The Essentials for SharePoint Cloud Migration
Instead of expensive traditional on-premise implementations, organizations find cloud services more flexible to host important business applications. Cloud business solutions like Microsoft SharePoint Online and Microsoft Office 365 offer the best-in-class features to companies looking forward to improving their team associations and secure information sharing.
SharePoint is a hybrid cloud service that provides fully managed and collaborative platform to businesses. The latest SharePoint version offers a mobile, productive, and centrally governed ecosystem for cloud applications with the functionalities of the intranet, extranet, and tailored internet. This shared platform and framework offer a segregated and actively managed environment that alleviates the risk and costs to meet the governance, customization, integration, and security needs of a business.
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The benefits of SharePoint cloud migration are profitable. Increased business agility, lower risks, and reduced costs are the key advantages of implementing SharePoint cloud migration. SharePoint deployments reduce the service build-out time and offer automatic upgrades and internal resources at no cost for valuable projects. The customary updates and monitoring ensure security and compliance of clients’ data. In addition, it reduces the capital expenditure, on-site management, and infrastructure costs.
Migrating a business to SharePoint Cloud is critical and therefore organizations must abide by essential guidelines before moving their applications to the cloud. Companies need to perform an initial assessment of their applications and workflows for effective migration. The entire procedure may take a significant amount of time than one expects, but a methodological and well-planned migration will save several hours of time and frustrations in the future.
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By Taher Behbehani, CMO, BroadSoft and Taher Behbehani, CMO, BroadSoft