Application Compatibility and Deployment
                   Kristian Svantorp
 //blogs.technet.com/kristian | //twitter.co...
Direct Access




                                            Branch Cache




                                      Bitlo...
Success: How to get there
• Dedicated resources
  – continuity
• Hire knowledge/experience if needed
• Get suitable tools
...
Part of the success:

TOOLS TO HELP OUT
SA Benefits                     Packaged Services:
                                    Desktop Deployment
                ...
Application Compatibility

Similar Compatibility:
   Most software that runs on Windows Vista will run on Windows 7.
   Ex...
Application Compatibility Toolkit
  Toolset made to help our customers
  deploy successfully

   Inventory tools

   Test ...
Top issues

• User Account Control (UAC)
• Windows Resource Protection (WRP)
• Internet Explorer 8 (Protected Mode )
• Win...
Solving app.compat issues
New version works

ACT Fix possible

Virtualize app

Virtualize OS+app

Presentation virtualizat...
MAP: Windows 7 and Windows Vista

    Proposals

                    Hardware
                   and Device
              ...
Application Compatability Toolkit

                                    DEMO
Other tools worth mentioning

• USMT
  – User state Migration toolkit
• MDT 2010
  – Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
• MAP
  ...
Potentially smart things…
• Chose users wisely when piloting
• Start app.compat process early
• Make sure the new solution...
Application Compatability and Deployment
                   Kristian Svantorp
 //blogs.technet.com/kristian | //twitter.co...
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Windows 7 v/ Kristian Svantorp Microsoft

  1. 1. Application Compatibility and Deployment Kristian Svantorp //blogs.technet.com/kristian | //twitter.com/svantorp
  2. 2. Direct Access Branch Cache Bitlocker | Bitlocker To Go Applocker ’’Windows 7 gir våre brukere muligheten til å jobbe hjemme og på reise med samme funksjonalitet som fra kontoret på en brukervennlig og kostnads-effektiv måte’’ Ole-Robert Ertnes, It Direktør, Peterson Linerboard, Moss
  3. 3. Success: How to get there • Dedicated resources – continuity • Hire knowledge/experience if needed • Get suitable tools – Pre-requisites • Map infrastructure pre-reqs • Plan for new user needs – New way of work, flexibility – Give them new possibilities • Application Lifecycle – Compatibility – Plan, test, evaluate
  4. 4. Part of the success: TOOLS TO HELP OUT
  5. 5. SA Benefits Packaged Services: Desktop Deployment Planning Services SharePoint Deployment Planning Services Exchange Deployment Planning Services Business Value Planning Services Microsoft Confidential
  6. 6. Application Compatibility Similar Compatibility: Most software that runs on Windows Vista will run on Windows 7. Exceptions will be low level code (AV, Firewall, Imaging, etc). Hardware that runs Windows Vista well will run Windows 7 well. Few Changes: Focus on quality and reliability improvements Deep Changes: New models for security, drivers, deployment, and networking
  7. 7. Application Compatibility Toolkit Toolset made to help our customers deploy successfully Inventory tools Test tools Fix tools (Partners trained in Norway)
  8. 8. Top issues • User Account Control (UAC) • Windows Resource Protection (WRP) • Internet Explorer 8 (Protected Mode ) • Windows Vista 64-bit • Windows Filtering Platform • Operating System Version Change • Deprecations/GINA/Session 0 (High Impact/Low Frequency) • Removal of applications
  9. 9. Solving app.compat issues New version works ACT Fix possible Virtualize app Virtualize OS+app Presentation virtualization
  10. 10. MAP: Windows 7 and Windows Vista Proposals Hardware and Device Compatibility Assessment Detailed Report Page 11 http://www.microsoft.com/MAP
  11. 11. Application Compatability Toolkit DEMO
  12. 12. Other tools worth mentioning • USMT – User state Migration toolkit • MDT 2010 – Microsoft Deployment Toolkit • MAP – Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit • Norwegian white-papers – How to educate users – How to solve app.compat – //Blogs.technet.com/kristian
  13. 13. Potentially smart things… • Chose users wisely when piloting • Start app.compat process early • Make sure the new solution brings new value to the users – Must be experienced easily – Low hanging…fix them! • Don’t wait for XP extended support to stop… • Tighten security while providing features users want (in a managed way instead) – Yes, requires some planning.. • Layered image strategy
  14. 14. Application Compatability and Deployment Kristian Svantorp //blogs.technet.com/kristian | //twitter.com/svantorp

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