Providing Technology Training and Mentoring For Modern Technology Adoption
This 5-day instructor-led course provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to plan, design, and implement a Windows 8 desktop infrastructure. The course provides guidance on planning and deploying desktops by using several technologies such as User State Migration Tool (USMT), Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT), Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), and more. Additionally, the course describes how to protect desktops and monitor their health and performance.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
The course is primarily intended for IT Professionals who manage the desktop environments for organizations, and want to specialize in Windows 8 desktop deployments. These IT professionals typically work in complex computing environments of large to enterprise-sized organizations. In addition. the secondary audience for this course includes IT professionals who want to take the 70-415: Implementing an Enterprise Desktop and Device Infrastructure exam as a stand-alone, or as part of the requirement for the MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure certification.
Before attending this course, students must have:
This module describes the enterprise desktop lifecycle and explains how you can assess hardware and infrastructure readiness. The module then describes how to identify and select the most appropriate deployment option based upon organizational requirements.
Lab : Assessing and Determining Desktop Deployment Options
After completing this module, students will be able to:
This modules describes Windows image formats and helps you to define an efficient image management strategy based upon business requirements.
Lab : Planning an Image Management Strategy
This module describes how to deploy and manage a secure desktop by implementing centralized policies, BitLocker settings, and Encrypted File System (EFS) settings.
Lab : Configuring Desktop Security
Lab : Configuring File Encryption by Using EFS
This module describes how to use the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) and Windows Deployment Services (WDS) to create, capture, and manage a desktop operating system image.
Lab : Preparing the Imaging and the Windows PE Environment
Lab : Building a Reference Image by Using Windows SIM and Sysprep
Lab : Capturing and Servicing a Reference Image
Lab : Configuring and Managing Windows DS
This modules describes how to use the User State Migration Tool (USMT) to migrate appropriate user data and settings to a new desktop operating system.
Lab : Planning and Implementing User State Migration
Lab : Migrating User State by Using Hard-Link Migration
This module describes how to use the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 to deploy Windows operating systems in lite touch installation scenarios.
Lab : Planning and Deploying Desktops by Using MDT
This describes how to use System Center 2012 Configuration Manager to implement a zero touch installation for deploying enterprise desktops.
Lab : Preparing the Environment for Operating System Deployment
Lab : Performing a Zero-Touch Installation by Using MDT and Configuration Manager
This module describes how to plan and implement session virtualization deployment and a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) based upon Windows Server 2012 Remote Desktop Services.
Lab : Planning and Implementing a Remote Desktop Services Infrastructure
This module describes how to plan and configure user state virtualization to provide a consistent desktop client experience.
Lab : Managing User State Virtualization for Enterprise Desktops
Students will be able to plan and implement an updates infrastructure to support both physical and virtual enterprise desktops.
Lab : Planning and Implementing an Updates Infrastructure to Support Enterprise Desktops
This module describes how to use System Center technologies such as Endpoint protection and Data Protection Manager (DPM) to protect enterprise desktops from malware and data loss.
Lab : Implementing Client Endpoint Protection
Lab : Configuring Data Protection for Client Computer Data
This module describes how to identify and monitor relevant services and components to ensure the health and performance of the enterprise desktop infrastructure.
Lab : Monitoring the Performance and Health of the Desktop Infrastructure