As is clearly seen by the size of this chapter, OSD is a huge topic that perhaps surprisingly is not even completely covered in this chapter. There are entire books dedicated to the subject that still do not cover every possible detail or nuance. Many organizations have dedicated deployment experts whose only job is deploying Windows and implementing OSD.

Although not dramatically changed from ConfigMgr 2007, OSD gives you the power and flexibility to deploy server and workstation images regardless of the hardware that you have in your organization. It enables you to prepare the hardware and layer on applications, drivers, and other customizations after deploying the image. Infinite customization allows it to fit your every need while ...

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