Rackspace has been named the 2012 Microsoft Hosting Partner of the Year, an award that recognizes managed, cloud and hybrid hosting. This marks the fourth time Rackspace has captured this rousing honor.
In our series on SharePoint permissions we have covered some of the basics that can help you understand how to create users, configure groups and add them to SharePoint. In this post we look at the concept of Permissions Inheritance and Limited Access. These two concepts play a primary role in the implementation of custom permissions.
Selling SharePoint to stakeholders and users can be tricky. Some may hold grudges against software of the past that promised more than it delivered, feel apprehensive about cost and long-term return and, of course, there will be those who are simply ambivalent to change. Proving factors like ROI and quantifying productivity gains and intangible benefits, like the impact of improved employee satisfaction and stronger teams, can complicate making the business case for SharePoint. Here are a few main areas of apprehension and a little bit of ammo to tip the scales:
A few months ago we sent out a survey to IT pros to better understand the challenges around SharePoint. We were surprised at the findings, reported in the accompanying infographic alongside some interesting numbers on SharePoint’s market domination and usage flexibility.
In this edition of our SharePoint permissions blog series, we cover several topics that answer common questions that often arise about managing SharePoint permissions. These three videos contain demonstrations and examples of scenarios when managing SharePoint permissions.
Collaboration isn’t an option anymore. Creating easy routes for workers to communicate, share ideas and distribute vital information drives productivity, innovation and employee morale. Unfortunately, the route to implementing a robust platform to enhance collaboration poses both a technical and financial challenge for many organizations. Implementing SharePoint can help you cost effectively address major collaboration challenges, and cut down on common questions like:
When considering the No. 1 SharePoint feature here at Rackspace, popular features like file management, document collaboration or team sites probably jump to mind immediately. We know those features are important, but we also know that the most important benefit of SharePoint isn’t something that comes out of the box. The most important feature of SharePoint at Rackspace is support. When we say support, we mean more than technical manuals and videos. To us, support encompasses a one-on-one relationship with a SharePoint expert who can not only help you explore your options, but also implement those options and continue to maximize the value of your SharePoint investment over time.
When you are first getting started with SharePoint it can often be difficult to understand exactly how permissions work or how you need to go about configuring them to get the specific access you need for your users.