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Plan for upgrade to SharePoint 2013

Published: July 16, 2012

Summary: Find resources about how to plan to upgrade from SharePoint 2010 Products to SharePoint 2013.

Applies to:  SharePoint Foundation 2013 | SharePoint Server 2013 

In order to have a successful upgrade to SharePoint 2013, you must plan for the upgrade. This section contains articles that help you plan and prepare for upgrading from SharePoint 2010 Products to SharePoint 2013.

To understand how the upgrade process works, see the articles in Get started with upgrades to SharePoint 2013.

The following downloadable resources, articles on TechNet, video recordings, and related resources provide information about how to plan for upgrade.

TechNet articles about how to plan for upgrade

The following articles about how to plan for upgrade are available to view online. Writers update articles on a continuing basis as new information becomes available and as users provide feedback.

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Determine strategy for upgrade to SharePoint 2013

Understand how to minimize downtime and plan for special cases during an upgrade to SharePoint 2013.

Create a plan for current customizations during upgrade to SharePoint 2013

Learn how to identify and evaluate the customizations in your environment, and determine whether you will upgrade them, and how.

Plan for site collection upgrades in SharePoint 2013

Plan to upgrade site collections to SharePoint 2013. Plan for upgrade evaluation sites, notifications, and throttling.

Plan for performance during upgrade to SharePoint 2013

Understand upgrade performance and how to plan for the space and time that is required to upgrade to SharePoint 2013.

Create a communication plan for the upgrade to SharePoint 2013

Create a plan to coordinate and communicate with the upgrade team, site owners and users, and stakeholders.

Clean up an environment before an upgrade to SharePoint 2013

Make sure that your environment is in a healthy state, and delete unnecessary items before you upgrade to SharePoint 2013.

Additional resources about how to plan for upgrade to SharePoint 2013

The following resources about how to plan for upgrade to SharePoint 2013 are available from other subject matter experts.

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