Posted by: kurtsh | November 14, 2011

BETA: Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 Beta 2

imageBeta 2 of the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 is now available for download!New features and enhancements make large-scale desktop and server deployments smoother than ever!

  • For System Center Configuration Manager customers, MDT 2012 Beta 2 provides an improved, extensible wizard and designer for customizing deployment questions.
  • MDT 2012 makes full use of the capabilities provided by System Center Configuration Manager 2012 for OS deployment.
  • MDT 2012 integrates with configuration templates from the Security Compliance Manager (SCM) tool to ensure a secure Windows installation from the beginning of the deployment.

Download the latest version of MDT and improve your deployment experience. Existing MDT users will find more reliability and flexibility with the many small enhancements and bug fixes and a smooth and simple upgrade process.

Key Benefits:

  • Full use of the capabilities provided by System Center Configuration Manager 2012 for OS deployment.
  • Improved Lite Touch user experience and functionality.
  • A smooth and simple upgrade process for all existing MDT users.

Tell us what you think!
We value your input. Download the beta on Connect and tell us what you think! Please submit your feedback through Connect and direct any support questions you may have to satfdbk at microsoft dot com.

This program is now open. The beta review period will run through January 2012.

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Thank you for your interest in the development of MDT. We look forward to receiving your feedback!


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