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Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD)

What is Azure Virtual Desktop?

Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) is a cloud-based desktop and application virtualisation service. It enables users to access a virtualised Windows experience from virtually any device, enabling a flexible and scalable approach to desktop computing. By leveraging the capabilities of Azure Virtual Desktop, organisations can enhance flexibility, streamline management, and provide secure and accessible desktop experiences for their users no matter their location.

What are the benefits of Azure Virtual Desktop?

Provides virtualisation at scale

Azure Virtual Desktop supports multi-user Windows 10 and Windows 11 experiences, allowing multiple users to access virtual machines concurrently. This helps in optimising resources and reducing costs.

Individual Application Virtualisation

Users can run individual applications in virtualised environments, providing flexibility in accessing specific software without the need for an entire virtual desktop.

Windows 365 Integration

Azure Virtual Desktop is integrated with Windows 365, providing a seamless experience for accessing Windows desktops across different Microsoft services.

Scalable Alongside Your Business

The service is designed to scale based on organisational needs, accommodating changes in user numbers or resource requirements.

High Levels of Security

Azure Virtual Desktop prioritises security, offering features such as Azure Active Directory integration, multi-factor authentication, and compliance with various industry standards.

Remote Access to Desktops

Users can access their virtual desktops and applications remotely, fostering a productive environment for remote or hybrid work scenarios.

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