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Implementing Desktop Application Environments (M20416)

Learn to design, deploy, and manage a physical and virtual Windows Server 2012 application management infrastructure.

Vendor# M20416

GK# 6416

Course Overview

In this course, you will gain the skills and knowledge needed to design, deploy, and manage a virtual and physical Windows Server 2012 application management infrastructure and focus on using Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1). You will also learn to design, deploy, and manage Windows 8 Enterprise applications in a physical, virtual, and cloud environment.

This course incorporates material from the Microsoft Official Course 20416 and it can assist you in your preparation for Exam 70-416: Implementing Desktop Application Environments.

Delivery Format Options

  • Classroom Live

    Classroom Live

    Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.


    $2495 CAD

    5 day

  • Virtual Classroom Live

    Virtual Classroom Live

    Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an Internet connection.


    $2995 CAD

    5 day

  • Private Group Training

    Private Group Training

    Train your entire team in a private, coordinated professional development session at the location of your choice.

    Receive private training for teams online and in-person.

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What You'll Learn

  • Design an application distribution strategy appropriate for an organizational environment
  • Diagnose and remediate application compatibility problems for desktop and presentation virtualization-based deployments
  • Use Group Policy and Windows Intune to deploy applications to client devices
  • Deploy applications centrally using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1
  • Configure self-service application deployments using Configuration Manager SP1, Service Manager SP1, and Windows Store apps
  • Design and deploy Windows Server 2012 roles and features to support presentation virtualization
  • Prepare, deploy, and manage applications for Remote Desktop, RemoteApp, and Remote Desktop Web Access
  • Design and deploy Windows Server 2012 roles and features to support application virtualization
  • Virtualize and deploy applications using App-V and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1
  • Plan and configure the appropriate infrastructure to streamline the deployment of software updates to applications
  • Plan and configure application security
  • Plan and implement application upgrades, supersedence, and application coexistence
  • Monitor the deployment, performance, and utilization of applications and determine if current application hosting platforms are meeting business needs

Follow-On Courses


  • Experience supporting Windows 8 client desktops
  • Experience deploying and managing applications, both physical and virtual
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts
  • Understanding of Windows and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Understand how to use scripts and batch files
  • Solid understanding of security concepts, including authentication and authorization
  • Experience performing a clean installation of Windows 8, upgrading to Windows 8, and migrating user-related data and settings from Windows XP
  • Ability to configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers to enable Windows 8 to function as desired
  • Ability to configure and troubleshoot permissions and other settings to allow access to resources and applications on Windows 8 Systems
  • Experience configuring settings to enable network connectivity and mobile computers and devices
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting a wireless network connection and Windows 8 security.
  • Understanding of the client administration capabilities of Windows Server and familiarity with management tools, such as the Microsoft System Center suite of products
  • MCSA: Windows 2012 Server certification or equivalent skills

Who Needs To Attend

IT professionals who are interested in specializing in Windows 8 application deployments and managing the application environments for large organizations

Course Outline

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Training Exclusives

This course comes with 12 months access to the following benefits:

  • Practice Labs
  • 24x7 Mentoring
  • Indexed Class Recordings
  • Unlimited Retakes
  • Digital Courseware
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