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RemoteFX vGPU Updates in Windows Server Next

Over the past year we have been busy working on several requested features and capabilities for RemoteFX vGPU. During this time, we have been talking to several customers and partners like you to improve the features and capabilities for graphics virtualization in the next version of Windows Server. Today, I am excited to share with...

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Understanding and Evaluating RemoteFX vGPU on Windows Server 2012 R2

The Remote Desktop Services workload on Windows Server 2012 R2 allows for deployment of a virtual machine or session based desktop or application environment. If you’re evaluating the RemoteFX vGPU feature for a full desktop virtual machine deployment with Windows Server 2012 R2 and Hyper-V, this article will help guide you through the options and...

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Dell announces new solution for Windows Server 2012 R2

Last week Dell announced the Dell Wyse Datacenter for Microsoft VDI and vWorkspace that can scale from ten to tens of thousands of seats. Dell’s platform supports the RemoteFX virtual graphics processing unit to provide a great end user experience, and demonstrates how the experience can be expanded with GPU acceleration. In addition, Dell published...

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RemoteFX vGPU Improvements in Windows Server 2012 R2

Hi everyone! Today we’re excited to share the improvements we’ve made to the RemoteFX virtual graphics processing unit (vGPU) in Windows Server 2012 R2. There are four improvements we invested in, specifically: 1. Improving DirectX API coverage 2. Support for higher monitor resolutions and higher default monitor resolutions 3. Exposing higher VRAM to RemoteFX vGPU-enabled...

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GPU Requirements for RemoteFX on Windows Server 2012 R2

Hi everyone! I’m Derrick Isoka, a program manager on the RemoteFX team responsible for the virtual GPU component. We’ve received a lot of feedback and questions regarding the cards we recommend for the RemoteFX virtual graphics processing unit (vGPU). In this blog post we’ll share our recommendations to help you understand the options available to...

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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,...

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Enhancements to Dell DVS Enterprise for Windows Server 2012

Our friends over at Dell recently blogged about the Dell PowerEdge VRTX platform delivering a first class Microsoft VDI solution for 250 or 500 users.   This was followed up with a more detailed post.   This shows how Windows 8 VM’s provide a 66% increase in density on a  PowerEdgeTM R720 server including up to 75...

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RemoteFX-Enabled Certification for Thin-Client Devices

Hello, everyone! This is Jeroen van Eesteren from the Remote Desktop Virtualization team. I want to take this opportunity to highlight the RemoteFX-enabled certification program and direct you to a list of a growing number of devices that have been certified. The RemoteFX-Enabled certification program is designed to help customers find thin-client devices that have...

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