Don’t overlook the benefits of adding a cloud-based intranet portal to increase collaboration and productivity within your organization.

The term intranet has been around for decades, but few companies understand the benefits and versatility of such a platform. At MessageOps, we offer our own intranet solution powered by SharePoint, which we call ROOT. In this blog, we’ll introduce you to ROOT and show you how implementing an intranet for you and your team can pay huge dividends when it comes to growing your business.

What is an intranet?

An intranet is simply a private network that is only accessible by an organization’s members, employees, or authorized users. Companies often use intranet portals to post company news, internal documents, and other information that should be kept inside the company.

Why choose ROOT as an intranet portal?

There are a whole host of reasons companies are beginning to choose ROOT as their SharePoint intranet portal. Here are just a few of the many features of this versatile platform:

Powered by Office 365

The beauty of the ROOT SharePoint intranet portal is that it is powered by Office 365. This means that it’s available in the cloud, from anywhere, using any device. Easily access all of your intranet content from your computer, tablet, or mobile device.

Pre-built intranet platform

One of the toughest aspects of rolling out a corporate intranet is just the amount of time it takes to be up and running with a new system. With ROOT, all of the waiting is cut down drastically. ROOT is built completely on top of SharePoint, meaning that you can have a fully functional intranet portal up in a few short hours, as opposed to waiting weeks or months, which is common in many instances when other platforms as used.

Ample training resources available

MessageOps is committed to ensuring our customers are properly trained on using all the fantastic products that are offered as part of Office 365. We offer a comprehensive Office 365 training program, featuring more than 100 courses covering every aspect of Office 365, including the versatility of SharePoint.

Easy to access user directory

ROOT comes pre-built with an easy-to-use user directory that can be accessible from any device. This allows your employees to have access to everyone within your company, fostering better collaboration.

Blogging functionality

One way to keep everyone within your company updated as to current events is with a company blog. With ROOT, you already have one! Easily add new posts featuring company events, recognizing top performers, and highlighting other items that need to be quickly disseminated to your entire staff.

Corporate event calendar

Do you have one calendar where all of your employees can quickly see when major events are occurring? If not, you can benefit from ROOT’s fully integrated corporate events calendar. Be sure to populate this calendar with key company events, holidays, and other dates that are meaningful in the life of your company.

Interested in learning more about ROOT?

As you can see, ROOT offers a wide array of features that should make launching a SharePoint Intranet portal extremely easy for you and your company. To learn more about the additional benefits of ROOT, contact us now. We’ll be happy to show you the inner workings of this incredibly useful cloud-based intranet platform.

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