Using a calendar out on your SharePoint team site has a fewadvantages:
However, because I use Outlook to manage most of myappointments, I find that going out to a separate site is a big drawback. Do I reallyhave to spend my day navigating among my various calendars? It turns out that Idon’t – I can manage everything directly from Outlook.
This ability to view the SharePoint calendar within Outlookalso has the following benefits: