Microsoft SharePoint

Understanding AISN’s SharePoint Hosting Plans

By Bill Peters AIS Network, Director of Business Development Whether you choose cloud hosting or more traditional managed hosting for your SharePoint, you should feel 100% confident about the security, safety and reliability of your hosting environment. Not only does AISN extend to you the benefits of the latest Microsoft collaboration solutions, but we also…

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What Is Microsoft Office 365? What Is SharePoint Online? (Part 1 of 2)

By Laurie Head AIS Network Vice President   What is Microsoft Office 365? In June 2011, Microsoft released Office 365, which is essentially bundled online software hosted in the cloud. Office 365 replaced Microsoft’s Business Productivity Online Services (BPOS) and bundles together the latest upgrades of its SharePoint, Exchange and Lync Server solutions. So, when…

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SharePoint Failover Scenarios

I recently published a blog post entitled, “SharePoint and Disaster Recovery Options,” but it did not specifically address SharePoint failover scenarios. I began to give more thought to failover scenarios when a prospective customer asked us to devise a SharePoint environment that has the option for a fully redundant, geographically dispersed disaster recovery plan. After…

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SharePoint Disaster Recovery Options

By Terry Engelstad MCP, MCSE, CCNA, MCDBA, MCTS, MCITP AIS Network Operations Manager The complexity and diversity of the Microsoft SharePoint platform also applies to SharePoint disaster recovery options. When it comes to protecting your SharePoint farm from the effects of a catastrophic event, there are numerous tools and best practices. But which is the…