The end of SharePoint 2010 support! What next?

As the end of SharePoint Server 2010 support approaches, you should take advantage of opportunities and understand what your options are. 

What does the end of support for a product mean?

The end of SharePoint Server 2010, and SharePoint Foundation 2010 software support means that Microsoft no longer provides:

  • Technical support.
  • Bug fixes even for issues that may impact the stability and usability of the server.
  • Security fixes for vulnerabilities that are discovered.
  • Time zone updates.
  • Operating systems supporting SharePoint Server 2010 are also reaching or already reached end of support.

 

SharePoint 2010 migration

 

So, what does this mean for a company that is still running SharePoint 2010? Microsoft is simply phasing out from extended support for SharePoint 2010. Nothing shuts down or stops working, however, you will not be able to request changes to product design and features for SharePoint 2010. Any claims you could make about defects with the product under the terms of their warranty will no longer be honored after that. In addition to that, your server will be vulnerable to security breaches because Microsoft will not provide security fixes after its ‘Retirement’.  Maintaining aged hardware along with expired technologies (Operating system, system software’s) will not be an easy job.

The solution? Upgrade

Microsoft support will have fully shifted its support efforts to more recent versions. The best way to ensure continuing support for SharePoint for your business is to migrate your data to a newer version.  Not migrating will cost more in the end. The important thing is to start planning now. Tzunami Deployer’s team is here to help you prepare a successful migration plan and migrate your existing SharePoint Server 2010 data to SharePoint Online, or upgrade your SharePoint Server 2010 to SharePoint 2019 by preserving your structure, contents, security and permission as it is in your SharePoint 2010.

Using previous versions of SharePoint?
Tzunami Deployer support migration from any SharePoint to any SharePoint. Deployer is the best migration tool for SharePoint 2007 (MOSS) upgrade, SharePoint 2003 upgrade and SharePoint 2001 upgrade.

Don’t panic. You can do it!

Start planning an upgrade to the latest version of SharePoint whether your plans are on premises or in the cloud and remember that Tzunami Deployer has the expertise and experience to help you with all your business migration needs.

To contact a customer support representative please email International Support: [email protected]

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