When Microsoft launched SharePoint Server 2016, they said you’ll no longer have to wait for the next major release of SharePoint to obtain new features and functionality introduced in SharePoint Online.
They are following through with this concept by releasing SharePoint Server 2016 Feature Pack 2 in early September of 2017 nearly a year after Feature Pack 1 was released. Microsoft also just re-released Feature Pack 1 again in August of 2017 which is KB4011049. Personally, it seems like a long time in between feature packs considering how many changes have been made to SharePoint Online.
Feature packs, also called Public Updates...
Making ESPC as Easy as 1.2.3
Europe’s Largest SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure Conference is approaching fast. Here’s a few handy tips on how to make the most of your time at the conference.
Check out Twitter #ESPC17 to find out who’s going or visit the ESPC17 delegates page. If you would like to be added to this page, email your image and details to firstname.lastname@example.org There’s no better time to network with your peers, connect with new prospects, or touch base with customers than...
Microsoft’s first SharePoint Virtual summit was held today Tuesday, May 16, 2017 and there were several fgreat announcements made. I’ve included about ½ dozen of these announcements. For the full story with the details from the summit, please visit the following site:
Also, information regarding SharePoint Server 2016 Feature Pack 2 was introduced today, which will be released in the fall of 2017, and it was noted that SharePoint Server 2016 there are no plans to make SharePoint Server 2016 the last on-premises version of SharePoint. You can read more about this announcement by visiting the...
Microsoft’s Office Online Server (OOS), formerly known as Office Web Apps (OWA), recently released the second significant update to OOS. This April 2017 update includes changes and improvements in the following seven functional areas of OOS:
On Tuesday March 14th, Microsoft announced Microsoft Teams – a chat-based workspace available in Office 365 that is now fully functional and available to over 85 million Office 365 active users, in 19 languages and 181 markets world-wide. Microsoft Team users can utilize this new powerful collaboration suite of tools for team chats, calls, meetings, and messaging. The Teams are both customizable and extensible, and provide security and standards compliancy to keep your company’s sensitive collaborations private.
Microsoft Teams is built on four primary promises, each of which I’ll expand on in this post:
Office Online Server Update
Microsoft released Office Online Server (OOS), formerly known as Office Web Apps (OWA) earlier this year, and recently announce the first significant update to it. First the good news and that is that this November update provides improvements in the following eight functional areas of OOS:
Feature Pack 1 for SharePoint Server 2016
Microsoft promised! Microsoft delivered!
During the launch of SharePoint Server 2016, Microsoft said you no longer are going to have to wait for the next major release of SharePoint to obtain new features and functionality introduced in SharePoint Online.
Guess what? They followed through by releasing SharePoint Server 2016 Feature Pack 1 in early November 2016. A feature pack is similar to a CU, or Cumulative Update, in the sense it includes all previous updates for SharePoint Server 2016, which means you don’t have to install them before you install Feature Pack 1. But a Feature Pack...