TechNet Radio: Delivering Results - How Microsoft IT Protects Corporate Client Data using Windows Work Folders

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Corporations today face huge challenges protecting their client data in this BYOD world.   People want flexibility when deciding on where and how they work – from which device they choose to use to how they access their data whenever and wherever they are -  while IT departments are tasked with responding to their information needs, while still keeping control of corporate data. 

Join Tommy Patterson for today’s TechNet Radio episode as he welcomes Sr. Service Engineering Manager Young Kwon, as they discuss how Microsoft IT deployed Work Folders (a feature in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2) in their datacenter to help IT manage information and data in a BYOD environment.

  • [2:14] What are Work Folders?
  • [4:46] What are the IT Benefits to Work Folders?
  • [6:06 ]What is involved with IT Professionals setting up Work Folders
  • [6:32] What were some of our challenges?


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    BYOD is not always windows. why MS think that every body in corporate works with windows. Microsoft should make work folder for any device as Citrix share file/dropbox (as one drive). Then it is really BYOD. At this time work folder is not ready for BYOD.

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