Preparation & planning your deployment. Richard Smith Senior Consultant – Management, Operations and Deployment Microsoft UK. Agenda. Agenda for the Day and Introductions Common Deployment Project Activities Weapons of Mass Deployment The Deployment Landscape Other Deployment Options.
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Are my applications compatible with the new OS?
How do I plan my deployment project?
How do I get to a standard OS image?
How do I migrate data and settings?
How do I avoid spending time at the computers receiving the upgrade?
Where do I find guidance for desktop and server deployment?
volumes of data
Increased Focus on Compliance
Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, Basel II
CIA/FBI Report, 2005
High Costs of Gathering InformationUp to $14K annual opportunitycost per user for inefficient data searchIDC
Dramatically Increased Security breaches
~95 million records containing sensitive personal information involved insecurity breaches since Feb 2005
Mobile PCs yield positive ROIMobile users work on average 3.2 hours per week more than desktop usersGartner, Forrester
High Costs to Deploy and Manage PCs$200-$1,300 annual IT labor costs/PCGartner / IDC
HW mix shifting
Increased emphasis on manageability to lower cost, increase agility
Corporate knowledge assets at riskOver 600K laptops lost in US in 2005; 80% of companies’ data on user PCsSafeware Insurance
Image Lifecycle Administration Guide
Post deployment Assistance
Application Management workshop
Test summary Documentation
Vision & Scope
Application Packaging / Sequencing
Deployment Infrastructure Design
Solution Definition Workshop
Create Solution Administration Guide
Proof of Concept
Conduct IT Professional Training
Discovery & Assessment
Configuration and Operations Testing
End User Training Plan
Windows Deployment Services
WDS - Dynamic Driver Provisioning
Deployment Tools > Image Deployment > WDS
Challenges with Windows VistaDeployment Tools > App Compatibility > Windows Vista
Application Compatibility ImprovementsDeployment Tools > App Compatibility >Windows 7
ACT 5.5/5.6Deployment Tools > App Compatibility >Windows 7
IE 8 App Compat ImprovementsDeployment Tools > App Compatibility >IE 8
Deployment Tools > Security > Windows 7
The Evolving Desktop
Other Deployment Solutions
Windows Roaming User Profile
Client / HW Driven Approach
Application Driven Approach
> 25GB Free
10Mb/s to the
Environment Building Blocks (Profile / Role / Security / Data Management)
Application Delivery and Requirements
or Full HW
Can the applications
be delivered via
Remote Desktop Services
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