SharePoint 2010: hosted, dedicated, or farm.
Foundation, Standard, or Enterprise editions.
SharePoint Server 2010 Hosting
Be it for IT professionals, developers, or end-users, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 has so much to offer. Microsoft’s SharePoint Server 2010 is a significant improvement over Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS 2007), with personalization features that drive social networking sites and a natural integration with Microsoft Office suite. SharePoint 2010 also offers improved developer and administration capabilities, which is likely to speed application creation while easing server management. And now, Apps4Rent is the first company to offer low price shared as well as dedicated SharePoint Server 2010 plans.
SharePoint Server 2010 Features
SharePoint Server 2010 includes improved features for everyone – users, developers, and IT staff – that ensure acceptance and proliferation of useful SharePoint applications within the enterprise.
SharePoint Server 2010 and SharePoint Foundation 2010 share many common sets of features that may be categorized under sites, communities, content, search, insights, and composites. A brief description of these categories appears below and for detailed list of features, sees comparison of SharePoint Foundation 2010 vs SharePoint Server 2010.
SharePoint 2010 Sites
SharePoint Server 2010 Sites provides a single infrastructure platform for all your business Web sites, whether they are intranets, extranets, or internet facing. These sites are accessible through internet browsers, Microsoft Office software, and mobile devices. SharePoint Server 2010 site features include Accessibility, Audience Targeting, Claims-Based Authentication, Configuration Wizards, Connections To Microsoft Office Clients, Cross-Browser Support, High-Availability Architecture, Improved Backup and Restore, Improved Governance, Improved Setup and Configuration, Large List Scalability and Management, Managed Accounts, Mobile Connectivity, Multilingual User Interface, Multi-Tenancy, Out-of-the-Box Web Parts, Patch Management, Permissions Management, Quota Templates, Read-Only Database Support, Remote Blob Storage (SQL Feature), Secure Store Service, SharePoint Health Analyzer, SharePoint Lists, Ribbon, and Workspace, Streamlined Central Administration, Support for Office Web Apps, Unattached Content Database Recovery, Windows PowerShell Support, Web Parts, Web Analytics, Visual Upgrade, and Usage Reporting and Logging.
SharePoint 2010 Communities
SharePoint Server 2010 Communities provide collaboration and communication tools that facilitate team work and sharing of ideas such as Workflows, Enterprise Wikis, Keyword Suggestions, Memberships, My Content, My Newsfeed, My Profile, Note Board, Organization Browser, Ratings, Recent Activities, Status Updates, Tag Clouds, Tag Profiles, Tags, Tags and Notes Tool.
SharePoint 2010 Search
Searching required content on your SharePoint is also made easier in SharePoint Server 2010. SharePoint Server 2010 Search provides powerful search capability that can be used to search content, people, and data across an enterprise. Features include Advanced Content Processing, Advanced Sorting, Business Intelligence Indexing Connector, Basic Sorting, Best Bets, Contextual Search, Click Through Relevancy, Duplicate Detection, Deep Refinement, Extensible Search Platform, Extreme Scale Search, Enterprise Scale Search, Federated Search, Metadata-driven Refinement, Mobile Search Experience, People and Expertise Search, Phonetic and Nickname Search, Query Suggestions, “Did You Mean?”, and Related Queries, Recently Authored Content, Relevancy Tuning, Rich Web Indexing, Similar Results, Search Scopes, SharePoint 2010 Search Connector Framework, Site Search, Thumbnails and Previews, Tunable Relevance with Multiple Rank Profiles, Visual Best Bets, and Windows 7 Search..
SharePoint 2010 Content
SharePoint Server 2010 Content makes content management almost as easy as using Microsoft Office software. Content management features include Compliance Everywhere, Content Organizer, Document Sets, Managed Metadata Service, Metadata-driven Navigation, Multistage Disposition, Rich Media Management, Shared Content Types, Unique Document IDs, and Word Automation Services.
SharePoint 2010 Insights
SharePoint Server 2010 Insights give the users the ability to extract information from databases, reports, and business applications. Through SharePoint Insights, corporate data is more widely available, encouraging smarter and quicker decision making within the enterprise. SharePoint Server 2010 insight features include Business Intelligence Center, Calculated KPIs, Chart Web Parts, Dashboards, Data Connection Library, Decomposition Tree, Excel Services, Excel Services and PowerPivot for SharePoint, PerformancePoint Services, and Visio Services.
SharePoint 2010 Composites
SharePoint Server 2010 Composites offer tools and components for creating do-it-yourself business solutions that can be developed with minimal programmer assistance. Composite features include Access Services, Browser-based Customizations, Business Connectivity Services, Business Connectivity Services Profile Page, Business Data Connectivity Service, Business Data Integration with the Office Client, Business Data Web Parts, Client Object Model (OM), Developer Dashboard, Event Receivers, External Data Column, External Lists, InfoPath Forms Services, Language Integrated Query (LINQ) for SharePoint, REST and ATOM Data Feed, Ribbon and Dialog Framework, SharePoint Designer, SharePoint Service Architecture, SharePoint Timer Jobs, Silverlight Web Part, Solution Packages, Visual Studio 2010 SharePoint Developer Tools, Windows 7 Support, Workflow, Workflow Models, and Workflow Templates.