Links for Further Information
The following links can provide you with more information about using virtualization solutions.
For general information about MED-V, see the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) tab on the Windows Enterprise site.
For the latest content and expert advice, see Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) on the Windows Client TechCenter.
The Official MDOP Blog provides information on a variety of topics.
For information about MED-V on TechNet, see Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization.
For a list of the benefits of MED-V, see Enhancing deployment and management for virtual PCs in enterprise environments.
To create a test environment and explore the basic MED-V product features, see Quick Start Guide (Quick start policy XML file).
To evaluate product deployment and management options, see the Evaluation Guide.
For additional technical resources, refer to the MED-V Team Blog.
For a screencast series, see Mad About MED-V. This screencast series covers four topics: concept and architecture, user experience, configuring workspace policy, and creating the deployment package.
For more about MED-V on TechNet, see MED-V Planning, Deployment, and Operations Guide.
For an overview, watch the MED-V Overview video. Also watch the Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) Administration Video Series.
To see MED-V in action, watch the video Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) Overview.
For case studies, see TUV NORD Group: Global Firm Reduces Hardware and IT Costs with Desktop Virtualization and the Microsoft IT Showcase article.
For an analyst’s view, see the paper Introduction to the Benefits of Local Desktop Virtualization.
Windows XP Mode Information
For general information, see Windows XP Mode.
To download Windows XP Mode, see Download Windows XP Mode.
For an overview video, see the Windows XP Mode Overview walkthrough on the Windows Client TechCenter.