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Tuesday 8th September 2015

App-V Evolution

Autonoware
ConversionBox

On August 17th 2015, Microsoft announced that it has released to market the latest major version of App-V, its desktop application virtualization solution, to App-V 5.1. App-V 5.0 had three service pack releases with many hotfixes included, with SP3 considered by many to be the first major improvement on App-V 4.6. Microsoft has taken it a big step further with App-V 5.1. Congratulations to the App-V Product Group on a great job!

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Monday 15th June 2015

Map the App V landscape of your business with Conversion Box

David Micallef
ConversionBox

Once you have acquired a minimum Base License for ConversionBox, which includes 40 conversion licenses, you can run reports across your entire estate, for as long as you like, whenever you like at no additional cost. The report is not just an estimate whether an application may or may not run in your environment – it actually installs your applications and provides factual information about your applications including ALL errors and issues. You will then know which environment (64bit / 32bit) is the most optimized for virtualizing your applications at a fraction of the cost of other, less accurate, methods of reporting. Then, directly from the report, you can very easily convert your applications to App-V.

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Monday 15th June 2015

HOW WILL YOUR LEGACY APPS SURVIVE ON THE EDGE?

David Micallef
Browsium, Web Remediation

Microsoft have announced that their new lightweight browser Microsoft Edge will be included in all versions of Windows 10 and will not be using many of the old features and technologies that have been a part of the Internet Explorer browser for many years.

Microsoft Edge will see the removal of over 300+ APIs, 6 Document Modes and over 220,000 lines of old IE code and introduce 49 new major features, 4200+ interop fixes and over 300,000 new lines of code. One of the more well-known APIs that won't transfer from IE to Edge is ActiveX, which allowed developers to create web browser add-ons in IE:

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