Available from Professional Advantage , Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) is an integrated suite of server applications that offer complete control over electronic content, helping to enhance shared business processes and information sharing.
There are two editions of the business information management system available; SharePoint Server and SharePoint Foundation.
Microsoft Office SharePoint Server offers the complete integrated suite of platform services and applications. Organisations are able to invest only in the applications they wish to use; for example enterprise search or web based forms.
Microsoft Office SharePoint Server platform helps to connect people with people by providing centralised reporting and business intelligence. It provides indexing and search functions across existing repositories of data as well as organising sites across the enterprise.
Using SharePoint Server platforms will help to improve productivity thanks to effective team management as well as improved enterprise efficiency and effectiveness. It will also help to reduce training costs and provide more efficient searching and retrieval of information and data from anywhere in the organisation.
SharePoint Foundation is the base platform that can be implemented for entry level collaboration and content management. This server platform enable collaboration on documents, the sharing of team and project information as well as enabling the management of virtual teams.
Use of SharePoint Foundation will help to improve personal and team productivity and encourage a more productive and collaborative work environment. It is easy to deploy and customise and enables the re-use of information.