Desktop Migration Proposal

"You have been hired as system administrator for MSP, LLC. Your first task involves in upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 8. Currently, the MSP, LLC has around 500 desktops/laptops that run Windows XP and Windows 7. Your manager has also been getting many requests for tablet computers as well.

Current Desktop/Laptop Configuration for Windows 7:

Processor: Intel Core i3 Second Generation

Memory: 4GB RAM

Hard Drive: 350GB

Network Card: 10/100/1000 MbPS

USB Ports: 4 USB 2.0

Monitor: 20inch LCD

Current Desktop/Laptop Configuration for Windows XP:

Processor: Intel Core 2

Memory: 2GB RAM

Hard Drive: 80GB

Network Card: 10/100 MbPS

USB Ports: 4 USB 2.0

Monitor: 15inch LCD

Your boss wants to come up with a 5 to 7 page proposal that meets the following requirements:

• Research and justify new hardware for Windows 8.

• Plan for migration from XP and Windows 7 to Windows 8. Minimize the downtime for end users.

• Research and recommend efficient method for migration to Windows 8.

• Research and recommend appropriate tablet that end users can use.
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