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Sean Connelly

Universal Print | The Death of Print Servers – Enable Users to Print to Any Printer Without Drivers!

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Universal Print from Microsoft is a cloud-based print solution that enables simple, rich, and secure printing experiences while reducing time and effort for IT
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What is Universal Print?

Universal Print is a Microsoft 365 subscription-based service that organizations use to centralize print management through the Universal Print portal, saving your end users and IT department time. It enables organizations to manage their print infrastructure through a Cloud service from Microsoft, as Universal Print runs entirely on Microsoft Azure. It's fully integrated with Azure Active Directory and supports single sign-on scenarios, bringing further security and ease to your printing environment.

Deploying with Universal Print–compatible printers do not require any on-premises server infrastructure, and Universal Print can be deployed with non-compatible printers by using Universal Print connector software.

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Steven Braunschweiger

Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop – How Businesses Are Seeing Value

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Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) is a comprehensive desktop and app virtualization service running in the Cloud. Read on to learn more, and how it applies and benefits you!

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What is Windows Virtual Desktop?

Windows Virtual Desktop is the only virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) that delivers simplified management, multi-session Windows 10, optimizations for Microsoft 365 Apps, and support for Remote Desktop Services (RDS) environments. Multi-session Windows 10 allows multiple concurrent users to connect – meaning that Windows 10 may be used as a remote desktop session host server. This technology saves organizations money, time, and reduces risk through secure desktops from any device – allowing employees to stay productive and secure from anywhere.

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Steven Braunschweiger

Windows Virtual Desktop: Meeting the Growing Need of the Remote Workforce

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The yearlong COVID-19 pandemic has upended business operations in nearly all industries...

As states imposed lockdowns, more businesses were forced to move to a work-from-home arrangement. Although the transition to a remote workforce has been in process for a number of years, the impact of COVID-19 has dramatically accelerated the trend.

To meet this new reality, businesses are rethinking their IT infrastructures. One of the major investments businesses are making is in the area of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). According to one recent survey, nearly half of all respondents said they plan to implement VDI technology within the next two years.1

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Christopher Bauer

Run Your Native VMware Workloads in Azure

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Azure VMware Solutions deliver a comprehensive environment allowing customers to run native VMware workloads on Azure.

You can now seamlessly run, manage, and secure applications across VMware environments on-premises and in Microsoft Azure with a common operating framework.
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Why Azure?

By using Azure, organizations get scale, automation, and fast provisioning for their VMware workloads on the global Azure infrastructure. VMware workloads on Azure can easily be modernized through integration with services such as Azure Active Directory, Azure AI, and Analytics, thus enabling new, intelligent experiences. Microsoft’s technologies work best when integrated and allows for optimized solutions. Take advantage of unmatched Azure pricing for Windows Server and SQL Server and utilize Microsoft’s Hybrid Use Benefit as well!

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Christopher Bauer

Windows Virtual Desktop on Azure Now Available

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Recently, Microsoft announced Windows Virtual Desktop’s move from public preview to general availability worldwide.

Read on to learn more, and how it applies and benefits you!
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What is Windows Virtual Desktop?

Windows Virtual Desktop is a comprehensive desktop and app virtualization service running in the cloud. It’s the only virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) that delivers simplified management, multi-session Windows 10, optimizations for Office 365 ProPlus, and support for Remote Desktop Services (RDS) environments. Multi-session Windows 10 allows multiple concurrent users to connect – meaning that Windows 10 may be used as a remote desktop session host server. In contrast, it was previously only available when using a Windows Server operating system. Organizations are now able to virtualize Office 365 ProPlus and optimize it to run in multi-user sessions. Additionally, manage your environment using built-in delegated access to assign roles and collect diagnostics to understand various configuration or user errors – and use Azure’s diagnostics service to troubleshoot errors.

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