Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) 2.0 Public Beta Available On Microsoft Connect

Microsoft made available the MED-V 2.0 public beta. Here's what's new in this latest release:No dedicated MED-V infrastructure to deploy - MED-V 2.0 workspaces are deployed and managed using existing electronic software distribution (ESD) systems, including SCCM 2007 R2 or higher.Streamlined sign-on to MED-V workspace - Users can save their passwords for seamless sign-on to […]

Microsoft made available the MED-V 2.0 public beta. Here's what's new in this latest release:

  • No dedicated MED-V infrastructure to deploy - MED-V 2.0 workspaces are deployed and managed using existing electronic software distribution (ESD) systems, including SCCM 2007 R2 or higher.
  • Streamlined sign-on to MED-V workspace - Users can save their passwords for seamless sign-on to MED-V workspace
  • Automatic app publishing - New apps deployed to MED-V workspaces, including App-V virtual apps, are available to Windows 7 host automatically
  • My Documents and Desktop redirection - Legacy apps work just like locally installed apps when it comes to opening, saving and printing documents
  • USB device/SmartCard support - USB devices, including thumb drives and Smartcard readers can be shared between the host and apps running in MED-V workspace
  • New IE redirection options - IT admins can redirect legacy web apps using wildcards (http://*.example.com), sites (http://www.example.com/hr), at page-level (http://www.example.com/hr/benefits.asp) or by specifying a port (http://vpn.example.com:1234)
  • Automated guest hibernation at shutdown - MED-V workspace is seamlessly suspended when the user logs off or shuts down Win7 host.

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