Get your applications virtualized on Windows 7 Beta with Microsoft App-V

Today I’d like to share with you the immediate availability of Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) for use with the Windows 7 Beta and more roadmap information around App-V 4.6. We’ve been listening to customers who want to see us support Windows 7 early so they can move ahead with their application testing in preparation for…

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MDOP 2011 R2 Generally Available, Get MBAM and DaRT 7.0 Today!

I am happy to announce that the MDOP 2011 R2 is generally available today and can be downloaded from the Microsoft Volume Licensing website, MSDN and TechNet. This version of MDOP includes Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM) which is brand new to MDOP, and updates to the Microsoft Diagnostic and Recovery Toolkit (DaRT) 7.0,…

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Announcing MDOP 2009 to include MED-V 1.0, App-V 4.5 CU1 and AIS 1.5 Updates

As part of our promise to maximize productivity, manageability and TCO for enterprise desktops, we are excited to announce our new version of Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP), available for purchase to Software Assurance customers.  MDOP 2009 includes the first release of Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V 1.0), a Cumulative Update to Microsoft Application Virtualization…

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MDOP 2008 R2 Release to Manufacturing!

Just a week after my colleague Shanen Boettcher wrote about virtualization and its role in the Optimized Desktop, specifically announcing the RTM of Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5, commonly called “App-V”, I’m proud to let you know that the entire MDOP 2008 R2 suite of products has officially reached RTM status!  New and existing customers can…

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Virtualization Delivers Optimized Desktops

I’m relaying the following post on behalf of my colleague Shanen Boettcher, General Manager of Windows Product Management for the enterprise: We’ve talked several times, most recently in May, and earlier in January, about our vision for the Optimized Desktop, and the critical role desktop virtualization plays within it. Today we’re announcing that we’ve reached…

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Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring Beta Now Available

I just returned from Las Vegas, where, this morning I attended Brad Anderson’s keynote address at the Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) where he announced the beta release of Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM).  It was great to hear the audience’s enthusiastic response to the announcement and to see the high-level of interest expressed by…

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App-V 4.6 Public Beta now available for download!

Today, I am happy to announce immediate availability of Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 4.6 Beta.  At TechEd EMEA we announced our commitment to ship the next version of App-V in H1 2010.  In March of this year, as part of the MDOP 2009 launch, we indicated that the development of App-V 4.6 was underway.  Today, we have reached a…

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App-V 4.6 RTM and MED-V 1.0 SP1 RC are here!!

  As announced on the Windows for your Business blog, Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6, including App-V for RDS, is now publicly available as part of MDOP 2010!!!  In addition, MED-V 1.0 SP1 RC for Windows 7 is now available!     App-V 4.6 can be accessed immediately via MDOP 2010. Existing MDOP customers can download MDOP 2010…

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Microsoft User Experience Virtualization and Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0 Betas Now Available

We are pleased to announce that the beta versions of Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 5.0 and a new MDOP product Microsoft User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) are now available for download fromMicrosoft Connect. UE-V is an enterprise-scale user state virtualization solution that delivers a user’s personal Windows experience across devices, is simple for IT to deploy,…

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App-V 4.6 SP1 and MED-V 2.0 are available as part of MDOP 2011!

Hello, I’m Dave Trupkin, Senior Product Manager for App-V and MED-V, the two Desktop Virtualization products in MDOP. Today is a very special day for everyone on the MDOP team here at Microsoft, and especially those who work on App-V and MED-V. This morning we announced the general availability of MDOP 2011! You can access…