It is no surprise that the release of SharePoint 2010 has taken information professionals by storm. Making many changes and improvements to SharePoint 2007, SharePoint 2010 boasts it's new features including increased social capabilities, an improved user friendly interface and better integration with other systems. Microsoft's vision of creating an enterprise platform for information applications and information professionals has conjured a great deal of interest and enthusiasm on this software. SharePoint 2010 can be broken down into 6 major components: sites, communities, content, search, insights and composites. To supplement these 6 components within SharePoint 2010, there have been a number of third party's creating additional tools and features zoning in on a specific component then expanding upon the capabilities. FileTrail is one of these third parties, providing a fully integrated view of physical and electronic records in SharePoint.
FileTrail for SharePoint adds complete physical records tracking and management to SharePoint. This allows organizations to access and manage both their electronic and physical records through a single integrated solution. Finally, organizations can leverage SharePoint compliance, workflow, and search tools for all their records.