New Capabilities for SharePoint

Today we announced the ESP for SharePoint product that provides high end search capabilities within SharePoint. We also detailed the road map for the next version of SharePoint and how these high end search capabilities will be folded into the platform. Details are in the blog posting:

Microsoft Unveils New Enterprise Search Road Map

A few weeks ago, we also announced that our BI products, Performance Point, are also being rolled into SharePoint:

Microsoft Business Intelligence strategy update and SharePoint

This is huge news for SharePoint and our customers that have already made an investment in this platform. Powerful new capabilities have been added to SharePoint to democratize BI and enable powerful and customizable search experiences.