Microsoft has built Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 on Windows SharePoint Services provides evidence of the flexibility and power of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 as an application platform.

Microsoft Office Share Point Server 2007 is build on the foundation of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 is a good example of what can be achieved by using Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 as an application platform. Features like list management, storage capabilities and web part framework is build directly using Windows share point services 3.0

Share point 2007 extends Windows Share Point service 3.0 for providing features like Search, Document management, Enterprise content management, business process automation and workflows

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 also adds following new features to provide specific functionality.

*          Business Data Catalog

*        Web Content Management

*        Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Excel Services

*        Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Forms Server

 

By leveraging the power and flexibility of Windows SharePoint Services, developers can develop customized solutions with Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and also develop and extend solutions based on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 more easily.