Azure RemoteApp to Be Discontinued

Azure RemoteApp, a Microsoft-hosted server-based desktop environment available through monthly per-user subscriptions since Dec. 2014, will be discontinued in 2017. RemoteApp allows administrators to provision applications such as certain versions of Office within a Windows Server 2012 R2 image, which is deployed and runs in Azure data centers. In an Aug. 2016 blog post, Microsoft announced that the company is working with Citrix to provide XenApp "express", hosted in Azure, for customers who would like to migrate to a service similar to RemoteApp.

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