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Download MED-V 2.0 Beta Today!

October 12th, 2010 No comments

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). …(read more)

Accelerate Windows 7 using MDOP’s Desktop Virtualization: App-V and MED-V

June 7th, 2010 No comments

App-V 4.5 SP2 now available

May 25th, 2010 No comments

Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) with Windows 7, Windows Server, and Office 2010 delivers a seamless user experience, streamlined application deployment and simplified application management.  App-V helps transform applications into centrally managed virtual services to reduce the cost of application deployment, eliminate application conflicts and reboots, simplify your base image footprint to expedite PC provisioning, and increase user productivity.

App-V 4.5 Service Pack 2  provides the latest updates to Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 code line. This is the first time the team has delivered via Windwows Update App-V 4.5 SP2 introduces:

  • Enhanced failover protection or disaster recovery of your virtual application infrastructure: App-V data-store failover protection enables administrators to quickly recover from disasters and/or recycle servers for maintenance.
  • Enable highly available application infrastructure: App-V 4.5 SP2 load balanced management servers can now leverage SQL server mirrored data-store to support high availability scenarios for line of business applications; with automatic failover protection not available with the previous versions of App-V. 
  • Data replication is now possible across geography: this enables organizations to recover from site wide failures faster.
  • App-V 4.5 SP2 clients can now deploy Office 2010.

To learn more about this release please view the App-V 4.5 SP2 release notes and FAQ.

App-V 4.5 SP2 can be deployed immediately to production and is available via Microsoft Update to MDOP customers and through Microsoft Volume Licensing Site (MVLS).  If you want to evaluate MDOP, the MDOP software is available at MSDN and TechNet.

To learn more about App-V you can visit the MDOP homepage and App-V TechCenter.

The Get On The Bus tour is coming and we’re bringing some free SWAG!

April 27th, 2010 No comments

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 chances at some other great swag so hurry and register today at

What is the “Get On The Bus Tour”? Well, it’s where Microsoft comes to you. We are coming to the East Coast May 21-June 4! Come spend some time with us as we travel the East Coast for a deep dive into Windows 7 and Office 2010, along with a specific path on how to get certified. Learn why Windows 7 has received rave reviews from IT organizations and why so many IT Pros are excited about Office 2010. We will show you best practices for deploying Windows 7 and how to keep it running efficiently after deployment. We will also take a tour through all of the Office 2010 features from an IT Professional’s point of view. Registration is free but limited at .

For the latest updates follow us on Twitter @thebustour


To receive your free copy of Windows 7 Ultimate, be one of the first 50 people who are US residents (includes D of C) or Canada 18+ to arrive at a Microsoft Get On the Bus Tour afternoon event.  50 copies of the software title are available. Limit one gift per person.  This offer is non-transferable and cannot be combined with any other offer.  This offer ends on June 4, 2010 while supplies last, and is not redeemable for cash.  Taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the recipient.  There is no shipment of your gift – all gifts will be distributed onsite.