SharePoint Online features
SharePoint Online is a secure place to store, organise, share, and access information from almost any device. You can access it via a web browser, such as Internet Explorer, Chrome, or Firefox.
Key features to look out for:
Multiple people can work on a document at the same time. You can see who else is collaborating and documents update in real time.
The user friendly document library can be easily edited, important documents can be pinned to the top of the page and has an easily accessible right click menu.
A SharePoint list is a collection of data you can share, they can be used to create more than simple lists. You can choose from apps such as Links, Calendar, Survey, Issue Tracking and Announcements.
External user access
External users can access your SharePoint site using an existing Microsoft account. They can also use Office applications, Word, Excel etc in SharePoint without having them on their machine. Site Collection Administrators must request external user access for their site from the Service Desk and all external users are required to abide by the SharePoint external user policy
Large files up to 2GB can be uploaded to your SharePoint site.
Regular SharePoint updates introduce new features, functionality and security enhancements.