Data is easily managed and organized, as SharePoint Portal Server allows content to be indexed from a variety of information sources. Today, information exists in a variety of formats and languages. In addition, information often resides in multiple locations, which introduces challenges with traditional intranet tools as end users have to follow links and jump back and forth from site to site.
The indexing engine shipped with SharePoint Portal Server is an extremely mature technology. This is a technology that evolved from other existing Microsoft products such as MSSQL, Index Server, and Commerce Server, and includes the following benefits:
Protection against invalid and incorrectly formatted documents
Protection against network ...