Windows 365: 2-week Proof of Concept


Deliver a consistent computing experience with enterprise-grade security

Hybrid work is no more a thing of the future, it's at our doorstep. This changes the expectation of today’s distributed and mobile workforce. Today’s workforce wants technology that is familiar, easy to use, and always available so that they can work from anywhere, on their choice of device and platform. Employees want the power of choice in their hands. This Windows 365 PoC workshop will help you deliver that power of choice to your employees, elevate their experience, and maximize productivity by leveraging the power of Microsoft Azure Cloud to their choice of device. Windows 365 is the new category of computing hosted in Microsoft Azure cloud and deliver a desktop experience from the Azure cloud to the employees’ device. Windows 365 can be deployed in multiple ways depending on the client’s requirements.

Windows 365 Deployment Design Approach

  • Azure AD (Active Directory) joined with Microsoft hosted Network - Microsoft host the infrastructure and network in Azure
  • Azure AD joined to bring your own network - Azure connected to the client’s network
  • Hybrid AD joined with bring your own network - Azure connected to the client’s network

Benefits of Windows 365

  • Procure, provision, and deploy in minutes
  • Enable anywhere access for employees on their choice of device
  • Tailor computation and configuration for an elastic workforce
  • Pick up where you left off on the device of your choice
  • Predictable cost model
  • Secure by design
  • Better compliance


  • Overview of Windows 365
  • Infrastructure setup for Cloud PC deployment in a test environment
  • Windows 365 provisioning policy with Microsoft Images
  • Provisioning of the cloud PC
  • Automated process for Windows 365 provisioning
  • Assist in creating Azure vNET setup, if required
  • OPNC connection in case of Hybrid join
  • Network whitelisting, if required


  • Client already has a test environment
  • Client already has a required license for Windows, Intune, Azure AD, and Windows 365 SKUs
  • In case of hybrid join, an account with the required permission to join objects in specified OU (Organizational Unit)
  • User accounts that have Windows 365 license assigned must have synched identity
  • Hybrid AD automatic join method in place, in case of hybrid Azure AD join scenario
  • An account with required permission in Azure and Intune

NTT DATA Advantage: With expertise in digital workplace services, we are managing 700,000+ virtual workspace instances globally and offer predictable pricing models with Windows 365. We have a strategic alliance with Microsoft to provide state-of-the-art services, with 20+ years of virtualization experience, and 16 global delivery centers to provide round-the-clock support.