Microsoft provides several excellent enterprise-level Office 2000 implementation planning resources on its Web site. These resources ease the burden of planning, deploying, and maintaining a large Office 2000 installation. Table A lists the more useful resources.
|TABLE A: Useful Enterprise-Planning Resources|
|Enterprise Planning Workbook||http://www.microsoft.com/ office/enterprise/deployment/entpwkbk.htm||Microsoft designed this document to help organizations assess the financial and logistical effects of an Office 2000 installation or migration and develop a budget.|
|Office 2000 Deployment and Maintenance||http://www.microsoft.com/ office/enterprise/deployment/deploymt.htm||A deployment white paper that provides a detailed examination of Office 2000's TCO-reduction features as they relate to installation, deployment, and long-term maintenance.|
|Office 2000 Customer Deployment Scenario||http://www.microsoft.com/ office/enterprise/deployment/deploysc.htm||A case study that provides a real-world example of a large-scale Office 2000 deployment , including an assessment of deployment concerns and users' hardware needs.|
|Deploying Office 2000 with Microsoft Systems Management Server||http://www.microsoft.com/ office/enterprise/deployment/deplysms.htm||A deployment white paper that describes how to use Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) to simplify your Office 2000 deployment.|
|Running Office 2000 with Windows Terminal Server||http://www.microsoft.com/ office/enterprise/deployment/termserv.htm||A deployment white paper that describes Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition (WTS)-friendly Office 2000 features and provides best practices for using Office 2000 in a WTS environment.|
|Microsoft Seminar Online Virtual Events||http://www.microsoft.com/ seminar/1033/ve19990817office2000.htm||A variety of online seminars about Office 2000 and product feature demonstrations.|