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October 12, 2011

New Releases from Microsoft Press

"There's a paradigm shift taking place in the SharePoint marketplace," says author Phil Wicklund. Check out these three new books for information on how to use Microsoft® SharePoint® to the fullest if you have yet to make the transition, or if you need practical advice on how to meet specific business needs.

—Mary Rotman, maryr@oreilly.com

New Releases from Microsoft Press


Microsoft® SharePoint® Foundation 2010 Inside Out
by Errin O'Connor, Penelope Coventry, Troy Lanphier, Johnathan Lightfoot, Thomas Resing, Michael Doyle
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You're beyond the basics—so dive right in and really support collaboration. This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds. It's all muscle and no fluff. Discover how the experts tackle SharePoint Foundation 2010—and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery.

"SharePoint is not going away any time soon," says co-author Tom Resing. "Microsoft's past investments in this platform have been huge and they are only getting bigger. With the increased investment in the cloud hosted version of SharePoint Online in Office 365, the audience for this collaboration product has the potential to grow even faster next year. As the world moves further into sharing information with friends, family and co-workers on the web, this book will help you take advantage of Microsoft's best tool for doing just that."

Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010: Deploying Cloud-Based Solutions
by Phil Wicklund
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Take your Microsoft SharePoint solutions to the cloud—and gain scalability and high availability while helping to lower your operational costs. Led by SharePoint expert Phil Wicklund, you'll learn hands-on how to customize and maintain SharePoint cloud solutions. You also get practical advice for migrating business solutions either to Microsoft SharePoint Online or to a private cloud, using your own data center. This is an ideal guide for IT professionals, architects, and decision makers.

"Hundreds of companies are moving their SharePoint deployments to the cloud," says Wicklund, "and this book will help them prepare and plan for this migration. It's great for newbies looking to understand what's involved, such as general planning, security in the cloud, customizing the cloud, and what it takes to build a private cloud. All of these topics in one book will prove to be a convenient resource for those planning a migration."

Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010: Customizing My Site
by Michael Doyle
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Customize your implementation of My Site in Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010—and capture the enthusiasm for social networking in your organization. With this concise, practical guide, SharePoint expert Michael Doyle shows you how to modify key My Site features to meet specific business needs. You'll learn how to apply best practices, tackle hard-to-solve problems—and create a valuable sense of community for your employees. It's the ideal quick reference for IT and business professionals alike.

For a review copy or more information please email maryr@oreilly.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.

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