If your SharePoint environment grows like a seed, you want to make sure it does not grow out of control and performs as intended. What you need is a competent service to ensure that your SharePoint implementation is efficient and secure enough to maximize the productivity of its users and lower the burden on your IT department.
In our experience, enterprises face several common issues with their SharePoint environments. This is how ScienceSoft can help you find the right solution:
ScienceSoft team averages more than 9 years of SharePoint experience and has successfully worked on implementations in such domains as oil and gas industry, banking and finance, retail and others. It brings in the whole of the past experience to identify the current as well as the potential issues in the SharePoint infrastructure regardless of your company’s size.
ScienceSoft has developed a proven health check methodology to help customers make the most of their SharePoint investment. The methodology allows to assess your portal and identify the vulnerabilities that affect your solution’s security, stability and performance. It covers but is not limited to:
You get a detailed report with ScienceSoft’s recommendations on the issues that are to be addressed for a better performance of your SharePoint environment. The document will precisely describe the findings as well as the practical solutions for both the short and long term. It will focus on every key aspect that may affect the SharePoint performance and security, including the custom application code, hardware configurations, content and more. ScienceSoft will fully exploit their expertise to predict the future behavior of your environment. Additionally, you can acquire ScienceSoft’s assistance in implementing the recommendations technically.
The Customer, an international insurance company, had performance issues on the SharePoint 2010 production environment which contained 5 separate farms with approximately 120 servers and encompassed over 70 000 users. Among the issues to be analyzed there were:
ScienceSoft used their assessment methodology with regard to all aspects which could affect system performance and came up with particular findings:
The project was finished in 4 months. During the assessment, ScienceSoft team has revealed all critical issues and provided a report with 30 detailed recommendations for performance improvement. Based on the ScienceSoft’s recommendations the Customer solved the issues and improved the system performance and stability.
ScienceSoft determines which client-side code pieces and network issues may impact the SharePoint performance. ScienceSoft collects and analyzes the IE Network, Fiddler and IE/ Chrome performance-profiling reports to pick out the slowest client-side functions.
To analyze the custom application exceptions, ScienceSoft
This assessment stage aims at identifying the pieces of code in the custom applications which cause performance issues in the SharePoint infrastructure. Only the application features that can affect system performance are subject to analysis. During this stage, ScienceSoft acquires detailed information on the existing issues and provides assumptions about a possible solution.
Some of the feature types that tend to affect system performance are:
ScienceSoft analyzes if a custom application source code is compliant with the Microsoft recommended rules. The focus is on the most critical issues in the code, including potential security holes, application crashes and other logic and design errors. ScienceSoft team uses Visual Studio Code Analysis tool to review the code.
ScienceSoft defines which data may affect system performance. The data is analyzed according to the performance and capacity limits of SharePoint Server. A PowerShell script is used to get the following information:
Typically, large lists (with an excessive number of items) can cause a significant performance decrease. Microsoft recommends to provide a careful planning for the structuring and implementation of large document libraries to meet performance requirements. The more the content is structured, the easier it is to manage the growth of the lists.
The price is determined upon a detailed discussion of your needs with ScienceSoft.
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