Windows Virtual Desktop

Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD), a Microsoft-hosted service, provides key management infrastructure (including connection brokering, diagnostics, and load balancing) for customers wishing to use Azure VMs (virtual machines) to deliver server-based desktops to users. While customers are not charged for use of the WVD management backplane itself, access to server-based desktop deployments managed by WVD requires Windows Enterprise-, VDA-, or RDS-related licenses, and customers incur rental fees for the Azure VMs used to host desktops as well as for the data storage the desktops consume.

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