I am pleased to announce the release of a white paper written by Boris Bazant from Microsoft Consulting Services entitled: EPM and Office SharePoint Server 2007 Coexistence: Intranet Scenario. This whitepaper outlines the recommended setup and configuration approach that will focus on best practices for an EPM-focused Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Intranet farm with a set of validated and tested best practices for Office SharePoint Server 2007 and EPM coexistence. A logical architecture diagram of an EPM-focused Office SharePoint Server 2007 Intranet farm is also provided for reference. The diagram is in Microsoft Visio file format.
With the rapid adoption of SharePoint this paper answers these commonly heard questions from our customers:
- Why deploy Project Server with SharePoint Server and not just the out of the box Windows SharePoint Services?
- Should I deploy Project Server in my intranet SharePoint farm or in a separate farm?
- What are the plus and minus or deploying the two products together in a single farm or apart in two separate farms?
- What are the deployment best practices for the two scenarios (apart or together)?
On a similar topic you can also view the following webcast recorded last March with Steven Haden (MCS France):TechNet webcast: Deployment into a SharePoint Server 2007 Intranet Farm (Office Project Server 2007)
This webcast covers best practices for deploying Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 to a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 intranet farm. (Out of the box, Office Project Server 2007 is deployed on top of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0). It also discusses Office SharePoint Server 2007 deployment prerequisites, deployment scenarios, and best practices. This webcast is part of a series targeted at IT professionals. The series presents detailed discussions of key aspects to consider when you evaluate, plan, deploy, and operate Office Project Server 2007.
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