[NEWS!] Beta Announcement – Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide for SharePoint Online

SharePoint Online—Evaluating Software-plus-Services

The Infrastructure Planning and Design team is working on a new guide: SharePoint Online—Evaluating Software-plus-Services. Get the beta by visiting the Connect Web site at:  https://connect.microsoft.com/InvitationUse.aspx?ProgramID=1587&InvitationID=IRSS-MRP9-7QCT&SiteID=14

Considering an online solution for your organization’s collaboration services? The SharePoint Online—Evaluating Software-plus-Services guide provides a clear comparison of SharePoint collaboration technologies across on-premises, standard hosting, and dedicated hosting scenarios. The guide can be used as a framework for evaluating the technical feasibility of Microsoft SharePoint Online and determining which SharePoint delivery model best suits the organization’s needs. Key steps guide you through the evaluation of the end user, SharePoint workload, and business considerations in a logical, sequential order. An overall scoring assessment provided for each option identifies key SharePoint workloads and requirements for the organization.

The Infrastructure Planning and Design Series streamlines the planning process by:

  • Defining the technical decision flow through the planning process.

  • Listing the decisions to be made and the commonly available options and considerations.

  • Relating the decisions and options to the business in terms of cost, complexity, and other characteristics.

  • Framing decisions in terms of additional questions to the business to ensure a comprehensive alignment with the appropriate business landscape.


Tell us what you think! Download the IPD for SharePoint Online Beta Guide and send us your valuable feedback! 

Baldwin Ng ( Sr. Product Manager, Infrastructure Planning and Design Guides Series - http://www.microsoft.com/IPD )


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