Upgrading SharePoint to the latest version can be a daunting task for any organization. A successful transition requires careful planning and the right technical knowledge. Many corporations rely on SharePoint as their main platform for collaboration. This can result in multiple SharePoint farms for development, test, QA and production and complicate the SharePoint upgrade process. That is why we specialize in offering comprehensive SharePoint upgrade services.
In addition, there are many vendors who offer SharePoint features that your company might have purchased and added to your system. These tools add another layer of complexity to transitioning to the latest version of SharePoint. Managing all these different components can be challenging, but with the right knowledge and experience, you can continue to enjoy all your custom features and the most recent SharePoint product.
SharePoint Upgrade Methodology
Our unique SharePoint upgrade and site collection process handle farms using the following steps:
- Evaluate the current SharePoint farm and categorize site collections
- Develop custom upgrade paths and POCs for every content category
- Clean up the current environment
- Create test environments
- Move databases to the new environment
- Check the functionalities
- Update process according to lessons learned and repeat the process
Before these steps, you should have a working SharePoint farm in the new environment with all the customization you need an upgrade service applications as well.
By taking this measured and strategic approach to SharePoint upgrade projects, we can work with you to make sure that all of your content is protected and transferred and that all your applications will continue to function properly after the upgrade.
With our SharePoint upgrade services, the upgrade path can be from an on-premise, older version of SharePoint to the on-premise or online version of SharePoint. For example, you can upgrade:
- from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013
- from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint online
- from SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint 2016
Once you are ready to launch a SharePoint upgrade, we will use a standard Microsoft approach to upgrade your existing SharePoint product and use PowerShell scripts in order to implement tricks during the course of the upgrade process. You can rely on the experts at Liquware to simplify the SharePoint upgrade process and make sure that all of your content, custom applications and tools are seamlessly transferred.