Plan for Windows 10 deployment

Windows 10 provides new deployment capabilities, scenarios, and tools by building on technologies introduced in Windows 7, and Windows 8.1, while at the same time introducing new Windows as a service concepts to keep the operating system up to date. Together, these changes require that you rethink the traditional deployment process.

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Topic Description
Windows 10 Enterprise: FAQ for IT professionals Get answers to common questions around compatibility, installation, and support for Windows 10 Enterprise.
Windows 10 deployment considerations There are new deployment options in Windows 10 that help you simplify the deployment process and automate migration of existing settings and applications.
Windows 10 compatibility Windows 10 will be compatible with most existing PC hardware; most devices running Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1 will meet the requirements for Windows 10.
Windows 10 infrastructure requirements There are specific infrastructure requirements to deploy and manage Windows 10 that should be in place prior to significant Windows 10 deployments within your organization.
Features removed or planned for replacement Information is provided about Windows features and functionality that are removed or planned for replacement.
Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) Technical Reference The Microsoft® Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) helps you determine whether the applications, devices, and computers in your organization are compatible with versions of the Windows® operating system.