The Best Virtual Desktop Experience Delivered on Azure
Delivers the only multi-session Windows 10 experience
Access the fully managed, always up to date, rich Windows user experience from any end-user device platform with your choice of virtualized OS, including Window 7.
Client-like experience includes Cortana, Edge, desktop search, and Microsoft Store.
You have complete access control for security and cost efficiencies.
Enable optimizations for Office 365 ProPlus
Deliver the best Office 365 ProPlus experience in a multi-session environment to your users. New Container technology enables fast load times and provide a performant experience for Outlook, OneDrive, Cortana, Search, Skype. Create persistent and non-persistent environments, Virtualize entire desktop or select applications only.
Deploy and scale in minutes
Manage users and security via a unified administrative interface in the Azure Portal.
Use familiar tools like Rest API & PowerShell to customize setup, deployment & UI. Dynamically scale virtual machines using depth-first or breadth-first load balancing. Benefit from the integrated security and management of Microsoft 365 and rich partner solutions.
Migrate your existing Windows Server (RDS) desktops and apps to Azure
Bring existing Remote Desktop Services (RDS) and Windows Server desktops and apps to any computer. Reduce costs through unified management and deployment experience for Windows Server, Windows 10, and Windows 7 desktops and apps. Benefit from free Extended Security Updates for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 desktops and apps.
Access to Windows Virtual Desktop
- Windows Virtual Desktop is available to you at no additional cost if you have an eligible M365 license. Just pay for the Azure resources required.
To run Windows 10 multi-session, Windows 10 or Windows 7, you need one of:
- Microsoft 365 F1, E3, E5, A3, A5, Business • Windows 10 Education A3, A5
- Windows 10 Enterprise E3, E5 • Windows 10 VDA per user
To run Windows Server 2012 R2, 2016, 2019, you need:
- Remote Desktop Services (RDS) Client Access License (CAL) with active Software Assurance (SA)
- Setup your Azure subscription
Choose your virtual machines (VMs) and storage. Optimize costs via Reserved Instances (up to 72 percent discount) and by using multi-session Windows 10.