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Windows Virtual Desktop

The best virtual desktop experience, delivered on Azure

Deliver a virtual desktop experience and remote apps to any device. Bring together Microsoft 365 and Azure to provide users with the only multi-session Windows 10 experience—with exceptional scale and reduced IT costs.

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Offer the only multi-user Windows 10 experience

Provide your users with the only full multi-user Windows 10 Enterprise experience virtualized in the cloud that’s always up to date and available on any device. Receive cost efficiencies of shared compute resources previously only available with server-based virtualization.

Get Office 365 ProPlus optimization

Run a full Windows 10 desktop that’s optimized for Office 365 ProPlus—delivering the most productive virtualized experience to your users.

Deploy and scale in minutes

Quickly virtualize and deploy modern and legacy desktop app experiences with unified management—without needing to host, install, configure and manage components such as diagnostics, networking, connection brokering, and gateway.

Use your existing licenses and systems

Access Windows Virtual Desktop for free if you’re a Microsoft 365 E3, E5, or F1 customer or a Windows E3 or E5 customer—you only need to setup or use an Azure free account to quickly deploy and manage your virtualization environment. Pay only for the virtual machines you use and take advantage of options such as Azure Reserved Virtual Machine Instances.

Use Windows Virtual Desktop with Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 10 Enterprise, and Windows Server 2012 R2+.

Extend your Windows 7 security updates for free

Extended support for Windows 7 is ending January 14, 2020. Get free extended security updates for your Windows 7 virtual desktop—offering more options to support legacy apps while you transition to Windows 10.

Partner for success

Get up and running with help from an experienced Microsoft partner. Choose from authorized providers in the Azure Marketplace or a Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider who can help simplify your deployment of Windows Virtual Desktop—while adding additional value and capabilities.

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