Plan to deploy Office SharePoint Server globally

Many organizations support employees working in multiple sites either within a region or around the world. Microsoft currently supports three different deployment configurations to accommodate geographically dispersed sites with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. This planning content includes the following articles:

Supported global solutions for Office SharePoint Server

Extending Office SharePoint Server global solutions with Office Outlook 2007 and Office Groove software

Design global information architecture and governance

Plan for global enterprise search

Plan for bandwidth requirements

Optimizing Office SharePoint Server for WAN environments

Optimizing custom Web parts for the WAN

This planning content does not attempt to address all of the variables that might impact a deployment of Office SharePoint Server 2007 across multiple geographic sites. The Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 teams at Microsoft welcome your requests for additional content or testing related to this topic. Send feedback and requests to, or add comments to the TechNet version of this content online

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