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Where did the Enterprise Collaboration portal template go?

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
Am I missing something? When creating a new site collection in SharePoint 2010, I can't seem to find the enterprise collaboration portal site template. I see the Publishing Portal template, but don't see the collaboration one.

Has the story changed here? Is the idea that we'll create collaboration intranet portals based on the team site template or that we should use the publishing enterprise template for intranet deployments now?


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