Why is SharePoint a Strong Fit for Intranets?

Author: Abhiraj Banerjee | Categories: SharePoint

SharePoint is an excellent fit for Intranets as it meets

  • Business Needs Across Various Departments For
    • Collaboration, Content authoring
    • Document Management, Forms creation & Workflow based approval
    • Shared calendars, Inter-department events
    • Integration with existing systems
  • Long Term Fit
    • Microsoft has identified SharePoint as its hottest technology based on customer adoption & continues to invest in improving SharePoint with best-of-breed features Integration with existing systems
  • Time To Market
    • The platform supports extensive configurable modules out-of-the box facilitating end user needs easily, cost effectively and within reasonable amount of time
  • Technical Fit
    • Scalability, flexibility & extensibility
    • Thin client based solution
    • Microsoft’s support for SharePoint and the large user base allows for long term sustainability of the technology
    • SharePoint’s open architecture and interoperability with other isolated ad legacy systems allows for easy integration and enhancements

Microsoft SharePoint will be an ideal fit for most enterprise intranets because

  • Microsoft SharePoint is one of the most preferred intranet systems used by organizations the world over. It has advanced collaboration and ECM features that organizations can benefit from right out of the box!
  • Highly scalable solution that can be customized easily
  • Provides a significant head-start and savings over initiatives and technology platforms where effort has to start from scratch
  • Out-of-box feature of initiating, tracking and reporting common business activities provides an extra benefit to the users
  • Effectively manages and repurpose content to gain increased business value
  • It’s MICROSOFT – the anytime and every time support framework is well defined
  • SharePoint is the fastest-growing product in the history of Microsoft
  • Over 100 million licenses of SharePoint have been sold worldwide
  • SharePoint has been adopted by over 17,000 companies worldwide
  • In 2008 alone, sales of SharePoint surpassed 1 billion USD!