Planning & Designing Windows Vista Deployments

Planning Deployments

Windows Vista® is designed to meet your organization's business needs. This chapter helps you determine the best way to deploy the operating system in your organization. Deploying Windows Vista requires careful planning. Before you install Windows Vista on your desktop computers, you must determine whether you need to upgrade your hardware and applications. Then you must decide which features to install, how much centralized control to maintain over users' computers, and which installation methods to use.

In This Document

Overview of the Deployment Process

Mapping Windows Vista to Your Business Needs

Assessing Your Current Configuration

Planning Your Preferred Client Configuration

Planning Installations