About Show #543
Windows 10 has been out for two years now, are you ready to move? Richard chats with Steve Thomas about the latest tools Microsoft provides to help you migrate your clients over to Windows 10. Steve talks about the Windows Upgrade Readiness tools that are part of Operations Management Suite. Not using OMS? Don't worry, there's a free version available for Windows Readiness. OMS brings your readiness evaluation to the cloud, checking against all sorts of hardware configurations and the organization's software library. But as always, it's the homegrown apps that represent the biggest challenge - and there are an array of options for solving that!
Steve is a Senior Consultant working for Microsoft Enterprise Services in the overall specialty areas of client solutions and deployment with a focus on desktop, application, and user state virtualization as well as application compatibility. His expertise in desktop virtualization spans both client-hosted and server-hosted infrastructures (VDI.) Has worked with both the SMB market as well as large enterprise networking environments. Considered to be one of the top world-wide technical SME's in App-V, MED-V, Server App-V, UE-V, and Application Compatibility. Prior to working in Enterprise Services at Microsoft, Steve worked in Premier support and was part of the App-V 4.5 and 4.6 betas, the MED-V 1.0 and 2.0 betas, and briefly the UE-V 1.0 beta.