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Over 70% of desktops in the world run Microsoft's Windows operating system. If you work in systems administration or IT support, understanding the most efficient ways to manage desktops in a windows environment is essential.
Our Managing Modern Desktops instructor-led training course gives you the skills and hands-on experience you need to confidently manage Windows 10 and non-Windows devices across the cloud. We'll ensure that you have both the technical understanding and the practical skills to plan and implement operating systems, apps and browser-based applications.
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Why Take Managing Modern Desktops Training?
With over 70% of the world's desktops utilizing MS Windows technologies, having IT professionals who understand how to implement and manage desktop strategies efficiently is a critical business need for most organizations. This is especially true in IT-focused regions like Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia. If you're looking to progress in systems administration or IT support roles, taking our Managing Modern Desktop training course will equip you with these skills.
- - Understand how to organize, create and set up a strategy for deploying, upgrading and updating an Operating system.
- - Have been taught the methods and advantages of co-management strategies.
- - Know how to plan and set up device enrollment and configuration.
- - Be able to configure and implement apps and layout a strategy for mobile application management.
- - Be able to utilize Azure AD and Active Directory DS to manage users and authentication.
- - Know how to describe and implement processes used to protect data and devices.
What you need to know before taking Managing Modern Desktops training
Typically, candidates for this class have experience working with Microsoft 365 workloads. They would have learned strong skills and gained experience implementing, setting up, and managing Microsoft Windows 10 as well as non-Windows applications and devices.
This course is particularly well-suited to candidates looking to progress in IT administration, or help-desk roles in the Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia region.
Exam and Certification Requirements:
This course will help prepare you for the MD-101 exam from a convenient location in Greenbelt, Maryland or Ashburn, Virginia.
Who needs Managing Modern Desktop classes in DC?
Related Careers: This course is a great certification to have if you are in or plan on moving into an IT Administration role around Washington DC.
What will I learn in this Windows 10 class?
Our instructors will teach you how to set-up and maintain Windows 10 desktops in an organizational environment. You'll learn how to install, customize, and update Windows 10 operating systems. You'll learn the skills to manage storage, files, and devices as well as how to set-up network connectivity for Windows 10. We'll also teach you how to secure the Windows 10 operating system, protecting the data on the device. Rounding out the class, we'll show you how to manage and troubleshoot Windows 10.
1. Planning an Operating System Deployment Strategy
You’ll earn how to plan and create deployment strategies and the importance of supporting desktops. You’ll also learn techniques for analyzing existing environments along with the tools you’ll need to utilize when preparing your deployment strategy. We’ll introduce you to strategies and tools used when deploying desktops.
Lessons: The Enterprise Desktop, Assessing Deployment Readiness, Deployment Tools & Strategies
Windows Labs: Planning Windows 10 deployment
2. Implementing Windows 10
In this module we’ll teach you the modern methods of deploying common situations like migrating desktops to Windows 10, installing new devices and updating existing devices. You’ll also be shown alternate methods of operating systems deployment and cover your alternatives when choosing a deployment method.
Lessons: Windows 10 – Upgrading Devices, Deploying New Devices and Refreshing, Migrating Devices to Windows 10, Alternate Deployment Methods, Imaging Considerations
Windows Labs: Practice Lab - Implementing Windows 10, Creating and deploying provisioning package, Migrating user settings, Deploying Windows 10 with AutoPilot
3. Windows 10 - Managing Updates
Our instructors will guide you through managing updates to MS Windows 10 and introduce servicing methods for Windows 10. You’ll be taught the different ways windows update policies are configured and how to deploy updates. Using Windows Analytics we’ll show you how you can ensure and monitor update compliance.
Lessons: Updating Windows 10, Windows Update for Business, Introduction to Windows Analytics
Windows Labs: Practice Lab - Managing Updates for Windows 10, Manually configuring Windows Update settings, Configuring Windows Update by using GPOs
4. Device Enrollment
In this module, we’ll teach you how to plan for co-management and we’ll discuss it’s benefits and prerequisites. You’ll discover Azure AD join, be introduced to Microsoft Intune, and be taught configuration policies for device enrollment. Finally, we’ll give you an overview of device inventory using Intune and how to create reports with Power BI, Microsoft Graph and Intune console.
Lessons: Device management options, Microsoft Intune Overview, Manage Intune device enrollment and inventory, Managing devices with Intune
Windows Labs: Practice Lab - Device Enrollment and Management
5. Profile Configuration
We’ll take you deeper into Intune device profiles and demonstrate device profiles types and explore variations between profiles that are built-in or custom-built. You’ll learn how profiles are assigned to Azure AD groups and how Intune can be used to monitor profiles and devices. Finally, you’ll learn how Windows Analytics can be used to report on health and compliance.
Lessons: Configuring device profiles, Managing user profiles, Monitoring devices
Windows Labs: Practice Lab - Managing profiles
6. Managing Applications
Here you’ll learn cloud-based and on-premise application management. We’ll show you how to use Intune to manage Office 365 ProPlus deployments. We’ll also teach you to manage apps on non-enrolled devices. Moving on we’ll show you to use Intune to track installed applications, licenses, and assigned apps, and demonstrate Enterprise Mode with Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.
- Implement Mobile Application Management (MAM)
- Deploying and updating applications
- Administering applications
Windows Labs: Practice Lab - Managing Applications
7. Authentication Management in Azure AD
In this module, the concept of a directory in the cloud using Azure AD will be introduced to you. You’ll learn how to synchronize Active Directory DS and Azure AD, and learn the differences and similarities between them. You’ll discover how Windows Hello for Business, as well as Azure AD Identity Protection and multi-factor authentication, are used to protect identities.
Lessons: Azure AD Overview, Managing identities in Azure AD, Protecting identities in Azure AD, Managing device authentication
Windows Labs: Practice Lab - Managing objects and authentication in Azure AD
8. Device Access and Compliance Management
We’ll guide you through device security management. You’ll be shown how to access organizations' resources securely and we’ll demonstrate concepts like Always On VPN and remote connectivity in MS Windows. We’ll teach you creation and deployment compliance policies. You’ll learn how to utilize compliance policies for conditional access. Finally, we’ll show you how to monitor Intune enrolled devices.
Lessons: Microsoft Intune Overview, Implement device compliance policies
Windows Labs: Managing Access and Compliance
9. Security Management
In the last module, we’ll teach you all about data protection. You’ll see Windows & Azure Information Protection, as well as various encryption technologies supported in MS Windows 10. We’ll demonstrate Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection capabilities and how your business can implement these capabilities on devices in your company. We’ll round out the class by teaching you how Windows Defender and using functionalities like antivirus, firewall and Credential Guard can protect your organization.
Lessons: Implement device data protection, Managing Windows Defender ATP, Managing Windows Defender in Windows 10
Windows Labs: Managing Security in Windows 10