Feature Comparison

What differs MetaShare from SharePoint and a File Server?

Function Windows File Server SharePoint Online MetaShare
List all documents Limited Limited Yes
Manage large amount of documents Yes Limited Yes
Filter/unfilter documents Limited Limited Yes
Collapse/expand document filters No No Yes
Clear all applied document filters No Limited Yes
Sort documents Limited Limited Yes
Search documents within one location Limited Yes Yes
Search documents across all locations Limited Yes Yes
Search for a metadata value No No Yes
Combine document search with metadata filtering Limited Limited Yes
Enforce metadata compliance when adding documents No Limited Yes
Auto-tag when adding documents No No Yes
Suggest templates when creating documents No No Yes
Preferred application when opening a file Yes Limited Yes
Open Office documents in read-only mode No No Yes
Edit a documents metadata Limited Yes Yes
Keep track of documents’ version history No Yes Yes
Share a document Limited Yes Yes
Publish/unpublish documents No Yes Yes
Create document alerts No Yes Yes
Download documents n/a Yes Yes
Restore deleted documents No Yes Yes
Move documents Yes Limited Yes
See all document tasks n/a No Yes
Search/filter sites n/a Limited Yes
View/set site permissions n/a Limited Yes
Create homogeneous sites n/a Limited Yes
Create site configurations n/a Limited Yes
Update all sites n/a Limited Yes
Manage an information model No Limited Yes
Apply metadata on sites n/a No Yes