Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications

This five-day course describes how to assess Operating System and application deployment options, determine the most appropriate deployment strategy and then implement a deployment solution for Windows devices and applications that meets your environment’s needs. Solutions that this course details include Operating System deployment scenarios ranging from high-touch solutions to zero-touch solutions. It also discusses the technologies that you use to implement these solutions, including the Microsoft Dployment Toolkit (MDT) and Configuration Manager.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Assess the network environment to support Operating System and application deployment tasks
  • Identify the most appropriate Operating System deployment strategy based upon organisational requirements
  • Assess application compatibility issues and identify mitigation solutions to ensure that applications function successfully after an Operating System deployment
  • Describe and configure strategies to migrate user state during Operating System deployments
  • Determine the most appropriate image management strategy to support Operating System and application deployments
  • Describe and use the tools provided in the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK) to prepare for and support automated deployment strategies
  • Identify solutions to support Preboot Execution Environment (PXE)-initiated and multicast solutions when performing Operating System deployment tasks
  • Configure an Operating System deployment strategy by using the MDT
  • Configure an Operating System deployment strategy using Configuration Manager
  • Integrate the MDT with Configuration Manager to support Operating System deployment procedures
  • Implement volume license activation and configuration settings for client computers
  • Customise and deploy Microsoft Office 2016 to an enterprise network environment and describe how to use the Windows Imaging and Configuring Design (Windows ICD)

This five-day course is for IT Professionals who deploy, manage and maintain PCs, devices and apps across medium, large and enterprise organisations. Typically, this course’s audience has a desktop-support background and have worked as Enterprise Desktop Administrators. A significant portion of this audience uses or intends to use Configuration Manager to manage and deploy PCs, devices and enterprise applications. The Enterprise Desktop Administrator also might use several tools, including the Windows ADK and the MDT to support assessment, Operating System and application deployment tasks. Additionally, this course is for individuals who are interested in taking the MCSE Exam 70-695: Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications.


Before attending this course, students must have:

  • System administrator–level working knowledge of:
    • Networking fundamentals, including common networking protocols, topologies, hardware, media, routing, switching and addressing
    • Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management
    • Installation, configuration and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers
    • Basic concepts of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) security
    • Basic understanding of scripting and Windows PowerShell syntax
    • Basic understanding of Windows Server roles and services
  • Basic understanding of the management tasks that you can perform by using Configuration Manager

All our public scheduled training courses offer delegates the following facilities which are all included at no extra cost: 

  • Mini Continental Breakfast, with a choice of Croissants, Pastries, Cereals, Juices, and of course Tea and Coffee
  • Buffet Lunch
  • A Selection of Soft Beverages are available throughout the Training Day
  • Full Course Manual (Official Curriculum Courseware for Technical Courses where Designated)
  • Course Exercise Files on CD\DVD or Online
  • Course Stationery Pack (Pen, Pencil and Paper)
  • Course Certificate (Vendor Accredited where Designated)
  • FREE Internet Access during your visit (Wi-Fi as Available)

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Course Details:

Duration: 5 Days
Delivery: Instructor led
Type: Course
Setting: Classroom
Language: English
Audience: IT Professionals
Code: MS20695
Exam: 70-695
Level: 300

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