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Windows 11 for Enterprise Administrators - Second Edition

By : Manuel Singer, Jeff Stokes, Steve Miles, Thomas Lee, Richard Diver
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Windows 11 for Enterprise Administrators - Second Edition

By: Manuel Singer, Jeff Stokes, Steve Miles, Thomas Lee, Richard Diver

Overview of this book

Windows 11 comes with a plethora of new security measures, customizability, and accessibility features that can help your organization run more smoothly. But, without a proper introduction to this new version of Windows, it’s easy to miss the most important improvements, along with configuration options that will make migrating to Windows 11 frictionless. Windows 11 for Enterprise Administrators helps you understand the installation process, configuration methods, deployment scenarios, and management strategies. You’ll delve into configuring Remote Server Administration Tools for remote Windows Server and Azure Active Directory management. This edition emphasizes PowerShell's role in automating administrative tasks, and its importance in Windows 11 and Windows Server management. It also provides comprehensive insights into Windows 11 updates, including Version 21H2 and 22H2, contrasting them with Windows 10, ensuring your knowledge stays current with the latest enhancements in the Windows ecosystem. By the end of this book, you'll be well-equipped with Windows 11's vital technologies and potentials, enabling you to adeptly oversee and implement these attributes within your company.
Table of Contents (13 chapters)
Chapter 9: Advanced Configurations

Alternative EUC delivery options

With the pandemic of 2020, we entered a new era of the hybrid workplace, and with it, the endpoint computing strategy is transforming at an ever-increasing rate of innovation.

Now more than ever, work is no longer somewhere we go as such; the PC, wherever that may be, is now the office.

Windows 365 Cloud PC and Azure Virtual Desktop

Traditionally, companies have implemented EUC solutions such as Remote Desktop Service (RDS)/Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) to provide users access to company apps and data. The last couple of years have seen innovation in this area.

Microsoft launched Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD), previously called Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD), a Microsoft desktop and app virtualization service that can utilize multi-session Windows 10 and Windows 11 images for desktops.

Layered on top of this desktop virtualization service hosted in Microsoft Azure, Microsoft provides Windows 365, also referred to as Cloud PC; it provides...