Azure Virtual Desktop

Teams media optimization for macOS clients accessing virtual desktops hosted in Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365 is generally available.

RDP Shortpath can reduce latency and improve responsiveness when connecting to remote desktops hosted in Azure Virtual Desktop, but currently only supports access using Windows client devices.

Illustration shows connection routing for Azure Virtual Desktop RDP sessions in normal and RDP Shortpath scenarios.

Terms used to describe virtual desktop hosting are changing to accommodate new services and capabilities, which may lead to confusion.

A set of PowerShell commands that enable migration from the original (classic) Azure Virtual Desktop to ARM-based Azure Virtual Desktop are now generally available, which could aid in migrating existing deployments off the legacy version of the service.

Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365 Enterprise are services offered by Microsoft to provide hosted remote desktops for organizations, with significantly different use cases, complexity of configuration and management, and models for assessing costs.
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New and updated Azure service offerings increasingly take the place of server roles included with Windows Server Datacenter edition.

Changes in Microsoft’s server OS offerings and licensing both pressure and entice organizations to adopt Azure services and subscriptions.