Before you deploy System Center Mobile Device Manager (MDM), follow the steps in this section to configure the infrastructure for your organization correctly. Use the checklists provided in MDM Planning and Deployment Checkliststo make sure that you complete each task and meet each requirement for a successful deployment.

As you configure your company infrastructure environment to deploy MDM, use the worksheets provided in MDM Deployment Worksheetsto compile information about IP addresses, server names, port configurations, and so on.

The requirements for your MDM deployment depend on the topology that you plan for your organization. To plan for and learn best practices for different topologies, see MDM System Topologies.