Client Specifications for Tetra Shillings Accounting
When developing your plan, keep in mind the following information about the client:
All desktops and laptops are currently running Windows 8.1 Enterprise.
About half of the laptops are less than a year old and will be retained for the upgrade.
All other laptops will be replaced with new hardware in time for the upgrade.
All desktop systems will be replaced with new laptops.
Your windows upgrade plan for Tetra Shillings Accounting should be based on Microsoft solutions and best practices and include the following points:
The advantages of upgrading to Windows 10, including at least three Windows 10 features that will provide the most benefit.
Recommendations for a version of Windows 10 for the upgrade and the install method(s) to be used.
At least two automated deployment options.
Plans to minimize disruptions to business operations.
A strategy that will keep operating systems updated.
Two IEEE references.
Windows 10 Upgrade Plan for Tetra Shillings Accounting LLC
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Provide a summary of your recommendation of a specific version of Windows 10. Explain how your choice meets the business needs of Tetra Shillings Accounting.
The opportunity: Benefits of upgrading to Windows 10
Discuss the client’s current Windows 8 environment and the issues related to running an older version of the Windows operating system.
· Based on what you know about the client, discuss at least three Windows 10 features that you believe will provide the most benefit to the organization’s computer security posture.
· Recommend a version of Windows 10 for the upgrade. Explain the reason for your choice.
· Which install method(s) will be used for the upgrade? Explain why.
· Discuss at least two automated deployment options discussed in Lesson 1 that you think would be appropriate for the deployment. Include analysis of the pros and cons of each method.
· How will you address concerns that the client has about how end users will be affected by the upgrade?
Strategy for keeping the operating system updated
· Explain the importance of keeping systems updated. This should include benefits associated with performance and security. Referencing the firm’s past security breaches will help you articulate your reasoning.
· Propose a strategy that will keep operating systems updated. Keep in mind that this is going to require some downtime for each workstation.
These sample citations use IEEE style. Ask your instructor for clarification on the style to be used. Ensure you use in-text citations in the body of your paper as appropriate.
 G. Lindsay, “Windows 10 Deployment Scenarios (Windows 10) – Windows Deployment,” Microsoft, 13-Aug-2020. [Online]. Available: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/deployment/windows-10-deployment-scenarios. [Accessed: 29-Oct-2020].
 E. Bott, “Windows 10 Update: The Complete Guide for Businesses of Every Size”, ZDNet, 25-Jun-2020. [Online]. Available: https://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-10-update-the-complete-guide/. [Accessed: 29-Oct-2020].