Citrix and Microsoft customers now have more options to deploy Windows 10 Enterprise within their organization. Citrix Virtual Desktops Essentials Service accelerates Windows 10 Enterprise migration for customers who prefer Microsoft Azure cloud solutions. Citrix Virtual Desktops Essentials enables customers who have licensed Windows 10 (Current Branch for Business) on a per-user basis the option to deliver a high-performance Windows 10 virtual desktop experience from Azure with the power of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops.
Citrix Virtual Desktops Essentials simplifies Windows 10 Enterprise migration, expedites desktop deployment, and streamlines ongoing management at scale while delivering a rich user access experience from any device. With cost and speed of delivery in mind, the new Citrix Cloud service is designed to simplify day-to-day operations and reduce the upfront capital expense of migrating to Windows 10 Enterprise making it easier than ever to upgrade.
Citrix Virtual Desktops Essentials is the first Citrix Cloud service to be designed specifically for the Azure Marketplace. Together Citrix and Microsoft are partnering to deliver an integrated onboarding experience for both Citrix Virtual Desktops Essentials and Azure IaaS giving you a single transactional interface to deliver a complete Windows 10 Enterprise digital workspace.
Citrix Virtual Desktops Essentials leverages the power of Citrix HDX technologies to provide every user with secure access to a high-definition Windows 10 Enterprise digital workspace on Azure from any device, including Mac, Android, Windows, and Linux devices. Citrix Virtual Desktops Essentials is the only cloud service that can instantly provision and securely deliver hundreds or thousands of Windows 10 Enterprise desktops on Azure to every user worldwide.
Citrix Cloud offers the complete Citrix Workspace service which includes the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service as a way to provide secure access to the apps, desktops, and data your employees need to get work done and manage it all from one integrated, cloud-hosted solution.
|Citrix Virtual Desktops Essentials||Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Standard for Azure||Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service|
|Deliver Windows apps||*|
|Deliver Windows desktops||*|
|Deliver Linux apps and desktops||*|
|Monitoring, proactive notifications & alerting|
|Dynamic scaling & power management||*|
|Host location||Azure only||Citrix Managed Azure and Customer Managed Azure||Azure, on-premises or hybrid|
|Managed Hosting Infrastructure for workloads||*|
|Includes Citrix Gateway Service for secure remote access
||*||Add on available|
|Citrix ADC integration for secure remote access|
|Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Standard for Azure||Citrix Virtual Apps and
|Base price||$12 per user per month||$16 per user per month or $160 per user per year||$270 per user per year|
|Term||Monthly, auto-renew at end of month||Monthly, auto renew or Annual||Annual|
|Discounts||Not available||Discounts may apply||Discounts may apply|
|How to buy||Now available in Azure Marketplace||Citrix Cloud service through Citrix Sales||Citrix Cloud service through Citrix Sales|