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Do I need to install/configuge the (entire and expensive) Windows Sharepoint Server (is the 2007 version sufficient?) or am I fine with Sharepoint Services 3.0 in order to work with the sharepoint workspace in the office hub on Windows Phone 7?

Thanks, David

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You should be okay using SharePoint 2010 Foundation. It's free for just the basics.

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What do I do when my server is too "old" and doesn't meet the system requirements of SharePoint 2010 Foundation (neither being 64-bit nor having 4 cores)? Thanks! – David Feb 24 '11 at 19:23
Unfortunately, you're going to have to get a new server because Windows Phone 7 only integrates with SharePoint 2010. – Scott Keck-Warren Feb 24 '11 at 19:31
Thanks for this valuable info. – David Feb 25 '11 at 8:44

To expand on what Scott said, SharePoint Workspace (Windows or Windows Phone 7) only works with SharePoint 2010 versions.

You can certainly run a small SharePoint 2010 Foundation on less then 4 cores, but 64bit is a requirement.

Office 365 due out this year is a paid hosted service running SharePoint 2010 that -should in theory- support SharePoint Workspace the same as on-premise.

SkyDrive, the Microsoft consumer service similar to Google Docs, is said to start supporting Windows Phone 7 as storage for Office files once the phone OS gets an update later this year.

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