Microsoft announces beta of User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) 2.1

In December last year, Microsoft released version 2.0 of its User Environment Management solution called User Experience Virtualization (UE-V). The solution is delivered as part of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) which is available for Microsoft customers which use a Software Assurance subscription. Now Microsoft has announced a beta for the upcoming 2.1 version of the UE-V product. Once released UE-V will ship with an upcoming new version of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP)

Version 2.1 will provide the following new features:

  • Support for Microsoft Office 2013 shipped with the UE-V Agent, which enables you to personalize >1500 Office 2013 settings across your devices. UE-V 2.1 will also integrate with Office 365.
  • Support for More Windows 8/Windows 8.1 settings and Windows 7 Credential Manager & certificate settings.
  • Synchronization of OS and Windows Store settings via UE-V.
  • Control of settings that are backed up vs synchronized across devices. These backed up settings can then be automatically or manually be restored to a user’s device.