SharePoint Online Key Features & Specifications

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SharePoint Online supports all features of SharePoint 2010 Enterprise except the following:


  • SharePoint Timer Jobs
  • Business Data Connectivity Service
  • External Data Column
  • Business Data Web Parts
  • External Lists
  • Business Data Integration with the Office Client
  • Business Connectivity Services Profile Page
  • Records Center
  • Word Automation Services
  • Business Intelligence Center
  • Chart Web Parts
  • Data Connection Library
  • Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Services
  • Calculated KPIs
  • Dashboards
  • Decomposition Tree
  • Excel Services and PowerPivot for SharePoint
  • Advanced Content Processing
  • Tunable Relevance with Multiple Rank Profiles
  • Business Intelligence Indexing Connector
  • SharePoint 2010 Search Connector Framework
  • Contextual Search
  • Deep Refinement
  • Federated Search
  • Query Suggestions, "Did You Mean?” and Related Queries
  • Relevancy Tuning
  • Rich Web Indexing
  • Extreme Scale Search
  • Enterprise Scale Search
  • Windows 7 Search
  • Smilar Results
  • Thumbnails and Previews
  • Visual Best Bets
  • Advanced Sorting
  • Secure Store Service
  • Web Analytics
The following table summarizes features of SharePoint Online:




Storage (pooled)

10 gigabytes (GB) base tenant storage plus 500 megabytes (MB) per enterprise user account

Storage per Kiosk Worker

Zero (0). Licensed Kiosk Workers do not add storage to the overall pool.

Storage per external user

Zero (0). Licensed external users do not add storage to the overall pool.

Additional storage (per GB per month); no minimum purchase.

Note: additional storage is not available during beta.


Site collection storage quotas

Up to 100 gigabytes (GB) per site collection

My Site storage allocation (does not count against tenant‘s overall storage pool)

500 megabytes (MB) of personal storage per My Site (once provisioned)

Site collections (#) per tenant

Up to 300 (non-My Site site collections)

Total storage per tenant

Up to 5 terabyte (TB) per tenant

File upload limit

250 megabytes (MB)

Note: upload limit during beta is 50 megabytes (MB)

Microsoft Office support

Microsoft Access 2010

Microsoft Excel® 2007 and 2010

Microsoft InfoPath® 2010

Outlook 2007 and 2010

PowerPoint 2007 and 2010

Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010

Word 2007 and 2010

SharePoint Workspace 2010

Browser support

Internet Explorer 7

Internet Explorer 8

Firefox 3

Safari 3.1.2 on Macintosh OS X 10.5

Mobile device support

Windows Phone 7

Windows Mobile® 6.1 +

Nokia S60 3.0 +

Apple iPhone 3.0 +

Blackberry 4.2 +

Android 1.5 +




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