SPT15 To the Cloud! Utilizing AWS and Azure as Cloud Hosting Providers for SharePoint


4:15pm - 5:30pm

Level: Intermediate

Scott Hoag

Scott Hoag


Office 365 Solutions Architect

Crowley Maritime

Dan Usher

Dan Usher


Lead Associate

Booz Allen Hamilton

To the cloud! This phrase seems to come up more and more often for organizations looking to reduce their SharePoint footprint in their data center. In this session Dan and Scott will give a brief overview of a few of the premier Infrastructure as a Service hosting providers for SharePoint, how SharePoint in the cloud stacks up against Office 365, and how to script an install on the Azure platform for development purposes.

You will learn:

  • The core cloud concepts of IaaS, SaaS and PaaS
  • How Azure and AWS EC2 differ and are similar in their product offerings as well as interfaces to the providers
  • How to setup a SharePoint environment through script and web interfaces