Microsoft Sharepoint 2010: IT ProfessionalEvaluation Guide

This evaluation guide is designed to giveIT Professionals an introduction and overview of the features in Microsoft®SharePoint® 2010 that are most pertinent to installing, managing, and configuring the SharePoint farm. It begins with a brief introduction and a summary of what’s new, followed by a more in-depth discussion of the most relevant features.

The ultimate goal of this guide is to provide the IT pro with the understanding necessary for installing and evaluatingSharePoint 2010. This guide is intended for the Windows Server®administrator, Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Office SharePoint Server 2007 administrator, Web server administrator, or any IT pro involved in server administration.

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