What's new in SharePoint Server 2010

SharePoint 2010

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Foundation 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2011-09-23

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 is the business collaboration platform for the enterprise and the Web. Organizations can use the platform to connect and empower people, and facilitate collaboration among colleagues, partners, and customers. To see what's new in SharePoint Server 2010, review the following:

  • Evaluation guide for SharePoint Server 2010 (white paper)   This white paper describes the improvements and new additions to the SharePoint Server 2010 platform that are particularly compelling for IT pros.

  • Product evaluation for SharePoint Server 2010   This section contains an overview of product features, product comparison information, system requirements, a product evaluation kit, news and reviews, case studies, information about how to buy, virtual labs, and a product roadmap.

  • What's New in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=187359)   The TechNet Resource Center page points to articles and other resources to introduce you to new features such as Windows PowerShell, the new command-line interface and scripting language; health monitoring, an integrated health analysis tool (SharePoint Maintenance Manager) that enables SharePoint to automatically check for potential configuration, performance, and usage problems; and sandboxed solutions, a restricted execution environment that enables programs to access only certain resources and keep problems that occur in the sandbox from affecting the rest of the server environment.

  • Microsoft SharePoint 2010 home page (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=187360)   This site gives an overview of SharePoint Server 2010 and includes videos that demonstrate key features that can improve productivity, provide flexible deployment, and create a scalable, unified infrastructure.