Introduction of SharePoint 2010
SharePoint is a software platform and a family of software products developed by
Microsoft for collaboration, file sharing and web publishing.
SharePoint helps team members to connect and exchange information in a
collaborative manner. It helps to centralize enterprise information for
efficient functioning. Microsoft
SharePoint 2010 makes it easier for people to work together. Using SharePoint
2010, we can set up Web sites to share information with others, manage documents
from start to finish, and publish reports to help everyone make better
Benefits of SharePoint:
For IT Professionals:
SharePoint 2010 delivers a powerful, easy-to-deploy
infrastructure that can help and make a company more productive. Flexible
deployment options let we customize the system so that people can do their jobs
effectively in a secure environment. Plus, with centralized administration and
management features, we can be confident knowing that we maintain control over a
system that is ready to respond to any business need.
With SharePoint 2010, our development team can build custom applications and
components to rapidly respond to business needs. With familiar tools, it’s easy
to create Web Parts, external content types, and workflow activities for use in
SharePoint solutions. A full set of extensibility APIs also lets we customize
our SharePoint implementations. We can count on community support and training
opportunities to help you do your work in SharePoint quickly and effectively.
For End Users:
SharePoint 2010 helps our team work better, faster, and
smarter. Access the right people and information at the right time to make
better decisions and get the job done. Plus, work comfortably and confidently in
SharePoint 2010 with a familiar interface and direct connections to Microsoft
Components of SharePoint:
SharePoint 2010 Sites provides a single infrastructure for
all your business
documents with colleagues, manage projects with partners, and
publish information to
SharePoint 2010 Communities delivers great collaboration
and a single platform
to manage them. Make it easy for people to share ideas and
work together the way
SharePoint 2010 Content makes content management easy. Set
”behind the scenes”—with features like document types,
retention polices, and
automatic content sorting—and then let people work
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SharePoint 2010 Search cuts through the clutter. A unique
relevance, refinement, and
social cues helps people find the information and
contacts they need to get
their jobs done.
SharePoint 2010 Insights gives everyone access to the
databases, reports, and
business applications. Help people locate the information
they need to make good
SharePoint 2010 Composites offers tools and components for
business solutions. Build no-code solutions to rapidly
respond to business needs.
Purpose of SharePoint:
It is Portal Collaboration Software Office SharePoint Server 2007 provides a
single integrated platform to manage intranet, extranet, and Internet
applications across the enterprise.
2) Business users gain greater control over the storage, security, distribution, and management of their electronic content, with tools that are easy to use and tightly
integrated into familiar, everyday applications.
3) Organizations can accelerate shared business processes with customers and partners across organizational boundaries using InfoPath Forms Services–driven solutions.
4) Information workers can find information and people efficiently and easily through the facilitated information-sharing functionality and simplified content publishing. In
addition, access to back-end data is achieved easily through a browser, and views
into this data can be personalized.
5) Administrators have powerful tools at their fingertips that ease deployment,
management, and system administration, so they can spend more time on strategic