Run SharePoint on AWS to rapidly deploy and scale your collaboration platform. Take advantage of the benefits that the AWS cloud offers such as pay-as-you-go pricing, scalability, and data integrity to run your SharePoint workloads today.

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This reference guide deploys Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 in a highly available architecture on the AWS cloud. The implementation includes a Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) infrastructure, Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or 2014 instances configured in a Windows Server Failover Cluster (WSFC), and multiple Amazon EC2 instances to participate in the Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 farm. The Quick Start supports both traditional and streamlined topologies.

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SharePoint 2016 Architecture

Rapidly deploy and scale SharePoint Enterprise solutions on AWS. You have a choice of several versions with options for size, payment, licensing, and type of deployment. Available as a single AMI or a CloudFormation template that defines a starter architecture with features for redundancy, scaling, and load balancing built in. Get started today to take advantage of popular SharePoint Enterprise features like enterprise search, workflow management, mobility support, social integration, business intelligence, advanced document management and more. The Basic version is even available as a 30-day free trial!

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Scalability

Running SharePoint on the AWS cloud allows you to add capacity as needed, without long lead time. You can easily scale up, or down, as business demands change. Stay ahead of the curve by adjusting capacity in minutes and hours, not days or weeks.

No New Hardware

AWS offers low, pay-as-you-go pricing, which eliminates hardware acquisition costs and allows you to pay only for the capacity you need. We do all of the hardware management, so you can focus on higher-value activities than replacing hard drives.

Cost Savings

While reducing both. You no longer need to plan, procure, manage, and depreciate your IT infrastructure. You can replace large up-front expenses with more predictable costs that scale with your business.


Dole Foods

By running on AWS, Dole Foods can now launch a new Microsoft SharePoint website in minutes. Their migration to the AWS cloud saved approximately $350,000 in operating expenses. Dole worked with APN Premier Consulting Partner Smartronix to help architect their solution.

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Slalom Consulting

By using AWS, Slalom upgraded to SharePoint 2013 and used Direct Connect to enable dedicated network connections to its on-premises data centers. Running on the AWS cloud helps Slalom take advantage of new SharePoint features while saving an average of 14% compared to its previous cloud provider.

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IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing 250 companies, which account for 84 percent of global air traffic. When the organization needed to boost the performance of its BI platform, it looked to AWS because of its pace of innovation, big data services portfolio, and security features – especially the ISO 27001 certification which IATA required for its highly confidential information. IATA is running Microsoft SQL Server and SharePoint on AWS, in a hybrid solution integrated with its on premises Active Directory.

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Ricoh

Ricoh was using a hosted SharePoint solution to enable its global sales team and professional technical support team to share information in many different projects. By migrating to AWS, the company was able to cut operating costs to approximately one-third of the old system. In addition to SharePoint, the solution includes ActiveDirectory, RDP, WSUS, and OWA, as well as DocAve SharePoint management software from APN Technology Partner AvePoint.

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