Quickly deploy virtual desktops and apps to enable secure remote work
Windows Virtual Desktop 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.
Provide your users with the only multi-session Windows 10 desktop virtualized in the cloud that’s highly scalable, always up to date, and available on any device.
Deliver the best Office 365 ProPlus experience, with multi-session virtual desktop scenarios to provide the most productive virtualized experience for your users.
Migrate your Remote Desktop Services (RDS) environment with simplified management and deployment experience on Azure.
Quickly virtualize and deploy modern and legacy desktop apps to the cloud in minutes with unified management in the Azure portal.
Deploy a complete, intelligent solution that enhances creativity and collaboration for everyone. Shift to Microsoft 365 and get Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security.
Optimize your cloud experience while lowering costs for your Windows Server desktops and apps. Get all the tools and resources you need to migrate your apps, data, and infrastructure at your own pace, with confidence.
With extended support for Windows 7 ending soon, get free extended security updates for your Windows 7 virtual desktop. This includes more support options for previous app versions while you transition to Windows 10.
Enable development and testing scenarios including virtual developer desktops and simplified load and scale testing virtual machine (VM) management Windows Virtual Desktop. Leverage the service to rapidly test .NET, UWP and other types of apps including end user acceptance testing for critical line of business (LOB) apps.
Windows Virtual Desktop supports Windows 10 multi-session, Windows 10 single-session, Windows 7 single-session, and Windows Server 2012 R2 and newer operating systems.
Partners such as Citrix and VMware will deploy integrate and build on the Windows Virtual Desktop capabilities. Microsoft Cloud Solution Providers will offer Windows Virtual Desktop to their customers. Software and service providers will offer targeted solutions in the Azure Marketplace.
Access Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 7 Enterprise at no additional cost if you have an eligible Windows 10 Enterprise or Microsoft 365 license. Access desktops powered by Windows Server Remote Desktop Services at no additional cost if you’re an eligible Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS) Client Access License (CAL) customer. You pay only for the Azure compute, storage, and networking associated with the virtual machines you use in your environment. Take advantage of options such as one-year or three-year Azure Reserved Virtual Machine Instances, which can save you up to 72 percent versus pay-as-you-go pricing. Reserved Virtual Machine Instances are flexible and can easily be exchanged or returned.