Azure Virtual Desktop

The best virtual Windows and Office experience, delivered on Azure

Azure Virtual Desktop is a modern and secure Desktop-as-a-Service, designed for Windows 10 and beyond. It's optimized for Microsoft 365 apps and services.

Deliver Windows 10 desktops on any device, anywhere

Provide your employees the absolute best virtualized experience with the only solution fully optimized for Windows 10 and Office 365.

Built-in intelligent security

Keep your applications and data secure and compliant with security capabilities that can proactively detect threats and take remedial action.

Deploy and scale in minutes

Simplify the deployment and management of your infrastructure and quickly scale based on your business needs.

Reduce cost 

Use existing Microsoft 365 or Windows 10 licenses to deploy Azure Virtual Desktop with no additional licensing costs.

 

BEMO AVD

BEMO AVD is Azure Virtual Desktop done for you, by us. Our expertise in Azure deployment, storage, Microsoft 365, networking, security, automation, and performance monitoring means you'll save your precious time and regain your peace of mind. Our services include planning, deployment, and maintenance. We will even coach your IT staff on Azure and help grow their skillset. BEMO AVD is AVD made easy.


 

Who is a good fit for BEMO AVD?

Security and regulation

Security and regulation

Financial services
Healthcare
Government

Elastic workforce

Elastic workforce

Mergers and acquisitions
Short-term employees
Contractor and partner access

 

specific employees

Specific employees

BYOD and mobile
Call centers
Branch workers

specialized workloads

Specialized workloads

Design and engineering
Legacy apps
Software dev test

 


Access Windows 10 desktop and applications from anywhere, on any device (+ concurrent sessions!)

Regardless of your device type (Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, or any other device with an HTML5 web client) Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) and remote connect to your enterprise experience with Azure Virtual Desktop.

We can pick whichever Azure VM will meet your team's needs and leverage the Windows 10 multi-session advantage that only Azure offers. With Windows 10 multi-session, you can run multiple concurrent user interactive sessions easily with the same deployment for more cost-efficiency.

windows virtual desktop anywhere

 

 

Leverage the seamless Microsoft Teams and Office 365 experience

Provide employees the same experience as a local desktop or laptop. Whether they are managing their inbox with Outlook, sharing files on OneDrive, or collaborating with colleagues on Microsoft Teams meetings, the experience will be just as fluid as always.

Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Office experience

 

 

Reduce cost

No additional license costs! Azure Virtual Desktop is a free service and can be used with your existing Microsoft 365 or Windows per-user licenses.

Reduce infrastructure costs by right-sizing VMs and shutting down VMs not in use. Increase utilization of VMs with Windows 10 multi-session.

Avoid upfront costs and align operational expenses to your business usage. Reduce management overhead by moving all your VDI into a managed service in the cloud.

reduce IT cost

 

 

Geek alert!
Azure Virtual Desktop Essentials: Intro and Full Tour

In this video, Jeremy Chapman, Director at Microsoft, walks you through Azure Virtual Desktop and showcases its native app capabilities on Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android along with support for HTML5. 

Provisioning your own VMs on Azure, setting up your networking, security, auto-scaling, resource pools, images, users, licenses, backups, integration with your Active Directory, etc...The list goes on and on but it doesn't have to.

BEMO AVD simplifies all of the above and more. This means your IT team has more time and fewer items in jeopardy of breaking. Plus, we hand deliver your end-users the familiar look and feel of Office 365 and Windows 10.

BEMO AVD: Essential adaptation made easy.

Azure Virtual Desktop for Industries

 

Azure Virtual Desktop Comparison Table

Use the comparison table below to see the extensive list of features and determine which Microsoft 365 plan works best for your AVD and business needs.

10 seat minimum purchase required.

BEMO AVD
Kiosk
BEMO AVD
Business
BEMO AVD
Professional
BEMO AVD
Power Worker
BEMO AVD
Single-Session
Pay-as-you go
Per user/month

$ 95
$ 6

$ 109
$ 7

$ 119
$ 29

$ 149
$ 79

$ Call
$ 99
Core features
Optimized for cashiers, mechanics, etc office workers finance, engineering and science casual data cruncher hard core data cruncher
Windows 10 virtual desktop experience on Windows, Mac, HTML5, Android and iOS
1TB storage + local cache per user
Use your OneDrive Storage (1TB typically) and cache files locally with cloud sync
Small (5GB) Medium (10GB) Large (20GB) Very large (30GB) Very large (30GB)
Scale on demand
Autoscaling automatically increases or decreases the number of servers saving power consumption and costs.
Load-balancing and redundancy
Optimize the usage of your Azure resources and minimize downtime
Minimum required Microsoft 365 subscription (sold separately)
Windows 10 Enterprise included in Microsoft 365 F3 is the full Windows 10 E3 edition and does not include virtualization rights, downgrade rights, and other versions/edition rights. Outlook in F1 includes Office for Web and mobile apps only. Office mobile is limited to devices with integrated screens, 10.1" diagonally or less. Exchange online in F3 includes 2GB inbox only, no Outlook integration, no voicemail. Microsoft Teams in the F3 SKU: calls are supported, meeting rights are limited to join only, cannot create/initiate. In the F3 SKU there is only 2GB of OneDrive storage per user and does not include desktop sync functionality. In the F3 SKU, Stream is consumption only, and cannot publish or share. There are also limits on PowerApps and Flow for Microsoft 365 F3 users.
Microsoft 365 F3 Microsoft 365 Business Premium Microsoft 365 E5 Microsoft 365 E5 Microsoft 365 E5
Web version of Office apps
Based on the minimum recommended Microsoft 365 subscription sold separately
Desktop version of Office apps
Based on the minimum recommended Microsoft 365 subscription sold separately
Dedicated virtual machine
A single-session setup is a dedicated virtual machine while a multi-session deployment shares resources amongst users and is more economical.
IT Helpdesk
Email Ticket & Web Chat Support
Microsoft Premier Support
Dedicated Phone Support
Monthly template update 1 1 2 2 2
Available options (at additional cost)
Additional profile templates
By default, each deployment comes standard with 1 profile (pool) template. Additional templates are available at extra cost.
Custom OS image: Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016 or Windows Server 2012 R2
Upgrade CPU to GPU
Windows Virtual Desktop supports Graphics Processing Unit aka GPU-accelerated rendering and encoding for improved app performance and scalability. GPU acceleration is particularly crucial for graphics-intensive apps.
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Additional Resources...

Love videos? You're in luck! Here are two additional recordings regarding features and end-user experience using Azure Virtual Desktop.

 

The Azure Virtual Desktop Admin Experience

In this demo, Jeremy Chapman and Scott Manchester go over the ease of Azure Virtual Desktop management. AVD reduces the amount of images IT needs to manage, reduces image sizes, and means there's no more of the video latency that has plagued us for years with Remote Desktop (RDP)!

 

 

Why trust Azure Virtual Desktop?

+$1 billion USD

Microsoft invests more than 1 billion USD annually on cybersecurity research and development.

Thousands of experts

Microsoft employs more than 3,500 security experts completely dedicated to your data security and privacy.

Compliance

Azure has more compliance certifications than any other cloud provider.
View the comprehensive list.

 

What is Azure Virtual Desktop?

Did you know that with AVD you can even get a full Windows 10 experience on your smartphone? Crazy, right? No more lugging around a laptop when you travel. Simply plug your smartphone into your monitor and Bluetooth mouse and you're ready! This is just one of the many cool features of Azure Virtual Desktop.

 

Azure Virtual Desktop Replaces Remote Desktop Services (RDS)

Remote Desktop Services (RDS) is an old technology. Thankfully, Microsoft created AVD. With virtually zero maintenance required, better security, and the capability to be accessed on any device (even a web browser), there's no denying it's a surefire solution. AVD for the win!