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Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2009 R2 is comming

September 18, 2009 - App-V, MDOP, MED-V

Microsoft announced that Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2009 R2 will be released in late October 2009 and will add Windows 7 support for all components, except for MED-V.  Server and management components will support Windows 2008 R2.

Microsoft is promising that the new MDOP tools will have management components that support Windows Server 2008 R2, which was released to manufacturing on Sept 14 and available through MSDN as we speak.  In addition, all of the components in MDOP 2009 R2, except for MED-V, will support Windows 7.  Microsoft expects to add Windows 7 support in MED-V when it releases MED-V 1.0 Service Pack 1 sometime in the “first quarter of calendar year 2010”, according to the blog.

MDOP employs six innovative technologies to increase desktop manageability, reduce TCO, and improve overall infrastructure satisfaction:

With its virtualization technologies and manageability components, MDOP 2009 R2 is an essential part of your Windows 7 planning and deployment strategy.
This is a great opportunity to highlight the key innovations of MDOP 2009 R2 and talk about how MDOP can help you rapidly migrate to Windows 7, deploy applications with greater ease, resolve application incompatibility, and reduce desktop management costs.

Full Article on The Official MDOP Blog.

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