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    Consumerization of IT Test Lab Guide: Hyper-V Windows 8 corporate virtual machine on personal computer

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    Microsoft has enabled Consumerization of IT (CoIT) through many technologies for many years and now helps IT managers face security, compliance and compatibility issues they might deal with and give users access to corporate intellectual property from ubiquitous devices, both managed and unmanaged. Together, Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 Enterprise add unique features to enable such scenarios.
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      1.0

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      CoIT-Windows-Hyper-V-Windows8-corporate-virtual-machine-v1.0.docx

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      Date Published:

      9/27/2012

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        Thinking about Consumerization of IT (CoIT) necessarily leads to some security and management challenges.
        Microsoft has enabled CoIT through many technologies for many years and now helps IT managers face security, compliance and compatibility issues they might deal with and give users access to corporate intellectual property from ubiquitous devices, both managed and unmanaged.
        More specifically, this document deals with the situation where a company would like to put in place a “Bring You Own Device” (BYOD) environment. For that purpose, the document demonstrates how Microsoft technologies such as Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 can allow to work anywhere with an employee's Windows 8 computer hosting a corporate virtual machine (VM) protected by BitLocker, while enjoying connectivity to his workplace. In such a context, the Windows 8 Client Hyper-V technology and DirectAccess technologies are used to implement this CoIT scenario.
        The guide also provides a mean to automatically build the Windows 8 corporate image and deploy the VM onto the employee personal computer based on the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 Update 1 (MDT) .
        This document is part of a series of documents on Consumerization of IT, and more especially aims at demonstrating the Hyper-V Windows 8 Enterprise Virtual Machine on personal computer scenario in a logical progression.
        It is important to notice that this guide is independent in the sense that it allows to build a full functional lab on its own and does NOT require to follow other guides to implement the expected scenario.
        Eventually, the last two optional steps provide the opportunity to leverage the infrastructure that has been built over the lab, to implement the same kind of scenario using the Windows To Go feature of Windows 8 Enterprise. The employee’s personal computer can then be used to boot the Windows 8 corporate image from the USB drive or key. It also allows the secure connection on the corporate network based on the DirectAccess technology.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 8, Windows Server 2012

        Supported operating systems: Windows 8, Windows Server 2012
        To be able to build the lab according to the provided guide, you need at least:
        • One Windows Server 2012 server, with 64-bit dual core 2GHz CPU minimum, 8GB RAM recommended (4GB minimum), 60GB of available disk space, two network adapters, and with the Hyper-V role installed.
        • One physical computer (laptop), equipped with a processor supporting virtualization technology and the Second Level Address Translation (SLAT) capability to allow the Client Hyper-V technology.
        • The Windows Server 2012 (64-bit) ISO distribution file
        • The Windows 8 Pro (64-bit) ISO distribution file
        • The Windows 8 Enterprise (32-bit or 64-bit) ISO distribution file
        Concerning the last optional part implementing the Windows To Go scenario
        • The previous physical laptop can be used if a USB 3.0 interface is available
        • A Windows To Go compatible USB 3.0 Drive or Key

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