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MS SharePoint

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Likelihood to Recommend

MS SharePoint

It's very well suited to act as an intranet, where it's only going to be used internally by employees of a company. It works well to share documents, provide lists of reference materials to users, provide a place for departments to have their own discussions and calendars and other collaboration purposes. It includes "workflows" unlike its predecessors, and those can define the flow of a process or task and walk the user through that flow very effectively. In fact, an employee's entire job could hypothetically be scripted using SharePoint workflows. It can scale OK in small scale terms, as I have experience of using it in networks with under a few thousand users. I don't know how it would behave if there were tens of thousands of hundreds of thousands of users, but provided the infrastructure is scaled proportionately, I don't see why it wouldn't work well at that scale as well.
Jane Updegraff | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

StatusPage is well suited for notifications on services and products. If you need to have a passive way to notify users, internal staff, or executives on the status of SaaS services, StatusPage is a low barrier way to do this with minimal setup and maintenance.StatusPage is not well suited for scenarios in which you want info kept private. If StatusPage is updated, the subscribers to those alerts will be notified so you just want to make sure you're addressing the right audience with updates.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

MS SharePoint
7.2
Statuspage
9.5
Task Management
MS SharePoint
7.4
Statuspage
9.0
Gantt Charts
MS SharePoint
6.4
Statuspage
Scheduling
MS SharePoint
7.1
Statuspage
10.0
Workflow Automation
MS SharePoint
7.6
Statuspage
10.0
Mobile Access
MS SharePoint
7.5
Statuspage
10.0
Search
MS SharePoint
7.5
Statuspage
9.0
Visual planning tools
MS SharePoint
7.3
Statuspage
9.0

Communication

MS SharePoint
7.2
Statuspage
8.0
Chat
MS SharePoint
6.9
Statuspage
10.0
Notifications
MS SharePoint
7.3
Statuspage
10.0
Discussions
MS SharePoint
7.3
Statuspage
2.0
Surveys
MS SharePoint
7.1
Statuspage
Internal knowledgebase
MS SharePoint
7.6
Statuspage
9.0
Integrates with GoToMeeting
MS SharePoint
6.8
Statuspage
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts
MS SharePoint
6.4
Statuspage
9.0
Integrates with Outlook
MS SharePoint
8.5
Statuspage

File Sharing & Management

MS SharePoint
7.9
Statuspage
10.0
Versioning
MS SharePoint
8.3
Statuspage
Video files
MS SharePoint
7.6
Statuspage
Audio files
MS SharePoint
7.7
Statuspage
Document collaboration
MS SharePoint
8.5
Statuspage
Access control
MS SharePoint
8.3
Statuspage
10.0
Advanced security features
MS SharePoint
7.8
Statuspage
10.0
Integrates with Google Drive
MS SharePoint
7.0
Statuspage
Device sync
MS SharePoint
8.0
Statuspage

Pros

MS SharePoint

  • With MS Sharepoint you can share (in my case) projects, initiative trackers, with ID and the information I need to start my developing.
  • It offers cloud acaccessibility, so you do not need to maintain your documents on your hard drive.
  • It allows Office 365 integration, which for me is really great. Using MS Excel and MS Sharepoint.
Adriano Rosa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

  • Interface is very intuitive and easy to use with very little training.
  • Ability to customize messaging for events and notify before, during and after maintenance.
  • Integrations with app like Twitter and Slack.
  • Ability to automate all our maintenance notifications.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

MS SharePoint

  • SharePoint sometimes has a challenge with the Share feature in Office 365. Traditional best practices are to govern collaboration with permissions groups and manage access at the group level. Share can sometimes undermine that by creating ad-hoc situations unintentionally.
  • SharePoint's success in many organizations is really a function of user adoption and training. It is such a large platform that it is often deployed without much governance or direction.
  • SharePoint's lists and libraries can leverage Excel services and like-kind tools, but the ability for a list to do math in the same way that Excel does is very limited. It still has a room for improvement in the business intelligence features of metadata management.
Chris Carpenter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

  • StatusPage is nice because it keeps a rolling update on the previous statuses, but when it displays in Hipchat it just shows the last update.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

MS SharePoint

MS SharePoint 9.5
Based on 21 answers
The only drawback is the price, it's quite costly to buy and requires Microsoft professionals to run at its peak capabilities. It works very well with large quantities of employees, has powerful search capabilities and a huge community. However it might not be a good fit for smaller companies who don't handle a large number of documents and employees and who don't exert high security requirements.
hrvoje katusic | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

MS SharePoint

MS SharePoint 7.2
Based on 12 answers
SharePoint is easy to use for basic tasks. If you're trying to do something a bit more complicated, though, it can be difficult to figure it out on your own without going through a lot of trial and error. Most people will likely only be performing basic tasks, though, so I would rate the usability pretty high.
Kia Packard | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

MS SharePoint

MS SharePoint 5.0
Based on 6 answers
Support varies by tech and by vendor. I've used Microsoft's support channel and for the most part have been successful to get my questions answered. I've also used third party vendors and have gotten some answers resolved as well, though sometimes getting them on the phone is difficult. It all depends!
Chris John | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

Statuspage 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Support is very responsive although we haven't had to contact them in a time of emergency, all of our support inquiries were answered in a timely manner and usually resolved with their first response. Support responsiveness played a big role in our decision since if we need help during downtime, we can't really afford to wait.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

MS SharePoint

MS SharePoint 6.0
Based on 4 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

Statuspage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

MS SharePoint

While SharePoint isn't as easy to use as Igloo or Squarespace, it comes bundled with Office 365 and drives the backend of those tools. I don't see SharePoint as a place people want to go and see stuff, but rather as a glue that supports all the other Office Products. If we get more in house expertise, then it could be a place that people manage work, but it's not used that way right now
Matthew Deakyne | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

I would say StatusPage on its own is a great service. StatusPage for Hipchat can only be used with that specific chat client. But on its own StatusPage can be integrated with many tools, like Slack, email notifications, text notifications, etc.I don't know of a tool that compares with StatusPage. You could essentially host your own status site with Greed Yellow or Red statuses, but you would be missing out on the robustness of a tool that keeps historical data, uptime, and segregates services based on components.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

MS SharePoint

  • We moved from DocuShare to MS SharePoint and it's been proven very effective.
  • Using MS SharePoint has provided immediate access to documents to staff where in the past, they would have to wait for an admin staff to forward to them.
  • It has been a positive impact for our organization - our newer staff has really benefited from MS SharePoint.
Jessalyn Ka | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

  • We were able to quickly train our entire support team to use this tool in less than 30 minutes, both to schedule maintenance and publish unexpected downtime. The product is so user friendly that it takes very little training to use proficiently.
  • Ease of integrations with existing services and software like Twitter and Slack allow us to reach further with our notification without creating new intake channels for stakeholders.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

MS SharePoint

General

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

Statuspage

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

MS SharePoint
7.8
Statuspage
10.0

Likelihood to Renew

MS SharePoint
9.5
Statuspage

Usability

MS SharePoint
7.2
Statuspage

Support Rating

MS SharePoint
5.0
Statuspage
10.0

In-Person Training

MS SharePoint
4.5
Statuspage

Online Training

MS SharePoint
6.4
Statuspage

Implementation Rating

MS SharePoint
6.0
Statuspage

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