Download MED-V 2.0 Beta Today!

Hi, I’m Dave Trupkin, Senior Product Manager for Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) and Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V), the two desktop virtualization components of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP). Today I have great news. I’m happy to announce the availability of the MED-V 2.0 public beta, which you can download now from Microsoft Connect….


Accelerate Windows 7 using MDOP’s Desktop Virtualization: App-V and MED-V

Recently we announced MDOP 2010 including App-V 4.6 and MED-V v1 SP1 and the feedback has been great! As customers make the leap from traditional applications to leverage virtualization to optimize their desktops, they are looking for ways to streamline their deployment. Today we are happy to share investments that will enable customers, partners MVP’s…


App-V 4.5 SP2 now available

Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) with Windows 7, Windows Server, and Office 2010 delivers a seamless user experience, streamlined application deployment and simplified application management.  App-V helps transform applications into centrally managed virtual services to reduce the cost of application deployment, eliminate application conflicts and reboots, simplify your base image footprint to expedite PC provisioning, and…


The Get On The Bus tour is coming and we’re bringing some free SWAG!

The Get On The Bus tour is coming and we’re bringing some free SWAG! We are giving away 50 copies of Windows 7 Ultimate for the first 50 Get On the Bus event attendees through the door at EVERY STOP! Don’t miss your chance to win a copy of Microsoft’s newest software offering plus some…


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…


MDOP 2009 R2 for Windows 7 is now available!

Just in time for Windows 7, today we are announcing the availability of Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2009 R2! If you are an MDOP customer, you can download MDOP 2009 R2 through Microsoft Volume Licensing Site (MVLS).  For others who wish to evaluate MDOP products, the MDOP software is available at MSDN and TechNet (in…


MDOP 2009 R2: What’s New in MDOP for Windows 7

Today I am excited to announce that Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2009 R2 will be released in late October 2009 and will add Windows 7 support for all components, except for MED-V. Server and management components will support Windows 2008 R2. Additionally, we are working to ensure that MED-V will support Windows 7, in…


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…


Get Ready to Optimize Your Desktop … Part1 – New WHITEPAPERS for deploying and managing App-V now available!

  Hi there!  This is Karri Alexion-Tiernan, I’m a Product Manager on the MDOP team focused on Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) and I plan to start blogging to the community about the great things we are doing!  I’ve been in the Enterprise Management space for quite some time both practical experiences managing large enterprises as…