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Score 8 out of 100

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Attribute Ratings

  • Microsoft Access is rated higher in 4 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew, Usability, Implementation Rating
  • Microsoft SharePoint is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

8.5

Microsoft Access

85%
100 Ratings
8.1

SharePoint

81%
192 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

10.0

Microsoft Access

100%
15 Ratings
9.8

SharePoint

98%
21 Ratings

Usability

10.0

Microsoft Access

100%
4 Ratings
8.3

SharePoint

83%
18 Ratings

Availability

8.0

Microsoft Access

80%
2 Ratings

SharePoint

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

6.4

Microsoft Access

64%
10 Ratings
8.6

SharePoint

86%
18 Ratings

In-Person Training

Microsoft Access

N/A
0 Ratings
4.5

SharePoint

45%
1 Rating

Online Training

Microsoft Access

N/A
0 Ratings
6.4

SharePoint

64%
1 Rating

Implementation Rating

10.0

Microsoft Access

100%
2 Ratings
6.0

SharePoint

60%
8 Ratings

Product Scalability

5.0

Microsoft Access

50%
1 Rating

SharePoint

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Access is a productive platform to build a low cost relational database using its drag and drop features. So it can be used by organizations to build databases for marketing campaign measurements when they have low budgets and can't hire an expensive data architect. It helps build entity relationships which enable designing of advanced search queries, These SQL like queries provide actionable campaign insights to help improve engagement rates and conversions.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SharePoint

MS Sharepoint is specifically useful when you have to collaborate with multiple teams. All teams know what exactly is happening and if they need help they can get it without asking you to share the link every time. This really [transfers] the burden from my shoulders to the participants. As participants can access all resources on demand. For a small team[,] it might feel [like] firing a cannon to kill a mosquito. They can avoid Sharepoint and use [a] planner. If you are the one like me who was excited to see different templates, you will be sad to see there are not many and most of them [look the same].
RIDWAN AHAMMAD | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Microsoft Access

  • Very easy to create entity-relationship diagrams for various tables and designing mock layouts.
  • Really easy to navigate as it hold[s] the classic Microsoft UI. Another good thing is that it comes with the complete MS Office Suite.
  • It is really fast when joining multiple tables no matter what type of join.
  • Works on pretty much same SQL scripts so no need to learn a new language!
Rounak Verma | TrustRadius Reviewer

SharePoint

  • Microsoft SharePoint integrates well with Office 365. So long as the content is organized and users know what they are looking for, it can store a wealth of information.
  • It's simple for administrators to add and remove users. It is possible to restrict access to specific pages of a website to particular individuals or groups.
  • As long as the document structure is simple and keeps track of authors and last edited dates, it is simple to store documents in Microsoft's simple document structure.
Mst Rahima Khatun | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Microsoft Access

  • Microsoft Access has not really changed at all for several years. It might be nice to see some upgrades and changes.
  • The help info is often not helpful. Need more tutorials for Microsoft Access to show how to do specific things.
  • Be careful naming objects such as tables, forms, etc. Names that are too long can get cut off in dialog boxes to choose a table, form, report, etc. So, I wish they would have resizable dialog boxes to allow you to see objects with long names.
  • I wish it could show me objects that are not in use in the database for current queries, tables, reports, forms, and macros. That way unused objects can be deleted without worrying about losing a report or query because you deleted the underlying object.
Peggi Wolfe | TrustRadius Reviewer

SharePoint

  • It does take some work to get your setup to be as graphical as modern design tends to be.
  • Overlapping calendars are great but they do take some time investment to create.
  • Depending on how many project or teams you work with it can get a little overwhelming to have so many different groupings.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Microsoft Access

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

$13,999 per PC

Microsoft Access Editions & Modules

Edition
Microsoft Access139.991
  1. per PC
Additional Pricing Details

SharePoint

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

$5 Per User Per Month

SharePoint Editions & Modules

Edition
Plan 1$5.001
Plan 2$10.001
Office 365 E3$20.001
  1. Per User Per Month
Additional Pricing Details

Likelihood to Renew

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Access 10.0
Based on 15 answers
I and the rest of my team will renew our Microsoft Access in the future because we use and maintain many different applications and databases created using Microsoft Access so we will need to maintain them in the future. Additionally, it is a standard at our place of work so it is at $0 cost to us to use. Another reason for renewing Microsoft Access is that we just don' t have the resources needed to extend into a network of users so we need to remain a single-desktop application at this time.
Alyssa Moy, MBA, PMP | TrustRadius Reviewer

SharePoint

SharePoint 9.8
Based on 21 answers
It's integral to our business. It's already included with most of the Office 365 licensing we buy, so the cost is effectively zero. It stores our files, it is the foundation for custom applications, and Microsoft only continues to enhance its functionality and its connections to other Microsoft tools. SharePoint just keeps getting better and better.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Access 10.0
Based on 4 answers
Microsoft Access is easy to use. It is compatible with spreadsheets. It is a very good data management tool. There is scope to save a large amount of data in one place. For using this database, one does not need much training, can be shared among multiple users. This database has to sort and filtering features which seem to be very useful.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SharePoint

SharePoint 8.3
Based on 18 answers
No usability issues reported. Individual teams also have allocated areas which replace legacy shared drives on local LANs. Access to Sharepoint resources is fully integrated with corporate Active Directory with additional two-factor authentication required for administrative users. Users have access to Microsoft Services Hub which allows you to create, manage, and track support requests while staying current on Microsoft technologies with access to select self-paced learning paths
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Access 8.0
Based on 2 answers
I don't think the program has ever failed me. It is one of those programs where there is always a solution if you know where to look.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SharePoint

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Access 6.4
Based on 10 answers
While I have never contacted Microsoft directly for product support, for some reason there's a real prejudice against MS Access among most IT support professionals. They are usually discouraging when it comes to using MS Access. Most of this is due to their lack of understanding of MS Access and how it can improve one's productivity. If Microsoft invested more resources towards enhancing and promoting the use of MS Access then maybe things would be different.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SharePoint

SharePoint 8.6
Based on 18 answers
Support for SharePoint is quite good. Microsoft provides good support. Microsoft offers
  • Quick turnaround time for issues
  • A range of support services
  • Access to a network of resources
  • Escalation of issues
  • Ongoing development and commitment to produce enhancement
The majority of support is required for initial installation. Once complete and the system is operating we have had very few support issues.
Tim Daciuk | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Microsoft Access

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SharePoint

SharePoint 4.5
Based on 1 answer
The face to face training I received was on SharePoint Administration. It was rushed as there was a lot of information to cover and the application of the labs weren't that great either. I like to be able to relate what I am learning to what I am currently doing.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Microsoft Access

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SharePoint

SharePoint 6.4
Based on 1 answer
I like to learn at my own pace and online training allows for that. Additionally, you can skip through pieces of content that you already know or are already comfortable with. Microsoft actually offers great videos on their website for basic fundamental SharePoint Training. I have used these training videos in some of my own training sessions with end users.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Access 10.0
Based on 2 answers
there is no key idea, since it is easy to implement Microsoft Access
Thairy Ollarves | TrustRadius Reviewer

SharePoint

SharePoint 6.0
Based on 8 answers
Planning to the last detail would be advised. SharePoint is a very large application that takes a lot of finesse to get operational
Christopher Corbett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Microsoft Access

Excel is a fantastic - robust application that can do so much so easily. Its easy to train and understand. However - excel does not provide a reporting function and that is typically where we will suggest a move to [Microsoft] Access. [Microsoft] Access requires a little more knowledge of data manipulation.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SharePoint

MS Sharepoint is much more simpler way to use if we compare it with BOX, Box is very slow loading app not that user friendly. Box need really good quality of connectivity. MS Sharepoint provide good after sales support. Query resolution time is really fast in case of MS Sharepoint
Puneet Pandey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Microsoft Access

  • Our ROI has not increased as much since using Microsoft Access to mobilize and manage the company's databases, but if you take into account the entire Microsoft office 365 suite, the overall gains have been great.
  • The ROI increase for our small development company, taking into account the use of the entire suite including Microsoft Access, is up to 700% of the annual upfront payment.
Murray Clear | TrustRadius Reviewer

SharePoint

  • Increased collaboration - MS Sharepoint has increased knowledge share and collaboration between departments. This saves time and energy because of its efficient and effective communication
  • Increased document security - MS Sharepoint has increased our document security so we're safer knowing that our documents are security and access controlled appropriately. We are less prone to get in trouble by our customers due to the security provided by MS Sharepoint
  • Negative Impact Compared to other software - Not sure if the MS Sharepoint's main functionalities could've been met with other tools we currently have
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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