Features of SharePoint Foundation
Improved User Interface.
Includes the Microsoft “Ribbon”
interface, integration with Microsoft
Office, drag and drop capabilities,
and enhanced social media capabilities.
If you have Office 2010 installed
on your computer, your users can
now work on the same Word or Excel
document at the same time. Office
2010 knows when several are editing
the same document and automatically
syncs all versions. A great new
feature for the busy office.
Expanded Browser Support.
Runs smoothly on Internet Explorer
7 and 8, as well as Firefox 3
or higher and Safari 4 and higher.
Sandbox Solution provisioning.
Managing solutions runs in it's
own development application which
isolates it from the working environment.
Business Connectivity Connect
SharePoint to sources of external
New graphical mobile view
for Blackberry, iPhone and ActiveSync
Improved Search. Optimizes
search capabilities providing
more relevant results and a more
interactive search experience.
List Enhancements. Improved
user experience in the case of
Improves and expands options to
build automated workflows that
can accommodate complex business
Upload and use custom/third-party
Sandbox Solutions - You
can deploy sandboxed solutions
to quickly and more securely solve
business problems. Sandboxed solutions
are like farm solutions except
in the following ways: they are
rights-restricted and have a more
permissive deployment policy than
farm solutions; they are limited
to the site collection to which
they are deployed; and their server
resource usage is monitored against
an administrator-controlled quota
for the site collection.
Business Connectivity Services,
is a set of services and features
that provide a way to connect
SharePoint-based solutions to
sources of external data and to
define external content types
based on that external data.
Meeting Workspace - Send
notices, invites, alerts, and
set up a workspace to hold a meeting,
attach documents, and list contacts.
Bring your entire team together
online, no matter where they are
Event Calendars - Keep
track of all the dates and times
of your events in one location.
With the shared calendar everyone's
availability is up to date. You
can also assign permissions and
share access to your personal
calendar with colleagues. Whether
oversees or over the cubicle,
you know what's happening and
Contact Lists - Store
all of your team's information
in the contact directories. Create
directories for business partners,
vendors, and other contacts outside
the company as well. No more looking
all over for a name and number.
Manage all your contacts in one
Task Managers - Create
lists to assign tasks to team
members. You can specify priority
and due date, and indicate its
status and progress. Users can
view their individual tasks or
view all team members.
Surveys - Create and
deliver an online survey from
SharePoint. Take a poll on anything
and everything from where to hold
the company picnic to employee
satisfaction and morale. Stay
informed and connected.
Discussion Groups - Create
your own forums and discussion
groups to share and talk about
current issues, ask and answer
questions and archive them.
Announcements - Keep
everyone up to date on the latest
company news whether its an employee
promotion or regarding the latest
financial report. Keep everyone
informed of the most critical
information they need to get their
Accessibility - From
any Internet access point in the
Tools - No new software
needed. If you are running Microsoft
Office 2007 or Office 2010 and
Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher,
Firefox 3 or higher, or Safari
4, you've already got the tools!
Security You administer
access levels who can read,
edit or upload files. Restrict
sensitive areas, offer global
access to others.