Posted on January 10, 2020
SharePoint- All you need to know
Introduction: In the event when you and your team members need to work together when they are physically apart, you might find yourself exchanging mails and files in order to collaborate and create a single final document. It would be a tedious process with lots of edits being made and with you not being sure who contributed what. Well, with SharePoint all your collaboration problems will be solved in an instant. So what exactly is SharePoint and what do you need to know about it?
SharePoint – The All-in-one Collaboration Platform:
SharePoint is a Collaboration Platform which allows its users to collaborate, create, edit, share, store and version documents all within a single shared Platform. It also has document workflow capabilities.
Features and Benefits:
SharePoint has a variety of features which makes it a must have for every office worker. Highlighted below are the features of SharePoint and the benefits these features deliver in the long run.
Share Point Access:
Since SharePoint is so easy to use and customize as per the organisations needs and offers a variety of functionalities it can be used by anyone. All they need to do is create an access point and network for themselves and any other user they want to include into their network, after which the only thing left to do is collaborate, create, edit and share.
Now that you have decided to use SharePoint, the next point of consideration for most is usually which deployment option to choose from. Should it be On-premise, Cloud or Hybrid? Highlighted below are the pros and cons of each choice as well as the versions available for each choice.
SharePoint on – Premise:
In the case of SharePoint on – premise since the company must bear the cost of implementing, updating and maintaining the server by themselves and with their own support personnel the cost of the endeavour will be relatively high.
In the case of SharePoint Online, most of the administrative duties are borne by Microsoft and they have three plans for which they charge a monthly subscription.
The latest version of Share Point is Share Point 2019 which is targeted towards the on – premise and hybrid customers. The following are some of the new features included in the New Share Point 2019.
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