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Microsoft Mechanics Podcast

Dec 30, 2018

This is step 6 after you've started preparing and validating your apps and devices for compatibility, have your directory and networking infrastructure ready, a plan for migrating user files and settings and have assessed security solutions and their impact on your modern desktop.
In this step, we look at Bare Metal, PC...


Dec 30, 2018

This is step 5 in the desktop deployment process - your considerations for security and compliance configurations and tools as part of your desktop deployment. In this step you'll assess your existing security solutions across disk encryption, antivirus, policy and more, then make sure you have improved security once...


Dec 29, 2018

When refreshing or replacing PCs, save time by automating user state backup and restore. New options for cloud file sync allow you to enforce per user sync of Desktop, Documents and Pictures folders to OneDrive for seamless file access from new Windows installs.

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Modern Desktop Deployment...


Dec 27, 2018

This is step 3 in the desktop deployment process - ensuring you can automate app installation and configuration as part of your desktop deployment. This step applies not only to bare metal, refresh and PC replacement scenarios, but can also apply to Windows upgrades using task sequence-based installation.

In this step,...


Dec 27, 2018

Step 2 in your desktop deployment process helps prepare your infrastructure for deployment. Cloud-connected services in Office 365 ProPlus and new deployment options like Windows Autopilot require Azure Active Directory. Your network and connectivity are also important areas to plan when moving Windows images,...