SharePoint 2016: Home of Your New Intelligent Intranet

SharePoint 2016: Home of Your New Intelligent Intranet
Note: The following blog post comes from my original post on the Rackspace blog: Released today, SharePoint 2016 is a foundational release from Microsoft that builds on the success of its cloud based Office 365 offering, extending that power into on-premises dedicated SharePoint farms. This is the first version of SharePoint to be created by Microsoft with a “cloud first” mentality meaning that it shares a common codebase with Microsoft’s Office 365 SharePoint Online product. Many of the new SharePoint features showcased today will be in Office 365’s SharePoint Online product, where they can be tested at massive scale to First Release tenants. As those features are proven out online, Microsoft will work to bring certain of those features back to on-premises SharePoint as incremental feature packs that can be turned on or off by on-premises SharePoint administrators. This new update method ensures on-premises SharePoint will continue to evolve at a much quicker pace than ...