Chapter 3

Integrating SharePoint with the Network Infrastructure

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER

  • Planning Farm Communications
  • Networking Protocols: A Summary
  • Network Services

If the preceding two chapters did not make it clear that SharePoint 2010 will have a significant footprint on your network environment, this chapter will certainly provide that clarity. SharePoint 2010 is an exceptionally powerful collaboration and content management suite, and along with that power come major requirements. In this chapter, you will delve deeper into the requirements and impact that SharePoint will place on your network infrastructure.

To appreciate the impact SharePoint will have on your infrastructure and the demands it will make of your infrastructure, ...

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