We are pleased to announce that this Solution Accelerator has now been released to TechNet and is now available now on the Microsoft Download Center: http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/B/C/5BC966BC-47D8-41DF-95F2-FA9A2D816258/Windows_Optimized_Desktop_Scenarios.zip
The Windows Optimized Desktop Scenarios relate the IT and user business requirements for a flexible, efficient, and managed desktop environment to sets of complementary Microsoft technologies. It accomplishes this by defining and using five standard user scenarios that map business requirements to technology solutions. These core scenarios cover most desktop user situations. They are: Office Worker, Mobile Worker, Task Worker, Contract/Offshore Worker, and workers who need to Access from Home. Each scenario puts a different emphasis on applications, security, and networking. In this way, these scenarios provide a flexible, adaptable desktop experience that meets the business requirements of each of these users.
Solution Accelerator Components
The Windows Optimized Desktop Scenarios Assessment Guide:
The Windows Optimized Desktop Scenarios Assessment describes the five user scenarios defined for the Windows Optimized Desktop and further describes the Microsoft products and technologies that underpin each scenario solution. Additionally, this document guides you through an assessment of the user profiles in your organization to identify which scenario or scenarios best meets their needs.
Windows Optimized Desktop Scenario Selection Tool:
The Windows Optimized Desktop Scenario Selection Tool is designed to help you identify applicable scenarios, based on user and business requirements, for each user segment within your organization.
Download This Tool
You can download the IPD Windows Optimized Desktop Scenarios Assessment Guide and Tool here: http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/B/C/5BC966BC-47D8-41DF-95F2-FA9A2D816258/Windows_Optimized_Desktop_Scenarios.zip
This is the latest Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) guide in a growing popular series which cover deployment, product integration and virtualization among other IT Pro subjects. Read more about the IPD series here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/solutionaccelerators/dd408383.aspx
Solution Accelerators on TechNet: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/solutionaccelerators/default.aspx
Infrastructure Planning and Design, Windows Optimized Desktop Scenarios, Executive Overview: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd334417.aspx
Windows Optimized Desktop: Overview on MS.COM: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/enterprise/optimized-desktop/default.aspx
The Solution Accelerator Team