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This article is part of the April 2012 issue of How dispersed organizations benefit from SharePoint 2010 infrastructure planning
As SharePoint 2010 continues to grow in popularity among larger organizations, the collaboration platform is likewise being used by an increasing number of geographically dispersed companies that see it as a tool to keep far-flung employees on the same page. Because of SharePoint’s architecture, however, such implementations can add new administrative burdens whether you’re trying to keep workers across North America or around the world connected and communicating with one another. To manage a SharePoint environment for an organization with operations scattered about in various regions, it’s necessary to combine basic SharePoint 2010 infrastructure management with end-user experience monitoring and, in most cases, a healthy dose of third-party tools. Because SharePoint is a Web-based platform, everything that an end user can do with it starts with an HTTP server connection—whether that’s downloading files, working on a document, updating a contact list or using a customized composite application, to cite just a few examples. If you have users in various ... Access >>>
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Dispersed organizations test mettle of SharePoint 2010 infrastructure
by Shawn Shell, Contributor
Combine basic SharePoint 2010 infrastructure management with end-user monitoring and third-party tools to effectively manage SharePoint for a dispersed organization, says consultant Shawn Shell.
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