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Unidesk for Hyper-V Release

Our friends at Unidesk announced the general availability of the Unidesk® for Hyper-V solution. Unidesk’s layering innovation virtualizes everything above the hypervisor – Windows OS, Applications, and Personalization – to improve the simplicity and efficiency of deploying and managing Microsoft VDI. The Unidesk solution uses the scale and experience of Hyper-V to overcome many common...

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Large Scale VDI deployment using Hyper-V with Storage Tiers and Data Deduplication

Need some help planning a large scale, highly efficient Personal Desktop deployment that leverages Storage Tiers and Data Deduplication?  If so, our friends on the File Server team published a detailed white paper just for you: Large scale Virtual Desktop Infrastructure deployment using Windows Server 2012 R2 with Storage Tiers and Data Deduplication In addition...

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Today is the GA for the Cloud OS!

Today is the GA for the Cloud OS!

Over the last year, we have made some incredible developments with Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2, and the new release of Windows Intune – and I am incredibly excited for these products to reach general availability today! Leading up to this, our team has worked incredibly hard to share as much information...

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Lowering the cost of storage for VDI using Windows Server 2012 R2 with Data Deduplication

Hi all, I’m Tristan Scott, a program manager on the Remote Desktop Virtualization team with some exciting news for decreasing the storage cost of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) using Windows Server 2012 R2. The File Server team just posted two great blogs on the value of live data deduplication for VDI (Extending Data Deduplication to...

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Register for the next Microsoft Jumpstart on April 18: Using Microsoft VDI to Enable New Workstyles

If you are new to the benefits of a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), not sure when or why to use session-based or virtual machine-based desktop deployments, or have questions about the architecture (including App-V and UE-V), consider taking the new Jump Start course on April 18, 2013. This free one-day course will cover the latest...

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