OUT WINDOWS SHAREPOINT SERVICES
As a free add-on for Windows Server 2003, Windows SharePoint Services
integrates with the operating system and Internet Information Services
(IIS) to provide a number of useful features. When combined with an
Office 2003 rollout at the desktop level, this combination of software
Windows SharePoint Services provides a collaboration environment that
facilitates team participation in projects, document collaboration,
and simple document management features such as document versioning.
Improved integration is key in this new release. With included support
in Office 2003 and SharePoint's ability to integrate with an organization's
address book, SharePoint can provide the glue to keep your company's
In addition to its out-of-the-box functionality, Windows SharePoint
Services offers a comprehensive framework on which to build additional
features and applications.
Available for free download from Microsoft, Windows SharePoint Services
requires Windows Server 2003 and SQL Server 2000. If you don't have
SQL Server 2000, the SharePoint installer will automatically install
the desktop edition of SQL Server 2000.
The services run on any version of Windows Server 2003, although the
Web Edition requires that you install a full version of SQL Server
2000. Clients can access the data repository using either Internet
Explorer 5.01 SP2 or later or Netscape 6.2 or later.
To download this add-on, check out the Windows SharePoint Services