HCLTech Windows 11 Transformation : 4-week Proof of Concept

HCL Technologies

Validate in your own environment the benefits that Windows 11 can bring to your organization

HCLTech helps customers to implement modern, productive and secure workplace environments. With Windows 11, customers can drive user experience and productivity improvements while migrating to a highly secure OS that delivers efficient responses to cybersecurity threats. HCLTech provides a full set of migration services and efficient operation via its workplace managed services offerings.

This proof of concept allows customers to test the upgrade process and experience Windows 11 in action


  • Up to 100 endpoints upgraded to Windows 11 using the appropriate upgrade approach (in-place upgrade / clean image installation / Autopilot)
  • Source OS: Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 7
  • 1-2 custom OS image (clean image installation)
  • Up to 5 non-standard applications
  • Configure Windows 11 security features
  • Cloud-attach Windows 10/11 clients to Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) and Microsoft Intune
  • Deploying Microsoft 365 Apps using Configuration Manager
  • Work with Microsoft AppAssure to resolve any application compatibility issues (for windows 10 to Windows 11 migration)
  • Validation of Windows 10 / Windows 11 co-existence scenarios

Out of scope

  • Application re-packaging or re-factoring when migrating from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 to Windows 11


  • Working Windows 11 POC environment
  • Proof-of-Concept report with observations and recommendations


  • Windows 11 Readiness Assessment was done by HCLTech
  • Endpoints meet Windows 11 hardware requirements
  • Customer Eligibility for Windows 11 upgrade (License entitlements according to Microsoft requirements)

Customer responsibilities

  • Provide custom images (if required)

HCLTech is a recognized leader for managed workplace solutions with extensive experience of delivering Workplace solutions to enterprise customers across all regions and industries. The HCL Microsoft Business unit combines HCLTech’s specialized services and global reach with Microsoft’s powerful cloud and business technologies, creating strong and unique offerings for clients.

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