Learn to speak fluent WVD in under 26 minutes.
What’s all this WVD hubbub about? Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) offering is officially in preview and is set to launch during the second half of 2019. If you’re behind on your WVD news, entirely new to the subject, or just wanting a refresher, we’ve got you covered in this comprehensive, back-to-basics episode. We also explain Lakeside’s free WVD assessment offering and how to determine which workloads are a good fit for virtual desktops as well as Windows 10 multi-user mode.
Time stamps: Intro 0-1:55; What is WVD? 1:56-7:00; Who is WVD right for? 7:00-12:27; Citrix and Samsung partnerships 12:28-14:53; Getting started with the WVD preview 14:54-18:07; Lakeside’s WVD assessment 18:08-25:33
WVD preview: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/virtual-desktop/
WVD set up: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Windows-IT-Pro-Blog/Getting-started-with-Windows-Virtual-Desktop/ba-p/391054
Free WVD assessment: https://www.lakesidesoftware.com/assessments/wvd
Overview of the Lakeside and Microsoft partnership: https://www.lakesidesoftware.com/blog/windows-virtual-desktop-public-preview-free-tool-determine-if-wvd-right-you
Citrix Managed Desktop preview: https://podio.com/webforms/21439703/1489365
Azure pricing: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/reserved-vm-instances/; https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/pricing/details/virtual-desktop/
Questions? @Lakesidesoft on Twitter or drop us a line at lifeguardIT@lakesidesoftware.com