Are you still using an older version of SharePoint and looking to upgrade? Are you heavily invested in the older version of SharePoint with a large and complex environment and facing daily challenges on meeting the new business needs as well as support & maintenance? Are you interested in knowing if it is possible and advantageous to move your SharePoint environment to the Cloud? If you are, you are not alone.

A large installed base of SharePoint users of 2010 and earlier versions are facing very similar challenges and looking at ways to take advantage of SharePoint 2013 and Office 365.An upgrade to SharePoint 2013 or Office 365 is a great undertaking for such enterprises to not only leverage the new capabilities but also avoid the hassles associated with end of life support on older SharePoint versions.

WinWire and Microsoft are jointly hosting a session on“SharePoint Upgrade” to discuss in details an efficient, cost-effective solution for upgrading your existing SharePoint onto the latest, feature-rich releases of Microsoft SharePoint 2013 or Office 365. WinWire’s innovative and reliable upgrade mechanism is unique in its ability to granularly upgrade your SharePoint while retaining all associated metadata.

The session will discuss the following in details:
Top planning consideration for moving to a new version of SharePoint/O365
• The business challenges of migrating to SharePoint 2013/O365
• The technology challenges of migrating to SharePoint 2013/O365
• Options for migrating to new version of SharePoint
• 3rd party tools on the market to help overcome migration challenges
• Creating a smart SharePoint migration plan –Process checklist & p
• Preparing your existing SharePoint for migration

New feature overview and mapping
Ongoing maintenance of new SharePoint environment
Top reasons migrations fail

10:30 am – 10:45 am: Registration & Attendee Materials Pickup
10:45 am – 11:00 am: Session kick-off
11:00 am – 1:30 pm: Lunch & Main Session