Google announces "Google Sites" a web-based competitor to Microsoft's SharePoint platform. From the Google press release, Google Sites is:
For the past few years, Google has been making steady inroads into Microsoft's traditional turf of building software for knowledge workers. Google's worker productivity tools now include:
"an application that makes creating a team web site as easy as editing a document. With Google Sites, people can quickly gather a variety of information in one place including videos, calendars, presentations, attachments, and text and easily share it for viewing or editing with a small group, their entire organization, or the world."
- Enterprise search and desktop search
- Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Talk
- Google Docs (documents, spreadsheets and presentations)
- and the newly created Google Sites