15.1. Planning for a Microsoft VDI Deployment

The process of planning a Microsoft VDI deployment consists of several steps: assessing the current environment, determining the requirements of your organization and its users, defining the scope of the deployment project, creating the solution design and architecture, implementing a test or proof of concept (POC) environment, conducting a pilot, and moving forward with a full-scale deployment. Let's review each of these planning steps at a high level.

15.1.1. Assessing Your Environment

When considering implementing a VDI solution, you should conduct an assessment of an organization's environment to review the current desktop infrastructure in terms of hardware, operating systems, applications, ...

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