Terminal Services and Remote Desktop Services News
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.
February 26, 2013
Windows Server 2012 updates that cause sudden reboots have IT pros wondering what that means for VDI and RDS environments.
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Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH) is a role in Remote Desktop Services (RDS), or Terminal Services, as it was known prior to Windows Server 2008 R2. Continue Reading
Delivering a full desktop can be excessive if users only need access to a few legacy applications. VMware Horizon View 6 allows IT to publish individual apps through an RDSH farm. 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
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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
As desktop and app virtualization technologies advance, the top vendors' remote display protocols are keeping pace. Citrix HDX, Microsoft RemoteFX, VMware Blast and Teradici PCoIP protocol can all support modern end-user computing. Continue Reading
Citrix XenApp still rules the roost among app remoting products, but VMware has made up a lot of ground since it began supporting RDSH in its Horizon 6 suite. Continue Reading
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RDS is the backbone of Windows desktop virtualization from Microsoft. Learn about features -- such as RemoteFX -- problems and more. Continue Reading
For some shops, the return of the start menu and enhancements to Microsoft RemoteFX over WAN will shorten the list of reasons not to adopt Windows 8. Continue Reading
As users connect to more devices than ever, user environment virtualization is a blossoming trend in the desktop virtualization market. 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