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Cross-platform settings - Case study

May 08, 2013

The primary use case for the cross-platform settings feature is the migration from Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 to Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. It is likely that this is accompanied by a move from Microsoft Office 2003 or Office 2007 to Office 2010. Given the typical investment in Windows 2003 systems, a significant coexistence phase is expected, so the feature is expected to support both migration and sustained coexistence.

This case study starts with an existing Windows 7 and Windows 2008 environment running Office 2007 and adds Windows 8 shared, provisioned virtual desktops.

The case study consists of: