Enterprise Mobility and Security Blog


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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Remote Desktop Clients – April 2017 Update

This post is authored by David Belanger, Senior Program Manager and Eva Seydl, Program Manager. Here are the highlights of the latest updates to the Remote Desktop clients. You can download the apps from their respective stores on these platforms: Windows 10 Android iOS macOS macOS Beta You can find a comparison of different capabilities...

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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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Remote Desktop for Windows 10 exiting preview

I’d like to start by saying a big thank you to everyone who has installed and used our Microsoft Remote Desktop Preview client for Windows 10 and has provided us great feedback so far. After a few months working on the core feature set, we’re excited to bring the app out of preview so everyone...

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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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Remote Desktop Preview now supports pinning and Azure RemoteApp

A new update (version 857 for the Remote Desktop Preview client for Windows 10 is making its way through the Store and will be available shortly. This is an exciting release for two reasons: This release provides the last set of features we want to validate before taking this client out of preview to be...

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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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