What is Microsoft SharePoint?
SharePoint is a web-based, collaborative platform that integrates with Microsoft Office. Launched in 2001,SharePoint is primarily sold as a document management and storage system, but the product is highly configurable and usage varies substantially between organizations. Microsoft states that SharePoint has 190 million users across 200,000 customer organizations.
SharePoint usage varies from organization to organization. The product encompasses a wide variety of capabilities, most of which require configuration and governance.