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7 Top Benefits of Azure Virtual Desktop for Business

Discover the game-changing potential of Azure Virtual Desktop and how your organization can benefit from it.

7 Top Benefits of Azure Virtual Desktop for Business

Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) has become a cornerstone application for hybrid and remote work environments. Although Microsoft AVD transforms the way you work, collaborate, and manage your IT infrastructure its use cases go beyond facilitating remote work. In the last few years, organizations have faced new challenges of implementing initiatives related to remote or hybrid work, hardware refreshes, decreasing their global carbon footprint, strengthening cybersecurity, and ensuring cyber resilience — many have turned to desktop virtualization as the preferred solution. If your organization already relies on Microsoft 365, Azure Virtual Desktop offers a level of integration that’s hard to match. Simplified user experience and enhanced productivity go hand in hand with AVD as users can access familiar tools like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint within their virtual desktop environment effortlessly.

The Power of Azure Virtual Desktop

Virtual desktop infrastructure keeps getting better with each iteration. AVD’s numerous advantages make it stand out among other virtual desktop solutions, thus, a stellar choice for businesses. Here’s what you gain with Azure Virtual Desktop:
  1. Higher Flexibility Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) delivers unparalleled flexibility, allowing easy access to work environments, files, and applications from any location with an internet connection. No more dealing with cumbersome laptops or hardware compatibility concerns – your virtual desktop is just a click away.
  2. Optimized Cost-Efficiency Traditional desktop setups entail costly hardware upgrades and maintenance. AVD shifts this responsibility to the cloud, enabling precise resource scaling on-demand. You pay only for what you use, making it an exceptionally cost-effective solution.
  3. Elevated Security Standards In today’s digital landscape, security is paramount. AVD surpasses industry standards by housing your data and applications in Microsoft Azure’s fortified data centers. Robust security measures, regular updates, multi-factor authentication, encryption, and compliance certifications ensure your sensitive information remains protected from threats.
  4. Simplified IT Management Azure Virtual Desktop simplifies the complexity of managing burdensome IT infrastructure by centralizing desktop and application deployment, updates, and monitoring. IT teams can efficiently handle user access, monitor performance, and troubleshoot issues remotely, reducing the reliance on on-site support.
  5. Improved Collaboration With shared access to the same virtual environment, teams can collaborate seamlessly, regardless of their location. Real-time collaboration tools, like Microsoft Teams, integrate seamlessly with AVD, making meetings, brainstorming sessions, and project collaboration a breeze.
  6. Seamless Compatibility with Devices AVD’s device-agnostic nature makes it compatible with Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android devices, ensuring that your team members can use their preferred devices to access their virtual desktops. This flexibility extends to various screen sizes, making Azure Virtual Desktop a versatile solution for remote work.
  7. High-Performance Graphics and Workloads For businesses dealing with graphics-intensive applications or workloads, AVD offers GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) support. This means that even tasks like video editing, 3D rendering, and computer-aided design can be performed seamlessly in a virtual environment.
Azure Virtual Desktop is not just about remote work – it’s about remote work without compromise.

Choose Big Cloud Consultants as Your Azure Partner

Big Cloud Consultants is a Microsoft CSP, bringing years of IT experience to transform the way you work. With extensive experience working with Microsoft Azure clients, Big Cloud will provide you with licensing strategies around Microsoft Azure with Microsoft License Mobility through Software Assurance. Big Cloud has helped many organizations maximize efficiencies with Azure Virtual Desktops. If you are wondering whether AVD is right for your organization, get in touch with our Azure experts to clear up your doubts.
Picture of Brandt Fuchs - Director of Technology Solutions

Brandt Fuchs - Director of Technology Solutions

As Director of Technology Solutions, I combine strategic vision with my extensive technical expertise to guide businesses through transformative digital journeys. More than devising strategies, I architect robust, user-centric tech ecosystems that act as a springboard for organizational growth and success.

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