High-Value SharePoint Workloads: Social, Search, BI, and Business Process Automation

SPT04 Succeeding with Hybrid SharePoint and Search: Strategy and Implementation Including SharePoint 2016


11:00am - 12:15pm

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Jeff Fried

Jeff Fried



Hybrid SharePoint is the new reality for many organizations. With Microsoft's roadmap focused on cloud-first/cloud-only, and a set of new hybrid capabilities in SharePoint 2016, defining a strategy and an implementation plan becomes more difficult and more critical. Hybrid SharePoint can be very effective— and unified search is central to making it work well. By learning about common hybrid scenarios, patterns, and practices, attendees will be able to more confidently create a strategy, architecture, and implementation plan for Hybrid SharePoint.

Microsoft has made a big investment in hybrid, including major new capabilities with SharePoint 2016. This session reviews seven common hybrid scenarios, and lays out the strategies and configurations involved. You'll walk through the steps of planning and architecting hybrid SharePoint and cover the tradeoffs involved. You'll learn how unified search works and how to use it to make hybrid SharePoint effective. See the good, the bad, and the ugly about Hybrid SharePoint, demonstrate some successful tools and techniques, and have fun in the process.

You will learn:

  • How to bring essential content from SharePoint and other sources into a unified view and how to access this securely in a hybrid environment
  • What you do and don't get with hybrid OOB in SharePoint 2016, and how to work with SharePoint 2013 and 2010 in hybrid configurations
  • Successful patterns and practices, as well as techniques for addressing the potholes you will run into
  • Techniques for addressing the potholes you will run into