The Cloud Connector for Microsoft SharePoint, Office 365 and OneDrive for Business connects and syncs almost any on-premise or cloud-based corporate data source, e.g. ODBC, OLEDB, OData, Microsoft .NET based providers, Files (Excel, XML, CSV), SQL databases like SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, IBM DB2, IBM AS/400, IBM Informix, Notes, SharePoint, Exchange, Active Directory, Navision, Dynamics, SAP, SalesForce, file shares, home drives or local directories and many more directly to native SharePoint lists and libraries in the Microsoft Cloud - or any other Microsoft SharePoint 2010 / 2013 installation - in just minutes and without any programming:

 

SharePoint and Office 365 Integration via Layer2 Cloud Connector FAQs

For any questions or issues please use the FAQ Web Form or contact sales@layer2.de directly.

Office 365 Cloud Connector for SharePoint - Version History

Read about the Office 365 Cloud Connector version history, known issues & workarounds here.

Office 365 Integration: How to connect local Excel files to the Microsoft Office 365 cloud?

You can connect local Excel files to the Microsoft Office 365 cloud using the Cloud Connector for Office 365 & SharePoint 2010. A sample connection configuration file is given.

How to connect PowerShell scripts to native SharePoint lists for notifications and workflows?

How to connect SharePoint lists (on-premise or online) with PowerShell scripts to enable notifications and workflows.

Office 365 Integration: How to connect MS Dynamics CRM on-premise to Microsoft Office 365?

You can connect your local on-premise Microsoft Dynamics CRM to the Microsoft Office 365 cloud using the Cloud Connector for Office 365 & SharePoint 2010. A sample is given.

Office 365 & Azure Integration: How to connect a SQL Azure table to native SharePoint lists?

Office 365 or SharePoint Online can link to Azure documents using an Azure-based link list and replication via the Cloud Connector.

Native SharePoint lists as SQL Azure Web Frontend with full CRUD

​It's easy to connect native SharePoint 2010 lists to SQL Azure tables and queries codeless and in just minutes. Optionally the connection can be bi-directional with two-way data replication.

Twitter & Office 365 integration: How to replicate Twitter feeds to native SharePoint lists, e.g. in Office 365

This FAQ is about integrating / replicating Twitter feeds with native SharePoint lists - on-premise or in the cloud.

How to replicate Salesforce data to SharePoint Online / Office 365 or SharePoint 2010?

​The Cloud Connector can be used to connect Salesforce data to almost any other data source, including native SharePoint lists in the Office 365 cloud or in SharePoint 2010 / 2013 on-premise without any programming in a few minutes.

SAP integration with Office 365 and SharePoint Online: Step-by-step

SAP integration in Office 365 and SharePoint Online is explained step-by-step. Native SharePoint lists are connected to SAP data with all usual SharePoint list features available, e.g. change notifications and workflows.

How to push database field content to SharePoint metadata columns (and write back)?

The Cloud Connector can write metadata like Author, Editor, Creation data / time, last modification time to SharePoint. Here is how it works.

How to share pre-selected Intranet documents in a Microsoft Office 365 Extranet?

You can transfer pre-selected documents automatically from your local on-premise SharePoint document library to your SharePoint Online / Office 365 cloud-based extranet using the Cloud Connector.

How to sync your local file system with Office 365 bi-directional?

You can synchronize defined parts of your local file sytem with Office 365 automatically and bi-directional using the Layer2 Cloud Connector.

Office 365: How to sync external XML data with native SharePoint lists?

You can synchronize external XML data e.g. file or web requests with native SharePoint lists in SharePoint 2010, Online or Office 365 using the Cloud Connector.

Office 365: How to sync external SQL data with native SharePoint 2010 / 2013 lists?

You can synchronize external SQL data e.g. SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL etc. with native SharePoint lists in SharePoint 2010/2013, Online or Office 365 using the Cloud Connector - bi-directional, if required.

Office 365: Active Directory based corporate phonebook in SharePoint Online

You can synchronize external Active Directory data with native SharePoint contact lists in SharePoint 2010, Online or Office 365 using the Cloud Connector and sync to Outlook clients for offline usage.

SharePoint 2013 / Office 365 Preview and Layer2 Cloud Connector

SharePoint 2013 and the Office 365 Preview have a lot of new options to connect to external data sources. Why the Cloud Connector is still the most efficient way to connect?

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Integration with SharePoint

How to sync Microsoft Dynamics CRM contacts with native SharePoint and Outlook contact lists. A step-by-step intro with many screens.

Layer2 Data Provider for SharePoint (CSOM) Specifications

Specifications of the CSOM-based Layer2 Data Provider for SharePoint to connect to SharePoint 2010 / 2013 or SharePoint Online / Office 365 via ADO.NET.

Layer2 Data Provider for XML Specifications

​The Cloud Connector can be used to connect almost any external data source to native SharePoint lists, even external XML data, file-based or based on web requests. This FAQ gives the full specifications of the Layer2 Data Provider for XML.

Layer2 Data Provider for OData Specifications

​The Cloud Connector can be used to connect almost any external data source to native SharePoint lists, e.g. external OData via web requests. This FAQ gives the full specifications of the Layer2 Data Provider for OData.

How to integrate any SharePoint library with BOX.NET?

You can connect any native SharePoint library to any BOX.NET folder for bi-directional replication without any coding using the Layer2 Cloud Connector.

SharePoint External Data Integration Apps: Feature Matrix

As one of the leading providers of SharePoint add-ons in Europe Layer2 offers several add-ons for SharePoint external data integration for different customer requirements.

How To Access Almost Any Corporate Data Source By Mobile Phone

Office 365 or any SharePoint can act as a cost-effective gateway for content replication between almost any corporate data source and mobile phones.

Office 365: How to sync external Text / CSV data with native SharePoint lists?

You can synchronize external text / CSV data with native SharePoint lists on-premise or in the Office 365 cloud using the Layer2 Cloud Connector.

Layer2 Data Provider for Microsoft Exchange Contacts - Specifications

The Layer2 Cloud Connector for Office 365 and SharePoint can be used to connect Microsoft Exchange contacts in private post offices or public folders to native SharePoint lists and libraries.

FileMaker Integration with SharePoint and Office 365

The Layer2 Cloud Connector for SharePoint and Office 365 can sync FileMaker data with native cloud-based or any other SharePoint 2010 or 2013 lists - easy to connect, secure and always up-to-date.

SharePoint Online Large Scale External Data Integration

You can integrate SharePoint Online lists with external data sources with more than 5.000 items (list view throttling limit) without any issues by data synchronization via the Layer2 Cloud Connector.

Office 365 and SharePoint Integration via ODBC - Specifications & FAQs

The Layer2 Cloud Connector for Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint can connect 32-bit and 64-bit ODBC data sources (and almost any other sources) with native list in SharePoint on-premise or online.

How to integrate Office 365 and SharePoint with FoxPro

You can connect local FoxPro files to the Microsoft Office 365 cloud or SharePoint using the Layer2 Cloud Connector for Office 365 & SharePoint.

RSS Feeds: How to integrate with Office 365 and SharePoint

You can connect, sync and aggregate RSS Feeds with native lists in SharePoint or Office 365 using the Layer2 Cloud Connector.

How to create, publish and integrate Access Web Apps with SharePoint Online

You can integrate Microsoft Access Web Apps in SharePoint Online via SQL Azure using the Layer2 Cloud Connector.

How to chart external data in SharePoint Online and Office 365

You can chart external data with SharePoint 2013 and Online using the BlackCompass Vizualizer App and the Layer2 Cloud Connector App.

SAP SharePoint and Office 365 Integration via NetWeaver / OData

SAP can be integrated with SharePoint and Office 365 using SAP NetWeaver und OData additional to the Layer2 Cloud Connector.

Office 365 Mainframe Integration with IBM AS/400 to SharePoint

The Layer2 Cloud Connector for Office 365 can integrate and synchronize IBM mainframe data sources like AS/400 into the Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint Online cloud, as well as with SharePoint on-premise, in just minutes codeless.

How to sync OneDrive for Business with local file shares, home drives or other corporate data?

OneDrive for Business can be connected and synchronized codeless and bi-directional with any local file shares, home drives etc. using the Layer2 Cloud Connector.
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ISV Gold Partner Layer2 now adds seamless integration of almost any corporate and cloud-based applications with native SharePoint Online lists and libraries to Microsoft Office 365.

Microsoft Office 365 Business Connectivity Services now available with Layer2’s Cloud Connector V2.0

​Layer2 today has announced V2.0 of its Cloud Connector replication service to integrate corporate on-premise data - e.g. files, SQL databases, ERP/CRM, Microsoft Dynamics CRM or NAV, SAP etc. - with the Office 365 cloud.
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Office 365: How to sync with local SharePoint?

You can replicate selected parts of your SharePoint intranet portal to the Office 365 / SharePoint Online cloud.
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Office 365: How to sync with MS Dynamics CRM

You can sync any CRM data with native lists in SharePoint on-prem or online to make it available offline with Outlook.
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Office 365: How to sync with PowerShell script output?

You can connect PowerShell script output with native SharePoint lists for improved reporting and workflows.
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Office 365: How to sync with SAP?

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Office 365: How to sync with XML data?

Almost any system is able to expose data as XML file or web request. You can simply connect and sync to the Office 365 cloud.
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