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BOSTON - April 1st, 2013 -- A sneak peek into a pre-pre-release of SharePoint 2016 reveals dramatic new improvements in the venerable platform, according to independent analyst firm, The Real Story Group.
In an exhaustive evaluation of the new platform, Real Story Group (RSG) isolated several critical enhancements.
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The new application framework in particular should dramatically lower costs. At least one prospective customer is already reaping the benefits. RSG contacted Melvin V. Prohgrimmer, a SharePoint evangelist at a 40-person manufacturing company in Omaha, Nebraska. According to Prohgrimmer, the firm's integrator, NeverEnding, Inc. promised a 20% reduction in the estimated $3.2m cost to redesign the company's intranet if they could deploy the 2016 edition of SharePoint rather than SP 2013.
Other analyst firms are also lauding the new edition. Greacy Pahms is Director of Collaboration Research at major analyst firm, the WeLoveVendors Group (NYSE:WLVG), where he led a $12m advisory contract with Microsoft to help define the featureset for SP 2016. "This new version definitively puts Microsoft in our Winners' Quadrant," said Pahms, who added that he looked forward to sharing identical innovations with other WeLoveVendors clients, including IBM, Oracle, and EMC.
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