TA: Deploying Windows and Office
Microsoft released Windows 8 to bring a modern computing experience to businesses and to help professionals stay connected to their colleagues and clients from anywhere, anytime. Windows 8.1 advances this vision and introduces new manageability, mobility, security, user experience and networking capabilities–with the goal of offering customers the best business tablets and versatile modern business PCs driven by the most powerful operating system designed for today’s modern businesses. The course covers the new and updated features in Windows 8.1 with regard to Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) scenarios, mobility, security, and the modern user interface.
Do you want to deploy Windows 8.1 the "right way"? Find out how to avoid deployment pitfalls and how to streamline the process, from a team of experts, including a key Developer of the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT). Benefit from their real-life experience with early adopters. They start with the basics and then dive deep to teach you how to plan, configure, and manage client deployment to Windows-based computers in Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager and the MDT. Get tips on saving time and money by automating some (if not all) of the process. Why learn the hard way?
Today's workforce is more and more mobile. If you are interested in the latest mobility solutions, check out this on-demand course on Windows To Go, which supports ultra-mobile workstyles through a bootable USB that turns almost any PC into a secure Windows 8 corporate PC—without requiring network connectivity. And it's easy to use, since there are no special skills required to operate the drive. You'll see that Windows To Go is a full fidelity desktop that includes Windows 8 touch, virtualization technologies, secure connection via DirectAccess, and data encryption with BitLocker. Watch this on-demand Jump Start, and see how, with Windows To Go, IT can offer a new, secure deployment model for its highly mobile workforce.
In this course, you will learn from the Windows Engineering Leads about the advances in security for Windows 8.1 across the three core investment areas of modern access control, malware presence, and information protection. The course will dive into key topics, such as authentication and multifactor access control. Other topics include tamper resistance hardware through UEFI, TPM, pervasive encryption, and protecting corporate data in a "bring your own device" (BYOD) world.
This two day course is focused on the creation and deployment of Windows 8 images, as well as the deployment of Office 2013. This course covers planning, creating, managing, maintaining and deploying images in a Windows Server networking environment. Students learn how to use different Microsoft Deployment Toolkit tools to create and manage images; how to deploy images by using Windows Deployment Services and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager; and how to deploy Office 2013 to existing computers and offline Windows 8 images.
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