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May 2021

19 May

Azure Virtual Desktop web client to end support for Internet Explorer 11 on September 30, 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

Beginning September 30, 2021, the Azure Virtual Desktop web client will no longer support IE 11.

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Services

April 2021

14 Apr

MSIX app attach in Azure portal now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

MSIX app attach capability is now generally available in the Azure portal and is integrated with Azure Resource Manager.

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Features
7 Apr

Public preview: Start VM on connect feature for Windows Virtual Desktop

IN PREVIEW

You can now keep your VMs deallocated to save cost and have it automatically start up when a user connects.

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Features
1 Apr

General availability: Azure Monitor for Azure Virtual Desktop

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for Azure Virtual Desktop provides a centralized view of the health of your Azure Virtual Desktop environment and enables you to optimize your deployment and quickly troubleshoot issues.

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Services

December 2020

2 Dec

Azure Monitor for Windows Virtual Desktop in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Windows Virtual Desktop is a new capability that provides a centralized monitoring view to help you identify and troubleshoot issues with Windows Virtual Desktop.

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features

October 2020

16 Oct

Windows Virtual Desktop is now generally available in the Azure Government cloud

NOW AVAILABLE

Simplify and secure your virtualization infrastructure, in the cloud, with Windows Virtual Desktop.

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Features

September 2020

22 Sep

FastTrack for Azure now supports Windows Virtual Desktop

NOW AVAILABLE

FastTrack for Azure is a technical enablement program that helps customers with rapid and effective design and deployment of cloud solutions.

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Features
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August 2020

31 Aug

Windows Virtual Desktop is now available in the Azure Government cloud (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

Get started today with Windows Virtual Desktop in public preview in US Government regions. Deploy and scale Windows desktops and apps on Azure in minutes.

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Features

July 2020

29 Jul

Remote Desktop client for Android now supports Windows Virtual Desktop connections

NOW AVAILABLE

Access Windows Virtual Desktop from the new Remote Desktop client for Android.

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Features
28 Jul

Windows Virtual Desktop Azure portal and Microsoft Teams integrations are generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

It’s now easier to deploy and manage Windows Virtual Desktop as well as provide seamless meeting and collaboration experiences through integration with Microsoft Teams.

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Features

May 2020

29 May

Windows Virtual Desktop media optimisation for Microsoft Teams is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Media optimisation for Microsoft Teams is now available for Windows Desktop client on Windows 10 machines

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Features

September 2019

30 Sep

Windows Virtual Desktop is now generally available worldwide

NOW AVAILABLE

Today, we announce the worldwide general availability of Windows Virtual Desktop. It is the only service that delivers simplified management, a multi-session Windows 10 experience, optimisations for Office 365 ProPlus and support for Windows Server Remote Desktop Services (RDS) desktops and apps. With Windows Virtual Desktop, you can deploy and scale your Windows desktops and apps on Azure in minutes.

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Services

March 2019

21 Mar

Windows Virtual Desktop now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Get started today with Windows Virtual Desktop in public preview. Deploy and scale Windows desktops and apps on Azure in minutes.

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Services

September 2018

25 Sep

Windows Virtual Desktop

IN DEVELOPMENT

Windows Virtual Desktop enables you to get the best virtual desktop with the full Windows 10 and an optimised Office 365 ProPlus experience. It enables you to stream the full desktop or apps to any device.

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Services

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