Planning, Testing, and Piloting Deployment Projects
Updated: March 28, 2003
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
Welcome to Planning, Testing, and Piloting Deployment Projects of the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Deployment Kit.
This book provides guidelines for planning, testing, and piloting the deployment of Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP Professional operating systems in medium and large organizations. IT professionals can use this book to create a comprehensive project plan, which serves as a framework for designing and deploying complex technologies and operating system features.
A key component of this book is a roadmap that summarizes each of the chapters in the Windows Server 2003 Deployment Kit. The roadmap can be used to match business solutions with the design guidelines discussed in the kit. In addition, because testing and piloting are critical tasks in any deployment project, this book contains guidelines for designing and setting up a test lab, testing applications and resolving application compatibility issues, and designing and implementing a pilot project.
This book contains the following chapters: