Michael Kleef ::: MSFT

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Well I'm back!

Cue AC/DC. I'm back! After three years I'm back with Microsoft. It kinda feels like coming...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 09/30/2014

Its time

“…Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 06/30/2011

Hyper-V new performance updates

Aussie legend Cameron McBride and good friend Tony Sanchez from Citrix sent a heads up to me...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 04/27/2011

Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 released!

Hot off the press, Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 today released and is now live on the Microsoft...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 02/21/2011

Cisco CVD completed with Hyper-V and XenDesktop!

I love Friday news. Its even better when I get to announce something that others havent done yet!...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 01/28/2011

SCVMM RDS Connection Broker plugin released!

From the desk of Vishwa Kumbalimutt: We’re pleased to announce RTW of SCVMM RDV plug-in that...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 01/19/2011

Hyper-V SP1 increases support for VMs/core for Windows 7

Awesome news, hot off the press. We have just completed a new round of testing for Windows Server...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 01/07/2011

New whitepaper released: Achieving Business Value with Microsoft VDI and Session Virtualization

A new whitepaper has released that discusses the pro's and cons of VDI vs Session Virtualization...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 07/08/2010

RD Virtualization Host Capacity Planning paper now live!

The RD Virtualization Host Capacity Planning in Windows Server 2008 R2 (Link to paper on Download...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 06/22/2010

Event ID 17 is logged in the System log on a TS Licensing server

Just a heads up that the issue around Event ID 17 being logged in the System log on a TS Licensing...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 06/15/2010

Microsoft’s newest virtualization rebrands

A friend of mine and I were talking today about TechED USA and all the questions we had around...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 06/11/2010

Hyper-V Component Poster Released

Oh my goodness! The same author, Martin McClean, that produced the Windows Server 2008 R2 Feature...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 05/28/2010

App-V 4.6 for RDS whitepaper released

In other news today, we just released to the download center an updated whitepaper that reflects the...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 05/27/2010

VDI, RDS and TS deployment guides now available for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008

This came in my email yesterday and is very welcome news for people wanting to configure VDI and RDS...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 05/27/2010

New Intel and Hyper-V performance whitepaper released

Interesting new performance article released from Intel. Covers the choice around VHD and streaming...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 05/05/2010

Remote Desktop Services and Partner Solutions

Right now we’re thinking about our plans for the next financial year, and where we need to focus our...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 05/04/2010

TechNet Webcast: Capacity Planning with VDI starts in 40 mins

For those of you interested in attending, details are here:...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 04/30/2010

Extra Settings for the RDP file – Enables Glass!

In a previous post I linked to a TechNet article that documented the custom settings for the RDP...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 04/06/2010

RDP Custom Settings Reference released

Often you'll want to change certain settings in your RDP files, or during configuration of...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 03/25/2010

Citrix discusses Hyper-V 2008 R2 and XenServer - for Windows 7 workloads

Very interesting article by Citrix's Simon Crosby today. Citrix have done some VDI workload density...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 03/25/2010

On demand demos of Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX now live

As I mentioned earlier in the day, today we discussed two new features for Windows Server 2008 R2...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 03/18/2010

Desktop Virtualization Hour: Starting in 30 mins

As per the press pass announcement today at...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 03/18/2010

Desktop Virtualization Hour: shameless webcast plug

Tomorrow (US PST time) March 18th at 9am we are doing a one hour virtualization discussion - where...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 03/16/2010

Updated Hyper-V 2008 R2 content

Hot off the press…. Overview of Hyper-V:...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 03/15/2010

Brian Madden Shootout: We're there and talking about VDI and RDS

So here as I sit typing Brian Madden is in front of me, filming one of my other colleagues, Eric...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 03/10/2010

Citrix XenDesktop 4 VDI on Hyper-V R2 lab released

For those of you that want to dabble with Citrix XenDesktop 4 on Hyper-V theres a new online lab for...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 02/23/2010

App-V 4.6 for Remote Desktop Services now available!

Awesome news! Over on the MDOP blog they just announced the availability of App-V 4.6 to RTM. This...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 02/23/2010

Talking About Windows - hey Im on it!

Theres this great site our client team has been working on. Its called Talking About Windows and...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 01/21/2010

A change for mkleef...

Just thought Id make a little announcement for those of you interested. As many of you knew I was a...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 01/13/2010

Alan Burchill launches GroupPolicy.biz

Way to go Alan. Another top Australian launching some great content ona GP focused site at...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 01/10/2010

Windows Server 2008 R2 Feature Components Poster

From the desk of Martin McClean, (author of the Active Directory Jigsaw, Windows Server 2008...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 12/03/2009

British Airways Premium Economy Review

Last week I got to fly in British Airways’ (BA) Premium Economy from Seattle to Berlin for TechEd....

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 11/15/2009

Group Policy Settings Spreadsheet Changes

I notice online that there's a broken link to the Group Policy Settings Spreadsheet changes. What...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 11/06/2009

Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset support for different OS's

I was checking out my search link referrals today on a previous post announcing the availability of...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 11/02/2009

Terminal Server 2003 issues with Group Policy Preferences History Folder

We have heard some customer issues around one of the underpinning areas of Group Policy Preferences...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 10/28/2009

HP CM1312 Printer still lacking Windows 7 drivers

Got this in my mail from John Hathaway, who like me, laments the inability of hardware vendors to...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 10/26/2009

The ever irrepressible Mike Stephens has done an awesome blog post on slow link detection in Windows...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 10/26/2009

AGPM 4.0 and DaRT 6.5 (MDOP 2009 R2) now available

Wahoo! Its finally out and announced on the MDOP blog. MDOP 2009 R2 is now available at the MVLS...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 10/20/2009

Group Policy Changes in XP SP3

Im seeing tons of people on forums trying to find the Group Policy Changes in XP SP3 and Windows 7....

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 10/20/2009

System Center Online Desktop Manager beta is available soon

We are excited to offer an exclusive opportunity for customers to participate in an upcoming...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 10/14/2009

TechEd Europe - Windows Server 2008 R2 GP Changes Session

I mentioned previously that I might be attending TechEd Europe this year to present on Windows...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 10/13/2009

A customer reported an issue to me recently where the customer reported that when using AGPM 3.0,...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 10/05/2009

Daylight Savings changes in Western Australia

Got asked to blog this. Don’t get me started on how much money this “trial” cost everyday businesses...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 09/29/2009

Free Microsoft Anti Virus product releases to the web

Well I never thought Id see this. Microsoft releases something really useful for free!! :) Microsoft...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 09/29/2009

Funny Security emails

Sometimes I get emails that just make me laugh. This is one that our internal security team sent out...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 09/18/2009

HTC Snap issues on Telstra

From the desk of Don Kerr: The HTC Snap has been out for a while now through Telstra. The default...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 09/17/2009

Repost: AGPM 4.0 to Release in October

Quick note... Today I posted on the Group Policy blog, the new features in AGPM 4.0 which will be...

Author: Michael Kleef [MSFT] Date: 09/15/2009

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