Appendix C. SharePoint As a Service—“Office 365”

If you have ever wanted to use SharePoint in your organization but have been afraid that you don’t have the IT knowledge, budget, or expertise to install, manage, and maintain the machines or software, this appendix is for you. This appendix explains how Microsoft allows disparate businesses—from the smallest one-person home office to the largest enterprises—to get the benefits of SharePoint without needing to know how to install, manage, deploy, patch, back up, scale out, or generally maintain the machines or software.

This appendix is relatively short because you can do most of the same things with Office 365 and SharePoint Online that you can do with SharePoint on-premises. But this appendix does ...

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