SharePoint service has dramatically increased the efficiency of work groups and business processes through the features like document management, information sharing and tracking, template creation, website management etc. SharePoint services are used to develop intranet portals, extranet sites, enterprise content management solutions, enterprise search, business intelligence etc. Apart from this SharePoint services provides a basic platform for developing web based applications which are resilient and scalable to care of ever growing business requirements.
SharePoint's integration with Microsoft Office including Outlook makes it versatile when it comes to utility and usage.
Microsoft SharePoint services features may include:
-Enterprise Search Capability
-Version Control and Management
-Reliable Storage and Backup Management
-Templates - for Media wikis, blogs, and announcements
-Efficient Integration with Microsoft Office
- Auto Notifications through Emails for all content status updates
-Multi Lingual Support
-Secure by the use of HTTPS and Antivirus
SharePoint services are best in class web-based content management solutions which any organization can deploy on premises or through a web based host depending upon business needs. SharePoint and Microsoft Office jointly perform most of the tasks which are repetitive and seek automation thus helping in improving work group productivity. SharePoint include best of the searching features which is simple, fast accurate and require no advanced set ups. Auto indexing feature makes SharePoint very search friendly and organized
One of the major characteristic of Microsoft SharePoint Services is its updates and feature enhancements as per business needs. These updates may be in terms of integration aspects, feature enhancement and support needs etc. During any update one can easily make announcement and alerts. Message broadcasting can be easily done through SharePoint. It is easy to configure SharePoint Services which can be done either through web browser or command line.