RemoteFX H.264 Codec Improvements in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

Hi all, I’m Ayesha Mascarenhas, a Program Manager on the Remote Desktop Virtualization team. I have some exciting news about how we have extended the use of AVC/H.264 in RDP 8.1 to deliver a great remoting experience to resource constrained devices. With Remote Desktop Protocol version 8, included in Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and… Read more

Microsoft Remote Desktop Apps for iOS, Mac OS X, and Android available for download

My name is Olof Mases, program manager on the Remote Desktop Virtualization team, and I am excited to announce, in addition to the General Availability of Windows Server 2012 R2, that our Remote Desktop apps for iOS, Mac OS X, and Android are now available for download from the App Store, the Mac App Store,… Read more

Desktop Hosting Reference Architecture Guides

Hello everyone, this is Clark Nicholson from the Remote Desktop Virtualization Team. I’m writing today to let you know that we have just published the Service Provide Reference Architecture v2, Multi-Tenant Desktop Hosting Architecture Guide and the Windows Azure Desktop Hosting Reference Architecture Guide. These documents provide a blueprint for creating secure, scalable, multi-tenant desktop hosting solutions… Read more