Understanding Operating in the Hybrid Cloud – EPC Group Case Study This blog post will provide “from the consulting trenches” (Hybrid Cloud) strategies and granular details of EPC Group’s approach to the new Hybrid Office 365 and/or SharePoint 2013 architecture’s growing proliferation and how it may affect your organization.
Introduction to SharePoint Search Possibilities This EPC Group blog outlines the various ways to customize the search parameters of SharePoint and includes details on the following methods of SharePoint’s search capabilities: Proximity Search Boolean Search Complex Queries KQL – Keyword Query Language Search Web Parts Wild Card Search Numeric Search Relevance Search Proximity Search in […]
SharePoint as a Service and a Solution (SPaaS) As the Information Age reaches a new level of maturity, many organization are finding that the data and content they have been storing, both physically and electronically, have become both an immense administrative burden as well as a security risk and a key to unlocking potential for […]
Deep-dive of SharePoint 2013’s Logical Architecture To drill down into the overall logical architecture of SharePoint 2013, the underlying technical components and features that factor into the design of SharePoint 2013’s Information Architecture are as listed here: Service applications Application pools Web applications Zone(s) Site collections Sites Lists and libraries SharePoint 2013 allows for individual […]
Governance Best Practices: SharePoint 2013, Office 365, SharePoint Online Governance is sometimes used as a catchall term to refer to nearly any and all functionality and how it should be managed with a SharePoint 2013 and/or Office 365 or SharePoint Online initiative. The word “governance” is also one that is sometimes frowned upon in some […]
Deep-Dive of Search in SharePoint 2013, Office 365 and SharePoint Online “From the Trenches” In this blog post, EPC Group’s Sr. Search Architects will cover the key service applications and services that powerSharePoint 2013, Office 365 and SharePoint Online’s search to enable your organization’s data to easily be found on-demand as well to enable the accuracy of your search results. […]
Developing a Best Practices Approach for Disaster Recovery for SharePoint 2013 – Part 1 When developing a disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity management (BCM) strategy for your organization’s SharePoint 2013 platform there are many different factors that must be taken into consideration as well as existing DR strategies your organization may already have in place. These […]
Hybrid Search Deep-dive: SharePoint Server 2013 & Office 365 Integration One of the most common configurations that is starting to emerge into today’s IT landscape is that of a hybrid cloud architecture and is something you must plan for in your organization’s long-term SharePoint and/or Office 365 roadmap. SharePoint Server 2013 can integrate with cloud-based solutions such as Office […]
SharePoint 2013 Administration Considerations Overview SharePoint 2013 administration encompasses a wide range or tasks and topics from ensuring security related best practices and maintenance to ensure your sites are secure to reviewing the underlying performance and reviewing the backup and DR jobs to ensure the processes are functioning as expected.