can SharePoint be a File Server replacement ?

Many in the SharePoint market claim that SharePoint can and should replace your file servers. Is this a best practice? Should you plan to move all of your files that currently exist into SharePoint? There are pros and cons to this debate, each of which we’ll outline below link . However, if you don’t want to read this entire article, then you should know that our simple answer is NO.

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http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd163523.aspx