Building Systems Management as a Service

Dmitry Sotnikov

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Cloud Service for Local SharePoint Insight

A new free service became publicly available on Quest OnDemand - Quest Site Administrator for SharePoint Reports

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A new (free!) service became publicly available on Quest OnDemand - Quest Site Administrator for SharePoint Reports.

This is a great free service which provides some pretty neat reports on your intranet SharePoint environment.

You go to the site and it launches a nice Silverlight client.

Then all you need to do is provide a URL of your site collection (e.g. http://myserver.mydomain.corp/sites/super) and get insight on what is posted at the site:

What is neat is that no data actually leaves your environment. All stats are calculated and displayed locally.

Quest web server only supplies the client and Silverlight UI which then run locally on your premised.

Thus, it is kind of the best of both worlds: data never leaves the building, but you don't have to maintain the tool and always run the latest version from any computer you want:

You can read more about this service from this post by Joel.

Give it a try and let us know what you think!

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Dmitry Sotnikov is VP of Cloud at WSO2, building the cloud business for this leading middleware provider. Check out the WSO2 Cloud platform at http://CloudPreview.WSO2.com