End User Compute & Data Centre Modernisation

Customer Need

Sandwell is a metropolitan borough in the West Midlands of England and comprises of 6 towns of Oldbury, Rowley Regis, Smethwick, Tipton, Wednesbury, and West Bromwich.

The Challenge

Sandwell were looking for an initial discovery, followed by a Proof of Concept that Windows 10 was as the next potential client operating system for their end user base.u00a0


PowerON supported the delivery of Windows 10 Enterprise to an initial pilot group of 500 devices. This included:

  • Leverage unique PowerON IP around secure and flexible Windows 10 deploymentsu00a0
  • Deliver 500 Windows 10 devices into your production environmentu00a0
  • Delivery of one Windows 10 image incorporating base OS applicationsu00a0
  • Task Sequence deploying up to 500 devices across 5 device typesu00a0
  • Scoped Group Policy Objects to configure Windows 10u00a0
  • Configure Windows 10 updates and upgrade device settingsu00a0
  • Configuration Manager supporting Windows as a Service Branchesu00a0
  • Enablement of Windows 10 features


  • Sandwell benefited from:
  • The fastest route to Windows 10
  • Taking advantage of our experience, proven methodologies and tools
  • Deployment of Windows 10 into production within 10 weeks
  • Quick Return on Investment
  • De-risk and accelerate deployment of Windows 10 into production
  • Skills transfer from PowerON team into your organisation
  • Benefit from our experience deploying across Public Sector organisations
  • Implementation of Windows 10 production devices to prove approach

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