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Windows Server® 2012 Unleashed by Chris Amaris, Andrew Abbate, Omar Droubi, Guy Yardeni, Michael Noel, Rand Morimoto

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Understanding Geographically Based Design

As was the case with the business function-based design model, domain structures can easily be tailored to the needs of organizations with geographically dispersed locations, each with its own sets of administrators. It is important to understand that simply having sites in remote locations does not immediately warrant creation of an OU for each site. Some type of special local administration is required in those remote sites before OU creation should be considered.

Keeping this point in mind, consider the example of CompanyB. It is an international semiconductor producer that is centralized in Sacramento, California, but has worldwide remote branches in Malaysia, Costa Rica, Tokyo, Australia, Berlin, ...

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