App-V 4.6 Release Q & A

With the launch of App-V 4.6 happening today, I was able to catch up with Karri Alexion-Tiernan, Director of Product Management for App-V for a quick Q&A. Stephen: What problems can Microsoft application virtualization (App-V) solve for my business? Karri: App-V reduces the IT costs of packaging, deploying, testing, updating, and servicing installed software. It…

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The MED-V v1 SP1 Release Candidate is now available

This week we recently released a new version of MDOP that includes six virtualization and management tools for Windows desktops. Along with the new App-v 4.6, we have also released the MED-V v1 SP1 Release Candidate, with support for Windows 7 32 bit and 64 bit for download. It’s final release is expected on April…

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Piloting Windows 7- Part 2 : Initial Project Planning for a Windows 7 Pilot

Continuing the series with our guest blogger, Jeremy Chapman. As with any IT project, the first part of planning is about building a plan. There are several things you’ll want to accomplish with a pilot and depending on your organization, the importance of each validation area will vary. I think of the pilot as trying…

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Piloting Windows 7 – Part 1: Intro and Targeting Users for the Pilot

We once again welcome guest blogger, Jeremy Chapman. Now that I’ve written the most informal white paper ever published about operating system deployment, I’ve been inundated with requests to talk about piloting Windows 7. There were some excellent resources written in the Windows Vista timeframe from MVPs, but as they have pertained to Windows Vista…

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