Ideas for starting a conversation
- How many of your workers work from home? Are you thinking about keeping some workers remote permanently?
- Is it simple to customize employee desktop environments with particular programs or permissions?
- Do you have a fluctuating staff or rely on contractors or short-term employees?
- Do you have concerns regarding the security of employee-owned devices like laptops or smartphones?
- Do you already use a remote desktop service (RDS) or a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution for your remote workers, or do you know what the benefits are?
- How long does it take to get a new employee up and running or to change their permissions when they change roles?
- Is your organization subject to regulatory or data compliance requirements?
Contradictions & Replies
“I don’t want to spend a lot of money or deal with license issues.”
Many users will just have to pay for Azure Infrastructure since they already have the licenses needed to operate Azure Virtual Desktop. Microsoft 365 Business Premium includes the essential license and is the best place to start. Read the licensing guide for a complete list of applicable licenses.
“My current RDS or VDI solution works perfectly.”
Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) is the latest iteration of virtual desktop technology. It provides the best user experience, with the best price on virtualized Windows 10.
For RDS – your staff will enjoy the AVD user interface. They’ll be running Windows 10, not Windows Server, and AVD-optimized Office programs. You’ll like how simple it is to administer AVD and the flexibility to customize desktops for individual users. With AVD, you may also avoid the headache of CAL licensing.
For VDI – the only option to receive multi-session pricing on Windows 10 is via AVD. By migrating to AVD, you will maintain an excellent user experience while saving money.
“I want to continue using my Citrix or VMware solution.”
That’s great! Virtual desktop solutions such as Citrix and VMware operate well with Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD). You can get the benefits of Azure by switching to AVD and keeping your current workplace solution.
“I have concerns regarding the security of a remote work solution.”
Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) was built with security in mind, and it’s an excellent tool for enforcing a Zero Trust policy in your organization. You may safeguard your data using AVD by keeping it in the cloud rather than on personal devices. With built-in authentication and role-based access restrictions, identity is simple to maintain. Click the link for more information on the Zero Trust model.
“I don’t want to install a new technology that could be difficult or disruptive to our company.”
As cloud experts, we are prepared to guide you through the procedure. This technology will assist you in achieving your company’s objectives of strengthening security, decreasing IT expenses, and boosting staff productivity. We will begin with a pilot rollout to address any unanticipated problems. Then, we will expand to the remainder of your company.
Overview & Advantages of Azure Virtual Desktop
It’s simple to protect and connect workers with AVD, regardless of where they work. Provide them with virtual desktops and apps for Windows 10 that can be accessed from any device.
- Employees will be able to work in the way that works best for them because the work environment will be tailored to them.
- With AVD’s built-in network security, identity management, and data protection, your company is ready for safe remote work.
- Give workers a good user experience by running Windows 10 natively on virtualized PCs and connecting them to Microsoft 365 applications.
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