Update – SharePoint 2013 beta\Preview has been Released. You can check the download links @ Download SharePoint Foundation 2013, SharePoint 2013 Designer, Language packs
Hello Learning SharePoint readers. As you know, we are committed to get you the latest and hottest rumor around the web about SharePoint 2013, so here it is what we got or heard from WPC (world wide partner conference)being held in Toronto. I say rumor because nothing has been officially declared by Microsoft.
So first about the SharePoint beta Release or Announcement – Microsoft is soon going to announce the launch of its two key products “Office 15 and “SharePoint 2013”. It is said that this could happen anytime during this month or even on Monday July 16 2012 (Source Twitter and ZDNET).Here are few sources that talk about the release date and that you would find Interesting.
When and how will users get the next version of Microsoft’s Office?
well we will keep you posted about more..
Next we discuss about few features that were revealed during the WPC Toronto (Source – Twitter)
Some of the features that SharePoint 2013 will include – In addition to the SharePoint 2013 Features that we Discussed earlier it is said that SharePoint 2013 or SharePoint 15 whatever will include the following features –
- FAST Search Server – FAST server will no longer be a separate product in SharePoint 2013 but will be included in SharePoint Server.
- Conversation layer – SharePoint 2013 will offer a conversation layer around SharePoint objects like docs, tasks,etc.
- Social Piece – We earlier reported the benefits and how SharePoint 2013 and vNext of Office 365 will Include some great Social Networking features from Private Social Network software Yammer. check out our Post Social Networking capabilities added to SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 15
We will continue to report you about the latest News around this big release.