Feature Comparison Chart: Bamboo Alert Plus Web Part vs. SPAlert / My Alerts in SharePoint 2010

Out-of-the-box, SharePoint 2010 provides more alerting features than ever before but, as you can see in the feature comparison chart below, Alert Plus provides greater flexibility in the areas of sending alerts based on specific column changes, distribution lists and the look and feel of e-mails sent … and all without the need for a developer or SharePoint Administrator's intervention.

Feature Description

SP 2010

Alert Plus WP

Send alert messages to Short Message Service (SMS) for Mobile Devices

X

 

Ability to select specific list to be alerted on

X

X

End user can subscribe/unsubscribe from lists or libraries of their choosing

X

 

Define look and feel of e-mail without requiring code

 

X

Alert on item creation and modification

X

X

Alert on item deletion

X

 

Alert if item exists

 

X

Alert on items where a column changes from one specific value to another

 

X

Define subset of items based on CAML query

X

X

Define subset of items based on a list view

 

X

Define recipients by selecting individuals

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X

Define recipients by selecting a list with an e-mail address column

 

X

Define recipients based on a lookup list containing an e-mail address column

 

X

Connect to an aggregated list view

 

X

View alerts you are subscribed to

X

X

Manage alerts in a central location

 

X

     1. User defining the alert must be a member of Alerts Administration right.

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