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Getting Started with Windows VDI by Andrew Fryer

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Other software

In addition to Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1, we have used several other Microsoft solutions and tools in this book to manage and configure our VDI deployments. Some of these are not licensed per se, for example, the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) and Windows Assessment and Deployment Toolkit (ADK), but others are paid licenses and so we need to be aware of how these are licensed to assess whether they are useful enough to warrant the additional cost.

MDOP

In this book, we have looked at two of the features of MDOP (the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack), App-V, and UE-V, but there are several other utilities that might be useful as well, particularly if we are also managing physical desktops, as follows:

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