Microsoft's SharePoint platform has generated a bunch of buzz and the upcoming SharePoint 2010 server will likely only increase corporate interest. Here we have a round-up of the most current news surrounding SharePoint and how it might impact your environment.
Microsoft's SharePoint platform has generated a bunch of buzz and the upcoming SharePoint 2010 server will likely only increase corporate interest. Here we have a round-up of the most current news surrounding SharePoint and how it might impact your environment. More cheat sheets: 4G, Network routers, desktop virtualization, IPv6, Windows Mobile. Ballmer takes on SharePoint future, software licensing issues, Sidekick woes Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says the potential of SharePoint shows no signs of having any limitations for the foreseeable future and that Microsoft will have consistent licensing across online and on-premises software, and will protect data in the cloud so episodes such as the Sidekick data loss never happens again. SharePoint 2010: A guide to the many versions Microsoft recently announced that the beta version of SharePoint 2010 would be available in November and the final code would ship in the first half of 2010. In true Microsoft form, this means Redmond will have a whole bunch of confusing editions. Eight have so far been revealed, which is more than the list of editions on Microsoft's public SharePoint 2010 Web site. Inside SharePoint Server 2010 beta SharePoint 2010 includes new Media and Content Web Parts, including a Silverlight video viewer. Governance Planning for SharePoint 2010: What's New? Have you been wondering what new aspects of governance you need to think about for SharePoint 2010? Well, I have, and I'm delighted to be able to post this link to a preview of the Planning for Governance chapter of Essential SharePoint 2010 Overview, Governance and Planning. Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 will launch May 12 Microsoft said the official release date of its next versions of Office and SharePoint: May 12. Office 2010 will be available to businesses on that day, but consumers will have to wait until an unspecified date in June before they can purchase their versions.