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Lessons Learned – MS IT SharePoint 2010 upgrade project and FAST search deployment

For those of you in the process or planning to upgrade to SharePoint 2010, here are some important lessons learned from our Microsoft IT team.

 

Documents just published by the MS IT department:

Initial Best Practices & Lessons Learned from Microsoft ITs SharePoint 2010 Upgrade

With its SharePoint 2010 deployment nearly complete, Microsoft IT has developed helpful perspective on what worked and what steps could have been performed better. The Microsoft IT SharePoint engineering team is sharing its experiences with you to help reduce planning, deployment, and management of a SharePoint 2010 migration project.

Initial Best Practices & Lessons Learned from Microsoft IT’s SharePoint 2010 Upgrade

How Microsoft IT Deployed FAST Search for SharePoint 2010

As part of its migration to SharePoint 2010, Microsoft IT recently deployed FAST Search for SharePoint 2010 and the enterprise search service for its hosted environments. The goal was to provide an experience that is more efficient and effective for its end users. This video will cover some aspects about the implementation and support of the enterprise search farm, as well as the wins and benefits that FAST Search for SharePoint has provided not only to end-users, but also to MSIT.

How Microsoft IT Deployed FAST Search for SharePoint 2010