SharePoint Conference 2014 Keynote: Working With IT Professionals

A Microsoft partnership is about trust, control & cloud onramp

Micorosft wants to partner with you.  It’s about trust, control, and the cloud onramp.
Platform changes

  • A Microsoft partnership is about trust, control & cloud onrampDeliver rock solid platform whether it’s on-premise or in the cloud
    • Will do a 2015 release of SharePoint and Exchange
    • But Cloud remains a key focus
    • Stats
      • 250K responses per second
      • 400K cores
      • 400 Petabytes of storage
        • 20% growth in one month
  • Deploying new features online every single week around the world
    • Last quarter, did the release process with 99.98% availability
    • Investment in security, privacy, and compliance
      • Will have 1 TB site collections using the storage service (based on Azure)
      • In the tenancy, infinite scale (to lots of applause)
      • Stress that this is your data.  Don’t use it for any other service
      • Working on HIPPA, ISSO, FiSMA, etc.  Want to support these standards so all can move to the cloud as a trusted platform
      • Updated rights management
      • Released multi-factor authentication
      • Increased reporting and compliance portal
      • Cloud first then on premise
      • Demo by Michal Gideoni
        • Compliance
          • New unified compliance center
          • For SharePoint, Exchange, and Lync
          • Let’s you do eDiscovery with custom queries.
            • Setup search
            • Refine it
            • Search it in place
            • Real time results
      • Once found, you can act on docs, etc.
      • Can also see who viewed the items that come up as part of the eDiscovery search
        • For example, see that only HR viewed passport numbers
      • Can configure audit settings
  • Recent update to IT controls
    • Multi-factor authentication
    • Another layer of security
    • Can use admin center via configuration
      • Turn it on for all or selected set of users
      • Works with user in Office 365 and for federated identities

Cloud on ramp

  • Latest Service Pack 1 for on Premise has hybrid cloud options to push to just Yammer or just One Drive
  • New One Drive for Business stand-alone offer
    • Get hybrid configuration if you want
    • Rich document sync
    • Office is built in on Windows, ipad, etc
    • 25G for each user in the organization. Great value

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Michael Porter

Mike Porter leads the Strategic Advisors team for Perficient. He has more than 21 years of experience helping organizations with technology and digital transformation, specifically around solving business problems related to CRM and data.

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