Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO) are essential cornerstones of any disaster recovery (DR) or backup plan. In fact, attempts to formulate a DR/Backup plan without RPO & RTO are little more than best-guesses. So what are these concepts and why are they important?
UPDATE: Moving to SharePoint 2016? Read the latest version of this blog, "Yes, You Can Move Straight From SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2016"
Moving your organization to any new productivity platform can be a pretty daunting project. There’s a huge amount of processes, tasks and activities to prepare for. There’s also a lot that can go wrong – from poorly configured document libraries causing breakdowns in the new environment to networks causing blackouts during migration. Ensuring that all of these issues are accounted for can feel overwhelming.
Happy New Year to you. While 2014 was a great year for Metalogix, we recognize that our successes are nothing without our clients and partners who not only challenged us to do better but inspired us to innovate to meet their needs.
A David and Goliath Backup Story: Why You Want Small SharePoint Backups
Sometimes it’s good to be the big guy. People look up to you, amazed at how big you are. You always get picked first for sports teams. The view is much better. However, if you happen to be a backup file, bigger is definitely not better. You get little love. Administrators tolerate you at best and avoid you at worst. And when you are called to recover against a small backup, you lose every time.
Last week I returned from Davos, Switzerland and the World Economic Forum (WEF) where the explosion of the internet and data sharing in the cloud for expanding education, collaboration and social media were highlighted as keys to improving work force productivity, lowering the financial bar to help developing nations enter the modern economy and improving the voice of democratic people.
So here we are at the end of Ignite and one thing was clear -- SharePoint 2016 was everywhere. Already at Metalogix we are being asked about migrating to the new version therefore I thought a short post would be in order. Although it's very early, I can confidently say that Metalogix Content Matrix will support migrations directly to SharePoint 2016 from previous versions of SharePoint without the need to do an intermediate jump e.g. 2010 straight to 2016.
Most organizations used the on-premises SharePoint Server in 2015 instead of SharePoint Online, which is part of Microsoft's Office 365 cloud suite, according to an industry study.