Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Microsoft's SharePoint 2016: What's hybrid got to do with it? | ZDNet

Final paragraphs from a Mary Jo Foley SharePoint reality check; also see SharePoint Server 2016 To Rely on Some 'Deprecated' Software (Redmond Magazine)

"Microsoft officials said earlier this year and reiterated at Ignite that SharePoint Server 2016 will not be the last on-premises version of SharePoint. More versions are planned "for the foreseeable future," officials said.

And for those wondering, Microsoft execs say they also won't be dismantling SharePoint Online and replacing it with a bunch of individual, smaller-scoped features in Office 365. The official statement, from a spokesperson: "SharePoint Online will continue to play an important role as the platform underlying a number of Office 365 experiences, including next generation portals like Video, as well as Delve, OneDrive and Team Sites.""
Microsoft's SharePoint 2016: What's hybrid got to do with it? | ZDNet
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