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How to Choose the Right System Provisioning Option for Windows 10 Deployments

Published: 24 October 2016

ID: G00316746

Analyst(s): Stephen Kleynhans , Terrence Cosgrove , Michael Silver


Microsoft has provided several ways to deploy Windows 10, and end-user computing leaders need to understand their options to choose the right approach. Infrastructure and operations leaders managing endpoint strategies need to focus on the details of deploying the OS to their systems.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Use In-Place Upgrades for Newer PCs That Will Keep the Same Applications
  • Use Dynamic Provisioning If You Lack a Highly Automated OS Deployment Process or Want to Move Away From Traditional Imaging
  • Deploy Windows 10 PCs via EMM Enrollment

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