SharePoint vs Symphony comparison

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We performed a comparison between SharePoint and Symphony based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

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  • "It is pretty reasonable. It is $5 per month per user. We have 12 users now, so it is about $60 per month."
  • "Any extended support from Microsoft is expensive."
  • "The licensing model for SharePoint Online is based on per user, and it is monthly. The price of the solution overall is good."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:Hi. I would suggest Ezofis which has a lot of customization and ease of use features compared to Alfresco. Even the pricing is better compared to ECM products in the market.
    Top Answer:Hello, there are a number of benefits:  1. SharePoint costs less - especially if your business is already using Office 365. You have access to SharePoint at virtually no additional cost in most… more »
    Top Answer:Hi, I believe that for an environment administrator, using a solution of this size such as SharePoint is more comfortable, you often already have email (O365) and other products. Therefore this… more »
    Top Answer:The entire product is good.
    Top Answer:It's a costly product, but the number of available features justifies it.
    Top Answer:The area that needs to be improved is modular asset management. When we are uploading the assets in bulk, it is not aligned. We have to upload the asset in part, based on location. We have more than… more »
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    Also Known As
    SharePoint 2007, SharePoint 2010
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    SharePoint is a Microsoft-based platform for building web applications. It covers a widerange of capabilities and while it is appropriate for experienced webdevelopers, even non-technical minded users can easily navigate through thesystem and execute functions such as collaborating data, managing documents andfiles, creating websites, managing social networking solutions, and automatingworkflow.

    Major areas that SharePoint deals with are websites,communities, content, search, insights, and composites. The purpose is to give usersthe ability to create or develop these key business components on their owneven without technical knowledge of, for example, how to build a website or howto integrate coding. Configuring SharePoint into a business's system is meantto cut out all of the complicated steps, and pave the way for easierimplementation all around.

    Symphony’s secure, cloud-based communications service delivers the next wave in organizational productivity where markets and individuals come together to create vibrant communities in which to share content, insights and opinions without compromising on organizational compliance.

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    Sample Customers
    Toyota, Aeroports de Paris, ASBBank Ltd., Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals, CambridgeshireConstabulary, D&M Group, NPL Construction Company, and The Regional Municipality of Niagara.
    BNP Paribas, HSBC, Deutsche Bank, Citi, Credit Suisse, JP Morgan Chase
    Top Industries
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Energy/Utilities Company9%
    Comms Service Provider7%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Comms Service Provider10%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Financial Services Firm63%
    Computer Software Company10%
    Comms Service Provider5%
    Manufacturing Company4%
    Company Size
    Small Business40%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise40%
    Small Business23%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise61%
    Small Business11%
    Midsize Enterprise8%
    Large Enterprise81%
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    SharePoint is ranked 1st in Enterprise Content Management with 8 reviews while Symphony is ranked 7th in Enterprise Social Software. SharePoint is rated 8.2, while Symphony is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of SharePoint writes "Offers great OCR capabilities, metadata storage and proficient archiving ". On the other hand, SharePoint is most compared with Citrix ShareFile, Box, WordPress, Dropbox and Microsoft OneDrive, whereas Symphony is most compared with Microsoft Teams, Slack, Office 365, Atlassian Confluence and Drupal.

    We monitor all Enterprise Content Management reviews to prevent fraudulent reviews and keep review quality high. We do not post reviews by company employees or direct competitors. We validate each review for authenticity via cross-reference with LinkedIn, and personal follow-up with the reviewer when necessary.