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Microsoft has massively accelerated delivery of the next version of its desktop enterprise virtualization software, while unveiling the next release of its Application Virtualization, aka App-V. Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2009 R2 will now be released to manufacturing at the end of October, soon after the …


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  1. Jesse Dorland

    Heimlich maneuver

    Another word they are forced to admit Vista, and its clone Windows 7 are a total failure. and they decided to engaged in a Heimlich maneuver.

    No wonder why Mac books come with non-replaceable battery!

  2. Pop

    Is that the pack

    that you only get if you have an enterprise/software assurance agreement and mortgage your soul to becoming a Microsoft only shop ?

    As someone who deals with small business it would be nice if you could get hold of it some other way.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    This nothing else than a way to hide incompatibility problems in layers of virtualisation+emulation. Virtualisation is over-hyped. Its impossible to compensate the loss of CPU-cycles to the virtualisation engine.

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