As this chapter demonstrates, printing is a much bigger subject than most people imagine. Furthermore, almost all networks need comprehensive and reliable print services. You must plan how to meet present printing needs while also preparing for expansions and changes. Contingency plans are essential because even a brief disruption in printing is not only inconvenient, it's costly. In the next chapter, we'll cover the day-to-day tasks that network administrators perform and how to customize the tools in Windows 2000 Server to make your work easier and more efficient.