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Why our App-V Training Classes are Finally Upgraded to “Masters” Level

When App-V 5 was released two years ago, I blogged about how we were renaming our training classes as “Experts” level, rather than the Masters Level designation that we used for the App-V 4.6 classes.

The idea was that while I had been working with pre-releases for almost a year, I knew that we didn’t know enough about the …


AppV is Hot Now

Microsoft App-V seems incredibly hot right now, with everyone getting ready to jump on App-V 5 when SP2 comes out. There is way more activity in this space than I have ever seen!


I have been running training classes on App-V for over six years now. Back when Microsoft bought Softricity, I saw an interest spike. But it was …

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Sequencing with Tim Mangan: Episode 13 Posted

I haven’t posted a sequencing video in a while, so I was due. Then a customer queried me about dealing with a large package. When I looked into the question, I found that the way I used to deal with large packages isn’t supported by the sequencer any more (when did that change?).Sequencing With Tim Mangan

So I worked out a …

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App-V Training Updates – Winter 2012

With 2012 here and vacations behind us it is time to get serious about some App-V training. So what are our plans for training in the next quarter?

February 6th-10th Irvine, California, USA
irvine We are working with a new partner, Agile360, to finally bring our Masters Level App-V Training class to California. We always get a lot of requests for
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App-V 4.6 SP1 “Masters” class is ready!

As an MVP for App-V, Microsoft sometimes makes early versions privately available to us to get us to provide them some valuable feedback before it is too late in the development cycle to make changes.  So I have been looking at the 4.6 SP1 changes for quite a while now — almost a year.

This enabled us an early start …

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There will be an App-V Book!!!!!

We finally made the decision and work is well under way.  We will publish a book on App-V!

The book will be focused on being a reference for the App-V Client.  We have a ton of material in the Companion Guides from our “Masters Level” App-V Training Classes that we do not really teach to so much as refer to …

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App-V 4.6: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and More

App-V 4.6 delivers big integration benefits with Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and more

[Note: This is an updated version on 1/6/2011 of the original 2/22/2010 post based on recent information provided by Microsoft on Branch Cache.  See also this post:  ]

 While many of us have been waiting on the release of App-V 4.6 so that we …


Virtualization Deep Dive Day 2010

What a great day of training and education and networking! This year’s event was no less than awesome. With over 200 people registered for the event, watching live from four sites in two countries, and a great lineup of speakers who gave nothing but deep technical content, everyone had a blast! Well, except for Lee Benjamin, who got snowed …