SharePoint 2010 to 2013 Upgrade

Upgrading your systems to SharePoint Server 2013 from SharePoint 2010 provides your company with the latest collaboration, file sharing and Web publishing tools from Microsoft

As with most software, over time a new and improved version will get released. In order to keep up with the industry, and have new or improved features, it is very important to take advantage of the latest versions of software, in the case, SharePoint.

With the help of Innovative Architects, a proven and trusted SharePoint upgrade consulting firm (among other things), enterprises of any size have the opportunity to stay current and upgrade from SharePoint’s 2010 to the latest 2013 version.

After upgrading from Microsoft SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint’s 2013 edition, companies’ ability to share files, collaborate on projects, and managing of documents will be improved, simplified, and more efficient than ever before.

Using a wide variety of upgrade tools, the expert consultants from Innovative Architects can ensure a swift upgrade while keeping the disruption to a minimum.

With the latest additional and enhanced features of SharePoint 2013, it is easier than ever to utilize and capitalize on the benefits of collaboration software

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Major Benefits over 2010 Edition

  • Modern Social Computing which includes a Newsfeed similar to Facebook, filtering, posting/replying to a stream using '@' and '#', which behave similarly to Facebook and Twitter.
  • New "Community" site template completely focused on conversations, allowing users to observe conversations before "joining" when they want to post. "Gamification" options that encourage participation via points, badges, and a leaderboard.
  • Significant enhancements to workflows with new ways create and visualize them, for which existing 2010 should upgrade. Next level of collaboration, allowing any site and document to be "Shared" and open for editing (pending approval by site owner) , and users who request site access can explain their reasoning, which lets the site owners make better decisions regarding granting access.
  • Search that remembers what you have searched, and lets you preview contents without leaving the page.
  • Optimized for mobile browsers with access to document libraries, lists, wikis, and Web Parts. With device channels, you can render a published site in multiple designs to accommodate different devices. Users can view certain dashboard content such as scorecards, PerformancePoint, and Excel Services reports in iOS 5.0 Safari browsers. Office Web Apps allow users to view Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents in mobile browsers.
  • Publishing sites minimizes the SharePoint knowledge necessary to design and brand a site, allowing professional web designers skilled in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to design with ease.

Upgrade Tools

  • Microsoft out-of-the-box direct upgrade
  • AvePoint DocAve
  • Metalogix Content Matrix
  • MetaVis Migration Suite
  • Sharegate

SharePoint Versions

  • WSS 3.0
  • MOSS 2007
  • SharePoint Server 2007, 2010, 2013+
  • Office 365/SharePoint Online

It is clear to see that with the help of the latest features of SharePoint’s 2013 version, collaboration is simpler than ever. Making the investment now can save time, frustration, and give a competitive edge in the industry.

An upgrade is also the perfect time to analyze the SharePoint implementation and determine if re-architecting can provide benefits to the enterprise. Whether it's a simple upgrade that leaves everything as is, or a full re-architecture and migration of existing content, Innovative Architects has numerous experts with vast amounts of experience.

So to answer the question - "How can I upgrade my SharePoint server to the most current edition?" - look to Innovative Architects to provide the tools and expertise needed to upgrade your firm's edition of Microsoft SharePoint with minimal disruption.

And if your organization is looking to migrate your existing content to Microsoft Sharepoint, Innovative Architects' expert SharePoint consultants can provide you with absolute professional SharePoint migration. Contact us for more information today.