Microsoft SharePoint is a Web application platform developed by Microsoft.SharePoint has historically been associated with
intranet content management and document management, but recent versions have significantly broader capabilities.
SharePoint comprises a multipurpose set of Web technologies backed by a common technical infrastructure. By default,
SharePoint has a Microsoft Office-like interface, and it is closely integrated with the Office suite. The web tools are
designed to be usable by non-technical users. SharePoint can be used to provide intranet portals, document & file management,
collaboration, social networks, extranets, websites, enterprise search, and business intelligence. It also has system
integration, process integration, and workflow automation capabilities.
A SharePoint intranet portal is a way to centralize access to enterprise information and applications on a corporate network
and SharePoint is often used to store and track electronic documents or images of paper documents.
It is usually also capable of keeping track of the different versions created by different users.
In addition to being a platform for digital record management systems that meet government and industry compliance standards