SharePoint 2010 IT Pro Learning Resources

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Evaluate SharePoint with Guidance

SharePoint Server 2010 Evaluation Guide

Microsoft SharePoint 2010 IT Pro Evaluation Guide

SharePoint Server 2010 Walkthrough Guide


Trials and Related Bits Download

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Trial

Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010

2010 Server Language Packs for SharePoint Server 2010, Project Server 2010, Search Server 2010, and Office Web Apps 2010

Language Packs for SharePoint Foundation 2010

Microsoft Search Server 2010 Express

Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint

SharePoint Foundation 2010 MP for Operations Manager 2007

SharePoint 2010 Products MP for Operations Manager 2007

FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint MP for Operations Manager 2007

Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 (32-bit)

Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 (64-bit)


Evaluation VM Download

2010 IW Demo VM (RTM)


Learn SharePoint on TechNet


Getting Started with SharePoint 2010 for IT pros

Use these 11 modules to help you learn what Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 can do for you, how it works, how to create a site, and more.


IT Pro Advanced Training (20 hours video training)

For IT professionals, SharePoint Server 2010 offers enhancements to drive productivity, a scalable unified infrastructure, and flexible deployment. SharePoint Server 2010 Advanced IT Professional Training is a deep technical learning series for current SharePoint Server 2007 professionals who are looking to upgrade their skills to SharePoint Server 2010.

Each module also has downloadable options.

SharePoint Server IT Pro Training Slides


TechNet Virtual Labs for SharePoint 2010 IT Pro

Business Continuity Management in SharePoint Server 2010
Configuring Tenant Administration on SharePoint Server 2010
Configuring User Profile Synchronization in SharePoint Server 2010
Windows PowerShell in SharePoint Server 2010
Backup and Restore in SharePoint Server 2010
Introduction to Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Upgrade

TechNet SharePoint Resource Centers

Getting started

Architecture design

Business continuity management (backup, recovery, availability, and disaster recovery)

Capacity management

Installation and deployment

Security and authentication

Upgrade and migration


What's new

Windows PowerShell

Business Connectivity Services

Business intelligence

Enterprise collaboration

Enterprise content management

Enterprise search

Records management

Social computing

Web content management


How Do I Videos

How Do I: Use SharePoint 2010's Health and Monitoring Features?

How Do I: Use the SharePoint 2010 Managed MetaData Service?

How Do I: Configure SMS Text Message Alerts in SharePoint 2010?

How Do I: Configure Document Conversions in SharePoint 2010?

How Do I: Create a New Web Application and Site Collection in SharePoint 2010?

How Do I: Email Enable SharePoint 2010 Lists?

How Do I: Configure an Alternate Access Mapping in SharePoint 2010?

How Do I: Backup and Restore a SharePoint 2010 Site Collection?

How Do I: Work with SharePoint Solution Packages in SharePoint 2010?

How Do I: Configure Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint 2010?

How Do I: Restore Individual List Items in a SharePoint 2010 Site?

How Do I: Extend an Existing SharePoint 2010 Web Application?


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Jie Li

Technical Product Manager, SharePoint