Once they exit the beta stage, they will be added to the MDOP suite at no extra cost to existing customers.
In addition, Microsoft has decided to phase out an MDOP component called Asset Inventory Service (AIS), which will be discontinued as of April 3, 2013.
The recently introduced Select Plus program always requires three years of SA payments and will be useful for organizations that want to employ SA benefits, such as virtualization or MDOP
components, for a subset of their organization over a longer period of time.
lt;p>The Microsoft's Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) lets people run legacy Windows applications, including those built for Windows 2000 and Windows XP, on Vista by using virtualization technology, according to a blog post on The Official MDOP
SCCM works with the MDOP
suite of products to comprehensively assess, deploy, and update applications for servers and clients.
lt;p>RDS fits in a loose grouping with Microsoft's other virtualized desktop software that is part of its popular MDOP
(Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack), which includes App-V and Enterprise Desktop Virtualization.
In just three years, MDOP
has sold over 11 million subscriptions.