Overview of Office 365, SharePoint Online and My Data A major area of concern about Office 365 is the lack of understanding about how and where the data itself is stored and what proactive measures are being taken to ensure that your data is safe. As part of our research and our ongoing consulting efforts at EPC […]
Graphical Overview: Scalability Best Practices for a Hybrid SharePoint 2013 & Office 365 Environment
Hybrid Office 365 | SharePoint 2013 Scalability: Graphical Overview This EPC Group blog post is meant to provide you with a visual overview of the underlying scalability considerations and related best practices for a Hybrid SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 Environment.
Hybrid Office 365 & SharePoint 2013 Strategy In previous posts, EPC Group has discussed the differences around SharePoint 2013 on-premises (private cloud) vs. the hosted (public cloud) as well as a hybrid SharePoint 2013 deployment which allows for a middle ground for you to tailor based on specific requirements, concerns, security requirements, as well as custom development strategies. There is an inherent […]
SharePoint 2013 and/or Office 365 Upgrade Checkpoint: Does your Information Architecture Align with Your IT Roadmap?
Ensuring Your System & Information Architecture Architecture Strategy Aligns with Your SharePoint Roadmap When an organization is near the point of kicking off and performing a upgrade and/or migration initative to SharePoint 2013 and/or Office 365, it is key to ensure core elements have been designed and put in place to meet not only the current needs of the organization […]
Introduction and Getting Started – EPC Group Strategies One of the first questions you should ask yourself when designing your SharePoint 2013 is “What are my organization’s compliance policies?” That question is typically not asked until later on in an initiative but it should be at the forefront of your planning and architecture design from […]
HYBRID CLOUD: SYSTEM & INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE DESIGN EPC Group’s Hybrid Cloud Advisory practice is led by industry experts to assist your organization in reviewing the underlying granular capabilities of the Public, Private, and Hybrid Cloud offerings available to you and then architecting and deploying a tailored solution for your organization that will stand the test of […]
Office 365 and SharePoint 2013: Preparing for Governance Office 365 and SharePoint 2013’s out-of-the-box core end-user features, such as lists and libraries as well as apps, web parts, and the sites and site collections they exist on, will be the most used areas of SharePoint, but using them and deploying them with governance in mind is key to your […]
Development Tools and Related Strategies for Public, Private, and Hybrid Environments There have been many improvements as well as options added to Visual Studio 2013 to address the new technology releases of SharePoint 2013, Office 365, SharePoint Online, and Microsoft Azure. EPC Group highly recommends that your organization’s developers have both on-premises and cloud development environment tools available so that they can […]
Data Breaches and Implementing Proactive Security Policies – Office 365 & Azure Considerations Over the past few, there have been some very high profile instances of data breaches in environments of all types. The NSA IT Administrator Edward Snowden, who accessed and shared classified NSA data, has been the most widely publicized incident around this and there […]