Greetings, SharePoint fans, and happy 2009! This week, we added a new white paper to our TechNet collection: Administrator's Guide of Topics to Consider before Deployment (

This paper is provided by Shane Young and the folks at SharePoint 911 (


This white paper is a great resource for anybody who is new to SharePoint. It walks through the primary topics that require attention before you consider running setup for the first time. And, it links you to some of our best content on TechNet.