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March 13, 2017

What is SharePoint?

SharePoint is a Microsoft software program.

By Vinod

SharePoint is a document management and storage system by Microsoft.

The web-based application easily integrates with Microsoft Office and lets users discover, share and collaborate on documents and content. Users can share content from anywhere on any device.

There are two main version of SharePoint available – SharePoint Server and SharePoint Online. SharePoint Server is installed directly on the customer’s IT infrastructure, while Online is a hosted service which is usually bundled in Office 365 subscriptions.

SharePoint Server gives organisations more control over the application and is available in three editions; Standard, Enterprise and Foundation (Free). SharePoint Server requires less updates and has access to a wider set of features which are also able to be customised.

SharePoint Online gives users a limited set of  features and is updated on a more frequent basis.

 

How can SharePoint help manage internal comms?

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