Improving Productivity with Innovative Solutions

Softlanding helps organizations be their best by providing technology solutions and services that make them more productive. We specialize in Microsoft enterprise technology platforms, leveraging a combination of cloud, on-premises, and hybrid configurations to increase productivity from the data center on out to end business users. Areas of specialty include end-to-end Azure and Office 365 services, Microsoft Enterprise Infrastructure and Managed IT Services.

Why Softlanding?

We provide leading IT solutions and services that help organizations be at their best. As Microsoft’s Exclusive Tier 1 Partner in Western Canada, our highly trained staff offer clients laser-focused expertise and efficient results. 

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Our Case Studies

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RBC Global Asset Management

RBC Global Asset Management (GAM) integrates internal web properties for enhanced communication and costs through a consolidated integrated solution.

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Tides Canada

With only 2-3 IT personnel to support their three offices and 160 employees spread across Canada, after-hours technical support provided by Softlanding helps ensure steady service during peak periods of the workday coast to coast. By having support read​ily available, Tides Canada has improved efficiency and has reduced the cost of  ad-hoc technical support. Softlanding's Infrastructure Managed Services has, in turn, provided the organization with more confidence and reassurance that their IT is secure and well-taken care of so they can focus on their daily business activities.​

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Prospera Credit Union

As an advocate of productivity enhancement through technology, Prospera had already invested in SharePoint 2003, which housed the company'sgoodprospects intranet. Staff members had been using the system to share and exchange knowledge including forms, policies and procedures, making it a crucial part of day-to-day business.

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West Fraser Mills

West Fraser sets sight on cloud-based applications to increase their mill productivity, using technology to set themselves apart

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Capilano University

Capilano University sets its sights on long-term success by engaging a partner to undertake a crucial SharePoint re-vamp and provide ongoing support moving forward.

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The Blog

Moving to Azure? Take advantage of "Microsoft FastTrack" funding

Moving to Azure? Take advantage of "Microsoft FastTrack" funding

Every year, Microsoft provides specific gold-certified Microsoft partners with funding to accelerate the adoption of Azure services. The program is called "FastTrack for Azure" which includes white glove service from the Microsoft team, and a funded two-week pilot provided by Softlanding.

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The Power of a SharePoint Result Source

The Power of a SharePoint Result Source

SharePoint Search provides a fast and user-friendly way to retrieve information or documents. You just enter a keyword into the search box and click 'Search' – it's as easy as that. Almost instantly the results are displayed and can be improved by simply clicking on provided refiners. That provides a very convenient way to search your SharePoint content.

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SharePoint 2016: Exploring How the ‘Durable Links’ Feature Works Internally

SharePoint 2016: Exploring How the ‘Durable Links’ Feature Works Internally

​I have been promoting Document Management with SharePoint for many years now and I’m still convinced that enterprises will benefit a lot if they move their files from a file-share to SharePoint. Although managing files in SharePoint libraries usually solves a lot of problems enterprises encounter with saving their corporate files to file-shares, there are some issues that impact the user experience negatively. One of these issues has been the way employees access files if the files are moved to different locations. To understand this issue, we need to have a look at the Document Lifecycle first.

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Purge SharePoint Workflow History List

Purge SharePoint Workflow History List

Scenario You receive the following error when opening the Workflow History List: This view cannot be displayed because it exceeds the list view threshold (5000 items) enforced by the administrator.

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Nintex Forms - New Enterprise License Keys Will Not Work With Versions Lower Than 2.7

Nintex Forms - New Enterprise License Keys Will Not Work With Versions Lower Than 2.7

Last week, an Enterprise Demo of Nintex Forms/Workflow installed on our servers expired. This occurs every year for the demo licenses so it was expected to happen. So I went to https://partner.nintex.com, generated a new license file, and imported it into our server through "Central Administration > Nintex Forms Management > Licensing > Import". However, a weird error appeared in the "Central Administration > Nintex Forms Management > Licensing" page: ​This feature is only available in Nintex Workflow Enterprise Edition

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Latent security issue with Delve

Latent security issue with Delve

While the Microsoft SharePoint search engine is a very powerful tool, my attention is currently drawn towards Delve and Office Graph. Delve and Office Graph go hand-in-hand as Delve is the user-focus front end platform that visualizes data retrieved and sorted by Office Graph. Office Graph is the new and exciting search and index engine that uses artificial intelligence and fuzzy logic to create relations between data and persons while crawling data.

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How to Deploy SharePoint 2010 & 2013 using PowerShell

How to Deploy SharePoint 2010 & 2013 using PowerShell

Introduction: First of all I would like to start by thanking Brian Lalancette and many others for their great work on the AutoSPInstaller Project. AutoSPInstaller is a PowerShell based tool which automates the deployment of SharePoint 2010 and 2013. It has the ability to granularly configure most aspects of the farm and includes some interesting features such as: centralized farm deployment, granular database naming, XML configuration and more.

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Get Inventory of OneNote Notebooks in Office365 Using CSOM

Get Inventory of OneNote Notebooks in Office365 Using CSOM

After discovering that migrating OneNote notebooks from one SharePoint location to another is difficult to do while maintaining the integrity of the notebooks (http://help.share-gate.com/article/907-onenote-migration), I needed to retrieve an inventory of all OneNote notebooks that reside on a collection of Office365 personal sites.

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Get Crawled Property names and values for a Document

Get Crawled Property names and values for a Document

Issue: When creating Managed Properties in SharePoint Search it is difficult to find the exact name of the crawled property. This proves to be impossible in a very large environment as there can be hundreds of similarly named crawled properties.

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News & Events

We've Been Voted 'Best in Canada' by Microsoft

Softlanding has been named 2017 Enterprise Cloud Platform Innovation Partner of the Year by Microsoft Canada for helping our clients digitally transform with Microsoft Azure. 

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Office 365 Customer Immersion Experience

Discover how Office 365 can transform your business

Every first Tuesday of the month, Softlanding hosts private Office 365 workshops for organizations looking to trial technologies such as Office 365, Power BI Pro, Delve Analytics, Cloud PBX with Skype For Business and more. 

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Softlanding ranks in PROFIT 500's Fastest Growing Companies for  2017

For the fourth consecutive year, Canadian Business and PROFIT has ranked Softlanding Solutions Inc. on the 29th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies.

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