The Work Folders functionality in Server 2012 R2 represents a significant enhancement over current technologies for data synchronization and accessibility. It provides the benefits of cloud-based solutions but still gives administrators the ability to control the technology’s settings and manage users’ data. Work Folders can be very useful for mobile users, especially in a BYOD environment.
Recently, I wrote a deep dive article about this cool technology, and it is published on Windows IT Pro site. Check it out here!