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Microsoft SharePoint taking business by storm

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Microsoft’s SharePoint Server is on a billion dollar juggernaut to potentially become the next must-have technology, offering companies tools for building everything from collaborative applications to Internet sites and potentially handing Microsoft its next cash cow.

“I have not seen anything like this since the early days of [Lotus] Notes,” says Mike Gotta, an analyst with the Burton Group. In those days, corporate users were enamored with a shiny new technology that seemed to have infinite uses. “The talk [around SharePoint] is getting strategic now and people are talking about it as a middleware decision,” Gotta says.

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 is the fastest growing product in the company’s history and seems to have as many uses as a Swiss Army knife. Its six focus areas are collaboration, portal, search, enterprise content management (ECM), business process management and business intelligence.(Compare collaboration products.)

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3 Responses to Microsoft SharePoint taking business by storm


Andy Dale

Many companies make the mistakes of just thinking they can install SharePoint. It needs real Project Management and all areas of the business involved in the design to be fully effective.

officetalk are UK Microsoft Gold Partners who specialise purely in SharePoint will advise on all SharePoint projects and can advise on all the third party add-ons a company might require.




I’m not sure I agree with this but it makes a good point I guess



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