Over on the System Center product team blog they posted a really cool video where Jeff Wettlaufer (Technical Product Manager for System Center) chats with Brad Anderson (General Manager of MSD) about what's going on in terms of desktop virtualization and Configuration Manager 2007 R2. They cover everything from the application level to the hardware level, the latter in the context of the recent Kidaro acquisition.
If you're not familiar with Kidaro, now called MED-V or Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization, here's the lowdown:
Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) adds four additional components on top of Virtual PC to enable enterprise deployment of desktop virtualization:
I stole the info above from here and you can check out the video here.
J.C. Hornbeck | Manageability Knowledge Engineer