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App-V will be in Windows 10 Core!

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Great news for the App-V community…   This week, Microsoft finally announced that they will be releasing App-V  into the core of the Windows 10 operating system, and  will be available to Windows 10 enterprise license holders. The announcement was made by Microsoft’s Steve Thomas, speaking in a webinar with Flexera, As one of the early […]

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Office 2010 Deployment Kit for App-V

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  Just in case you missed it,  Microsoft released the Microsoft Office 2010 Deployment Kit for App-V   which will is  required for sequencing and deploying Office 2010 client products with Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V). The toolkit must be installed on the App-V sequencing station prior to monitoring the Office 2010 client installation, and on the […]

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SCCM SP2 R2 – it must of have been the Turkey

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Article by Danny Knox It must have been “feast induced drowsiness” that cause me to miss this.  Had to be. I was trolling for technology webcasts and found one from thanksgiving week (2009) for SCCM – Technical Overview: System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 and R3 (Level 200) that among other things covers these gems: […]

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Bring back Zero Touch (SoftGrid/App-V)

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Article by Danny Knox Microsoft – why did you kill the radio star?  The application virtualization product formerly known as SoftGrid prior to Microsoft’s purchase had a fledgling web based self-service application provisioning tool called Zero Touch.  Sure, it sounds like the image deployment methodology from Microsoft called “zero touch” but why kill it?  Re-brand […]

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Reflections on Windows 7 Launch

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Article by Rob West As my esteemed colleague Jorge points out, it has been a busy summer (and now autumn) for us on this team, and as such, our posting frequency has not been, shall we say, “optimized.” I’ve been on the road a bit, and speaking at a number of Windows 7 Launch events, […]

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MMS2009 – Few Thoughts and Highlights

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As always, MMS 2009 is not only a technical conference with lots of good content and “what’s new”  on the Microsoft system management tools sets but also a place to catch up with old friends, rekindle some relationships, and make new ones.   The business networking that goes on is – I think – highly underestimated.      […]

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MDOP 2009 released

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A new version of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) was realsed early April and includes includes MED-V v1.0, a cummulative update to App-V andupdate to  AIS.    This update  has been a much anticipated primarily because of MED-V which is finally available under the Microsoft name.   The official posting at the MDOP blog […]

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App-V Podcast

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Download details: AppV™ Application Virtualization WWindows Springboard Series: AppV™ Application VirtualizationKarri Alexion-Tiernan, Director in the Windows Client division, unveils the latest version of this technology for virtualizing applications to reduce application-to-application conflicts and improve manageability.

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