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Presenter:
[email protected]
Chief Technology Architect
NathCorp
ACF
Application
Compatibility
Factory
Remove the Road block to
Windows 7 Deployment
DDPS
Desktop Planning
and Deployment
Service
Provide the tools and processes for
Windows 7 Deployment
MDOP
Desktop Planning
and Deployment
Service
Realize the Potential of
Windows 7 Deployment
Enable enterprise customer adoption of Windows 7 through delivery of targeted
services, including application compatibility, deployment escalation, and ROI
assessments through trained global and local partners
 ACF is an initiative that teams Microsoft with service partners to help our customers overcome
application compatibility challenges.
 Application Compatibility Factory (ACF) helps enterprise customers assess and remediate Line
Of Business (LOB) and custom applications quickly and cost effectively.
 ACF partners have access to deep technical training, the latest technical information and an
evolving remediation database.
 ACF can benefit customers who are deploying Windows® 7 and have or have not identified
potential application compatibility issues.
 ACF program has unblocked over 1.4 million desktop seats and tested and remediated over
55K applications
GIVES
GETS
 Commit to 5 days of ACF engagement
by assigning 2-3 key staff resources
(at least 1 IT and ideally 1 developer)
 Space at customer location for
engagement
 Provide systems to perform analysis
 Provide application source files &
media
 Standard NDA under Microsoft EA
Agreement
 Agree to participate in AR/PR
(optional)
 Packaged assessment & remediation
offering
 Enablement – Application
compatibility technical training, tools,
and methodologies
 Co-investment in free services
provided by Microsoft and delivered
by one of our valued ACF Partners
 A number of business critical
applications remediated (dependent
on complexity)
 Detailed plan for full app compatibility
remediation based on application mix
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Inventory & Rationalization
 14,000 applications were rationalized down to 800 due to 3rd
party plug-ins and apps showing up as full applications.
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Remediation
 In 5 days, the largest application compatibility barrier to adoption
for a 300,000 seat organization was removed.
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Training & Tools
 Customer received a tool set & process for moving forward not
only with desktop application compatibility testing, but also IE,
and normal monthly patching.
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Windows 7
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Visual Studio 2008+
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Zero Touch Deployment with MDT
Windows Server 2008
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Designed for developing Compatible Apps for Vista+
Microsoft System Center
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Get customer to take first step
Help remove blocker
Start the planning process
Energy Saving GPO
Direct Access
Branch Office Cache
Performance improvement in file transfers – Especially Roaming Env
MDOP
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App-V
Med-V
 NathCorp
 [email protected]
 Neudesic
 [email protected]
 ITCInfoTech
 [email protected]
 Global
Partners/Others
 [email protected]
 Windows 7 is the new generation OS for
Desktop.
 A leap in terms of IT cost savings.
 A leap in Security of your Desktop &
application Environment.
 A leap in Productivity improvements.
 The foundation for Flexible computing.
 Getting Green – Windows 7 helps.
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The first step starts with Microsoft’s Application Compatibility Program
(ACF)
Understand your application platform
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Inventory of all applications on per department and organization basis.
Categorize, Rationalize and Prioritize your applications.
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List of applications that will be incompatible with Windows 7.
Peripherals compatibility.
Remediation of sample set of applications.
Training on Remediation and Application Compatibility Toolkit.
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In-house applications
3rd Party applications
Developers
IT Staff
Window 7 features presentation and benefits.
Microsoft Funds the 1 week ACF engagement.
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Microsoft Gold Certified Partner
Microsoft Application Compatibility Factory Partner
Microsoft Desktop Deployment Planning Services Partner
Deep Experience in Application Compatibility testing and
remediation.
 Some of the customers where NathCorp has performed
Application Testing & Remediation include 3M, AAA and
Pacific Life.
 Contact [email protected] for more information.

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