Sunday, June 10, 2012

What is SharePoint?

What is Microsoft SharePoint?

SharePoint is Microsoft fastest selling server product What is Microsoft SharePoint? Here is Microsoft's definition:

"Microsoft SharePoint 2010 makes it easier for people to work together. Using SharePoint 2010, your people can set up Web sites to share information with others, manage documents from start to finish, and publish reports to help everyone make better decisions."

In a nutshell it is an application that is entirely web-based that makes building web sites and basic applications simple and easy for end users.  Obviously, like an Microsoft Server Technology, it can be extended through custom development to expand and build some key business applications.  Below are some great links for more information:

Microsoft SharePoint Home Page:  What is SharePoint?
Wikipedia: What is SharePoint?
Office:  What is SharePoint?