Deploy Windows 7 Your Way

If your last desktop OS deployment was circa Windows XP, we have some good news. Gone are the days of manual building, configuration and migration processes. New sets of tools are available to facilitate a deployment tailored specifically for your environment.
Editor’s Note: Windows 7 Offers a “New Day” for Desktop Deployment
In the not-that-distant past, desktop deployments could quickly become desktop derailments, but new tools help keep the wheels on the track.
TechNet Magazine: Top Tools for Deploying Windows 7
There are several helpful toolkits that can ease the deployment process for Windows 7, whether for physical or virtual machines.
More Windows 7 deployment articles from TechNet Magazine:
Microsoft Deployment Tools - Choose Your Weapon Wisely
This article provides an overview of each of the tools, reasons why you would choose one tool over another, and how to integrate multiple tools together to get the right deployment solution for your environment.
Using the Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit to Assess and Mitigate Compatibility Issues
One of the challenges around deployment of a new operating system has always been application compatibility. Find out how to deal with compatibility issues and learn about the tools that can help.
Inside Setup - Troubleshooting Windows Deployment Issues in the Real World
Find tips and tricks for quickly solving common issues with Windows deployments, both with core setup tools and with deployment solutions like Microsoft Deployment Toolkit and Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager.
Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization helps you run applications in older OSes as if they were installed on the host desktop. Microsoft Application Virtualization uses virtualization technology to make applications available to client desktops.
Find guidance for Windows 7 deployments, including your options for software,toolkits and recommended processes to simplify your Windows 7 deployment.
A secure desktop environment starts with a holistic approach to reduce the attack surface and enables devices to continuing performing while under attack. Find essential downloads, training and how-to guidance to help you implement your desktop security model.