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[Arabic Video] Connect & Synchronize Legacy File Share with SharePoint 2010/13

Many organizations aspire to migrate their content sitting in Legacy File Shares to SharePoint to make use of all the enterprise collaboration and document management features of the platform. However, IT Teams are are always concerned about the SQL Server Storage burdens which might lead to :

  1. Higher storage costs.
  2. End-users will suffer from Performance Degradation
  3. Slow backup and restore time.

In today’s video, I’ll show you how to leave content in File Share and surface it through SharePoint while leveraging the full capabilities of the platform, I’ll be using AvePoint’s DocAve Connector for this.


You can watch the video from here.


[Arabic Webinar] Web Content Management in SharePoint Server 2013 & Office 365

opic: Web Content Management in SharePoint Server 2013 & Office 365
Presenters: Marwan Tarek & Ayman El-Hattab
Date: 20/8/2013
Time: 18.00 – 19.00 Dubai Time, 16.00 – 17.00 Cairo Time

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 & Office 365 provide new, richer sets of web content management (WCM) functionality primed to enable organizations to truly use SharePoint as the customer-facing aspect of its business. With the powerful new content search capabilities, metadata-driven navigation, and features including design manager and cross-site publishing, this presents a real paradigm shift for the platform.



The webinar will be in Arabic. You can register from here.

[Arabic Webinar] Increasing SharePoint Performance while Reducing Storage Costs

meet Please don’t miss our webinar on June 25, on Increasing Performance for Microsoft® SharePoint® Deployments
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 where AvePoint will discuss strategies and help you learn more about how to manage your SharePoint environment to ensure top platform performance and productivity.Register today and join us to learn more.
Presented in Arabic by SharePoint MVP Ayman El – Hattab
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SharePoint 2013 Migration Webinar: Agenda & Demos

Some folks have asked me about the agenda for the upcoming Migration webinar which I’m delivering on Tuesday 28th and whether I’m planning to show real-life migrations. This post is to answer those questions..

Here is the agenda :

  1. Planning Considerations (What questions you should answer before starting the migration project)
  2. SharePoint OOB/Native Upgrade (2010 –> 2013)
  3. SharePoint Upgrade Design Goals (safer, less downtime, more control to administrators, etc…)
  4. New Upgrade Features in SharePoint 2013 (Deferred Site Collection upgrade, Site Collection health checks, etc… )
  5. Different options for migration to Office 365 SharePoint Online

& here are the planned demos:

  1. New Upgrade Features in SharePoint 2013
  2. Direct real-life migration (SharePoint 2007 –> SharePoint 2013)
  3. Direct real-life migration (SharePoint 2010 –> Office 365 SharePoint 2013 Online)

Looking forward to “virtually” meeting you ..

AvePoint Meetings App for SharePoint 2013 is now available for free!

AvePoint has released a new free app to the SharePoint Store called AvePoint Meetings. Not only does it offer SharePoint 2007/2010 Meeting workspaces functionalities which have been sadly deprecated in SharePoint 2013, but also it comes with many new features that allows for better collaboration and productivity.



AvePoint Meetings is the latest addition to its line of Productivity Apps in the SharePoint 2013 App Store. AvePoint Meetings allows business users to collaborate with one another in real-time before, during, and after meetings by:

  • Creating single or reoccurring meetings
  • Allowing meeting attendees to adjust and update meeting agendas as well as discussion topics
  • Capturing meeting information and notes with multi-user support
  • Tracking meeting minutes with full auditing, allowing for historical search capabilities
  • Assigning, aggregating, and synchronizing tasks and actions



For more information, you can watch Jeremy’s video or directly download the app to further explore it.