Microsoft SharePoint, part of Office 365, is a browser based collaboration and document management platform. SharePoint’s cloud based servers are well suited to SMEs or for use within larger businesses that are looking to store, track and manage documents or manage of internal communications using the powerful SharePoint Intranet functionality.
What is SharePoint in it’s simplest form?
It is a online platform businesses use to store, organise, share, and access information from almost any device through a web browser: Microsoft Edge, Chrome, Mozilla, Firefox, Safari or Explorer.
SharePoint is an intranet and content management system which provides employees with transparency of the vast of business documents they need for their daily work and convenience in making search as a tool to find relevant information they need.
What is SharePoint online?
It’s a cloud-based service, hosted by Microsoft, for businesses of all sizes. Instead of installing and deploying SharePoint Server on-premises, any business can subscribe to an Office 365 plan or to the standalone SharePoint Online service.
What is SharePoint Server?
Businesses can deploy and manage their SharePoint Server within their office. The server offers additional features and capabilities, such as Enterprise Content Management, Business Intelligence, Enterprise Search, Personal Sites, and Newsfeed.