Microsoft - Virtualizing Enterprise Desktops and Applications



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26/9/2022 (Monday)


Learn how to manage, support and troubleshoot Windows desktop virtualisation on this Microsoft Virtualizing Enterprise Desktops and Applications course.

You’ll get an expert understanding of Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) Service Pack 2 (SP2), Microsoft User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) as part of Windows Server 2012 R2.

Build your virtualisation skills

After completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Plan and implement user state virtualization
  • Deploy App-V
  • Manage and administer application virtualization
  • Configure client Hyper-V
  • Plan and deploy session-based desktops
  • Publish and configure RemoteApp programs
  • Implement Remote Access

Seven reasons why you should sit your Virtualizing Desktops & Apps course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be Virtualizing Desktops & Apps certified in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be Virtualizing Desktops & Apps trained in record time
  2. Our Virtualizing Desktops & Apps course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass Virtualizing Desktops & Apps first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more Virtualizing Desktops & Apps. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn Virtualizing Desktops & Apps faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying Virtualizing Desktops & Apps with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 125,505 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Virtualizing Desktops & Apps courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging


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Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.


Module 1: Overview of Desktop and Application Virtualization

This module explains virtualization technologies and how you can use them to meet the needs of your organization. To use these virtualization technologies properly within your organisation, you'll need to understand the available technologies and when to use them.

  • Overview of Virtualization Technologies
  • Usage Scenarios for Virtualization
  • Considerations for Implementing Virtualization

Module 2: Planning and Implementing User State Virtualization

Learn about user state virtualization, which technologies are part of it and what are the benefits. You'll also learn how to plan and implement user state virtualization technologies.

  • Understanding and Planning for User State Virtualization
  • Configuring Roaming User Profiles and Folder Redirection
  • Configuring UE-V

Module 3: Planning and Implementing App-V

During this module you'll learn about application virtualization and App-V components. This module also describes App-V infrastructure, deployment scenarios, and procedures for installing and configuring Microsoft Server Application Virtualization agents (App-V agents).

  • Overview of Application Virtualization
  • App-V Architecture
  • Planning App-V Infrastructure
  • Deploying App-V Infrastructure

Module 4: Managing and Administering Application Virtualization

This module explains the App-V console, how to control administrative access and the functionality and administrative functions that the console provides. You'll also learn how to manage connection groups and how to publish applications into the virtualized environment.

  • Managing and Administering Application Virtualization
  • Modifying Published Application and Configuration Upgrades
  • App-V Reporting

Module 5: Planning and Deploying App-V Clients

You'll study the recommendations for deploying and managing the App-V Client. This module will also provides you with an overview of the App-V Desktop Client, App-V Remote Desktop Client and the several installation methods for each.

  • Overview of App-V Client
  • Installing and Configuring the App-V Client
  • Managing App-V Client Properties

Module 6: Application Sequencing

During this module you'll learn how to install and configure the App-V Sequencer to create application packages.

  • Overview of Application Sequencing
  • Planning for Application Sequencing
  • Sequencing an Application
  • Advanced Application Sequencing

Module 7: Configuring Client Hyper-V

This module explains Client Hyper-V in Windows 8.1 and explains the fundamentals of working with virtual machines in a Client Hyper-V environment. You should be aware that all the features that are covered in this module are also available in Hyper-V on Windows Server 2012 R2.

  • Overview of Client Hyper-V
  • Creating Virtual Machines
  • Managing Virtual Hard Disks
  • Managing Checkpoints

Module 8: Planning and Deploying Session-Based Desktops

This module explains how to plan for session-based desktop deployment of Remote Desktop Services (RDS). You'll also learn to perform session-based desktop deployment.

  • Overview of Remote Desktop Services
  • Planning Infrastructure for Session-Based Desktops
  • Planning Infrastructure for Session-Based Desktops
  • RDS High Availability

Module 9: Configuring and Managing RemoteApp Programs

Learn how to publish and work with RemoteApp programs.

  • Publishing and Configuring RemoteApp Programs
  • Working With RemoteApp Programs

Module 10: Planning Personal and Pooled Desktops

Discover how to plan the implementation of pooled and personal desktops.

  • Overview of Personal and Pooled Desktops
  • Planning and Optimizing Desktop Templates

Module 11: Planning and Implementing Infrastructure for Pooled and Personal Desktops

This module explains how to implement and manage pooled and personal desktops.

  • Planning Storage for Personal and Pooled Desktops
  • Capacity Planning for Pooled and Personal Desktops
  • Implementing Pooled and Personal Desktops
  • Implementing RemoteApp for Hyper-V

Module 12: Implementing Remote Access for VDI

Learn how to implement remote access and high availability for VDI.

  • Extending VDI Outside the Organization
  • Controlling RD Gateway Access

Module 13: Performance and Health Monitoring of VDI Infrastructure

This module explains how to monitor the performance of virtual desktop infrastructure to ensure performance.

  • Overview of Monitoring Desktop and Application Virtualization
  • Monitoring Desktop Virtualization Infrastructure

Exam Track

You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

Exam: 70-694: Virtualising Enterprise Desktops and Apps

This exam will test you on the following skills:

  • Plan app virtualisation (27%)
  • Implement app virtualisation (25%)
  • Plan and imp-lement virtual desktops (21%)
  • Plan and implement business continuity for virtualised apps (27%)

What's Included

Microsoft Official Courseware:

  • MOC 20694: Virtualizing Enterprise Desktops and Apps

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Certification Programs includes

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
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  • Near site testing, Transportation to/from Testing Center are provided ***
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Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

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Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.


You must have a system administrator–level working knowledge of:

  • Networking fundamentals, including Transmission Control Protocol /Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management.
  • Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers.
  • Basic understanding of scripting and Windows PowerShell syntax.

A basic understanding of Windows Server roles and services is also desired.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.


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