Modernize your virtual apps and desktops deployments with Citrix and Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop

Available now in public preview, Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop provides an easy path to modernize your environment and reduce data center spending.

Together with robust Citrix management tools, administrators can take advantage of Windows Virtual Desktop including the new multi-session Windows 10 capabilities, extended support for desktop operating systems, and optimizations for Office 365 Pro Plus, while providing the best end-user experience through HDX optimizations

Learn how Citrix extends the value of Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop

Through our longstanding partnership with Microsoft, Citrix offers immediate support for this new platform and is ready to assist your IT evolution to the cloud.

Citrix will offer day 1 support for the new Windows 10 multi-session Operating System included as part of Windows Virtual Desktop, which brings server-like scalability alongside the application compatibility and usability benefits of Windows 10

Citrix offers full cloud management of Windows Virtual Desktop workloads hosted in Azure alongside on-prem or existing hybrid-cloud VDI deployments.  Administrators can manage multiple environments from the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service, and choose the best environment for different user needs or data types.

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service brings Windows Virtual Desktop to the enterprise through centralized image management, application layering, advanced analytics, and more.  Easily provision users into the Windows Virtual Desktop environment using your existing Citrix tools, migrate on-prem workloads to Azure, or spin up new Windows Virtual Desktop environments for testing.

Microsoft has optimized Windows 10 multi-session for Office 365 ProPlus virtualization – Citrix takes the experience farther with Microsoft Teams and Skype enhancements for the best experience regardless of user location.

As many people are working on their migration to the cloud, they might have a significant investment in their on-prem data center still and want to start moving some workloads to the cloud. Citrix Cloud, with your hybrid support, is a great example of where those customers now, when they have those Azure-based workloads, can leverage Windows Virtual Desktop using Citrix Cloud services.
Scott Manchester
Group Program Manager, Windows Virtual Desktop
Microsoft

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