End-user Device Management

PDS Architects have many years of experience with multiple end user device management tools and can lead the architecture, implementation, design, training, and management of those tools. Proper design, execution, and dedication to utilizing these tools is key to efficiently managing an organizations end user devices.

  • Microsoft system center configuration manager (SCCM)
  • LANDESK management suite & patch manager

Desktop Deployment Solutions (Re-image/OS Upgrade)

In support of PDS or Client managed deployments, PDS Architects can help design a device deployment solution that best fits the available tools and immediate and long term deployment needs. Proper usage of the tools available will help make current deployments and management of those processes for future deployments more efficient.

  • Microsoft system center configuration manager (SCCM)
  • Microsoft deployment toolkit (MDT)
  • LANDESK management suite
  • Manual/Throw-away image

OS Migration

From Windows XP to Windows 7 and now to Windows 10, PDS Architects can design the best migration solution for your organization. From design of the migration strategy, execution of pre-requisites, piloting of deployments, and handoff to our experienced deployment teams, we can help ensure a successful migration with minimal impact to end users.

  • Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 8.1 -> Microsoft Windows 10 active directory services
  • Health check
  • Server migrations including all MS services and versions (e.g. 2008 to 2012, DHCP, Certificate services, etc)
  • Domain consolidation – combine multiple domains and onboard acquisitions
  • Exchange services
  • Exchange upgrade all versions – migrate to a new local exchange environment
  • Email migrations to and from Office 365
  • Online services
  • Online services
  • Migrations of local file servers to One Drive
  • SharePoint online
  • Azure AD synchronization
  • Active directory federation services
  • Admin tools
  • Custom standalone Powershell scripts for administration and migration services
  • Add-ons to active directory tools for administration