Cloud Connector

Overview

The Layer2 Cloud Connector for Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365 can connect almost any local or cloud-based line-of-business data and documents with SharePoint - easy to setup (no coding required), secure, always up-to-date, and bi-directional (if required). No installation or customization on SharePoint necessary. All native SharePoint list and library features available for your external data. SharePoint on-premises or Online and OneDrive for Business fully supported for sync of hybrid applications.

Features & Benefits

The Layer2 Cloud Connector connects your line-of- business data to Microsoft SharePoint, Office 365, Dynamics CRM/ERP, Exchange, MS SQL and almost any other system:

  • Connect and Sync with SharePoint lists - Extends the SharePoint capabilities to existing external data sets, that will continue to reside within your corporate network – directly connected to native SharePoint lists and libraries and always up-to-date.
  • No programming or tools required - Setup in a few minutes guided by a wizard. No installation or customizing at SharePoint or data source required.
  • 100% compatible to ALL SharePoint 2010 / 2013 offerings - On premise, externally hosted, Office 365, OneDrive for Business, or sandboxed.
  • Reliable architecture - A connection is established only for data exchange – not for general usage.
  • Secure data connection and transfer - The connector runs where your data resides today - on any server or client inside your corporate network with Internet connectivity available. No data is exposed to any 3rd party.
  • High performance - Works great with large data sets.
  • Almost any data source supported - ODBC, OLEDB, OData, .NET-based providers, file content (Excel, XML, CSV), File System Replication, SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, IBM DB2, IBM AS/400, IBM Informix, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SharePoint, Dynamics NAV/CRM, Exchange, Active Directory, Navision, Lotus Notes, SAP, Web Services etc.
  • Virtually any data sources supported - SharePoint CSOM, OData, File System, XML/RSS, Exchange data provider included.
  • Process Integration - Start workflows or send email notifications in the cloud on external data change. Add additional “cloud-only” columns, e.g. for rating, or file attachments. Aggregate your external data.

Licensing

  • Licensing - Licensing per installation. No user CALs required.
  • Free Shareware Edition available - Just register, download and use with limitations. Click here to contact us.
  • Personal Edition - € 399 per server.
  • App Edition - via SharePoint App Store only.
  • Professional Edition - € 995 per server
  • Annual Software Assurance - 20% per year.