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September 2008

Planning global enterprise SharePoint deployments

To distribute or not to distribute? The more centralized your SharePoint deployment is, the better it works— but your remote users might not be very happy. Before making any decisions about deploying your enterprise SharePoint globally, consider the priorities and preferences of your stakeholders. More on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server planning    Four steps to creating practical SharePoint governance standards Microsoft Office SharePoint Server tutorial And, as always, evaluate the cost versus usability for every deployment scenario. One of the early challenges when planning a global SharePoint deployment is determining how many farms are needed and where they should be located. The next challenge is understanding what might be lost by providing regional or distributed farms. Keep in mind that cost shouldn't always dictate the SharePoint deployment model you choose. Finding the right answer for your deployment may take some testing. That said, the three main distribution models for deploying Microsoft Office SharePoint ...

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