Work Folders for Android – Released

We are happy to announce that an Android app for Work Folders has been released into the Google PlayStore® and is available as a free download.       – There also is a version for iPad and an iPhone version.   Overview Work Folders is a Windows Server feature since 20012R2 that allows individual employees… Read more

New Support for Windows Server Data Deduplication in Limited Local Hyper-V Configurations

A popular request from our customer base for Windows Server Data Deduplication has been to support the Hyper-V scenarios (i.e., VDI and virtualized backup) on storage local to the Hyper-V server. This “hyper-converged” configuration uses a single server or cluster for hosting the VDI or virtualized backup guest workloads and dedup is enabled on local… Read more

Data Deduplication in Windows Server Technical Preview 4

With the release of Windows Server Technical Preview 4, I’d like to send one primary message to all of our customers using or evaluating Windows Server Data Deduplication (which I assume applies to you since you are reading this posting!): Test at full scale! I’ve seen the telemetry from hundreds of dedup installations using Windows… Read more

Work Folders for iOS – iPhone Release

  We are happy to announce that an iPhone app for Work Folders has been released into the Apple AppStore® and is available as a free download.– There also is a Work Folders app for iPad.   Overview Work Folders is a Windows Server feature that allows individual employees to access their files securely from inside and… Read more

Work Folders for iOS – iPad App Release

  We are happy to announce that an iPhone app for Work Folders has been released into the Apple AppStore® and is available as a free download. Continue reading for the iPad app for Work Folders.Our latest update adds Search and Intune integration to the iPad apps as well.     Overview Work Folders is a… Read more

Sizing Volumes for Data Deduplication in Windows Server

Introduction One of the most common questions the Data Deduplication team gets seems deceptively simple: "How big can I make my deduplicated volumes?" The short answer is: It depends on your hardware and workload. A slightly longer answer is: It depends primarily on how much and how frequently the data on the volume changes, and… Read more

Announcing the Data Classification Toolkit for Windows Server 2012 R2!

We are excited today to announce the release of the Data Classification Toolkit for Windows Server 2012 R2! The Data Classification Toolkit for Windows 2012 R2 is designed to help you to: Identify, classify, and protect data on file servers in your private cloud. Provide support for deployments of Windows Server 2012 R2, as well as… Read more

Performance Considerations for Work Folders Deployments

Hi all, Here is another great Work Folders blog post that shares information about work folders performance in large scale deployments. The content below was compiled and written by Sundar Srinivasan who is one of the software engineers in the Work Folders product team. Overview One of the exciting new features introduced in Windows Server… Read more