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Windows Virtual Desktop migration guide for remote desktop services

This excellent 40 page paper, co-written by Microsoft MVP Freek Berson (@fberson), in 7 steps teaches you how you can simplify infrastructure management, improve security and reduce costs by migrating your remote desktop services environment to #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD), including the business benefits. Migrate remote desktop services | Microsoft Azure

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How to Make Your 1,000+ User Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) Deployment Highly Available

Bas van Kaam (@basvankaam) from #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) partner #Nerdio (@getnerdio) has written an article that explains how you can make larger WVD deployments highly available whether you use Nerdio or not. Read it all here: How to Make Your 1,000+ User Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) Deployment Highly Available – Nerdio (getnerdio.com)

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City enables remote work in 72 hours, saves $712,500 on new computers, with desktop virtualization

Here’s another great customer story from a public sector customer ( a municipality) on how they used #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) and @Citrix Cloud to enable remote work -in 72 hours- while saving$712,500 on new computers. Read it here: Microsoft Customer Story-City enables remote work in 72 hours, saves $712,500 on new computers, with desktop virtualization

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#WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) has been issued SOC2 certification

#WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) has been issued SOC2 certification. Service Organization Controls (SOC) framework is a standard for controls that safeguard the confidentiality and privacy of information stored and processed in the cloud. This aligns with the International Standard on Assurance Engagements (ISAE), the reporting standard for international service organizations. Read more here: MSComplianceGuideV3 (microsoft.com)

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FastTrack for Azure now supports Windows Virtual Desktop

In case you missed it, #FastTrack for Azure includes tailored guidance from Azure engineers using proven practices and architectural guides. The program has recently expanded to support #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) to further accelerate deployments. Read more here: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/updates/fasttrack-for-azure-now-supports-windows-virtual-desktop/

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Is your customer right for WVD? Take these 4 steps to price an offer and decide.

This article written by our US Microsoft Partner colleagues explains what factors you should keep in mind when you’re planning on suggesting #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) to your customers.  Understand customer requirements Estimate costs with the solution configurator Take advantage of discounts and incentives Create a fixed price package for your customer Read it here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/us-partner-blog/2020/04/07/is-your-customer-right-for-wvd-take-these-4-steps-to-price-an-offer-and-decide/

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