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SharePoint 2010 and external file system - DocuShare

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 18, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
 

I am working with a client that is looking for a SharePoint (2010 Standard) solution for CMS and document management.  Initially they intended to migrate thousands of documents from Docushare to SharePoint, but are now asking about leaving the documents in the current file system instead of migrating them. Can SharePoint work (allow access, controls, search, etc) with documents stored on external file systems?  How would this work?  Drawbacks, costs, tools needed all helpful.

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