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

Learn how Citrix extends the value of Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop

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 Citrix HDX optimizations.

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Citrix solutions extend the capabilities of Windows Virtual Desktop

Citrix offers full hybrid-cloud management of Windows Virtual Desktop workloads hosted in Azure alongside on-premises or existing cloud VDI deployments. Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service brings Windows Virtual Desktop to the enterprise through centralized image management, application layering, advanced analytics, and more. 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. Take a step to the cloud with Citrix and Windows Virtual Desktop.

New Windows 10 multi-session capabilities included as part of Windows Virtual Desktop brings server-like scalability alongside the application compatibility and usability benefits of Windows 10. To learn more, check out the deployment guide showcasing how Administrators can integrate Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops service with Windows Virtual Desktop, taking advantage of Citrix advanced networking capabilities, robust management tools, and high-definition user experience optimizations.

Microsoft has optimized Windows 10 multi-session for Office 365 ProPlus virtualization – Outlook, OneDrive, and Office 365 apps perform flawlessly, and data always stays synchronized. The blazingly fast, high-definition Citrix HDX experience ensures multi-media communications applications such as Microsoft Teams and Skype sessions always have high-fidelity video and crystal-clear voice from any location – even from bandwidth-constrained branches and field locations.

With Microsoft’s End of Support (EoS) for Windows 7, customers need solutions to manage Windows 7 legacy applications as they migrate to Windows 10 and Office 365. With Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops leveraging Windows Virtual Desktop capabilities, customers can virtualize Windows 7 desktops and gain free Extended Security Updates (ESU) through January 2023⁠—giving your IT management more options to support legacy apps and devices while transitioning to Windows 10 and Azure. Citrix Workspace provides that comprehensive virtualization solution to deliver the most productive, secure, and cost-effective experience for users and IT departments.

Citrix has offerings to simplify your transition to the cloud no matter where you are along your journey. Simplify your cloud transformation journey by leveraging Windows Virtual Desktop hosted on Azure with these distinct Citrix offerings. For full hybrid-cloud flexibility, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service gives a unified administrative experience and IT management of workloads on-prem or in the cloud. For the fastest, easiest way to deploy, Citrix Managed Desktops, our Desktop-as-a-Service offering, provides administrators the quickest path to deliver an HDX-enabled experience. Citrix Workspace offers Enterprises the most comprehensive digital workspace solution.

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