Upgrade: Frequent questions from SharePoint Conference 2012

It was great talking with so many of you at the SharePoint Conference last week. From one on one discussions to the big crush at Ask the Experts, we had several questions come up multiple times. Here are the most frequent questions from the conference about upgrade: Q: Can I upgrade from Office SharePoint Server…


Take advantage of SharePoint Server 2010 search capabilities from SharePoint Server 2007 by doing a search-first migration

Upgrading to Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 from SharePoint Server 2007 provides significant enhancements in enterprise search capability. This includes many improvements for end users when they issue search queries and view search results. You can find a summary of these enhancements in  What’s new in enterprise search (SharePoint Server 2010). However, due to policy or…


End of License for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 for Search

For any customers who might be using Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 for Search, this is a reminder that in 2008, it was replaced with Microsoft Search Server 2008. At that time, Microsoft discontinued support for Office SharePoint Server 2007 for Search. This is especially important to note if you plan to install Service Pack…


Check out free SharePoint videos from TechEd 2009

If you missed TechEd 2009, you can watch many of the sessions on video. TechNet has posted 43 hours of videos that cover such topics as Office SharePoint Server 2007, Windows (client and server), security, and unified messaging. These include eight sessions provided by SharePoint MVPs and experts: SharePoint Admins, the Reluctant DBAs. Todd Klindt…


*NEW* SharePoint 2007 Books available on Amazon!

Do you ever wish you could order up SharePoint content in a professionally bound format?  Well now you can!   Our downloadable books for SharePoint IT are now also available on Amazon.com. Find them, along with other great books about Office, in the Office IT Pro Bookstore (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=179990).  Now you can easily leaf through deployment…

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