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

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

To scale out or not to scale out, that is the question

Hi folks, Ned here again. If Shakespeare had run Windows, Hamlet would be a play about configuring failover clusters for storage. Today I discuss the Scale-Out File Server configuration and why general use file server clustered shares may still have a place in your environment. These two types of Windows file servers have different goals… Read more

Monitoring Windows Server 2012 R2 Work Folders Deployments.

Overview Work Folders is a new functionality introduced in Windows Server 2012 R2. It enables Information workers to sync their work files between their devices. This functionality is powered by the Work Folders service that can be enabled as a Windows Server 2012 R2 File Services Role service. Work Folders relies on a set of… Read more

Windows Server 2012 R2 – Resolving Port Conflict with IIS Websites and Work Folders

Hi All, my name is Bill and I work in the Windows Server – File Services group.  One of my main responsibilities is to enhance the Server Manager user interface.  We have just delivered Work Folders as part of the Windows Server 2012 R2 release.  I have been following the forum and there have been… Read more

Going to TechEd Australia?

If so, I’ll see you there for my two sessions. DFSR has been hitting the gym SMB 3 is the answer There are still a few days left to register if you live upside down. Based on the available evidence, all the attendees should look something like this: Come by and say hi! – Ned… Read more

DFS Replication in Windows Server 2012 R2: Revenge of the Sync

This post is a part of the nine-part “What’s New in Windows Server & System Center 2012 R2” series that is featured on Brad Anderson’s In the Cloud blog.  Today’s blog post covers DFSR and how it applies to the larger topic of “Transform the Datacenter.”  To read that post and see the other technologies… Read more

Storage and File Services Powershell Cmdlets Quick Reference Card For Windows Server 2012 R2 [Preview Edition]

Hi, my name is Roiy Zysman and I’m a senior Program Manager in the Hybrid Storage Services team. Last year, with the introduction of Windows Server 2012, we published a File and Storage Services PowerShell cmdlets quick reference sheet. The motivation for this reference card was to provide a set of common Windows PowerShell cmdlet… Read more

File Server team sessions at TechEd 2012 North America

If you’re planning to attend the TechEd 2012 North America event in June, here are the scheduled sessions with speakers from the File Server team: Code Title Speaker(s) Day Time Track Level WSV328 The Path to Continuous Availability with Windows Server 2012 Gene Chellis, Jim Pinkerton Mon 4:45 PM Windows Server 300 SIA207 Windows Server… Read more