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How to Migrate your VDI Infrastructure to #Azure Windows Virtual Desktop #WVD

Azure Migrate VDI to Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD)

Microsoft Azure Migrate services makes the transition to Azure Cloud services for customers easier to make the right decisions after you did an assessment.

Assessment and migration feature available in Azure Migrate Portal:

  • Servers: Assess on-premises servers and migrate them to Azure virtual machines.
  • Databases: Assess on-premises databases and migrate them to Azure SQL Database or to an Azure SQL Database managed instance.
  • Web applications: Assess on-premises web applications and migrate them to Azure App Service by using the Azure App Service Migration Assistant.
  • Virtual desktops: Assess your on-premises virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and migrate it to Windows Virtual Desktop in Azure.
  • Data: Migrate large amounts of data to Azure quickly and cost-effectively using Azure Data Box products.

Lakeside SysTrack assessment tool for VDI

One of the feature is the Assessment and Migration of VDI ( Microsoft RDS, VMware, Citrix ) to Azure Windows Virtual Desktop Cloud infrastructure.
Lakeside Software’s Windows Virtual Desktop Assessment with SysTrack is a cloud hosted data analytics solution that enables IT to capture detailed metrics and data about end user environments. This on-demand tool provides IT with a self service platform to assess and quantify user, application and infrastructure requirements in order to successfully transform a desktop environment. Leveraging this tool, IT can accelerate time to value and ensure that their environments are right-sized to best meet end user requirements.

In the Following Microsoft Mechanics video you see How to migrate Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) to Azure and Windows Virtual Desktop :

Hope this will help you with your transition to the Microsoft Azure Cloud 👍😎🚀

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Busy with Deploying Remote Desktop Services (RDS) Roles in Microsoft #Azure and Private Cloud #BYOD

This video walks through the architecture of RDS solutions hosted in Azure, public, and private clouds. The discussion includes high availability considerations and capacity planning, as well as connectivity to corporate Active Directory and network resources. Whether you are a service provider thinking of hosting apps/desktops or enterprise IT admin thinking of rolling out desktops on private cloud, watch this video to learn about best practices for configuring session-based desktops and remote application services in a cloud computing environment using the Microsoft RDS solution running on a Dell infrastructure. Get insights into which components can run on tenant environment and provider environment, security and licensing considerations, and the infrastructure components (storage, networking, and servers) required to successfully build your RDS cloud deployment.