Following the theme of posting information I've been hoarding, here's the App-V installment.
What is App-V?
Information on App-V
Application Virtualization TechCenter
AppV and ConfigMgr (We've done this)
Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 Sequencing Guide
TechNet Virtual Labs: System Center
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/virtuallabs/bb539977.aspx look under the Application Virtualization heading and the SoftGrid heading
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/ff383366.aspx#APP-V Videos on App-V
App-V Sequencing SuperFlow
App-V 4.6 SP1 Sequencer hands on lab
Selecting the right Sequencing Wizard for App-V 4.6 SP1
Creating a package accelerator
Sequencing Recipes and help
App-V Sequencing Recipe Forum
App-V Recipe Template
Testing Virtual Packages
This PowerShell script allows testing of newly sequenced App-V apps without having to specify the file:// URL in the OSD, or distributing via the App-V infrastructure or SCCM. It scans a directory and loads all XML manifests for app-v packages in that directory, overriding the default distribution URLs
"Suite-ing" Virtual Packages
Screencast on DSC (Dynamic Suiting Console):
Here's some links to how it can be used:
OSD Illustrated (tells you what each piece of the OSD in App-V means, not to be confused with Operating System Deployment)
A very nice and thorough walkthrough of OSD scripting
Making Applications Compatible with Windows 7 in a Virtualized Environment
TechNet Virtual Lab: Mitigating Application Issues Using Shims
Latest Content and Expert Advice
AppV ROI and RDS information
Business Insights Webcast: Application Virtualization (App-V) Enterprise Return on Investment (Level 100) (by Forrester)
Microsoft Application Virtualization for Terminal Services
App-V Companion ROI Tool (from Forrester and Microsoft, see webcast above)
Information on purchasing AppV for your academic unit/college
Please contact the software team with any inquires.
Hope this helps. If you have anything you'd like to add to this post, shoot me an email and I'll update it. If you have any questions about AppV, our experience with it, and it's benefits drop a comment and I'll get back to you.