Microsoft releases an App-V Proof of Concept Jumpstart Kit for Office 2010

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Now that Office 2010 has reached the GA status and Microsoft prepares to distribute it, many customers are looking for the new Click-To-Run (CTR) version: a special edition of the productivity suite virtualized by App-V 4.6

To simplify the evaluation, and to promote the Desktop Optimization Package (MDOP) which includes App-V, Microsoft released this week a very interesting Proof of Concept Jumpstart Kit.

The massive package (10GB) includes resources and trial versions of multiple products needed to setup and run a lab where to evaluate the migration to Office 2010 in enterprise scenarios:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP)
  • Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT)
  • Microsoft Office Migration and Planning Manager (OMPM)
  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
  • Windows 7 Enterprise 90-day Trial image
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010
  • Office 2010 with Application Virtualization
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Evaluation Edition