Microsoft Managing Modern Desktop (MD-101) Cert Prep: 1 Windows Deployment, Updates, and Policies

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  • Course details

    Deploying, managing, and securing Windows 10 devices and client applications can be complex. Cloud-based management tools such as Azure Active Directory and Microsoft Intune help administrators streamline and enhance their deployment and management workflow. In this course, instructor Andrew Bettany demonstrates how to leverage these and other tools to effectively manage a modern Windows 10 desktop environment within an enterprise. Andrew covers how to upgrade to Windows 10 and manage a staged rollout, including how to deploy devices using Windows Autopilot. Plus, see how to leverage Microsoft Intune profiles and policies to secure devices, ensure device compliance, control devices, and manage data access.

    This course closely aligns to the first two domains of exam MD-101: Managing Modern Desktops: Deploy and update operating systems and Manage policies and profiles.


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      Andrew Bettany

      Azure Skills Lead for Higher Education, Microsoft UK. Specialist in Azure, Microsoft Teams, and Microsoft 365 training.

      Andrew Bettany is a trainer and author specializing in Microsoft technologies and social media strategy.

      Andrew focuses on cloud and mobility technologies, including Windows 10, Office 365, Microsoft Intune, and Microsoft Azure. He is a keen networker who is passionate about helping people—from young adults to apprentices and career changers—pursue and achieve their learning goals and gain certifications. For eight years, he managed and grew the IT Academy at the University of York, until deciding to focus more on other opportunities, consulting, authoring, and freelance training. He also sits on several company boards as a director and advises on business development and strategy.

    Skills covered in this course

  • Windows 10 deployment

    - [ANDREW BETTANY] Deploying Windows in a modern, cloud-focused organization can be challenging. But the rewards are great, if you do it well. With cloud-based management tools, such as Microsoft Intune, and Azure Active Directory, you can deploy, secure, and manage your Windows 10 devices with greater ability and agility than ever before. All from the cloud. Once deployed, Windows 10 offers your users secure access to apps and services that they need, while substantially reducing your IT costs. I'll explain how to upgrade to Windows 10, outline code management, discuss Intune, and demonstrate how to create policies. And provide end-to-end demos so that you can administrate from a position of confidence. You'll see how to manage Windows 10 using mobile device management, plus troubleshooting tips and tricks that I've gained from deploying thousands of devices. I'm Andrew Bettany, and I've been working…

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