Virtualization, Cloud, Infrastructure and all that stuff in-between

My ramblings on the stuff that holds it all together

Streaming Install of Office 2010 Beta


This is clever, Microsoft are going to offer a version of Office 2010 that you can install on demand using the App-V technology that they acquired from Softricity a few years ago.

Read the link to the Office 2010 team blog here and you can try the beta for yourself here







I like the idea of App-V technology (and VMware’s ThinApp equivalent) a lot for the desktop and space it’s a very clever way of delivering apps.

One response to “Streaming Install of Office 2010 Beta

  1. JessicaD April 19, 2010 at 4:39 pm


    App-V is a part of the MDOP (Microsoft Desktop Optimization package). This package is available eclusively to Software Assurance customers. To learn more about these benefits, please see the following link:

    Microsoft Windows Client Team

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