Microsoft Updates Business Portal
Release 2.0 of the Microsoft Business Solutions Business Portal uses the company's SharePoint services as its underlying infrastructure for data delivery and collaboration.Microsoft Corp. announced Monday the latest version of its Business Portal, bringing other collaborative capabilities from the company to the product, which is used with Microsofts Great Plains and Solomon business applications. Release 2.0 of the Microsoft Business Solutions Business Portal utilizes Microsofts SharePoint services as its underlying infrastructure for information delivery and collaboration, bringing such SharePoint capabilities as document libraries, event calendars and meeting sites to Business Portal pages as Web Parts. Click here to read a review Microsofts SharePoint services.
The new architecture supports sharing and collaborating on documents, easier creation of new pages, adding Microsoft Excel graphs to portal pages, and sites for projects and meetings, and connecting with external data sources, Microsoft officials said.