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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.
February 26, 2013
Windows Server 2012 updates that cause sudden reboots have IT pros wondering what that means for VDI and RDS environments.
November 13, 2012
If you really need Windows on a mobile device -- and that's a big 'if' -- remote desktop mobile apps can be cheaper and simpler than deploying VDI.
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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