Operating System Deployment
effectual IT has extensive experience with designing, deploying and managing Windows 7 PC fleets in organisations from under 500 seats, to over 500,000. If you would like to take advantage of our Operating System Deployment expertise and knowledge contact us today.
Take control of your environment, reduce your TCO. Harness the power of Microsoft’s desktop vision with Windows 7 or Windows 8 and effectual IT.
effectual IT provides specialised Windows 7 or 8 Services to our customers. The services range from Architecture, through to Operating System Deployment and continue with ongoing Managed Services offerings.
effectual IT provides a full range of Planning Services for Windows 7 Standard Operating Environments (SOE). Whether you have 500 workstations in a single location or 500,000 workstations across the globe, effectual IT will assist with the planning and strategy of creating and deploying a managed solution to your organisation’s Operating System Deployment requirements.
By leveraging effectual IT’s wealth of knowledge and experience with many different organisations’ environments and approaches, you can be assured that you will be getting the best advice to create the right Operating Environment and Systems Management ecosystem for your organisation.
Windows 7 Design
effectual IT offer a large range of Operating System Deployment SOE Design services based on the Windows 7 platform, enabling us to deliver our customers an environment to match their endstate architecture.
effectual IT performs an assessment of the current strategy for your desktop platform and implements new technology advancements into this strategy. effectual IT will also document your environment for your new Windows 7 or Windows 8 platform, making the Operating System Deployment process easy to follow.
Windows 7 Deployment
Organisations who choose a zero-touch deployment strategy typically have more than 500 client PCs. Utilising the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) and System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) for your Operating System Deployment requirements, effectual IT is able to create a strategy and process to achieve rapid deployment of large numbers of client computers.
Organisations who choose a light-touch Operating System Deployment strategy typically have between 200 and 500 client PCs and lack the infrastructure to perform a zero-touch deployment. Utilising the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) and existing infrastructure effectual IT is able to quickly and easily deploy your next generation workspace.
Self Service Deployments
For organisations that require a user-driven migration to Windows 7, effectual IT is able to create a self service model for Windows 7 & Windows 8 deployment to grant users full control over when and how their client computer is migrated to Windows 7. This flexible approach allows users to choose the most appropriate time for their migration to occur.
Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack
Microsoft Desktop Optimisation Pack (MDOP) is a suite of technologies available as a subscription for Software Assurance (SA) customers. effectual IT has deep knowledge and expertise on using the MDOP suite to help customers to improve compatibility and management, reduce support costs, improve asset management and improve policy control.
Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V)
App-V users can simply click to launch applications that are available, anytime. There’s no need to wait for the application to install and reboot before they can be used. effectual IT has implemented App-V in many organisations and has deep expertise in using this technology. We also have expertise in sequencing applications for App-V.
Microsoft Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM)
Group Policy Objects (GPOs) play a major role in how your network is managed and secured. They enable IT staff to manage user and desktop settings on many computers at once. This means that changes to Group Policy affect many computers and users which introduces a degree of risk. AGPM provides a change control and tracking mechanism for organisations. Using AGPM can reduce your downtime, reduce support costs associated with Group Policy and increase control and manageability.
Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V)
MED-V removes the barriers to Windows upgrades by resolving application compatibility with
Windows 7 and delivering applications in a Windows XP-based application compatibility
workspace. Upgrades can proceed as scheduled and users can take advantage of the benefits of Windows 7 without waiting for IT departments to re mediate incompatible applications. As part of your Windows 7 deployment strategy, MED-V provides a valuable stop-gap solution for troublesome applications while remediation takes place. Don’t allow incompatible apps stop your Windows 7 project, talk to effectual IT today.
Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (DaRT)
DaRT is a set of 14 tools designed to help organisations save time and reduce the
complexities associated with troubleshooting and repairing desktop system failures. Recover deleted files and remove malware from a PC while it is offline, boot unresponsive systems into a Windows-like repair environment or use Crash Analyzer to determine the most likely cause of a crash. DaRT can reduce your IT support costs considerably.
App-V users can simply click to launch applications that are available, anytime. effectual IT has implemented App-V in many organisations and has deep expertise in using this technology. Unlock the power of App-V with effectual IT.