back to article Microsoft snaps up FSLogix to paint go-faster stripes on virtualized Office

Microsoft has joined the throngs of excited Black Friday shoppers to snap up desktop virtualization specialist FSLogix. The software giant named FSLogix as one of its partners when it launched its Windows Virtual Desktop product back in September. Mentioned in the same breath as the likes of Citrix and CloudJumper, the Altanta …

  1. A.P. Veening Silver badge

    Go faster?

    I don't want Office to go faster, I just want it to go.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Go faster?

      Fixed it for you:

      "I don't want Office to go faster, I just want it to go ..... faster !!!"

      ;)

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    For anyone not familiar with FSLogix profile or Office 365 containers, it virtualises the profile or OST & search cache into a network mounted VHD. A bit like RDS profile disks, except it works. It can also be used in Citrix/VMWare environments where RDS profile disks can't.

    It is now pretty much mandatory in any RDS solution we build that uses Office 365 or needs cached Exchange mode for any other reason. One of the few pieces of software that just installs and works exactly as advertised.

    Hopefully it will be integrated into Windows and will just replace RD profile disks.

    1. Ragarath

      So they have copied the data locally so it runs quicker?

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