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RemoteFX H.264 Codec Improvements in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

Hi all, I’m Ayesha Mascarenhas, a Program Manager on the Remote Desktop Virtualization team. I have some exciting news about how we have extended the use of AVC/H.264 in RDP 8.1 to deliver a great remoting experience to resource constrained devices. With Remote Desktop Protocol version 8, included in Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and...

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Networking Without Limits: SDN

After nearly 40 years of creating enterprise software, there are few companies who have come to appreciate the importance of infrastructure in the quite the way we have at Microsoft. We recognize that to host great software and great apps, you need an equally great infrastructure for your datacenter. At Microsoft, we create and deliver...

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Understanding the Configuration Manager Content Library

Introduction The content library is a new concept that was introduced in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager.  In a nut-shell, the content library stores all the Configuration Manager content efficiently on the disk.  If the same file is part of two different packages, it stores only one copy in the content library.  However, references are...

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Microsoft Wants to Help VMware Experts “Future-Proof “ Their Career

The IT industry never slows down and IT pros are constantly assessing what’s next and what’s best – not only for their business, but also for their careers. The virtualization world is going through a big inflection point, and this is leading to a lot of noise and conflicting information in the marketplace. Over the...

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Announcement: The ADK for Windows 8.1 has been updated

An updated version of the Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for Windows 8.1 was released last week. Details can be found in this blog post: http://blogs.technet.com/b/mniehaus/archive/2013/10/21/the-adk-for-windows-8-1-has-been-updated.aspx If you have System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager or if you are following the instructions in this post and you downloaded and installed the ADK 8.1 before 10/18/2013, you...

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System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection support for Windows Azure Virtual Machines

Windows Azure provides on-demand infrastructure that scales and adapts to your changing business needs. Whether you are creating brand new applications or running existing applications, Windows Azure Virtual Machines allows you to extend your on-premises environments to the cloud. You can deploy your own customized Windows Server or Linux images into Windows Azure Virtual Machines...

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Announcement: Configuration Manager Documentation Library Update for October 2013

The Documentation Library for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager has been updated on the web and the latest content has Updated: October 1, 2013 at the top of the topic. We value customer feedback and try to incorporate it when possible.  Although we can’t promise to make the docs perfect for everybody, we are committed...

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