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Dive into the Summer with TechNet: Desktop Deployment

Dive into the Summer
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Desktop Deployment

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Dive into Desktop Deployment this summer
If you've got some spare time this summer to immerse yourself in some new technologies, then take a look at the various fascinating sources this page has to offer you for getting the extra info you need.

You decide how much time you'd like to spend on the topic you want. We've got all the information you need to get started on the topic of your choice!

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Desktop Deployment

 

 
 
 

In half an hour

There's a whole range of different strategies for rolling out your desktop infrastructure, from manual installation for individual machines to totally automatic installation for thousands of desktops. Here's a summary of the various strategies available:

And be sure to take a look at our new cloud solutions, including Windows Intune and Office 365.

 
   
 
 

In half a day

What are Optimized Desktop solutions? View this video that features all of our different technologies for rolling out an Optimized desktop.

Here are some handy tools for a general rollout of Windows 7:

And here's some more information about application compatibility:

Windows Intune

Windows Intune simplifies how businesses manage and secure PCs using Windows cloud services and the Windows 7 operating system - so your computers and users can operate at peak performance from virtually anywhere.

Video: Windows Intune Quick Overview

There's so much you can achieve in half a day!

 
   
 
 

In a full day (or more)

In this “Deployment Survival Guide” tour aim is to show you what we think are very useful resources for IT Pros who are thinking about migrating/deploying to Windows 7. The guide is just a subset of the information you will find at our “ TechNet Springboard” site.

Resources:

Windows Intune

Windows Intune simplifies how businesses manage and secure PCs using Windows cloud services and the Windows 7 operating system—so your computers and users can operate at peak performance from virtually anywhere.

App.compat. tools & guidance

Manageability & security

Deployment tools guidance

Performance tools, monitoring and analysis

Windows 7 Walkthroughs

Windows XP to Windows 7 Migration Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2010

Windows 7 Deployment Tools

Step-by-Step Deployment with the Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK)

Upgrading to Windows 7 for Small and Midsize Businesses

Office 2010 Deployment:

Internet Explorer 8 & 9 Deployment:

Microsoft Optimized desktop