Microsoft has announced a couple important virtualization milestones, just ahead of MMS 2012. Both in BETA, User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) is a new Desktop Virtualization product announced, while App-V 5.0 has been released.
What is UE-V?
Per the announcement post:
Regardless if it is a rich desktop or a hosted VDI desktop, a traditional application or a virtual application, UE-V enables a personal, consistent Windows experience across devices, matching each person’s unique work style for increased productivity anytime, anywhere. UE-V integrates with our Microsoft Desktop Virtualization products and can be deployed with System Center Configuration Manager, as well as third party management tools.
Read the full announcement: Introducing User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) and App-V 5.0
A better understanding
Stephen Rose has an excellent post as a follow-up to the UE-V announcement. If you’re keen to learn all you can about UE-V, check out: Change the Device, Keep Your Experience