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Today I would like to show you the SharePoint 2013 Preview and make a short SharePoint 2013 summary. Hope you will enjoy my SharePoint 2013 overview.
SharePoint 2013 preview
As you already know Microsoft introduced new coming version of SharePoint – SharePoint 2013. To see and test the main features of it you can in SharePoint 2013 Preview version. With this platform and its enhancements you will get the ability to collaborate, set up web sites to share information with others, manage documents from start to finish, and publish reports even more effective. SharePoint 2013 Preview has been optimized for the way people work and provides people with a familiar, consistent view of information, process and easily-managed, integrated platform which is comprehensive and will meet all your business needs.
Let`s take a look at it!
SharePoint 2013 overview
Microsoft improved the existing capabilities of SharePoint platform and added a number of new features.
SharePoint 2013 features
SharePoint 2013 has the new, radical user interface design in Metro style.
The other SharePoint 2013 is Improved Mobile browser experience. SharePoint 2013 users now can have one of the following views:
- Contemporary view – is available to Mobile Internet Explorer version 9.0 or later versions for Windows Phone 7.5, Safari version 4.0 or later versions for iPhone 4.0, and the Android browser for Android 4.0 or later versions.
- Classic view – is identical to the mobile browser experience of SharePoint 2010.
- Full-screen UI – you can also have a full desktop view of a SharePoint site on a smartphone device.
What about social features in SharePoint 2013?
There is a lot of social features were added to SharePoint 2013 preview. There are new fascinating capabilities for communities – micro blogs, activity feeds, community sites, following, likes and reputations.
The Search in SharePoint 2013 was improved as well!
Now SharePoint 2013 Search includes several enhancements, custom content processing with the Content Enrichment web service, and a new framework for presenting search result types. Microsoft has added to SharePoint 2013 a new Content Search Web Part which makes search experience even more effective.
SharePoint 2013 cloud
SharePoint 2013 and SkyDrive
It`s possible to use SkyDrive with SharePoint 2013 now! SkyDrive is Microsoft’s cloud storage mechanism for consumers. It helps you to work with your documents in SharePoint 2013 – save, sync, share and collaborate and, what is more, to get the documents offline in the Windows Explorer, Office applications and so on.
SharePoint 2013 Cloud App Model
Share Point 2013 introduces a SharePoint 2013 Cloud App Model that enables you to create SharePoint 2013 apps. Lists, libraries, calendars, workflows, and site pages are called “Apps” now. You can easily add them to your SharePoint 2013 site. An app may also surface a remote web application and remote data in SharePoint 2013.
So, as you can see, changes in SharePoint 2013 are numerous. This new features and capabilities will help you to get new powerful SharePoint 2013 experience. Unfortunately, Microsoft has not provided any information or indication of when the SharePoint 2013 wave will be released at this time. So, please be patient and you can get a great collaboration toll with Microsoft and PlexHosted hosting 🙂