Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS

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. 


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 deployments 
  • Deliver 500 Windows 10 devices into your production environment 
  • Delivery of one Windows 10 image incorporating base OS applications 
  • Task Sequence deploying up to 500 devices across 5 device types 
  • Scoped Group Policy Objects to configure Windows 10 
  • Configure Windows 10 updates and upgrade device settings 
  • Configuration Manager supporting Windows as a Service Branches 
  • 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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