Dockit for SharePoint v9.0.5940.34393 Released

A new major version of Dockit has been released recently with redesigned UI, OneDrive for Business support and the following enhancements: All New Contemporary User Interface Dockit Main Window appearance has been modified completely for products unified approach. The tool bar in main window contains a brand new Ribbon control to ease the usage of […]

New version of XPlica v6.8 has been released

A new version of XPlica v6.8 has been released recently with the following enhancements: Site Collection Feature Activation The ‘Site Collection Feature Activation’ has been newly introduced in the sandbox solution (for SharePoint Online) and XPlica Server Agent (for on-premise SharePoint) that enables to activate the set of (already available) site collection features in the […]

Retaining Document IDs across site collections or SharePoint farms

SharePoint Document ID service is useful to maintain static links to documents regardless of where they get moved within the same site collection, or if their name gets changed. In short, with the SharePoint Document ID service activated, you can preserve the Document ID within the site collection. There are a few limitations in SharePoint […]

New version of XPlica for SharePoint version 6.7 has been released

A new version of XPlica for SharePoint (v6.7) has been released with the following enhancements: Wildcard inclusion to migrate only the site structure (excluding contents) In SharePoint migration scenarios, quite a few customers would be interested in migrating site structure alone to see if the pages, look and feel, permissions are intact, before migrating contents. […]

Document set metadata update and other addition in the latest DocKIT for SharePoint

The latest version of file shares to SharePoint migration tool – DocKIT for SharePoint offers users a provision to capture the Document set version and update the description metadata for the URL column. Document Set Version Capture Whenever DocKIT creates a new document set or updates the already available document set’s metadata, it can capture […]

Web part issue and resolution when migrating from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013

One of our customers recently encountered an issue when upgrading from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013. I thought I will share this for the benefit of others in the SharePoint community who are planning to migrate from SharePoint 2007. Users in the customer’s organization encountered the error below when opening a custom webpart that used […]

Making An Impossible Looking Site Collections Migration Possible with XPlica

When a day at the office involves delivering leading edge cloud infrastructure solutions to clients ranging from medical services and manufacturing to accounting firms you need to be ready for anything—on premises or in the cloud. About the Client An IT Solutions Provider got a phone call form a client presenting them with a new […]

Migrate custom web parts, workflows, alerts and web pages

XPlica has been updated with new features that help you comprehensively migrate Site Collections and Sites to your new SharePoint environment. XPlica v6.5 can now migrate:  Look and Feel elements (Master Pages and Themes) from SharePoint 2007 and above  User configured Alerts in the source location  Web parts residing in list views, landing pages, forms, […]

Migration Mission Accomplished with Vyapin’s DocKIT

It was all now or nothing for a regulator handling financial services during a crucial weekend. It was time to put into action months of migration planning. It involved moving 8 million documents or 4 TBs of data from the existing Open Text system to their new SharePoint environment. It all came down to 48 […]

Improved migration stats for users in new DocKIT

DocKIT for SharePoint is Vyapin’s SharePoint migration solution to migrate from file shares to SharePoint Libraries. DocKIT now features user interface changes that provide more vital information and statistics about the migration job. The Task Status window displays real time and more accurate data on the progress of the migration. The colored dual progression bars […]

XPlica 6.2 released to provide solution for full or incremental migration

There have been a few enhancements in the latest version of XPlica for SharePoint, which is Vyapin’s SharePoint migration solution to migrate contents across SharePoint servers and versions. 1) The Reference Columns for various SharePoint List types have been updated XPlica uses the Reference Columns (or Unique Column Values) definition to identify duplicates in the […]

Site Collection migration from SharePoint 2003 to SharePoint 2013 made easy with XPlica for SharePoint

With the advent of SharePoint 2013 and the new version of Office 365, SharePoint administrators may feel the business need to move content from old SharePoint servers to the newer version. Vyapin’s SharePoint to SharePoint migration solution, XPlica for SharePoint helps administrators accomplish this task with minimal effort. XPlica can migrate Sites, Libraries, Lists and […]

Challenges in Migrating from SharePoint 2003 to SharePoint 2013

Migrating from SharePoint 2003 to SharePoint 2013 is a challenging task as 2003 is an antiquated system compared to the new and vastly capable SharePoint 2013. Apart from having to adapt to the huge difference in technology, a lot of effort will also be required in cleansing the redundancy in the 2003 database. Besides this, […]