MDOP 2013 Makes Windows 8 More Manageable

The Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2013 is available for download. It offers virtualization tools to deliver a personalized user experience, helps simplify app development and makes it easier to acheive Windows compatibility for apps. It also assists with management and deployment of features suc as BitLocker and Group Policy, while saving time and making desktop repair proactive rather than reactive.
MDOP 2013 includes the official release of MBAM 2.0. MBAM (Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring) delivers improved security and compliance mechanisms in addition to better integration with management solutions, which gives organizations long-term cost-savings.
New features include the Self Service Portal, which offers assistance to end-users and allows them to do most common support tasks on their own, without contacting the help desk. System Center Configuration Manager and MBAM integration allows organizations to use MBAM’s reporting and compliance management features in an already deployed infrastructure.
Reporting calculations have also been improved, and provisioning has been simplified.