Microsoft positions O365 as a cloud-based subscription service that brings together the best tools for the way people work today. By combining best-in-class apps with powerful cloud services, Office 365 lets anyone create and collaborate anywhere on any device.  The platform includes OneDriveExchange OnlineMicrosoft Teams, and Yammer.  SharePoint Online Collaboration Software is an application that is part of the O365 Platform for which BA Insight has an ingestion connector for Elasticsearch available.

The SharePoint Online Connector for Elasticsearch, Elastic Cloud, and Elastic Cloud Enterprise provides the following:

  • Incremental and full ingestion of content into Elastic
  • Security trimming
  • Supports all document types within SharePoint Online
  • All associated metadata is ingested into Elastic index to drive refinement and relevancy
Connectors for SharePoint

Organizations who leverage Elasticsearch can now extend the reach of the data in SharePoint Online, Yammer, or OneDrive to their existing search indexes via the BA Insight ConnectivityHub and our connectors.

Including SharePoint Online data within your Elasticsearch, Elastic Cloud, or Elastic Cloud Enterprise provides the following benefits:

  • Enhances search capabilities into your existing search application while ensuring SharePoint retains the master information
  • Increases adoption of SharePoint via direct links back into SharePoint to any content found by a user
  • Indexes with a very high throughput
  • Has minimal impact of the source system, even helping to improve source system performance by offloading taxing search features
  • Requires no custom code, with full support and enhancements

Future-proof Your Investment

As new versions of Elasticsearch, Elastic Cloud, and Elastic Cloud Enterprise are released, new features and functionality are introduced, and the same is true of new releases of SharePoint Online/O365.  BA Insight takes on the burden of keeping the connector up to date for both SharePoint and the Elastic search engine. The upgrades are easy to do and can be done by your IT organization. It is simply a matter of accessing the BA Insight customer portal, downloading the latest release, and installing and configuring it. If desired, our professional services team can handle the upgrades.

Drive Productivity

By connecting SharePoint Online/O365 to your Elastic search engine you increase adoption of your intranet, improving organizational efficiency and productivity.