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Windows 10 for Enterprise Administrators

By : Richard Diver, Manuel Singer, Jeff Stokes
Book Image

Windows 10 for Enterprise Administrators

By: Richard Diver, Manuel Singer, Jeff Stokes

Overview of this book

Microsoft's launch of Windows 10 is a step toward satisfying enterprise administrators' needs for management and user experience customization. This book provides enterprise administrators with the knowledge needed to fully utilize the advanced feature set of Windows 10 Enterprise. This practical guide shows Windows 10 from an administrator's point of view. You'll focus on areas such as installation and configuration techniques based on your enterprise requirements, various deployment scenarios and management strategies, and setting up and managing admin and other user accounts. You'll see how to configure Remote Server Administration Tools to remotely manage Windows Server and Azure Active Directory. Lastly, you will learn modern mobile device management for effective BYOD and how to enable enhanced data protection, system hardening, and enterprise-level security with the new Windows 10 in order to prevent data breaches and to impede attacks. By the end of this book, you will know the key technologies and capabilities in Windows 10 and will confidently be able to manage and deploy these features in your organization.
Table of Contents (11 chapters)

RedStone 3 Changes

In the previous chapters, we heard and learned a lot about Windows 10 and its new features in Redstone 3, a.k.a. the Fall Creators Update. But besides the already mentioned new security, deployment, and UI changes, there are dozens of other new features and changes included. Let's pick some of them and look at them more closely. In this chapter, you will learn about:

  • OneDrive – file on demand
  • Task Manager's GPU usage graph
  • No SMB1
  • Ubuntu, openSUSE, and Fedora available as a Linux subsystem
  • The new features of Microsoft Edge
  • New Google Chrome to Microsoft Edge migration feature
  • Hyper-V improvements
  • Changing network profiles from the GUI
  • Improved Storage Sense feature
  • Microsoft Fluent Design
  • The My people app
  • Eye tracking
  • Controlled folder access