Deliver remote desktops and apps from Azure with Windows Virtual Desktop

Microsoft 365
Windows Virtual Desktop

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 use Windows Virtual Desktop to deliver remote desktop and remote app experiences in Microsoft Azure.

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. Provision a Windows Virtual Desktop connection to a remote resource. Make a desktop and apps available to users by using application groups. Customize the workspace for your users. Install Windows Virtual Desktop client for Windows and connect to the workspace.

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.

Introduction to Microsoft security capabilities that can help keep your applications and data secure in your Windows Virtual Desktop deployment.

Learn how to deliver applications by using MSIX app attach. MSIX app attach is an application delivery technology that separates applications and their state from the operating system and assigns applications to users dynamically.