Compare Microsoft Office SharePoint Server vs. Office 365

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server is ranked 13th in Enterprise Social Software with 7 reviews while Office 365 is ranked 2nd in Enterprise Social Software with 11 reviews. Microsoft Office SharePoint Server is rated 6.6, while Office 365 is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server writes "A solution that doesn't require coding, is easy to scale, and easy to set up". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Office 365 writes "Multi-user editing and integration with OneDrive brings better focus and efficiency". Microsoft Office SharePoint Server is most compared with SAP Jam, Micro Focus Vibe and Oracle WebCenter, whereas Office 365 is most compared with Atlassian Confluence, TeamViewer and HCL Verse. See our Microsoft Office SharePoint Server vs. Office 365 report.
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The level of stability is good.The solution's most valuable aspects are its collaboration capabilities, its communications site and the innovation within the product itself.The forms aspect of the solution, for example, the creation of surveys, is its most valuable aspect.The solution is pretty easy to use for the most part.The most valuable aspect of the solution is the fact that it doesn't require coding. You just need to configure it. You don't need to code before getting something running. It makes it very fast.The solution is scalable. You can do both horizontal and vertical scaling.The most valuable feature of this solution is the Communication Site.

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The most valuable feature is the integration with OneDrive, which has allowed us, a small business, easy access to a cloud environment, with no need to back up the data from five different computers.Many of the features in Office 365 are good, but I think Excel is a very good tool.It's very stable.The functionality that is most valuable is the solution's ability to detect patient data in email attachments. Whenever a user sends out an email with patient data embedded in an attachment, it triggers an alert. The tool can detect a social security number and various other forms of patient identity. Emails are then automatically generated and sent.Most of the work that seems not to work offline works perfectly with Microsoft Office 2013, like converting a Word document to a PDF file.The cloud service and Skype are the most valuable features.It is very easy to deploy.Cloud-based management is valuable and software deployment is positive.

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The solution is like a CRM, so the initial setup is complex. It takes a few days to deploy the solution and the length of time depends on how large the company's topology is and what the client's demands are.The permission management features need improvement.The search feature needs improvement. I can never find the information I need when I use it.Sharepoint doesn't integrate well with Oracle, and we use a lot of Oracle products at our company. Therefore, it makes more sense for us to go to Oracle instead of continuing to use Sharepoint.Technical support could be improved. They are not fast enough, especially when we'll go deeper in the product itself. More complex issues make it very tough to find someone that can help you.The solution needs to be more collaborative. I believe they are just coming up with the themes for this right now.Many of our customers would like to see an OCR feature, so it would be very good to have this in a future release.

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Integration between Outlook calendar and Google Calendar would be a good improvement since many of our team use Android phones and personal Gmail accounts as their main calendar application.Using Visual Basic, I have had a lot of trouble with relative paths when programming for Excel, and sometimes it is very difficult to debug programs.There are several additional features we would like to see, such as advanced features of SAN protection in Office 365. The main thing is the SAN protection; we would like to see a lot of advanced features added because we had a lot of spam attacks.Improvements can be made to the products generic offering. It's not customized for health care. It doesn't understand the meaning of health care related concepts. Providing a greater degree of industry specificity would make the tool much more unique and valuable.The feature to convert PDF file to a Word document needs improvement as well as the feature to save the file automatically when typing, without using the save command.Using Office 365 is not that flexible on some mobile devices, like Android.Their support is so terrible and unusable except during dire emergencies.There are some complexities to the initial setup if you use some of the more advanced features.

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The pricing is not really high, but one can get the software with the license key for free.The pricing is good for all the features that we receive, e.g., Skype for Business.​The pricing/licensing is easy to manage.Good reporting and good value subscriptions for international calls.Licensing, billing, and accounting are available from the management interface.

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Also Known As
Office SharePoint ServerMicrosoft Office 365, Office 365 Enterprise, Office 365 Enterprise E1, Office 365 Enterprise E3, Office 365 Enterprise E5, Office 365 ProPlus, Office 365 Business, Office 365 Business Essentials, Office 365 Business Premium, Office 365 F1
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Overview

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) is a Microsoft software portal based on the ASP.NET framework. MOSS facilitates file sharing and collaboration, social networking, Web databases and Web publishing. It is hosted by Microsoft Windows Server and is accessible through Microsoft Office or the Web.

Office 365 is more than just Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. It provides powerful services like business-class email, online storage, and teamwork solutions that you can access from anywhere. Bring teams and resources together with solutions like Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business that make working together more productive and enjoyable regardless of where participants are located. Easily implement security and privacy controls to help protect business data and devices against malicious threats and help you meet your compliance obligations. Automatic updates ensure your employees will always have the latest features and security updates.

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Del Monte Foods, Unicredit Leasing, Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, Nokia Czech Republic, Perkins Eastman, JLL, ICA, óxito Software, Dorset Software, PKP Cargo, Arcapita Bank B.S.C., AVE CZ, Chesapeake Energy
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Top Industries
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Retailer29%
Comms Service Provider14%
Software R&D Company14%
Pharma/Biotech Company14%
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Manufacturing Company25%
Financial Services Firm17%
Retailer8%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
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Software R&D Company24%
Government11%
Comms Service Provider9%
Financial Services Firm8%
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