Tech brief | Altiris virtual plug-in
has released a Microsoft Systems Management Server plug-in for its Software Virtualization Solution
. SVS makes it so system admins can deploy desktop applications without loading them onto Windows PCs. With the new plug-in, admins can manage virtualized programs from within the Microsoft SMS 2003 console. The plug-in is free at www.altiris.com/juice/svs
Joab Jackson is the senior technology editor for Government Computer News.