Windows 8.1 Deployment Planning - A Guide for Education

    This guide covers the key considerations and questions that should be answered as a part of a typical Windows 8.1/Windows 8 deployment in educational institutions.
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        This guide is designed for IT pros, school administrators, and other faculty members who are responsible for the deployment of devices running Windows 8.1/Windows 8 in educational institutions. This guide covers the key considerations and questions that should be answered as a part of a typical Windows 8.1 deployment. Each section in this guide lists the key planning considerations and questions for the topics covered in that section. Each section also includes links to additional resources to help in the Windows 8.1 deployment planning process discussed in that section.
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      Windows 8, Windows 8.1

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