Hybrid for SharePoint Server 2013
Applies to: Office 365 Enterprise, SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise, SharePoint Server 2013 Standard
Topic Last Modified: 2015-05-29
Summary: Learn about SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid environments and the hybrid solutions available for SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Online.
With SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid, productivity services in SharePoint Online can be integrated with on-premises SharePoint Server 2013 to provide unified functionality and access to data. For enterprises that want to gradually move their existing on-premises SharePoint Server 2013 services to the cloud, SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid provides a staged migration path by extending high-impact SharePoint Server 2013 workloads to SharePoint Online.
A SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid environment enables trusted communications between SharePoint Online and SharePoint Server 2013. When you have established this trust framework, you can configure integrated functionality between services and features such as Search, Microsoft Business Connectivity Services, and Duet Enterprise Online for Microsoft SharePoint and SAP.
The articles in this section provide a roadmap for exploring, planning, installing, and configuring SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Online hybrid environments. Because of the complex nature of SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid environments, it is strongly recommended that you follow this roadmap, beginning with the Explore section, and that you carefully plan your deployment. Even if your enterprise is already familiar with some or all of the technologies involved, there are many configuration details that must be followed precisely for the deployment to succeed.
To get started, explore SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid. For detailed hybrid configuration information, see SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid configuration roadmaps.
This section provides information about hybrid resources such as videos, posters, and worksheets for planning and deployment.
These video recordings about hybrid solutions for SharePoint 2013 are available to view online.
This chalk talk video covers the major components of a SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid environment. This includes inbound and outbound topologies; identity management between SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Online; federation; and the role of the reverse proxy. If you’re considering a SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid solution, watch this video to learn more about how all the pieces fit together.
Watch this video to learn about the relationship between the URLs used to configure SharePoint Server 2013 and the URLs used to configure the reverse proxy device in a SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid environment.
Watch this overview video to help you understand the architecture and functionality of a Business Connectivity Services hybrid solution.
Watch this video for a demonstration of the Business Connectivity Services hybrid scenario deployment process and functionality.
You can download hybrid resources such as posters and worksheets.