Summary of site definitions

SharePoint 2010 comes in the following two versions:

  • The free SharePoint Foundation 2010, which replaces the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 product.
  • SharePoint Server 2010, which replaces Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

As with the previous versions, the Server product builds on top of the functionality provided in the free Foundation/Services product. For example, both Foundation and Server include the following site definitions (with their official descriptions from Microsoft):

  • Team Site: A site for teams to quickly organize, author, and share information. It provides a document library, and lists for managing announcements, calendar items, tasks, and discussions.
  • Blank Site: A blank site for you to customize ...

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