Confidently Upgrade to the Latest SharePoint or Office 365

Softlanding’s SharePoint Upgrade Assessment is designed to provide you with all the details you need to make the move to a new SharePoint version or to Office 365. With Cloud-based business strategies on the rise, improving usability and cloud-productivity from your SharePoint server is the first step to improving workforce adoption and productivity.

In performing a complete SharePoint health check of your current environment, Softlanding’s 5-10 day assessment will provide a detailed analysis of your current SharePoint state, upgrade options and recommendations, as well as guidance for proper implementation and user adoption.

Reasons to upgrade to the latest SharePoint or Office 365:


  • Current SharePoint is unsupported
  • Reduce support costs
  • Improve security
  • Want to take advantage of new features
  • Improve usability and productivity
  • Automate processes
  • Integrate with other systems/applications
  • Enable your mobile workforce
  • Improve adoption


The SharePoint Upgrade Assessment provides you with all the details you need to make the move to a new SharePoint version or to Office 365.


  • Perform a complete SharePoint health check of your current environment
  • Create and assess a full SharePoint Farm inventory
  • Review all your SharePoint customizations including custom branding, forms, web parts, workflows and site templates
  • Review current SharePoint Information Architecture
  • Review current SharePoint usage road-map
  • Review desired changes and enhancements with you


  • Details on your current SharePoint environment including a health check
  • An upgrade road-map including detailed upgrade options and recommendations
  • Guidance on current customizations, enhancements and 3rd party products
  • Adoption recommendations including usability enhancements, training, and governance


Effort estimate for small to medium SharePoint farm: 5-10 days (determined by initial scoping and questionnaire). Large SharePoint farms requires detailed scoping to determine effort.

Enterprise Customers can use Microsoft Deployment Planning Services (DPS) to use towards Softlanding’s  SharePoint Upgrade Assessment

Additional SharePoint Upgrade Offerings

Softlanding is able to assist your organization through the various stages of your SharePoint upgrade process

SharePoint Upgrade Detailed Planning

Planning a SharePoint upgrade can call for detailed requirements gathering and solution designing that requires deep SharePoint expertise. Softlanding is a long established leader in SharePoint and Office 365 deployments with deep operational and product expertise to successfully plan for a successful upgrade or migration to Office 365.

  • Requirements gathering and solution design
  • Information Architecture design
  • Custom graphic design for SharePoint branding
  • Custom solutions planning and design (e.g. web parts, custom search)
  • Detailed migration planning and design
  • SharePoint Farm infrastructure planning and design
  • Evaluation of migration tools and processes
  • Process automation planning and design
  • Security planning and design
  • Document and Records Management planning and design
  • Enterprise application integration planning and design
  • User adoption planning (training, governance)

SharePoint Upgrade Implementation

SharePoint implementations whether small-or-big can be overwhelming. Softlanding is able to assist your organization in farm/Office 365 tenant configurations, custom configurations, custom development to include Softlanding’s SharePoint employee intranet, agileIntranet, as well as the migration of content.

  • Farm / Office 365 tenant configuration
  • Custom development of web parts and other required solutions
  • Installation and configuration of Softlanding’s agileIntranet
  • Installation and configuration of 3rd party products
  • Custom development of branding
  • Migration of content
  • Configuration of Document and Records Management
  • Training
  • Governance
  • User and IT support

SharePoint Sustainment

A successful upgrade is only one component of a properly running SharePoint environment. The skills required to maintain a robust and reliable SharePoint infrastructure span multiple disciplines: infrastructure, database, web technologies, security, business analysis, development and application expertise. SharePointROI align these SharePoint specific skills into a comprehensive, fixed monthly cost offering to help your organization get the most out of your SharePoint investment.

  • End-to-end SharePoint infrastructure and user support
  • SharePoint platform monitoring and proactive maintenance
  • No hiring headaches for SharePoint expertise & lower cost than building in-house skills
  • Access to the full range of SharePoint skills
  • Increase user adoption of your SharePoint platform