The Benefits of having SharePoint Online

31-12-2014
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The Benefits of having SharePoint OnlineGlobally, the uptake of Microsoft SharePoint Online has been huge. Why? Because it allows an enterprise to seamlessly create and custom manage team-based or project-based collaboration initiatives, along with the obvious benefits of cloud. So if you also have a migration of such sort on the cards, here are some factors to keep in mind:

  • No worries about upgrade –SharePoint upgrades itself whenever Microsoft goes forth with new releases. You would not just benefit from the latest features that would be made available, but the enterprise needn’t go through the tiresome process of upgrade planning.
  • High uptime –. Application uptime and availability are something that should be your last worry when you have SharePoint online, this is because Microsoft guarantees an uptime of 99.9 percent.
  • Integration with Microsoft technologies –Just like Microsoft products and services, SharePoint has made its way into prominence. Its high productivity and adoption ratio, gives it an edge of functionalities over the others. The reason for which primarily is its cohesiveness with Microsoft Office, AD and Exchange.
  • No addition software or hardware–Having SharePoint on-premise requires it to be integrated with a host of systems and services such as Window server’s OS, the Internet Information Service and the SQL Server database, which can be too much to keep up with. On the other hand, having it online would mean there’s no worries about managing or configuring the same at any point.
  • Backup and recovery –SharePoint online means Microsoft takes the responsibility of backing and recovery of information. No third-party tools need to be relied upon after subscription.
  • Mobility –The fact that SharePoint is a cloud-based solution means the content online can be accessed anytime, anywhere and from any device. What’s more, there it leverages convenience for you to manage SharePoint online through a Virtual Private network.
  • Cost efficiency – Due to flexi License option available with SharePoint online, you have the option to subscribe a license per user and also buy whatever feature you are interested in.
  • Collaborate with external parties – SharePoint online also gives you a limited leverage to share your information with external user in accordance with the business needs.
  • Single hosted location – SharePoint Online leverages organizations to create a public-facing corporate website, an Intranet site or any number of Team/Organization based solution and site on a single location.
  • Custom development – Though Sandbox solution option available for SharePoint Online, you can build and deploy your custom code developed application as per your business need.



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