The Need For Speed to Address The New Normal for SharePoint 2010 and Beyond...
At SharePoint Conference 2011, Jeff Teper, Corporate Vice President, Office Business Platform, Microsoft Business Division, firmly announced and demonstrated how SharePoint is now the de facto standard for enterprise content management!
With great fanfare, his team demonstrated "live" on EMC Unified VNX storage the building of a SharePoint environment that held 14TB of content database, a fact many pundits said would never be possible in SharePoint. Teper's team took the demonstration to the heart of an enterprise operational imperative - they exercised a complete index and search for several items and lists and failed it over live to a backup SQL server within a millisecond. Teper revealed that SharePoint is now enterprise-class as 75% of enterprises have already moved to SharePoint and another 12% are planning to do so this year, figures backed by our own research with Enterprise Strategy Group.
Meet the "New Normal in Content Management" - SharePoint is now the standard for content management and its maturation will include the operational imperative to improve performance and management efficiencies. In this new normal, organizations require innovative solutions to migrate, upgrade, store and protect SharePoint faster. As SharePoint content and users grow exponentially, the operational need for speed in full-fidelity migrations, upgrades, consolidations and SharePoint storage optimization solutions matters.
We are proud to put the exclamation point on another record-breaking fiscal year in 2011 for Metalogix as we continued our impressive year-over-year growth in billings and new customer adoption. Looking to 2012, we are poised and ready to further SharePoint management innovation and provide you with highest-performing, trusted content lifecycle management solutions for all of your business-critical Microsoft content, whether on-premises or in the cloud, to enhance the use and improve the economics of SharePoint - the de facto standard for Enterprise Content Management.
Migration Manager for SharePoint 5.0
Includes Full Support for Nintex Workflow
Metalogix Migration Manager for SharePoint 5.0 is now available, featuring powerful performance enhancements to address the operational need for speed when moving, upgrading or migrating SharePoint, including multithreading technology. These performance enhancements provide radical gains in migration speeds by moving 500GB per day, while simultaneously ensuring high fidelity movement and integrity of SharePoint environments.
The new release also includes full support for Nintex Workflow. Business users and IT professionals use Nintex Workflow to quickly and easily automate business processes entirely within SharePoint, from a simple approval request to complex integration across external applications. With the combination of Migration Manager for SharePoint 5.0 and Nintex Workflow, organizations can deploy a fully-featured and highly-optimized SharePoint environment.
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Knight Frank Case Study
Firm Uses Metalogix Solutions for SharePoint Upgrade
Knight Frank, a multinational real estate and property service firm, has standardized its SharePoint deployment on Metalogix solutions for SharePoint migration, management and data protection. By utilizing Migration Manager for SharePoint, StoragePoint and Selective Restore Manager for SharePoint, Knight Frank was able to speed its move from SharePoint 2007 to 2010 while reducing overall storage resource requirements and management overhead. To read the full case study, click here.
Managing SharePoint as a Business-Critical Application
In 2011, Metalogix commissioned a survey from Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) that revealed more than two-thirds of organizations have adopted SharePoint and another 12% are planning to do so in the next 24 months. The result has been a soaring demand on IT administrators as the size of content databases and the importance of securing and protecting this data increase. Read the complete results from the ESG study to find out how IT professionals are reacting and responding to the challenges of managing infrastructure, security, content, storage and migration to SharePoint 2010 needs.
Kahuna Ventures Case Study
Firm Uses Archive Manager to Reduce Email Storage Volume by 50%
Kahuna Ventures, a natural gas, engineering and consulting firm, needed an email archiving solution to protect its Outlook mailboxes as the employees relied on previous email communication to support current or past project details that may be years old. With some mailboxes topping 10GB and risking corruption, Kahuna Ventures chose Metalogix Archive Manager Exchange Edition because it needed a solution that would offer sound data protection and disaster recovery for email data. To read the full case study, click here.
Continued Improvement for Metalogix Support
As part of an ongoing effort to provide customers with quality support, Metalogix has taken several key steps in recent months to improve support even further. We have hired Tony Dabuenmarkl as the Director of Worldwide Support, completed a new Service Level Agreement for all customers and doubled the number of support staff. Metalogix has also created a customer support feedback portal for customers to rate the service they received for every email and trouble ticket they spend.
Metalogix offers standard (normal business hour) and premium (24x7x365) support contract and the global support team can be contacted via our Customer Web Portal.
You can also keep up to date with the new Metalogix Support RSS feed. For any questions regarding service, contact Tony Daubenmerkl, Director Worldwide Support, via e-mail or call 202-478-9645.
Partner Testimonial: Planet Technologies
Andrew Norris, Planet Technologies, discusses his company's partnership with Metalogix and the quality of Metalogix Migration Manager for SharePoint.
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SharePoint Customer Journey Roadshow
Starting on Monday, February 27, Metalogix will take part in a four-city SharePoint Customer Journey Roadshow in the United Kingdom. The events are sponsored by Microsoft and Metalogix will present during each event on the best practices for SharePoint migrations. The four locations are Edinburgh, Warrington, Reading and London. To learn more or register, please click here.
Metalogix Named Most Innovative SharePoint Cloud Solution
Metalogix Migration Manager for SharePoint won the Most Innovative SharePoint Cloud Solution award in the European SharePoint Community Awards. Metalogix was honored for the ability of Migration Manager for SharePoint to migrate content to SharePoint Online and Office 365 as well as create a hybrid cloud scenario. Metalogix is also the only Microsoft approved vendor for installation on Office 365 Dedicated.
Optimize SharePoint Content Using Microsoft's New Storage Guidance
Microsoft released new storage and database sizing guidelines along with the release of Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2010. This guidance marks a fundamental shift in how Microsoft looks at SharePoint content and is critical to organizations looking for an efficient, cost-effective means of providing a more robust end user experience by fully leveraging RBS technologies. Read Metalogix Systems Engineer Corey Milliman's latest white paper, "Optimize Your SharePoint 2010 Content Using Microsoft's New Storage Guidance."
Metalogix will be in San Francisco as a Platinum Sponsor for SPTechCon 2012 from Sunday, Feb. 26, through Wednesday, Feb. 29. Metalogix will have a speaking slot and you can visit us at Booth #206. Learn more.
For a full listing of events, click here.
Latest Metalogix News
Metalogix Announces Migration Manager for SharePoint - Public Folders Edition With Powerful Enhancements to Optimize SharePoint Performance On-Premises or In The Cloud
Metalogix Software Named By Microsoft A Managed Partner In The High Potential ISV Group
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Latest Metalogix Blog Posts
Selective Restore Manager 5.0 Adds Performance Improvements & SharePoint Workflows Support
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