Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 Beta available for download

Posted by RayC on June 2 2011, 5:59 AM. Posted in Windows Deployment, Windows "7", Windows 2008 R2.

Thanks for your ongoing interest and participation in the MDT beta review program. We hope you’ll take the time to preview and provide feedback on MDT 2012 Beta 1.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Download the beta materials on Connect:<o:p></o:p>

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 Beta 1 rides the next wave of System Center releases with support for System Center Configuration Manager 2012. For Lite Touch installations, MDT 2012 improves the overall client-side user experience, while also providing behind-the-scenes enhancements for partitioning, UEFI, and user state migration. These features, combined with many small enhancements, bug fixes, and a smooth and simple upgrade process, make MDT 2012 Beta 1 more reliable and flexible than ever.<o:p></o:p>

Key Benefits:<o:p></o:p>

  • Fully leverages the capabilities provided by System Center Configuration Manager 2012 for OS deployment.<o:p></o:p>
  • Improved Lite Touch user experience and functionality.<o:p></o:p>
  • A smooth and simple upgrade process for all existing MDT users.<o:p></o:p>