Microsoft Unveils SharePoint 2019

Earlier this year at Ignite 2017, Microsoft announced its plans to release the successor of its industry-leading enterprise content management application, SharePoint 2019. According to Jeff Teper, Corporate Vice President of SharePoint at Microsoft, the preview is expected to be released by mid-2018 with the final release in following few months.

Microsoft SharePoint 2019 is expected to be loaded with many new features and improvements. Microsoft is still focused on providing businesses with both on-premise and online version while offering features like modern UI, team news, PowerApps integration and nextgen OneDrive.

The server version of SharePoint 2019 is expected to include features, such as:

  • Communications Sites

Communications Sites will be composed of the File Viewer, Planner, Microsoft Forms, Group Calendar, Spacer and Divider, Twitter and Connectors with enhancements.

  • Team Sites

Team sites will be available to Microsoft Teams improvements which will be available by the end of this year. It will include some new web parts which will be available in the first half during it’s preview release.

  • Hub Sites

Microsoft will be introducing new portal ‘Hub Sites’ in SharePoint Server 2019, which will let the users bring related sites together with news & activities. It will have enhanced look and feel with simplified search features. A single Hub site will be able to get associated with multiple Team Sites as well as Communication Sites.

  • Admin Center

SharePoint Server 2019 will have a totally New Admin Center to get more control to view all sites and activities in one place and create better policies, include new homepage showing SharePoint and OneDrive notifications. A new recycle bin which can recover the deleted sites.

  • Migration Tool

The new migration tool is designed to automate migration process of Office 365. Its also move the contents of the site from SharePoint server to client based SharePoint online with the much more efficient process than before.


Microsoft is also planning to release Office 2019 to include better IT capabilities. Primarily designed for a business organization that isn’t using Office 365, it comes loaded with new formulae and charts for data analysis in Excel and PowerPoint. It is also planned to be having a zoom animation feature.

As we look forward to the release of SharePoint 2019, we may expect to see more announcements about new features being added. But as always, the new release of SharePoint 2019 will show the all upgrades after its final release.

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