If you're trying to evaluate the differences between MediaWiki, Confluence, and SharePoint you've come to the right place. All of these platforms do some things well, and as with most things, all of these platforms have their downsides. Below we'll break down the strengths and weaknesses of each option to help you make the right choice for your unique needs.
Open-source platform created by the Wikimedia Foundation
Get a unique solution designed, tested, and implemented specifically with your organization's goals in mind.
Custom Skin Design
Complex to Customize
Dependency on Extensions
Periodic Maintenance Needed
Highly configurable web-based platform integrated with MS Office for the purpose of storage and file sharing.
Office 365 Integrations
Complex to Maintain and Use
Expensive Implementation and Customization
Extensive Range of Features can create a Mess
Confluence is a collaboration tool designed for sharing, storing, and working on many different things.
Built for Collaboration
Poor Search Results
Dependency on Plugins
Limited Cloud Based Solution
Although all of these platforms have their own pros and cons, MediaWiki brings together the strengths of Confluence and SharePoint, while eliminating some of their weaknesses. MediaWiki is open-source software that can be customized to your specific needs, with no license costs, hosting solutions tailored to your organization's specific needs, and an environment that promotes collaboration. We also have an in-depth comparison of MediaWiki and Confluence, which you can view here. Although MediaWiki has many benefits over its SaaS competitors, it can be tricky to install and configure.Free consultation