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    Proof of Concept Jumpstart Kit v3.0

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    The PoC Jumpstart provides resources to deploy a desktop PoC with Windows 7 SP1, Office 2010, Internet Explorer 9, and Application Virtualization with Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack technology.
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        This self-contained, self-service kit will help you complete a Proof-of -Concept (PoC) at your organization, allowing you to quickly evaluate the new Microsoft desktop technologies, including Windows 7 SP1, Office 2010 Pro Plus, Internet Explorer 9, and Application Virtualization with Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack technology App-V. It will also familiarize you with some of the important deployment tools provided by Microsoft to assist with your broader deployment efforts. This PoC is not meant to be a comprehensive training mechanism but rather an introductory set of modules to familiarize you with tools and technologies.
        • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition – A platform that helps IT Professionals increase the flexibility and reliability of their server infrastructure.
        • Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP) – A tool to assess your hardware readiness for Windows 7 and Office 2010.
        • Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) – A tool to assess your software readiness for Windows 7 and Office 2010.
        • Microsoft Office Migration and Planning Manager (OMPM) – A tool to assess and upgrade Office versions and files.
        • Microsoft Office Environment Assessment Tool (OEAT) – A tool to assess Office add-ins.
        • Microsoft Office Code Compatibility Inspector (OCCI) – A tool guide remediation of Office VBA code.
        • Microsoft Security Compliance Manager (SCM) – A tool guide management and customization of group policy settings
        • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit – A tool to create, configure, and deploy custom images, applications, and components.
        • Windows 7 Enterprise 90-day Trial image – This evaluation edition forms the base image for deployment on client computers.
        • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 – Evaluation version - both MSI and App-V sequenced package.
        • Microsoft Visio Premium 2010 – Evaluation version.
        • Microsoft Project Professional 2010 – Evaluation version.
        • Office 2010 with Application Virtualization – This system is deployed virtually to streamline and centralize operations.
        • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Evaluation Edition – This database system is used to store tool results.

        The PoC Jumpstart is intended to show you that an upgrade to new Microsoft Optimized Desktop technologies can be seamless, feasible, easy and cost-effective. The PoC Jumpstart will also shed light on the deployment process (tools and technologies) and give your organization confidence for undertaking a broader deployment motion. After completion of the PoC, you should have a test environment setup that will allow you to evaluate the various features of the Microsoft Optimized Desktop and help you make informed decisions to meet your business needs.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows XP

        Host Server running Hyper-V, Windows 7 VPC, or Virtual PC 2007 SP1.

        • Minimum: 2 GB RAM and 60 GB disk space allocated for pocserver Virtual Machine to use, 1 virtual processor.
        • Recommended: 4 GB RAM and a second drive allocated for pocserver to use, 4 virtual processors.
      • Registration is required to download this PoC Package
        Download the PoC Jumpstart kit and run the self-executing package to decompress the PoC Deployment server VHD to the computer you will use as the deployment server. Download the PoC package, then extract to the location you choose for the PoC Deployment server VHD.
        You can assign custom drive locations upon setup of the self-extracting package, be sure to place the extracted files of PoCJumpstart_v3.0 folder in that location.
        Once you have assembled the folders and files on your system, navigate to the PoCJumpstart_v3.0 folder and launch the 'Flexible Workstyle Proof of Concept Jumpstart Kit' using the "Start" command. This will open up a Navigation welcome screen for you to explore all the content and features for the Proof of Concept Jumpstart Kit. Use of the provided deployment server VHD requires acceptance of the use terms included with the package.

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