Microsoft's popular collaboration platform gets a significant revamp with SharePoint 2013. Here's what you gain.
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As is usually the case with major application releases, there is both addition and subtraction. Some features of SharePoint 2010 (pictured) have been removed in 2013, or will be in a future release. These include things such as certain site templates, Web services, and other under-the-hood elements. Microsoft notes that many of the retired features are related to the significant changes to search functionality. The company has published a full list, along with notes, at the Technet site. We recommend you read it prior to kicking off an upgrade.
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