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W7 Enterprise


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W7 Enterprise

  1. 1. Technical Overview Thursday, July 23, 2009 Arlindo Alves IT Pro Evangelist Microsoft [email_address]
  2. 2. Windows 7 Builds on Windows Vista Deployment, Testing, and Pilots Today Will Continue to Pay Off <ul><ul><li>Similar Compatibility: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most software that runs on Windows Vista will run on Windows 7. Exceptions will be low level code (AV, Firewall, Imaging, etc). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hardware that runs Windows Vista well will run Windows 7 well. </li></ul></ul>Few Changes: Focus on quality and reliability improvements Deep Changes: New models for security, drivers, deployment, and networking
  3. 3. Windows 7 & Server 2008 R2 Development Process New approach for Windows development and disclosure <ul><ul><li>Spend more time on planning & vision phase analyzing trends and needs before building features. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on end-to-end business scenarios – not just new features and technologies. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give our customer and partners a timeframe for the release and stick to our plan – 3 years for Windows 7. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disclose with higher degree of certainty and minimize changes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engaging with partners earlier and more closely to enable seamless experiences and compatibility across hardware, software and services </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Windows 7 for the Enterprise <ul><ul><li>At their desk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In a branch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On the road </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Protect data & PCs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Built on Windows Vista foundation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy migration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep PCs running </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtualization </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Windows Optimized Desktop Unique Value with SA+MDOP Core PC Platform
  6. 6. Remote Access for Mobile Workers Make Users Productive Anywhere <ul><ul><li>New network paradigm enables same experience inside & outside the office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seamless access to network resources increases productivity of mobile users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure investments also make it easy to service mobile PCs and distribute updates and polices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Difficult for users to access corporate resources from outside the office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Challenging for IT to manage, update, patch mobile PCs while disconnected from company network </li></ul></ul>Home Office Home DirectAccess Office
  7. 7. DirectAccess Solution Overview DirectAccess Server Compliant Client Compliant Client IPsec/IPv6 Data Center and Business Critical Resources NAP / NPS Servers Internet Intranet User Enterprise Network Intranet User IPsec/IPv6 IPsec/IPv6 Assume the underlying network is always insecure Redefine CORPNET edge to insulate the datacenter and business critical resources Tunnel over IPv4 UDP, HTTPS, etc. Security policies based on identity, not location
  8. 8. Client tries to access Looks in provisioned list for DNS server(s) associated with .corpnet Connects with DNS server (using IPsec. IPv6 is thru DAS Client tries to connect to target IPv6 route again thru DAS. IPsec is required. DAS lets thru AuthIP packets from client to DNS <ul><ul><li>After negotiation, DAS lets ESP packets thru between client and DNS. DNS returns target address information to client. DNS registers clients current address information </li></ul></ul>What Happens At Client What happens at DAS/DNS
  9. 9. Branch Office Network Performance Make Users Productive Anywhere <ul><ul><li>Caches content downloaded from file and Web servers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Users in the branch can quickly open files stored in the cache </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Frees up network bandwidth for other uses </li></ul></ul>BranchCache™ <ul><ul><li>Application and data access over WAN is slow in branch offices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slow connections hurt user productivity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improving network performance is expensive and difficult to implement </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Distributed versus Hosted Cache Distributed Cache Data cached in cache pool Hosted Cache Data cached at the host server <ul><ul><li>Cache stored centrally: existing Windows Server 2008 R2 in the branch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cache availability is high </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enables branch-wide caching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased reliability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommended for branches without a branch server </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to deploy: Enabled on clients through Group Policy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cache availability decreases with laptops that go offline </li></ul></ul>Enterprise
  11. 11. BranchCache Distributed Cache Get Get ID Get Data Get ID Data Data
  12. 12. BranchCache Hosted Cache Get Get ID Put Data Get Data ID Search Get Search Request Advertize ID ID ID Data ID Data
  13. 13. Search in the Enterprise Make Users Productive Anywhere <ul><ul><li>Consistent experience to find data from multiple locations, including SharePoint sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Users and IT can pre-populate Favorites in Windows Explorer to remote search sites that support OpenSearch protocol </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IT can point users to select search sites w/Enterprise Search Scopes    </li></ul></ul>Search Federation <ul><ul><li>Current desktop and Enterprise search solutions are good, but not integrated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Users need to take different steps to find data on PC and data on servers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data sources are hard to discover </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Demo <ul><li>Federated Search </li></ul>Thursday, July 23, 2009
  15. 15. Windows PowerShell 2.0 New Features <ul><li>Graphical PowerShell </li></ul><ul><li>Improved security </li></ul><ul><li>Portability </li></ul><ul><li>New cmdlets </li></ul><ul><li>Remote Execution Capability </li></ul><ul><li>Active Directory Administration Center </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Information Services </li></ul><ul><li>Power Management </li></ul><ul><li>One-to-many remote management using WS-MGMT </li></ul>Integration <ul><li>Improves productivity and control </li></ul><ul><li>Accelerates automation of system admin </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul><ul><li>Works with existing scripts </li></ul><ul><li>Community Model </li></ul>Improved Command-Line Shell and Scripting Language
  16. 16. Windows PowerShell 2.0 - Notes New Features <ul><li>Graphical PowerShell </li></ul><ul><li>Improved security </li></ul><ul><li>Portability </li></ul><ul><li>New cmdlets </li></ul><ul><li>Remote Execution Capability </li></ul><ul><li>Active Directory Administration Center </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Information Services </li></ul><ul><li>Power Management </li></ul><ul><li>One-to-many remote management using WS-MGMT </li></ul>Integration <ul><li>Improves productivity and control </li></ul><ul><li>Accelerates automation of system admin </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul><ul><li>Works with existing scripts </li></ul><ul><li>Community Model </li></ul>Improved Command-Line Shell and Scripting Language
  17. 17. Demo <ul><li>PowerShell Remoting </li></ul>Thursday, July 23, 2009 Microsoft Confidential
  18. 18. Group Policy Improvements Data Protection Scenarios Group Policy Preferences <ul><li>Application management </li></ul><ul><li>Auditing </li></ul><ul><li>Encryption of removable storage devices </li></ul><ul><li>Configure operating system and application options </li></ul><ul><li>Provides flexibility for IT and end users </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces costs of logon scripts </li></ul><ul><li>Power management scenario </li></ul><ul><li>Scheduled tasks </li></ul>
  19. 19. Data Protection Enhance Security & Control <ul><ul><li>Protect data on internal and removable drives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mandate the use of encryption with Group Policies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Store recovery information in Active Directory for manageability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simplify BitLocker setup and configuration of primary hard drive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Users store increasing volumes of data, including sensitive or confidential data on the removable storage devices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Removable storage devices are easy to lose and, unlike PC, the loss may go unnoticed for a while </li></ul></ul>+
  20. 20. Application Control Enhance Security and Control <ul><ul><li>Eliminate unwanted/unknown applications in your network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enforce application standardization within your organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easily create and manage flexible rules using Group Policy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Users can install and run unapproved applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Even standard users can install some types of software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unauthorized applications may: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Introduce malware </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Increase helpdesk calls </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce user productivity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Undermine compliance efforts </li></ul></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Demo <ul><li>Data Protection </li></ul><ul><li>Application Control </li></ul>Thursday, July 23, 2009
  22. 22. Troubleshooting Improvements Windows Vista Introduced Diagnostics Windows 7 Delivers Comprehensive Troubleshooting <ul><li>Network connectivity </li></ul><ul><li>Proactive disk protection </li></ul><ul><li>Memory analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Windows PowerShell scripts </li></ul><ul><li>Extensible via PowerShell and Authoring tools </li></ul><ul><li>Additional troubleshooting packages available </li></ul><ul><li>Run remotely </li></ul>Customer Value <ul><li>Automatically run maintenance tasks </li></ul><ul><li>End-user tools </li></ul><ul><li>Help desk tools </li></ul><ul><li>Diagnostics can grow as IT requires </li></ul>
  23. 23. Improved Battery Life Powercfg Tool Background Activities Reduced Intelligent Display Brightness Low Battery Notifications
  24. 24. Improved Battery Life - Notes Powercfg Tool Background Activities Reduced Intelligent Display Brightness Low Battery Notifications
  25. 25. Windows 7 Manageability Windows PowerShell 2.0 Integrated Scripting Environment Windows Troubleshooting Platform Remoteable Reliability Data Problem Steps Recorder Enhanced Group Policy Scenarios Group Policy Scripting Group Policy Preferences
  26. 26. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Streamline PC Management <ul><ul><li>Deploying desktops in virtual machines on server hardware </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Centralized management & security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Users can access their desktop and applications wherever they are </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Richer graphics with improved multi-monitor support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use voice for telephony & applications with microphone support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improved printing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using Windows for VDI scenarios requires additional VECD license </li></ul></ul>* <ul><ul><li>Maintain VHD: Offline servicing of VHD images with same tools used for WIM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boot from VHD: Reuse VHD files for deployment to managed desktop PCs </li></ul></ul>Do More With VHDs <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Richer Remote Experience </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What is Virtual Desktop Infrastructure? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Windows XP Mode & Windows Virtual PC
  28. 28. Windows Virtual PC SMB Application Compatibility Innovations <ul><li>Virtual PC 2007 </li></ul>P rimary Audience: Developers / IT Pro Key Scenarios: Dev & test & Help-Desk Typical guest OS: Multiple Guest Oses Cost: customers pays for each guest OS Windows Virtual PC @ Windows 7 New Audience: Small & Medium Business Key Scenario: Windows XP to Win7 App-Compat Typical guest OS: Windows XP Cost: Virtual Windows XP Included for Win7 Pro/Ultimate
  29. 29. Windows 7 experience for Windows XP Applications
  30. 30. Easy to setup from a pre-installed Windows 7 Desktop
  31. 31. Install Applications in Virtual Windows XP is Easy Open Virtual Windows XP from Windows 7 Start Menu Install Windows XP applications like you normally do
  32. 32. … and address IE6 compatibility concerns for Windows 7 IE6 running on Virtual Windows XP IE8 running on Windows 7
  33. 33. Deployment Enhancements Deployment Image Servicing and Management Add/Remove Drivers and Packages WIM and VHD Image Management User State Migration Tool Hardlink Migration Offline File Gather Improved user file detection Microsoft Assessment and Planning Windows Deployment Services Multiple Stream Transfer Dynamic Driver Provisioning VHD and WIM Support Application Compatibility Toolkit Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
  34. 34. Thank You [email_address]