Windows Virtual Desktop: 2-Week Implementation

Mismo Systems LLP

Implementation of Windows Virtual Desktop aka WVD allows users to connect with office network via fully managed virtual desktop using their personal device/computer in a secure and reliable manner.

What is Windows Virtual Desktop?

Windows Virtual Desktop is a comprehensive desktop and app virtualization service running in the cloud. It is the only service that delivers multi-session Windows 10 with simplified management. All you need to get your new WVD environment up and running are following two things:

  • Properly and efficiently configured Azure infrastructure
  • Appropriate Windows license to be fully compliant

Why do you need WVD?

  • Security and regulation
  • Elastic workforce
  • Specific employees
  • Specialized workloads

Key benefits of Windows Virtual Desktop?

  • The only multi-session Windows 10 environment
  • Highly cost-effective virtual infrastructure
  • Decreased management overhead to remain most productive
  • Complete support for Remote Desktop Services Environment
  • The best service to virtualize Office 365 apps for enterprise running in multi-user virtual scenarios
  • Windows 7 with free ESU
  • Seamlessly virtualize both desktops and apps

Steps for Implementation:

Assessment/Discovery

  • Draft project plan and Kick-off meeting
  • Assessment & documentation of current environment and business requirements
  • Define project and stakeholders communication plan
  • Finalize scope and Project Plan

Design

  • Planning the Azure infrastructure (Network (Internet and on-premises connectivity, Security, Monitoring, Backup and DR)

  • Planning WVD infrastructure on Azure (Authentication and Identity, Sizing and host pool distribution, User profiles, Hosts Imaging and Patching and Licensing)

Pilot/Testing

  • Testing of Infra & application as per design
  • Validate and update the design as per testing result

Implementation

  • Implement Azure infrastructure as per plan
  • Implement connectivity & WVD solution as per plan
  • Implement Security and Monitoring in Azure

Transition

  • Handover to Operations team
  • Deployment Documentation

Notes

*The scope and cost can vary depending on environment & scale of deployment

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