Planning HoloLens 2 deployment in a commercial environment
This overview is intended to help IT professionals understand considerations for deploying and managing Microsoft HoloLens 2 devices within an organization. For device end users, see The Basics to get started.
HoloLens 2 runs on Windows 10 Holographic which provides organizations with robust, flexible, built-in mobile device and app management technologies. Windows 10 Holographic supports end-to-end device lifecycle management to give companies control over their devices, data, and apps. The HoloLens 2 can easily be incorporated into standard lifecycle practices, from device enrollment, configuration, and application management to maintenance and retirement using a comprehensive mobile device management solution.
The following steps can help guide you through the process of HoloLens 2 adoption within your organization.
Common Deployment Scenarios: Understand deployment scenarios and explore the core components needed to deploy HoloLens 2 devices.
Prepare: Become familiar with the infrastructure essentials needed for HoloLens 2.
Configure: Learn how to configure your essential components for a cloud-based deployment.
Deploy: Discover how to deploy your devices and distribute your applications securely and efficiently.
Maintain: Find out what's needed to properly maintain the state of your HoloLens 2 devices and ensure compliance with corporate policy.
Learn about essential infrastructure services required to support the full set of HoloLens 2 capabilities.
|Azure AD||Provides identity and access management for the HoloLens 2|
|Mobile Device Management||Manages HoloLens 2 devices connected to your tenant|
|Wi-Fi Network||Wi-Fi is available and devices can be connected to the Internet|
Use Intune and Autopilot as low-touch solutions for enrolling and configuring HoloLens 2 to your organization’s Azure AD tenant and MDM.
|Auto Enrollment||After initial login, devices automatically register with Azure AD and enroll into MDM|
|Application Licenses||Can be applied to either users, user groups, or device groups|
|Azure Users and Groups||Helps assign configurations and licenses for the HoloLens 2|
Distribute your HoloLens 2 devices and validate their configuration.
|Enrollment Validation||Validate the device has Azure AD Joined from Settings or the Azure Portal|
|Certificate Validation||Check settings and validate they have been distributed correctly|
|Validate app installs||Confirm the app is present and working on your HoloLens 2|
Use Windows Update for Business along with your MDM system or the Microsoft Store to keep your fleet of HoloLens 2 and apps updated.
|Update HoloLens 2||Configure updates as needed through Windows Updates for Business|
|Update apps||Configure through your MDM system or the Microsoft Store|