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Nextcloud vs SharePoint vs Workspace.com System Properties Comparison

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SystemsNextcloud  Xexclude from comparisonSharePoint  Xexclude from comparisonWorkspace.cominfoformerly called Lighthouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNextcloud is an open source collaboration and file sharing system, forked from ownCloud.SharePoint is a web application framework and collaboration platform.Workspace.com provides a suite of project-oriented applications available as web-based service or running on a self-hosted VMWare Virtual Machine Server.
CategoryProject CollaborationProject CollaborationProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 20.46
Rank #40
Score 2,857.67
Rank #1
Score 0.63
Rank #261
DeveloperNextcloudMicrosoftWorkspace.cominfoformerly Artifact Software
Websitenextcloud.comproducts.office.com/­en-us/­sharepointworkspace.com/­index-home.html
Technical documentationdocs.nextcloud.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sharepoint/­dev
Social network pages
Facebook8,030likes
LinkedIn5,489followers
Twitter26,157followers
Facebook99,488likes
LinkedIn58,507followers
Twitter207,919followers
LinkedIn22followers
Twitter73followers
Initial release201620012007
LicenseOpen SourceinfoAGPL v3
CommercialinfoNextcloud Enterprise
Commercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelinfoSharePoint Online
Commercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesinfodesktop clients for Windows, OS X and Linuxyesyes
Programming languagePHPC#Java
Operating systemsLinuxWindowsLinux
Windows
Mobile appsAndroid
iOS
Androidinfonumerous 3rd-party apps
iOSinfonumerous 3rd-party apps
Windows Phoneinfonumerous 3rd-party apps
no
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoRESTyesinfoseveral sets of APIs, including object models and REST web service.no
Multi-useryesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
OpenID
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
FTP
IMAP
SMB
Active Directory
Password
Active Directory
Password
NotificationsEmail
RSS feeds
Email
Mobile push
RSS feeds
Email
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyno
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksno
Task dependenciesinfoDependencies between tasks are logical relationships that restrict the sequence of task executions, e.g. one task must be completed before another task can startyes
Critical path managementinfoThe critical path method calculates the set of tasks that cannot be delayed without increasing the project's duration, taking into account task dependenciesno
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountno
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniqueno
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule no
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyes
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesyes
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyes
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsno
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesno
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsno
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsno
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsyes
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesno
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsno
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikinoyesinfoSharePoint pagesno
Discussion forumnoyesno
Online chatyesyesno
Audio conferencingyesinfovia Spreedbox integrationnoinfoavailable via Microsoft Lync and other productsno
Video conferencingyesinfovia Spreedbox integrationnoinfoavailable via Microsoft Lync and other productsno
Screen sharingyesinfovia Spreedbox integrationyesno
Calendar sharingyesyesno
Contact sharingyesyesno
Document sharingyesyesyes
File versioningyesyesyes

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