SharePoint 2010 Foundation enables your team to create web sites for information sharing and document collaboration, helping increase individual and team productivity. SharePoint 2010 Foundation also provides team services and sites to Microsoft Office Applications and other desktop applications. Additionally, it serves as a platform for application development. SharePoint 2010 makes it easy for your team to utilize resources such as portals, team workspaces, e-mail, presence awareness, and Web-based conferencing. SharePoint 2010 enables users to locate distributed information quickly and efficiently, as well as connect to and work with others more productively.
Once set up for your account, SharePoint 2010 will be available from any web browser by going to https://[team.yourdomain.com]. There will be a set of templates that you are able to configure and customize to a very high degree to meet your company's specific needs and processes. A good way to think about SharePoint 2010 is that it's a web site available only to your team for storing and sharing all of the documents they need at their fingertips. It is accessible via any web browser and Outlook too!
Absolutely! The SharePoint 2010 domain name will default to team.yourdomain.com (you are able to use any subdomain you like) and you can control the users through the web-based control panel.
There will be no effect on your existing email service, as long as the subdomain that you use is different than the domain that you use for email.
Yes, the SaaShost.net SharePoint 2010 Foundation service makes it easy for your team to gain the benefits of Microsoft SharePoint 2010 as soon as you login. Templates include HR applications, sales team applications and company essentials like expense management, timecard management and help desk applications.