Overview of Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint is a full-featured, server-based platform that uses web technology to improve collaboration providing comprehensive content management, enterprise search, business process sharing, and access to information across boundaries for better business insight.
SharePoint supports all intranet, extranet, and web applications within an enterprise via a unified, integrated platform, eliminating the need for multiple, fragmented systems to manage different types of information. Additionally, this collaboration and content management solution provides IT professionals and developers with the platform and tools they need for server administration, application extensibility, and interoperability.
Progent's Microsoft-certified engineers can provide cost-effective remote consulting services to help you design, install, and maintain a productive SharePoint deployment that will promote collaboration and smart decision-making via mechanisms and capabilities such as web portals, enterprise search, workflow visualizations, advanced management reporting and analytics, content co-authoring, and document control. Progent can help you set up Microsoft SQL Server as the database engine powering SharePoint and securely integrate SharePoint with a variety of Microsoft and non-Microsoft data sources both inside and outside your corporate firewall. Progent can also provide customized webinar training to individuals or groups who are members of your SharePoint community. Progent can help you support an older release of SharePoint, migrate to a current version, or create a new SharePoint environment that consolidates diverse data sources and management tools into a single, cohesive, and productive collaboration solution.
Major Releases of Microsoft SharePoint Supported by Progent
SharePoint has been available commercially for more than a decade and is now the premiere solution for enterprise-wide collaboration for businesses of any size. As SharePoint has evolved, its scope and extensibility have expanded to the point that the platform can impact almost every aspect of an information network. Progent's veteran team of Microsoft-certified consultants have the breadth and depth of technical knowledge to help customers support any release of SharePoint and to maintain even the most complex SharePoint environment. Versions of SharePoint for which Progent can provide expert remote support and development services include:
SharePoint Server 2013 has been redesigned to work with keyboard/mouse or touch input and to display equally well on screens that can range from smartphones and tablets to workstations for power-users. The focus of SharePoint 2013 remains to provide easy web-based access to people, information, and applications and to promote productive collaboration, and major enhancements have been added in the areas of application and work management, social computing, enterprise search, self-service business intelligence (BI), Excel integration, interoperability, security and compliance, performance, reliability, mobility, and scale. To learn about the new and enhanced capabilities of SharePoint 2013 and to find out Progent's consulting services for this revamped platform, see SharePoint 2013 Consulting Services.
SharePoint 2010 includes significant improvements to all of the platform's capability areas such as, for example, integration with Excel 2010 plus new and enhanced tools for managing documents, records, image and video files, and web content. Progent offers remote consulting and application development services to help clients plan, execute, manage, and troubleshoot SharePoint 2010 deployments that can include web portals, rich content management, blogs, wikis, social networking, management analytics, enterprise search engines, workflow visualizations, and other mechanisms to streamline collaboration. For details about the new features of SharePoint 2010 and to find out how Progent can help you benefit from these enhancements, see SharePoint 2010 Consulting Services.
Office SharePoint 2007 includes an array of features that give it significant advantages over SharePoint Portal Server 2003. An example is Site Manager, which allows you to manage a SharePoint site’s navigation, security access, and general look and feel via an easy drag-and-drop tool. Site Manager unifies site management tasks for portals and Web sites, including management of areas, pages, listings, SharePoint site lists, and associated component parts. For more information about Office SharePoint 2007's rich feature set and to find out about Progent's support services for this platform, visit SharePoint Server 2007 Consulting and Support.
SharePoint Portal Server 2003 is a mature enterprise portal platform for establishing connections between a company’s information and the people and teams who work with it. SharePoint 2003 presents a common resource for your employees or customers to access, control, display, and interact with vital information, files, and software applications, and to co-ordinate activities and share information with each other. SharePoint Server 2003 enables faster and better management decisions, more efficient sharing across groups, and more streamlined operations for your business. For additional information about SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and Progent's support services for this product, refer to SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Help.
Contact Progent for SharePoint Consulting and Development
To ask Progent about consulting support, troubleshooting, or application development for any version of Microsoft SharePoint Server, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.
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