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….


Are you ready to realize the value of App-V in your enterprise? Forrester’s App-V TEI will show you how.

Over the last few months we’ve been delivering evidence to demonstrate the value of App-V, one of the six components delivered through MDOP.  You’ve heard us discuss App-V in the context of our Desktop Virtualization strategy where we break down the layers so that virtualization itself is more consumable for the novice and the expert. …


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…


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…


MDOP 2010, Windows 7, and Office 2010 – Coming to a City Near You!

    “Get On the Bus” is back in North America!   Montreal, May 21 | Boston, May 24 | New York, May 25 | Philadelphia, May 26 | Washington DC, May 27 & 28 | Richmond, June 1 | Raleigh, June 2 | Charlotte, June 3 | Atlanta, June 4 | New Orleans, June…


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…


App-V partners bring solutions to customers at MMS 2009!

Hello from the Las Vegas where another Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) is underway after two great keynote sessions!  This is a second year at The Venetian in the heart of Vegas and our 3rd year with App-V under the MDOP product suite.   Sean’s back at it and working hard to help partners extend App-V and…