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Using SharePoint Online for Enterprises

SharePoint is the established enterprise collaboration platform and now, with SharePoint Online (included in Office 365), the same capabilities can be extended off-premises, opening up new communication channels.

Editor's Note: Extending SharePoint to the Cloud

In this TechNet feature package, we offer up the resources to help you start envisioning the services you can make available with Office 365 and SharePoint Online and how to plan for and manage those services.

TechNet Magazine: Get Started with SharePoint Online

SharePoint brings its collaboration capabilities to the cloud, which should simplify deployment and management.

Microsoft SharePoint Online White Paper: An Overview for Enterprise IT Professionals

This paper provides an introduction to the basic features and functionality of SharePoint Online, including administrative tools, provisioning of users, creation of different types of sites, and deployment of custom business solutions, applications, and workflows.

Free eBook: Microsoft Office 365: Connect and Collaborate Virtually Anywhere, Anytime

We are excited to offer the free Microsoft Office 365 ebook by Katherine Murray.

MSDN Magazine: Cloud-Based Collaboration with SharePoint Online

An overview of how SharePoint Online development is similar to and different from SharePoint 2010 development.

SharePoint Online Planning Guide for Enterprises

These articles guide site collection administrators and site owners through the steps involved in setting up and using SharePoint Online sites for Office 365 for enterprises.

SharePoint Online Planning Guide for Office 365 for Professionals and Small Businesses

These articles guide site collection administrators and site owners through the steps involved in setting up and using SharePoint Online sites for Office 365 for professionals and small businesses.

SharePoint Online Administration Center Guide

Learn how to manage and maintain site collections, and enable the features that work across site collections such as user and organizational profiles, the term store, and InfoPath Forms Services.

Webcast: End User Tips and Tricks for Office 365 - Focus on SharePoint Online

Topics include collaborating with team sites, simplifying document access through Microsoft Office Web Apps, coauthoring content by using Microsoft Office and SharePoint Online, automating business processes, and improving communication with Microsoft Lync Online integration.

TechNet Radio: Extending SharePoint Online’s Social Networking Capabilities

Jason Noble, General Manager of Product Development for Neudesic, introduces Neudesic Pulse, which sits on top of Office 365 and extends SharePoint Online’s social networking capabilities.

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Internet & Intranet with SharePoint

You won’t find a more flexible system for building intranet or Internet sites, and no matter where you are in the lifecycle of your planned or deployed sites, this TechNet ON package has resources for you.

SharePoint Workflows and Productivity

SharePoint 2010 offers several ways to create workflows, including ways for your users to build workflows without writing code.