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Why Choose Us

Why Organizations Recognize EPC Group's Consulting Services as the Industry Leader

Named Gartner's Cool Vendor of the Year

Named Microsoft Partner of the Year Finalist,
2015 & 2016

Over 4 million Office 365 users successfully migrated

200+ years combined senior team migration experience

Expertise migrating to Office 365 in every vertical

EPC Group's Chief Architect Errin O'Connor was on the original SharePoint and
Office 365 Beta teams

SharePoint Online Consulting

At EPC Group we offer SharePoint consulting services for every phase and milestone required for a successful implementation that meets any business or technical requirement. From initial planning, all the way through design, implementation, configuration, customization, go-live as well as post go-live support and long-term SharePoint Managed Services.

EPC Group’s Hybrid Could Advisory services also ensure your development is cloud-compatible and scalable to meet the long-term needs of your organization and ensure it is done right the very first time.

We also provide consulting and migration services from non-SharePoint based platforms into SharePoint 2016 covering the full spectrum of technology solutions (i.e. File Shares, Dropbox, Lotus Notes, Documentum, LiveLink etc.) to meet any existing needs and help to successfully achieve your goal of procuring a SharePoint online environment for your organization.

Whenever a custom or tailored SharePoint 2016 app or solution is required, EPC Group will develop it with “Office 365 | SharePoint Online compatibility” in mind to ensure it’s scalable for any future hybrid cloud requirements, should they arise.

SharePoint Consulting Services (On-premise Deployments)

EPC Group’s SharePoint consulting services include a comprehensive review of your organizations overall SharePoint 2016 information architecture (IA) requirements.

This allows us to understand the business and functional requirements that are driving the IA design. We then develop a scalable and highly performing underlying system architecture required to meet your SharePoint 2016 requirements.

EPC Group’s approach will ensure your underlying system architecture is designed based on our team having a deep understanding of your business and will take into consideration the needs of your organization in terms of metrics such as:

  • Understanding the expected number of SharePoint 2016 users at the initial go-live as well as any possible future estimates if expansion is on the horizon
  • Defining the estimated amount of content (sizing) that will be stored by individual departments, business units, and users
  • Are there any sizing issues regarding large content that must be taken into consideration?
  • Reviewing the performance requirements of these users based on the organization’s current infrastructure as well as these user’s locationst
  • Review your organization’s underlying data center(s) to ensure a detailed understanding of the required SLAs and the organization’s disaster recovery and business continuity requirements
  • Understanding the driving factors for the current phase as well as the immediate requirements of the business
  • Reviewing the organization’s Active Directory configurations and related security models

CONTACT INFO

Email: contact@epcgroup.net

Mailing Address:
4900 Woodway Dr Suite #830
Houston, TX 77056
Phone: (888) 381-9725
Fax: (866) 345-0093

EPC Group Corporate Brochure

SharePoint 2016 Upgrade & Migration Services

EPC Group offers industry-leading upgrade and migration services for SharePoint 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 as well as SharePoint 2019. We will work with you to help define your overall scope as well as identifying the underlying tasks and milestones that will be required to meet your objectives.

EPC Group has experience in upgrade and migration initiatives of any size from both a “total user base” as well as “content database and sizing” perspective.

We also provide for solutions to organizations which may have “known migration issues” such as RBS configurations and related SQL server database “flags” that must be resolved or customizations that must be re-architected or deprecated and then implemented within the new SharePoint 2016 or 2019 framework.

EPC Group’s senior SharePoint consultants and development teams can provide you with solutions to resolve any issues you are facing as we have experience on thousands of previous SharePoint upgrade and migration efforts and pull from these strategies and lessons learned.

EPC Group will work with your organization’s stakeholders to review and architect an approach that is tailored to your needs.

We define key elements such as:

Overall Approach

The overall approach to your SharePoint upgrade or migration initiative based on your existing SharePoint environment’s user base, content, configurations and customizations

Upgrade & Migration Options

Provide upgrade and migration options that align with any possible budgetary constraints to implement the project in a phased approach vs. a “big bang” approach.

(IA) Re-Design, Site Consolidation & Content Clean-Ups

Provide information architecture (IA) re-design, site consolidation and content clean-up to the existing SharePoint environment prior to your migration.

Solutions

Solutions for organizations that have multiple SharePoint instances or multiple versions Information architecture and system architecture will be required to account for and support (For example organizations who may have SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2016 environments).

Solutions

Solutions for organizations with both SharePoint and non-SharePoint based systems.

Interoperability

Are there existing custom features or workflows that are required to be “interoperable” between your existing SharePoint 2010 platform and the newer SharePoint 2016 or 2019 environment?

 

Rest assured that when you engage with EPC Group you leverage a trusted partner who will ensure your high-profile project is 100% successful.

SharePoint Governance Strategy

EPC Group is a recognized industry leader in developing and implementing governance strategies for our clients around SharePoint 2016, 2019, Office 365 SharePoint Online as well as the technologies with which they integrate such as Microsoft Exchange, Skype for Business 2016 and Project Server.

Our governance strategies also cover custom development, code promotional and application lifecycle management(ALM).

Governance is a key component to ensure long-term success and is unique for every organization. Our governance strategies define who will manage the overall platform and related granular roles and responsibilities within your organization to establish rules for its appropriate usage.

Our detailed strategies outline how the business and technical users leverage the environment with a careful balance of required restrictions and enterprise compliance policies with well-defined procedures for growth and future change. EPC Group’s strategies have been developed over the past 20 years to ensure your organization’s governance plan covers nearly any and all scenarios you may experience throughout the platform’s lifecycle.

four major pillars of EPC Group’s governance strategies:

People

Roles and responsibilities

Process

How to accomplish common tasks as well as new business and technology requests

Technology

Leveraging features and tools to enforce policies

Policy

Collection of principles and clear definitions on how the platform is utilized

One of the major elements that set EPC Group apart from our competitors is the way in which we implement a successful SharePoint 2016 governance strategy- in a manner and mindset that reflects “operational governance”, as we configure the underlying platform and its configuration to enforce governance and its related policies.

SharePoint Managed IT Services & Support

EPC Group offers Full lifecycle coverage for your SharePoint implementation with our Managed IT Services & Support offerings.

We offer consistent and manageable service for all of your SharePoint needs and work as an extension of your existing team or as your dedicated SharePoint experts.

All of EPC Group’s Managed IT Services & Support packages start with a deep-dive health check which allows us to become familiar with the environment. We will provide recommendations that may arise out of the health check and work with you to create a 24-36 month roadmap for your SharePoint platform.

All of our Managed IT Services & Support packages are tailored to your company’s specific needs and we will work with you to put together a detailed package that is both cost-effective and robust.

With our SharePoint support services, customers can focus on achieving their business goals instead of worrying about their SharePoint environment.

We Offer:
  • 24/7/365 availability
  • Timely resolution of any SharePoint issues
  • A team of Microsoft Certified SharePoint experts, including SharePoint MVP’s, developers, architects, consultants to help you address any issue
  • Flexible pricing aligned with your budgeting strategy
  • Security and confidentiality of SharePoint support and maintenance projects

EPC Group's Lotus Notes & Office 365 Offerings

EPC Group has developed a Lotus Notes to Office 365 Exchange Online and SharePoint Online migration tool that allows us to migrate custom Lotus Notes databases directly from Lotus Notes into Office 365.

We provide consulting services around the analysis of your organization’s existing custom Lotus Notes databases and then we deploy our custom migration tool to seamlessly migrate these custom Lotus Notes databases into Office 365’s Exchange Online or SharePoint Online all the while retaining the Lotus Notes metadata, custom properties as well as custom workflows and views.

EPC Group provides industry-leading expertise around the analysis, planning and migration from Lotus Notes into Exchange Online and SharePoint Online sites all the while retaining the data integrity of your legacy Lotus Notes custom databases and applications.

  • Migration services for existing Lotus Notes custom databases and applications into Office 365's Exchange Online and SharePoint Online via EPC Group's custom Lotus Notes migration tool
  • Complete analysis and inventory consulting to gain insight around your organization's existing Lotus Notes databases to develop a best practices migration plan
  • EPC Group's custom Lotus Notes migration tool has no limit on the amount of content (i.e. no content limits)
  • EPC Group's Lotus Notes migration methodologies in conjunction with our custom migration tool ensure all of your existing Lotus Notes custom views, metadata properties, versions, as well as user history and security can be migrated over to Office 365's Exchange Online and/or SharePoint Online in a seamless manner

Lotus Notes to Office 365 Migration Tool

Over the past 15 years, EPC Group’s industry-leading Lotus Notes to Office 365 and SharePoint Online migration tool has been used in over 1000 organizations throughout the US and Canada.

Our Migration Tool Offers:
  • Unlimited data migration with no quotas or limits
  • Our Lotus Notes to Office 365’s Exchange Online or SharePoint Online migration tool uses enhanced encryption during the migration of on-premises data to the Office 365 cloud
  • All custom views are seamlessly migrated over to SharePoint Online lists and libraries
  • Full metadata capture and migration from Lotus Notes over to Office 365