(RDS) Tip of the Day: VMware virtualization on Azure

Today’s tip… We have had tons of interest in our VMware virtualization on Azure offering. This includes questions about what we are offering and how we will provide an enterprise grade solution. Here are some of the details on the preview.   To enable this solution, we are working with multiple VMware Cloud Provider Program…

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(RDS) Tip of the Day: Free eBook – The Developer’s Guide to Microsoft Azure now available

Today’s tip… FREE eBook available for download now!   We are pleased to introduce a free eBook titled, The Developer’s Guide to Microsoft Azure second edition. The book was written by Michael Crump and Barry Luijbregts to help you on your journey to the cloud, whether you’re just considering making the move, or you’ve already…

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(RDS) Tip of the Day: New Remote Desktop app for MacOS available in the App Store

Today’s tip… Download the next generation application in the App Store today to enjoy the new UI design, improvements in the look and feel of managing your connections, and new functionalities available in a remote session. Device Redirection Updates: Redirect your local microphone Redirect smart cards [redirected smart card isn’t available until after you sign…

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(RDS) Tip of the Day: RDP and PCoIP graphics accelerated virtualization solutions

Today’s tip… The evolution of the GPUs has advanced enough that a virtual machine can be configured to provide access to physical GPU capabilities to any virtualized application that needs access to an actual physical GPU. There are many different technologies and protocols that can do that, and most of them are already deployed in…

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(RDS) Tip of the Day: Announcing Azure Migrate

Today’s tip… We are pleased to announce Azure Migrate, a new service that provides the guidance, insights, and mechanisms needed to assist you in migrating to Azure. Using an appliance-based approach, Azure Migrate provides: Discovery and assessment for on-premises virtual machines Inbuilt dependency mapping for high-confidence discovery of multi-tier applications Intelligent rightsizing to Azure virtual…

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(RDS) Tip of the Day: First look at updates coming to Remote Desktop Services

Today’s Tip… Check out this awesome video where Scott Manchester (Principal Group Program Manager, Remote Desktop Services) demonstrates the latest updates to RDS. The video focuses on 3 key areas: Security: utilize Conditional Access policies, Multifactor Authentication, Integrated authentication with other SaaS Apps using Azure AD, and the ability to get security signals from the…

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(RDS) Tip of the Day: Plan Backup and Disaster Recovery for Azure IaaS Disks

Today’s Tip… We recently posted an article explaining the Backup and DR for Azure Disks. We encourage Azure IaaS users to refer to this document for planning the right Backup and Disaster Recovery (DR) methodology for their disks. Following are a few considerations. Durability of Azure Disks We are excited to report that Azure has…

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(RDS) Tip of the Day: Azure Network Watcher introduces Connectivity Check (Preview

Today’s Tip… Diagnosing network connectivity and performance issues in the cloud can be a challenge as your network evolves in complexity. We are pleased to announce the preview of a new feature to check network connectivity in a variety of scenarios when using VM. The Azure Network Watcher Connectivity Check feature helps to drastically reduce…

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(RDS) Tip of the Day: Free e-book: The Ultimate Guide to Windows Server 2016

Today’s Tip… Take advantage of IT innovation while reducing security risks and disruptions. With Windows Server 2016, get new layers of security, datacenter efficiency, and agility in application development backed by Microsoft Azure, one of the world’s largest cloud datacenters. Download the free e-book to learn about the latest technology in Windows Server 2016 and…

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