Dynamic Suite Composition (DSC)

One of our great team posted some information to the Technet Forum. A question was asked around contexting, which Lidiane (Lead PM) and Matt responded too. I have grabbed the main chucks of information around Dynamic Suite Composition (DSC) but you should read the whole thread!   The “contexting” feature we introduced in SoftGrid 4.5…

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Setting up an Application Virtualization Server in "Secure Mode"

Gene published this to the SoftGrid Team Blog while i was out on Annual Leave (I went to Ireland to enjoy the Black Gold!)….. For all you faithful readers here it is! ————————————– Hi Everyone!  My name is Gene Ferioli and I am a Senior Program Manager on the SoftGr……  Errrr.. I mean Microsoft Application…

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A really handy tool! Windows Server 2008 App Logo Tool

So I am sitting across from Steve Bell on the “Windows Server 2008 Software Logo Program and Application Compatibility” stand (I know, long name!). Steve is a Senior Product Manager for Logo and Application Compatibility. Steve and I have had long discussions around the tool and I will be writing a series of articles towards…

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SoftGrid Operations Guide – Part 2

As promised, here’s part 2 of Brian Kelly’s SoftGrid Operations Guide: Part 1 can be found here ====== 3.3 Remove a Specific Application from a SoftGrid Client PC The following procedure describes how to remove a specific application package from the SoftGrid cache on a client PC. 1. Open the SoftGrid Client Management Console (e.g.,…

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SoftGrid Operations Guide – Part 1

So Brian has been writing this guide and updating it for some time! He has put a lot of work into the document and finally it was decided to post it to the SoftGrid Product Team Blog. Brian Kelly, one of our top gun SoftGrid tech guru’s, recently put together a really cool SoftGrid operations…

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Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 is Now Available in Beta!

I am getting the odd spot here and there to catch up with old friends! Graham Bell and Patrick Jaspers has been helping on the MDOP stand. On the other hand I have had the pleasure of beating Edwin Yuen on Guitar Hero’s many times…….. as he has had the pleasure of smashing me on…

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Oracle announces its own (Xen-based) hypervisor, breaks VMware idyll

This was stunning for me to see and it totally caught me of guard! I was never expecting such a bold statement of supportability from Oracle! By surprise Oracle today announces its own hypervisor based on Xen: Oracle VM. The new product includes a web management console and will be released for free (with optional…

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Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 is Open for Public Beta

And away we go!!!!! Welcome to ITForum and Welcome to Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 Beta!!! The keynote has kicked off with an amazing display of technologies and one that jumped out straight at me was our very own Application Virtualization product!!!! If you go to connect you can download the open beta of Microsoft update…

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Set Up For the big Day!

So with 1 Day to go, we are here in Barcelona and setting up! Wayne Richards, Lee Morfil, Jane Lewis, Duane Thomas, Jamie Zink (US) , and I are running around getting all the demo’s up and loaded. Its been great getting here a day earlier…… there is lot of stuff to do and lots…

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Sitting in Airports!

2 Days till the conference kicks off and I am making my way to Barca! I love that City, Its amazing! As I sit here in Gatwick Airport (London) I think back to TechEd Orlando and start to remember the lessons learned; 1. Remember the days are longs so drinks lots and keep taking fluids…

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