This is the newly released version of MDT 2010, a Solution Accelerator for operating system and application deployment. MDT 2010 Update 1 supports Office 2010, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 in addition to Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP. MDT 2010 Update 1 supports the x86 platform and the x64 platform.
Some of the key changes contained in MDT 2010 Update 1:
- Comprehensive tools and guidance to efficiently manage large-scale deployments of Office 2010.
- A new User-Driven Installation (UDI) deployment method that uses System Center Configuration Manager. UDI lets you initiate and customize an operating system deployment on your PC through an easy-to-use wizard.
- Automatic detection of the true supported platforms for drivers, thereby reducing deployment issues.