Microsoft Office SharePoint Server

What Does Microsoft Office SharePoint Server Mean?

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) is a Microsoft software portal based on the ASP.NET framework. MOSS facilitates file sharing and collaboration, social networking, Web databases and Web publishing. It is hosted by Microsoft Windows Server and is accessible through Microsoft Office or the Web.


This term is also known as Microsoft SharePoint Server.

Techopedia Explains Microsoft Office SharePoint Server

All installations utilizing MOSS adhere to the following requirements:

  • ASP.NET Framework
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Microsoft SQL Server or Microsoft SQL Server Express Database

MOSS is a popular choice among Microsoft shops for entreprise level content management and collaboration.


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