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Hosting Windows desktops and apps using RDS in Azure–New learning path for Microsoft partners

Hello everyone, this is Clark Nicholson from the Remote Desktop team. I am writing today to let you know that we have created a new RDS on Azure learning path for the Cloud Platform competency within the Microsoft Partner Network. The new learning path, called “Hosting Windows Desktop and Applications using Remote Desktop Services in...

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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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New Windows Server 2016 Capability: Use Azure SQL DB for your Remote Desktop Connection Broker high availability environment

Hi everyone. This has been a busy week for Remote Desktop, as Microsoft has released Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 5! In this version, we have made it even easier to deploy a full, highly available Remote Desktop Services deployment. You can now use an Azure SQL DB—or any other SQL DB in a shared...

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March updates to Azure RemoteApp

Within the month of March 2016, we released the following new features and capabilities for Azure RemoteApp: Windows client was updated to address high local processer usage and enhanced graphics performance improvements HTML5 web client (preview) has been enabled for everyone and now supports both non-domain joined cloud and domain joined hybrid deployments, go here...

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