Microsoft ha appena rilasciato l’ultima versione del pacchetto Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2014 R2, disponibile solamente per i clienti Microsoft che hanno acquistato tramite il canale della Software Assurance. La suite MDOP 2014 R2 rappresenta l’evoluzione MDOP 2013 R2 rilasciata lo scorso dicembre.

La suite Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack contiene:

  • User Experience Virtualization (UE-V)
  • Application Virtualization (App-V)
  • Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V)
  • Microsoft Bitlocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM)
  • Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM)
  • Diagnostics and Recovery Toolkit (DaRT)

Gli update più interessanti rappresentano l’SP3 per App-V 5.0 e l’aggiornamento alla versione 2.1 per UE-V (User Experience Virtualization).

I miglioramenti introdotti in App-V 5.0 Service Pack 3 possono essere così riepilogati:

  • Connection group improvements
  • Publishing control improvements
  • App-V Server infrastructure updates
  • Sequencing improvements
  • Modifications to the integration between virtualized and non-virtualized local applications
  • Streamlining of the deployment of Microsoft Office 2013 as described here

User Experience Virtualization 2.1. contiene le seguenti nuove features e relativi improvements:

  • Support for Windows Credentials roaming
  • Backup and Restore of settings
  • Support for external settings storage, including OneDrive for Business
  • Extensions for the already existing Office 2013 Support