Remote Desktop Load Simulation Toolset

I am pleased to announce the availability of the Remote Desktop Load Simulation Toolset.   Many customers have asked us to provide the specific number and type of servers to use for Remote Desktop Services scalability.  This is a difficult question to answer without more complete information given the variation in use cases and the impact… Read more

Announcing the availability of Remote Desktop Connection 7.0 for Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista SP1, and Windows Vista SP2

We are pleased to announce the availability of Remote Desktop Connection 7.0 for downlevel operating systems on Wednesday, October 28th. KB969084 provides a detailed description of available functionality and provides links to the download package. This follows the previous post here that described in detail the functionality available using Remote Desktop Connection 7.0 on Windows… Read more

RDS CAL Single Pack now available in Retail channel

Remote Desktop Services client access licenses (RDS CALs) were formerly sold in packs of 5 and 20. Customers buying Retail RDS CALs didn’t have a choice of buying a single CAL, which meant that they had to buy the next higher CAL Pack. For example, if the customer wanted 6 CALs, he had to buy… Read more

Using App-V without application sequencing for RDSH Compatibility issues

Introduction This blog post refers to Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V), which decouples applications from the operating system and virtualizes applications per user, per application instance. As a result, application conflicts and the need for regression testing are dramatically reduced (See here for details). App-V mitigates the application compatibility issues under Remote Desktop Services by reducing… Read more

Whitepaper Release: Application Virtualization 4.5 for Terminal Services

We are proud to announce the availability of the white paper “Application Virtualization 4.5 for Terminal Services.”  This white paper discusses the benefits, configurations, and considerations when planning a Terminal Services (TS) solution with Microsoft Application Virtualization for TS (App-V for TS).  Many customers want to find out the best way to configure and/or deploy… Read more