To meet the demands of businesses that requires a virtualized desktop experience, Microsoft last year announced the preview of Windows Virtual Desktop service during Ignite 2018 conference. The new Windows Virtual Desktop based on Azure is the only cloud-based service that delivers a multi-user Windows 10 experience. And the Windows Virtual Desktop client is available on Windows, Android, Mac, iOS, and HTML 5. Microsoft mentioned that Windows Virtual Desktop includes free Windows 7 Extended Security Updates. Thanks to FSLogix tools that are fully integrated into Windows Virtual Desktop, users will be able to enjoy smoothest, most performant Office virtualization experience. Today, Microsoft announced the general availability of this service worldwide.
Windows Virtual Desktop Preview is a comprehensive desktop and app virtualization service running in the cloud. It’s the only virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) that delivers simplified management, multi-session Windows 10, optimizations for Office 365 ProPlus, and support for Remote Desktop Services (RDS) environments. Deploy and scale your Windows desktops and apps on Azure in minutes, and get built-in security and compliance features.