Windows Vista and the Optimized Desktop

Shanen Boettcher, General Manager of Windows Product Management for the Enterprise, commented on our vision for the Optimized Desktop. Today, he posted on the MDOP Team Blog about the new virtualization product releases, licensing changes, and partnerships that will help customers harness the power of Windows Vista in their organization by optimizing both the end […]

Shanen Boettcher, General Manager of Windows Product Management for the Enterprise, commented on our vision for the Optimized Desktop. Today, he posted on the MDOP Team Blog about the new virtualization product releases, licensing changes, and partnerships that will help customers harness the power of Windows Vista in their organization by optimizing both the end user and IT management experience through a tight integration of physical and virtual resources. Highlights include the RTM (Release to Manufacturing) of Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 (called "App-V" for short), Microsoft's desktop virtualization technology that allows applications to run completely isolated from one another (and much more), App-V support in Microsoft System Center and Microsoft Configuration Manager, which tightens integration of physical and virtual resources across desktops and servers, and an expansion of the Vista Enterprise Centralized Desktop license to help prepare Windows Vista customers for the next generation of PC users. 

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Source:→ Windows Vista Blog