Application Virtualization Explorer – Released

I have been meaning to blog about this for ages. Kalle released me a version of AVE in alpha and again in Beta, and i just never got around to finishing my blog post on it……  :o( The tool however is fab! I as well as a number of my community buddies have been loving…

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AppPlus and OSDPlus

dear me! i just cant keep up with all these new fantastic little tools that are being developed around little old app-v! The latest in a line of tools are from Duncan Murdoch who is developing OSD+. AppPlus has just announced a beta program. It is designed to allow the App-V community to trial the…

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Upgrades to Lib-V and SFT Encoder

I always enjoying hearing from our MVPs. They are some of our greatest assets for developing app-v and making your lives easier when moving to an app-v infrastructure. Kalle pinged me the other day (last monday to be exact!) to let me know that he had upgraded the versions of Lib-V (SFT encoding/decoding library, for…

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New Free App-V Self Support Tool (and how to make friends at the helpdesk)

I stumbled across this on Brian Maddens Forum the other day and it looks pretty darn handy! ——— When you deploy App-V applications on laptops and pc, you will get a lot of helpdesk calls. While App-V is a mature application virtualization solution, it is interesting to see that a simple design decision does actually…

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Hyper-V R2 sizing tool now available from HP

Good Old Patrick Lownds pinged me today to let me know that HP have released there Hyper-V R2 sizing tool. The HP Sizer for Microsoft Hyper-V 2008 R2 is an automated, downloadable tool that provides quick and helpful sizing guidance for “best-fit” HP server and storage configurations running in a Hyper-V R2 environment. The tool…

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Immidio AppScriber 2.0

Rodney emailed me today about a tool that he has been working on with a company called Immidio called “Appscriber”, I think i posted about this in the past about v1 of Appscriber. Appscriber is a self service portal for applications. In Rodney’s own words: Version 2.0 of AppScriber now finally adds a configurable workflow…

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Integrating Immidio Flex Profiles Advanced with Microsoft App-V

I have been working in Amsterdam this week and assisting a number of customers! its been great fun as i have had the pleasure of Madelinde Walraven shadowing me on my adventures. Well to add to my fun week I met up with a couple of our App-V MVPs, Rodney Medina and Ment van der…

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SFT-Encoder Update

Well i got an unexpected email from Kalle today after i posted about his SFT-Encoder tool. Because of the post he wanted to give all readers of the Virtual World blog 25% discount to SFT Encoder Enterprise Edition if purchased by Friday 9th October. The code is: ZARBIEROCKS! and it must be entered into payment…

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SFT-Encoder

Brilliant! I wanted to get your attention right from the go! There are some tools which you tend to use from time to time and some tools which you grow into and just cant live without. SFT-Encoder has all of a sudden become the latter for me and some of my App-V Usage. Its funny…

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Free App-V USB Tool available from Login Consultants

Rodney pinged me on my blog ages ago now saying about another Free tool that Login Consultants have developed. The tool is the App-V USB Tool 1.0 which you can download here. I have not yet tried the tool but the word on the street is that its pretty darn nifty! I will let login…

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