Azure Virtual Desktop - 10 Day Proof of Concept

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Proof of Concept for Azure Virtual Desktop Implementation over 10 days for up to 25 users within a organisations existing subscription

Azure Virtual Desktop (formerly Windows Virtual Desktop) helps your business enable secure, remote or hybrid work with simplified IT management. A cloud-based virtual environment utilising Microsoft 365 and Azure technologies, Azure Virtual Desktop empowers users to access their workspace from any location, on any device. Our Azure Virtua Proof of Concept enables you to realise the benefits first-hand. We deploy on a small scale to give you first-hand experience of the features and capabilities of Microsoft’s leading virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution. We will deploy Azure Virtual Desktop including 5 applications to 25 users in your business.

What is Azure Virtual Desktop? Azure Virtual Desktop is a desktop and app virtualization service that runs in the Azure cloud. Built upon existing Microsoft Azure technologies it enable secure access to resources and applications running on Windows 10, Windows Server and Windows 7 desktops with a unified management experience. For organisations that still require Windows 7 for backwards compatibility with the application estate it provides Windows 7 virtual desktops with free extended security updates.

Scope of the Azure Virtual Desktop PoC: Plan • Workshop including: o Overview of Azure Virtual Desktop o Review of existing customer licensing o Review of PoC users o Review of application estate o Review of existing core infrastructure o Review of existing identity and security including Azure AD, AD, Azure Security Services and any 3rd party security products o Review of existing client configuration o Review of availability and disaster recovery requirements • High level design and project plan of PoC implementation Build • Deployment as per high level design in existing customer Azure subscription • Installation and publishing of up to 5 applications and Office 365 to 25 users • Configuration documentation Run • Hyper care 08:30 – 18:00 Monday to Friday during Proof of Concept • PoC review