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Within the month of November 2015, we released the following new features and capabilities for Azure RemoteApp:

  • We’ve had a lot of feedback about our two new premium plans and yes both come with a five user minimum, read more about all our plans in the pricing page
  • iOS and Android clients are now MAM enabled allowing them to be managed by Intune using Mobile Application Management, read more in our blog post Intune Mobile Application Management for Remote Desktop
  • Learn about new pricing plans for EMS and existing RDS CAL with Software Assurance customers, you might qualify to purchase Azure RemoteApp for as low as $2 per user per month.
  • Azure RemoteApp is now ISO 27001 certified!
  • You can now Disable User Profile Disks (UPDs) in Azure RemoteApp, read more about the use cases and reasons why this might benefit your organization
  • Office 2016 for Office 365 is not supported in Azure RemoteApp yet, we are completing final testing with Office team and will have new images published when ready along with support statement.
  • Azure gallery and Azure RemoteApp images were updated with the latest Windows security updates
  • iOS client was updated to version 8.1.15 which includes Intune MAM support, as well as fixes for Azure RemoteApp users who could not sign out easily.
  • Android client was updated to include Intune MAM support
  • Quick links for previous monthly updates for March, April, May, June, July, August, September, and October for Azure RemoteApp.

The following documentation was released and updated 

Events: 

  • Early November Microsoft hosted the Global MVP summit in Redmond, Washington whereby hundreds of MVPs descended upon Microsoft campus to hear, learn, see demo’s, and provide feedback on new undisclosed features from Engineering teams along with some teams participated in hackathon events developing working solutions with Microsoft product group engineers.  If you want to learn How to become a Remote Desktop MVP you can submit your nomination any time, submit by January 15th to be considered for the next round of selection, submit your nomination today!
  • Microsoft Ignite Roadshow is a 12 city worldwide tour that starts in November and we’ll be there speaking on Azure RemoteApp, since the May 2015 Chicago Ignite event was such an overall success Microsoft decided to take it on the road as a roadshow in 12 cities, the locations are: Dallas, New York, Toronto, Singapore, Sao Paulo, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Dubai, Bangalore, London, Copenhagen, and Hong Kong.  Check here for dates and further information.
  • Three sessions on Azure RemoteApp were presented at Ignite Australia the week of November 17th, Fundamentals of Azure RemoteApp management and configuration, an all-new session Advanced Azure RemoteApp deployment and configuration, and Daniel Mar a Microsoft MVP presented  Microsoft Azure RemoteApp Deployment, Management and Administration
  • Meet the Product Group, if you or your organization would like an in-person meeting with us at any of the locations mentioned above let us know so we can coordinate logistics.  Email us at remoteappforum@microsoft.com with “Customer meeting request:  <name of organization>” in the email title along meeting discussion topics. 

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Thank you from the entire Remote Desktop (Azure RemoteApp) team!