Grazie alla gradita segnalazione di Gianfranco, voglio evidenziare un interessante articolo dal titolo "Is SharePoint the end of (portal) history?".
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"In fact, Steve went as far as to compare SharePoint to Kleenex, Band Aid, and Xerox — no one installs "portals" anymore, they install "SharePoint." This begs the question: does SharePoint represent the end-all of portal products?"
"What began as a simple collaboration utility in 2001, and morphed into a portal product in 2003, has become – at least in Redmond’s eyes – a full-blown information management platform. Together, Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS) are not just a content management system, knowledge management system, or portal, they’re just “SharePoint.” Clearly, SharePoint has become a central server platform for Microsoft, a venue for integrating basic Office products as well as various other Microsoft enterprise applications in a single environment."