceptual, Logical, Physical, Applic ation, Storage,… Document all your decisions! As Architect DO NOT code your projects 
  10. 10. IT Architecture Tradeoff Design against requirements ONLY Avoid unsupported scenarios, this is a BUMERANG Propose business value, use ROI calculators Calculate the ROI of each pillar of your design and sell it out to the stakeholders!
  11. 11. Solution Governance Requirements Engineering Change Management Architecture Validation TQA
  12. 12. Sharepoint 2013 sales points New BCM and DR model More scalable incl. WFM & WAC New search capabilities The Collaboration is better with Lync and Ex (UCS & WAC) Improved WCM (incl. licensing) The new APP mode – huge partner opportunity
  13. 13. General Sharepoint Architecture Guidance ALWAYS design against SCENARIOS instead of features Take into account the product limits and boundaries Talk about RECOMMENDED and CURRENT instead of BEST practices Ask Microsoft Premier support about supportability Plan and maintain the capacity Add the Governance plan in scope
  14. 14. PLA?
  15. 15. Lessons Learned – Infrastructure Private Cloud driven deployments Extranet scenarios /w federated identity Office 365 & hybrid Azure IaaS
  16. 16. Lessons Learned – Self-service BI Consider the “3rd party” connectivity  Validate all use cases & supportability Architecture Validation The business process on 1st place
  17. 17. Lessons Learned – Collaboration Start using SOCIAL collaboration Devices & Services SkyDrive Pro The AAA: Anytime, Anywhere, Any device
  18. 18. Lessons Learned – Social A game changer! Challenge! Offload your mailbox The social newsfeed vs. Yammer
  19. 19. Contact me  My blog:  Sharepoint User Group Bulgaria:  E-mail:
  20. 20. Q & A