Managing SharePoint in an Enterprise Environment
Planning is a very important part of any project. Without a good plan, you could find yourself without essential components that could leave you with a poorly performing infrastructure that is hard to manage. It is always a good idea to plan your implementation for optimal performance, scale, and manageability.
Knowing your logical structure and approximate sizing, as well as reliability and performance needs, can save your company money when purchasing any necessary new hardware. Keep in mind that if you are upgrading, newer SharePoint technologies consume more resources than previous versions. Included below is a link to help you with the planning for the implementation of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.