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SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Architect's Guidebook by Martin Kearn, Bill Baer, Reza Alirezaei, Brian Wilson

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SharePoint 2010 Features and Capabilities

By Brian Wilson

SharePoint 2010 is packed with features and capabilities to help your organization implement intranet, extranet, and Internet-focused solutions. It contains a smorgasbord of features and capabilities to cater to your organization's specific requirements. Without a doubt, it is the most complete information management and versatile business solutions platform on the market today.

SharePoint 2010 is a product resulting from continuous improvement, learning, evolution, and innovation, starting all the way back in the Site Server days, and, officially, with SharePoint 2001, culminating in the release of SharePoint 2010.

images If you have not already, read Chapter 6 (which explains the concept of SharePoint) and Chapter 7 (which describes SharePoint's journey to today, and explains how various features came about).

This chapter has taken up the challenge of providing a succinct overview of the arsenal of features and capabilities available in the SharePoint architect's “tool belt.” The key features and capabilities include the following:

  • Publishing services
  • Information services
  • Collaboration services
  • Search services
  • Individual and social networking services
  • Business connectivity services
  • Business intelligence services
  • Workflow and Forms services

Part IV of this book includes chapters that provide detailed design and architecture ...

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