Microsoft announced the release of their latest version of MDOP suite of IT management tools. MDOP 2013 is now available via download for active MSDN subscribers. The product's previous upgrade, MDOP 1012, released in November of last year, Microsoft introduced Windows 8 support for three of the suite's components: Microsoft User Experience Virtualization (UE-V), Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 5.0, and Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (DaRT) 8.0, while MDOP 2013 offers upgrades to Microsoft’s BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM) tool with a big upgrade to Version 2.0, including Windows 8 support. Read the full story here.
Microsoft’s MDOP for IT management also known as Microsoft’s Desktop Optimization Pack receives a list of new IT administration capabilities for Windows 8.