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New performance counters diagnose user application responsiveness on Remote Desktop Session Hosts

This post is authored by Gus Catalano, Senior Software Engineer, Remote Desktop Services.  We’re excited to announce a new feature that allows system administrators to diagnose application responsiveness problems in Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH) with ease. We’re introducing two new counters, User Input Delay per Process and User Input Delay per Session, to give you...

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Remote Desktop web client public preview

As announced at Microsoft Ignite, a new web client is being developed to provide access to virtualized apps and desktops from a browser, without the need to install a local client. This provides a consistent experience across devices, minimizes installation or maintenance costs, and provides quick and easy access from kiosks and other non-personal devices....

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New Remote Desktop app for macOS available in the App Store

This post is authored by Eva Seydl, Program Manager, Remote Desktop Services.  It is time to hit refresh on the Remote Desktop (RD) experience for macOS. Download the next generation application in the App Store today to enjoy the new UI design, improvements in the look and feel of managing your connections, and new functionalities...

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Today @ MS Inspire – upcoming architecture investments for RDS hosting

Join us today (find details at the end of this post) to see our upcoming investments focused on making your hosted RDS environments more secure, scalable and efficient; discover the future architecture improvements that help you create compelling services for your customers, while taking your business to a higher level of efficiency and growth. These...

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Disaster recovery for Remote Desktop Services: New resources available

This post is authored by Haley Rowland, Program Manager, Remote Desktop Services. We’ve published new documentation on how to protect the resources running in your RDS deployment and enable disaster recovery through a geo-redundant RDS deployment. When you deploy Remote Desktop Services into your environment, it becomes a critical part of your infrastructure, particularly the apps...

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Application remoting and the Cloud

Application remoting and the Cloud

Today we are announcing the next step in our broad partnership with Citrix in the remote desktop and applications space, which we recently expanded to address new scenarios for our joint customers on the Azure cloud. Customers have provided us consistent feedback that they want a comprehensive, end-to-end, cloud-based solution for delivering Windows apps. The...

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Recommended hotfixes and updates for Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2012 R2

Hi everyone, it’s David Rankin again from the Remote Desktop team. Back at the end of February I provided you with information on Staying current with Windows Server updates for Remote Desktop Services (RDS). As we release more hotfixes and updates to help improve Remote Desktop Services, those lists can become very long and maybe...

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