SharePoint 2010 Loopback Checking

By Terry Engelstad MCP, MCSE, CCNA, MCDBA, MCTS, MCITP AIS Network Operations Manager There is a security feature in Windows 2008 called Loopback Checking. It’s a security feature in IIS, which is a way of stopping some denial of service (DoS) attacks. Since SharePoint 2010 runs locally on the server, and accesses its own databases … Read more

Setting Performance and Latency Expectations for International Hosted SharePoint Deployments

GUEST BLOG By Michael V. Velotta Founder, Intelishift Technologies Last month, a prospective client asked a very good question related to the performance of his hosted SharePoint deployment. The hosted SharePoint environment that he currently has deployed across North America, Western Europe and India is very slow.  Latency is an issue – 20 seconds to … Read more

SharePoint Saturday in DC a Big Success

By Laurie Head AIS Network Vice President, Marketing Communications Last week’s SharePoint Saturday The Conference in DC (August 11-13) was a terrific success. This community-organized event attracted about 2,000 registered attendees and 60 sponsors. Over 190 speakers presented 250 sessions. 150 volunteers coordinated it. Kudos to Dux Raymond Sy, managing partner at Innovative-e, and his … Read more

SharePoint Hosting White Paper Rolling Out on Thursday

AIS Network has released a new white paper, “To Cloud or Not to Cloud: SharePoint 2010 Hosting Options…and Which One Is Right for You.” By Michael Emrich – Associate, Marketing & Sales This Thursday will be a big day for AIS Network. Not only will it be the first day of SharePoint Saturday in Northern … Read more

Need SharePoint, but Do Not Need a High Level of Flexibility? Microsoft Now Has You Covered.

By Michael Emrich – Associate, Marketing & Sales Today, Microsoft is rolling out its latest service package, Office 365. In what is essentially Microsoft’s follow-up to its Business Productivity Online Services lineup, Microsoft is now offering, in the cloud, its lineup of desktop applications and server products in one virtual box. One of the more … Read more

SharePoint Hosting for Health Care Companies

By Laurie Head AIS Network Vice President, Marketing Communications If you are running a business in the health care industry, your primary goal is to provide world-class patient care and support.  The last thing you need is to be weighed down by redundant tasks that result in administrative waste, lost revenue and patient dissatisfaction. AIS … Read more

Happy Birthday SharePoint! A Decade of Success

Happy Birthday SharePoint! It’s a Happy 10th Birthday this week for Microsoft SharePoint, and we at AIS Network are proud to have hosted Microsoft SharePoint nearly as long. The first of SharePoint’s four releases debuted in March 2001. Weeks later, AISN’s SharePoint guru was installing SharePoint Team Services 1.0. Today, SharePoint is in use by … Read more

SharePoint 2010: Configuring an Installation

So, you know your organization needs hosted Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010. What are the next steps? Which version of hosted SharePoint 2010 is best for your organization? Should it be hosted in a cloud environment? Is a single server adequate? These are good questions, and AIS Network’s expert staff can help you make sense of all … Read more

SharePoint Conference.Org in Baltimore a Hit

Great time at the SharePoint conference presented by SusQtech this week. The presentations were varied — from technical to business function to design, which kept it interesting. Even though there was a tremendous amount of information presented, the environment was friendly and upbeat and conducive to both learning and networking. Obviously, one of the major … Read more