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Plan for Windows 10 deployment

Trudy Hakala|Last Updated: 1/26/2017
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Windows 10 provides new deployment capabilities, scenarios, and tools by building on technologies introduced in Windows 7, and Windows 8.1, while at the same time introducing new Windows as a service concepts to keep the operating system up to date. Together, these changes require that you rethink the traditional deployment process.

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Windows 10 deployment considerationsThere are new deployment options in Windows 10 that help you simplify the deployment process and automate migration of existing settings and applications.
Windows 10 compatibilityWindows 10 will be compatible with most existing PC hardware; most devices running Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1 will meet the requirements for Windows 10.
Windows 10 infrastructure requirementsThere are specific infrastructure requirements to deploy and manage Windows 10 that should be in place prior to significant Windows 10 deployments within your organization.
Windows To Go: feature overviewWindows To Go is a feature in Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education that enables the creation of a Windows To Go workspace that can be booted from a USB-connected external drive on PCs.
Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) Technical ReferenceThe Microsoft® Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) helps you determine whether the applications, devices, and computers in your organization are compatible with versions of the Windows® operating system.
Change history for Plan for Windows 10 deploymentThis topic lists new and updated topics in the Plan for Windows 10 deployment documentation for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile.
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