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Microsoft Releases Windows 365, Its New Desktop-as-a-Service Solution

Windows 365 is now available for use by organizations in production environments, Microsoft announced on Monday.

Microsoft Partner Nerdio Talks Windows 365 and Cloud PC

Microsoft's upcoming desktop-as-a-service offering is "nothing but opportunity" for partners, according to Vadim Vladimirskiy, Nerdio's founder and CEO.

Windows 365, with Cloud PC Support, To Be Released in August

Hitting general availability on Aug. 2 "to organizations of all sizes" is Windows 365, a new Microsoft virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) service for business users.

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Microsoft Stresses WVD's Cloud Ties with Azure-Focused Rebrand

Microsoft's Windows Virtual Desktop service is now called Azure Virtual Desktop, to indicate that it is becoming "a flexible cloud VDI platform for nearly any use case."

Microsoft Partner Liquidware Offers an Alternative to Azure Monitor for WVD

Microsoft only recently released Azure Monitor, but partner Liquidware is touting its own solution to help organizations assess Windows Virtual Desktop environments.

Microsoft Releases Azure Monitor for Windows Virtual Desktop

Organizations can now keep tabs on their Windows Virtual Desktop environments with Azure Monitor.

Microsoft Talks Progress with Windows Virtual Desktop

Microsoft recently described recent and upcoming advances in Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD), its virtual desktop infrastructure service.

Microsoft Launches Azure Stack HCI

Azure Stack HCI is now generally available from Microsoft, in conjunction with its hardware partners.

Microsoft Making Progress on Windows Virtual Desktop

A recent "Desktops in the Cloud" podcast chat gives some insight into Microsoft's progress on its Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) service.

Microsoft Adds Azure Portal, Teams Client Support to Windows Virtual Desktop

Microsoft this week announced the general availability of two new capabilities in its Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) service.

Report: Microsoft Working on 'Cloud PC,' Another Virtual Desktop Product

Microsoft is reportedly working on another virtual desktop infrastructure solution that's separate from its current Windows Virtual Desktop product and similar services.

Azure and Citrix Workspace Now at Center of Microsoft-Citrix Pact

Citrix will use Microsoft Azure as its preferred cloud services provider, while Microsoft will promote Citrix Workspace as a "preferred digital workspace solution."

Windows 10 AMD Machines Now Support Nested Virtualization

It's possible to test nested virtualization on machines using AMD processors with the latest Windows 10 preview, Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft, VMware Advance Their Joint Azure Solution

An update to the Azure VMware Solution, a first-party Azure service that's built and supported by Microsoft and endorsed by VMware, was released as a preview this week.

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Microsoft Brings Windows Virtual Desktop Closer into Azure Fold

After staying mostly under the radar since its launch last September, Microsoft's Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) service is poised for a significant revamp.

Mark Hurd, Oracle Co-CEO, Dies at 62

Oracle co-CEO and former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Mark Hurd died last Friday at the age of 62 from unspecified causes.

Microsoft Launches 'True' Desktop VDI with Windows Virtual Desktop

First announced last fall and in preview since March, Microsoft's new Windows Virtual Desktop service is now generally available for commercial use.

Microsoft Opens Up About Windows Virtual Desktop

Amid signs that the release of Windows Virtual Desktop is imminent, Microsoft is setting aside some time next week to answer questions about the emerging service.

Microsoft Reverses on Windows Server 2019 Support for Office 365 ProPlus

Microsoft now plans to support the use of Office 365 ProPlus on Windows Server 2019, even for organizations using it in VDI scenarios.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Azure Bastion

With a new service preview, Microsoft is now letting organizations use a private Internet connection to access Azure virtual machines.