This week marks the 10 anniversay of SharePoint Portal and Team Services.
“With a passionate SharePoint community, SharePoint Online and more than 1,000 books about SharePoint on Amazon.com alone, SharePoint has much to celebrate.”
Microsoft’s cvp of SharePoint Jeff Teper on the official blog of the Microsoft SharePoint Group said:
“The team and I feel incredibly fortunate to have reached so many customers and partners around the world — in fact we’ve been adding nearly 20,000 new SharePoint users a day for the last five years. Still, the most fun part of our jobs is to hear the amazing variety of stories of how SharePoint helps organizations of all sizes and types be more productive. When we started the group, some thought we were bold if not crazy. But we saw a tremendous opportunity to help our customers break down silos between people and technologies. The notion that we could deliver users an experience that transcended the web and Microsoft Office combining traditional collaboration, document management, search and portals capabilities with an architecture spanning personal, team, intranet and internet sites challenged many assumptions in the industry about what was possible.
Today, SharePoint is the industry leading collaboration platform used by tens of thousands of organizations and supported by a wide range of partner solutions innovating in a multi-billion dollar ecosystem. While we continue to provide the simplest team collaboration solution, we’ve added deep capabilities ranging from powerful FAST Search to advanced Excel and PowerPivot Business Intelligence to line-of-business integration including Microsoft Dynamics and SAP via Duet. One fun fact is when I last looked, there were over 1,000 SharePoint books on Amazon.”