Microsoft has released the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) 8.0 update. This update which enables users to use the new Remote Desktop Services features is applicable for clients running Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1).
The standard GPO spreadsheet that Microsoft publishes with every new system has been updated with new GPO settings for Windows Server 2012. Actually, the new Excel sheet contains all GPO objects and settings for the new server OS and Windows 8.
You can download a copy from here – http://download.microsoft.com/download/8/F/B/8FBD2E85-8852-45EC-8465-92756EBD9365/WindowsServer2012andWindows8GroupPolicySettings.xlsx
Later on this year, Microsoft will be releasing an update for the Remote Desktop Client on Windows 7. Actually, the update will be upgrading the protocol to version 8.0 and adding new capabilities that integrate with Windows Server 2012 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). Windows Server 2012 powers the back-end of Microsoft VDI.