No SharePoint Foundation in 2016?

SharePoint 2016 will not be available in a free basic version, according to Yammer discussions. As noticed by Vlad Catrinescu, in a YamJam on the O365 Yammer Network Bill Baer, SharePoint's product manager, announced that SharePoint Foundation would not be shipped with SharePoint Server 2016. Microsoft however wishes to know how SharePoint Foundation is now being used,…Read more No SharePoint Foundation in 2016?

SharePoint 2016 test site at MS Ignite

SharePoint 2016 is finally here for you to see... and it looks totally like 2013. The new release of SharePoint on-premises made its live debut yesterday at the MS Ignite conference. While there were earlier some closed previews, this is the first release for the general public. The sneak peek is accompanied by the online test site, which is…Read more SharePoint 2016 test site at MS Ignite

New update model in SharePoint 2016?

Microsoft plans to use smaller upgrade packs and cause less server downtimes, Redmond Magazine reports. The news on Microsoft update policy for SharePoint 2016 was shared by Bill Baer, Senior Technical Product Manager at Microsoft, at the tech talk hosted by IT Unity. According to Baer, updated for the new SharePoint release would be smaller in…Read more New update model in SharePoint 2016?

SharePoint migration from 2010 to 2016?

As SharePoint 2016 is on its way, Microsoft hints it may be possible to migrate directly from SharePoint 2010 - i.e. without upgrading to SharePoint 2013 in the process. Benjamin Niaulin (Sharegate) noticed on his blog the following tweet of Microsoft's Senior Product Marketing Manager Bill Baer: #SharePoint question...if you could N-2 upgrade would you?…Read more SharePoint migration from 2010 to 2016?

World’s greatest SharePint…

...will happen at Microsoft Ignite, Chicago, May 4-8., along with the presentation of SharePoint Server 2016. Ignite, which replaced SharePoint Conference and several other Microsoft product events, is expected to be the prime conference for Microsoft IT pros. As MS promises on its blog, apart from the first-ever public demo of SharePoint 2016 there will be…Read more World’s greatest SharePint…

InfoPath is here to stay

It looks like something rose from the dead. As SharePoint MVP Vlad Catrinescu noticed on his blog, Microsoft had updated the blog post on the future of InfoPath and SharePoint Forms. Specifcally, InfoPath Forms Services WILL still be included in SharePoint 2016 and supported by Office 365 until further notice, although no longer developed. This might mean Microsoft programmers…Read more InfoPath is here to stay