Microsoft Sharepoint vs. Enterprise 2.0 Start-ups: Day of Reckoning Arrives

For several years, Microsoft's SharePoint collaboration software has looked dysfunctional and pricey compared to innovative packages from start-ups. But in a new version en route, Microsoft has improved on some gripes, particularly its social software. It represents a deciding moment for the Enterprise 2.0 market, as the start-ups must win over business buyers, or be eaten alive by Microsoft's "good enough" strategy.