Windows Vista Enterprise was designed to help global organizations and enterprises with complex IT infrastructures lower IT costs, reduce risk and stay connected. The Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack for Software Assurance extends this value even further by reducing application deployment costs, enabling delivery of applications as services and allowing for better management and control of enterprise desktop environments. Together these technologies deliver the most cost-effective and flexible Windows desktop management solution.
The Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack for Software Assurance (1.32 MB .pdf file) is a dynamic desktop solution available to Software Assurance customers, that employs innovative technologies to help reduce the TCO of the Windows desktop by accelerating OS and application management, and enhancing IT responsiveness and end-user uptime.
Using the solution's virtualization, dynamic streaming and desktop manageability technologies, customers will:
The Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack for Software Assurance is an add-on subscription license available only to customers who have SA coverage on their Windows Desktops that can transform the way you manage your desktops. It will enable you to better control the desktop, accelerate and simplify desktop deployments and management, and create a dynamic infrastructure by turning software into centrally managed services.
Change the way you manage enterprise-wide desktop environments
Take Control of the DesktopEase change management and roll backs, enhance group policy management, reduce downtime and provide end users with on-demand access to applications for which they are assigned:
Accelerate Desktop Deployment, Management and ResponsivenessSimplify desktop deployments and migrations with application virtualization and streaming, reducing end-user downtime, decreasing IT management costs and increasing IT agility:
Transform Software into Centrally Managed Services; A Dynamic InfrastructureBuild the foundation for a dynamic infrastructure:
Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack for Software Assurance facilitates accelerated deployment and manageability of Windows through these innovative technologies-available only to Windows Software Assurance customers:
To learn more, contact your Reseller or local Microsoft Account Manager.
Click here to download the overview datasheet for the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack for Software Assurance (1.32 MB) and here for a full list of FAQs (138 KB). Requires Adobe Reader.