Microsoft Deployment Toolkit version 2012 is now available for beta download.
To participate, register for MDT 2012 Beta 1 at Microsoft Connect.
"MDT 2012 Beta 1 rides the next wave of System Center releases with support for System Center Configuration Manager 2012. For Lite Touch installations, MDT 2012 improves the overall client-side user experience, while also providing behind-the-scenes enhancements for partitioning, UEFI, and user state migration. These features, combined with many small enhancements, bug fixes, and a smooth and simple upgrade process, make MDT 2012 Beta 1 more reliable and flexible than ever," Microsoft stated.
- Fully leverages the capabilities provided by SCCM 2012 for OS deployment.
- Improved Lite Touch user experience and functionality.
- A smooth and simple upgrade process for all existing MDT users.
To participate in the MDT 2012 Beta 1 program, register and download and test the tool in your environment and then provide timely feedback and suggestions to development team.
MDT 2012 Beta 1 runs through August 2011.
[Source: System Center Team Blog]