Review on Microsoft® Office® 2010 Server
Microsoft says it does not intend the SharePoint to replace a full file server or to function as a single-use solution. While SharePoint users could access SharePoint functionality through multiple methods, the primary user interface is a web-based application accessed through a browser. The majority of SharePoints functionality is supported across all major desktop web browsers; however, some minor features are restricted to the 32-bit version of Internet Explorer 8.
It is used for organizations looking to expand their business collaboration platform to enable advanced scenarios. Use the Enterprise capabilities of SharePoint to fully inter-operate with the external line-of-business applications and web services. Microsoft Office client applications make better decisions with rich data visualization dashboards and advanced analytic and build robust forms and workflow-based solutions. For the organizations looking to create customer-facing public Internet sites and private extranets using the full enterprise capabilities of SharePoint.
With business collaboration and the productivity becoming instrumental to success, IT departments are required to do the more with no additional resources. With the SharePoint 2010, robust management tools enable IT to multiply its impact and achieve a higher degree of effectiveness with the same resources. In times when business volatility is on the rise and time-to-market is key, the SharePoint 2010 enables all users to customize the out-of-box platform and deploy solutions that would enable them to address specific business needs more quickly and more effectively. SharePoint 2010 includes tools and capabilities that allow businesses to maximize the impact of the existing investments and knowledge, and to provide all users with bi-directional interaction with line-of-business data. These tools and the capabilities make it possible to shorten the time between recognizing a business need and the delivering a business productivity solution to address it.
- FIVE – Connect and Empower People
Making people more productive is a direct result of the enabling them to access resources and knowledge regardless of where they are and what device they have accessible, while the providing them with a user experience that increases usability and adoption. The SharePoint 2010 provides all of this through cross-device and cross-browser read/write access, seamless integration with the Microsoft Office and an exceptional user experience around accessing editing and publishing SharePoint sites whether inside or outside the firewall.
- FOUR – Cut Costs with a Unified Infrastructure
The driving cost efficiencies and accomplishing more with the same resources is possible through the consolidation of business productivity solutions onto SharePoint 2010. The ability to the deploy any of the integrated capabilities and new enterprise-class management tools to intranet, extranet and Internet sites as well as the choice of on-premises installation or hosted services, paves the way for optimizing IT resources and significantly lowering the total cost of ownership of business productivity solutions.
- THREE – Anywhere Access
Mobile work is not just for the sales force anymore. Today, most businesses support telecommuting and they expect employees to be always connected even when they are away from the office. SharePoint 2010 offers a diverse set of capabilities that extends peoples access to resources and allows them to be productive regardless of the tools or devices they have available.
- TWO – Office Integration
Microsoft Office is by far the most commonly used business productivity software in the world. The Office has always been about the automating tasks and providing people with choices in how they get things done. The Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 provide users with a seamless integration of capabilities that span across Client and Server often without users even realizing that both are involved.
- ONE – User Interface
To allow people to interact with the SharePoint, a rich set of integrated capabilities in an easy and intuitive way the Office Ribbon UI has been implemented in the SharePoint. It provides users with a familiar and contextual experience that drives their productivity even further. This user experience is enhanced by the additional technologies that boost usability and by the ability of all users to the easily edit and publish SharePoint sites.
SharePoint integrated capabilities are enhanced by search technologies and enable you to rapidly respond to changing business needs by making data-driven decisions and by deploying customized solutions quickly and securely.