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SharePoint Trivia

The first two versions of SharePoint were known as SharePoint Portal Server, shortened to SPS. The third version was called MOSS (short for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server). Since 2010, it has dropped the Office tag and is simply called SharePoint (at last!). However, some people may also refer to SharePoint Online as Office 365. Office 365 also includes a set of services, of which SharePoint is just one

The pictures on the home page and here are of lake Tahoe, the first codename for SharePoint. The lesser known 2nd and 3rd versions were Matrix and Helix. Both disappeared when SharePoint joined Office and its duller codenames: Office 11 (SPS 2003), 12 (MOSS 2007), 14 (SP 2010) etc. No 13 – someone was superstitious ;-)