More Microsoft 365 Users May Access Windows Virtual Desktop

  • Updated rules ensure all Microsoft 365 E3 and E5 users have Windows Virtual Desktop access rights.

A subtle change to Microsoft’s licensing rules permits more Microsoft 365 Enterprise suite users to access Windows Virtual Desktop, a planned service for hosting Windows client OS-based VMs in an Azure-based virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). Specifically, the new rules permit access by Microsoft 365 E3 and E5 users whose primary work device is a Mac, iPad, Chromebook, or other type of non-Windows device.

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