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Terminal Services and Remote Desktop Services News
December 15, 2016
IGEL has a new mobile thin client that gives IT control over users' Citrix, VMware or Microsoft virtual desktops and lets them make better use of existing hardware.
December 19, 2014
Desktop as a service, GPU and application publishing dominated virtualization news in 2014. Take a look back and catch up on what happened with Microsoft, Citrix and VMware.
November 12, 2013
Microsoft loses out big time if people move off Windows, so it would do well to join the DaaS market.
October 15, 2013
It may not be bringing sexy back, but Windows Server 2012 R2 is bringing shadowing back to Remote Desktop Services. It's a feature admins sorely missed.
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Remote desktop protocol (RDP) is a secure network communications protocol designed for remote management, as well as for remote access to virtual desktops, applications and an RDP terminal server. Continue Reading
User environment management (UEM) is a technology designed to manage a user's complete desktop experience. Continue Reading
Citrix XenApp is an application virtualization product that extends Microsoft Remote Desktop Session Host desktop sessions and apps to users via the Citrix HDX protocol. It can run on Citrix XenServer or other server virtualization platforms. Continue Reading
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Virtual desktops change the traditional licensing game. Office 365 typically allows for five device installs, but the rules are different in an Office 365 VDI deployment. Continue Reading
VDI environments are in danger of ransomware attacks. They can encrypt personal and professional data that cannot be decoded once the user's session ends. Continue Reading
Microsoft Remote Desktop Services has made significant strides since its early days, but Remote Desktop Session Host has built up a lot of good will over the years. Continue Reading
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Licensing Office 365 for VDI is a complicated process, which often leaves IT admins twisted. Use this quiz to refresh on the key aspects of a successful deployment. Continue Reading
Horizon View 6.0 empowers IT admins to publish virtual desktops using an RDSH farm. Find out how, and get the details on what an RDSH farm is. Continue Reading
RDS is the backbone of Windows desktop virtualization from Microsoft. Learn about features -- such as RemoteFX -- problems and more. Continue Reading
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Microsoft's Remote Desktop Services licensing policies can be confusing if you don't get to know CALs and RDS roles. Continue Reading
Microsoft's Remote Desktop Protocol improves the user experience with the release of RDP 8.0 in Windows Server 2012, but there are some limitations. Continue Reading
Remote Desktop Services 2012 is missing the old Remote Control feature from 2008 R2, and there are some added requirements to the platform. Continue Reading