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.
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.
Solid understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts
Solid knowledge of Windows and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS
)—for example, domain user accounts, domain vs. local user accounts, user profiles, and group membership
Good understanding of scripts and batch files
Solid understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization
Familiarity with the client administration capabilities of Windows Server
General knowledge of management tools such as System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, System Center 2012 Operations Manager, and System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager.
Familiarity with imaging, packaging, and operating system deployment concepts
Familiarity with certificates and Certification Authority (CA) implementation and configuration
Knowledge equivalent to Windows 2012 MCSA
Experience administering Windows Server in an environment that typically has the following
*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware or lunch, required in your registration. Please refer to your Enrollment Sales Order or Invoice for the additional cost. If you have any questions, please contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-775-0244). Course is subject to minimum enrollment. Course may run as a live distance learning course if minimum is not met.