Deliver remote desktops and apps from Azure with Windows Virtual Desktop

Microsoft 365

Windows Virtual Desktop on Microsoft Azure is a desktop and app virtualization service that runs on the cloud. Windows Virtual Desktop works across devices – including Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android – with full-featured apps that you can use to access remote desktops and apps.


  • Familiarity with server and client management concepts and tools
  • Familiarity with Windows virtualization technologies, like Remote Desktop Services

Modules in this learning path

Learn how to prepare for Windows Virtual Desktop - a cloud-based virtualization solution running on Microsoft Azure. Windows Virtual Desktop is an elastically scalable service to deliver remote desktop and remote app experiences - without having to manage the underlying server infrastructure. Review the prerequisites and tools provided by Microsoft to get ready to provision your first Windows Virtual Desktop host pool.

Learn how to deploy Windows Virtual Desktop, including the wizard-based process to provision a Windows Virtual Desktop host pool and how to customize remote desktops and RemoteApps for your users.

Learn the steps to optimize Windows Virtual Desktop, including how to customize a basic environment to take advantage of new storage, file management, and automated scaling options.