Microsoft SharePoint


SharePoint - All you need to know

Introduction: In the event that you and your team members need to work together when they are physically apart, you might find yourself exchanging emails and files 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 solutions all your collaboration problems will be solved in an instant. So, what exactly is a SharePoint platform and what do you need to know about it?

SharePoint – The All-in-one Collaboration Platform:

SharePoint is a shared platform or 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:

Just like Microsoft Dynamics, SharePoint has a variety of features that makes it a must-have for every office worker. Highlighted below are the features of SharePoint and the benefits these features deliver with the help of certified partners in the long run.

Share Point Access

Since SharePoint is so easy to use and customize as per the organization’s needs and offers a variety of functionalities that 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 in their network, after which the only thing left to do is collaborate, create, edit, and share.

Deployment Options:

Deployment Options

Now that you have decided to use the SharePoint platform, 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.

Particulars: On – Premise Cloud Hybrid
  1. Security – No chance of sensitive information being accessed by Outsiders.
  1. Standardization
  2. Cheaper
  3. Most of the administration is done by Microsoft.
  1. Information can be shared with outsiders while protecting sensitive information at the same time, with the sensitive information alone being saved on on-premise.
  1. Costly and requires more Space and Personal.
  2. Difficult to work with individuals not part of the organization.
  1. Some of the required customizations are not supported in Cloud.
  2. Some of the organizations policy do not allow storage of data in Cloud.
  1. Cost – Have to Pay and maintain both the on-premise and online version

Versions Available

SharePoint Server 2010 (extended support ends on October 2020), 2013 (extended support ends November 2023), 2016, SharePoint 2019.

SharePoint Online 2016 and 2019.

Mix of the other two.


SharePoint on – Premise:

SharePoint Online

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 support personnel the cost of the  endeavor will be relatively high.

In the case of SharePoint Online, most of the administrative duties are borne by Microsoft Dynamics Certified Partners and they have three plans for which they charge a monthly subscription.

The three plans are as follows:

Details Plan 1 (Share Point Online) Plan 2 (Share Point Online) Plan 3 (Office 365 E3)


$10 (All benefits of Plan 1 included)

$20 (All benefits of Plan 2 included)

Office Applications



Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Publisher.


SharePoint and One Drive

SharePoint and One Drive

Exchange, One Drive, Skype for Business, SharePoint, Teams, Yammer and Delve.

  1. 1 TB of OneDrive storage per user
  2. Share files securely inside or outside your organization
  3. Sync local copies of files or folders for offline viewing and editing on Mac or PC
  4. Co-author in real time in familiar Microsoft Office apps
  5. Inform and connect your people with intranets and portals
  6. Tell your story with beautiful communication sites
  7. Use team sites to connect teams to content, expertise, and processes
  8. Organize and manage content in libraries and lists with metadata, records management, and retention policies
  9. Move and manage files between OneDrive and SharePoint
  10. Search and discover relevant people and important content when you need it most
  11. Navigate your team sites and intranet with the SharePoint mobile apps for Android™, iOS, and Windows or OneDrive mobile apps for Android™, iOS and Windows
  12. FastTrack deployment support with purchase of 50+ seats at no extra cost
  13. 24/7 phone and web support
  14. Licensed for commercial use
  1. Unlimited personal cloud storage1 Customize your enterprise search and results with enhanced features to surface resources across O365
  2. Find content in electronic format for litigation or audit scenarios
  3. Use advanced DLP capabilities to identify, monitor, and protect sensitive information
  4. Use In-Place Holds to programmatically
  1. Business-class email hosting with unlimited mailbox
  2. Custom email domain addresses ([email protected])
  3. Desktop versions of Office applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, plus Access and Publisher for PC only2
  4. OneNote: Access to additional OneNote features (features vary)
  5. Web versions of Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  6. One license covers 5 PCs or Macs, 5 phones, and 5 tablets per user3
  7. Online video-conferencing meetings for up to 250 people4
  8. Online video-conferencing meetings for up to 10,000 people with Skype Meeting Broadcast
  9. Get a hub for teamwork with Microsoft Teams
  10. Automate business processes with Microsoft PowerApps and Microsoft Flow built right into a SharePoint list or library
  11. Maximum number of users: unlimited
  12. FastTrack deployment support with purchase of 50+ seats at no extra cost
  13. 24/7 phone and web support
  14. Licensed for commercial use


Microsoft SharePoint

The latest version of SharePoint Platform is SharePoint 2019 which is targeted towards on-premise and hybrid customers. The following are some of the new features included in the New SharePoint 2019.

KORCOMPTENZ is a US-based Gold Certified Microsoft Partner headquartered in New Jersey, with extensive experience improving business outcomes for our customers. We can help you unlock the potential of both cloud and on-premise versions of SharePoint with a full suite of turnkey and specialized services. Call us now for a consultation!

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