Simplify and Enhance Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD)

Extend Windows Virtual Desktop capabilities by integrating, configuring and unifying all virtual workloads and resources from a centralized console.

What is Windows Virtual Desktop?

Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) is an application and desktop virtualization service that runs on Microsoft Azure. Windows Virtual Desktop enables access to applications and desktops hosted on Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH), including Windows 10 multi-session hosts.

Unified Integration with Parallels RAS

Parallels® RAS integrates and extends Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) capabilities by providing organizations with unified workload and resource management. Parallels RAS configures and maintains Windows Virtual Desktop workloads and other resources alike, supporting private, hybrid or multi-cloud deployments for ultimate flexibility and end-user productivity.

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Microsoft

“Parallels RAS integration with Windows Virtual Desktop ensures optimized service delivery while providing a unified end-user experience. It simplifies Windows Virtual Desktop deployment and provides centrally managed capabilities, including auto-scaling, FSLogix Profile Containers configuration and automated VM image optimization.”

Sandeep Patnaik
Principal PM Manager, Microsoft

Benefits of Parallels RAS and Windows Virtual Desktop

Simplified Deployment and Management

Simplified Deployment and Management

Facilitate Windows Virtual Desktop deployments through a wizard-driven interface and administer IT environments with advanced metrics and management capabilities from a single pane of glass—including workspaces, host pools and application groups. With superior user session management, along with in-depth monitoring and reporting, it's straightforward to determine server usage, devices used, applications accessed and much more.

Boost Productivity

Boost Productivity

Provide end-users with seamless and transparent access to all Windows Virtual Desktop and other resources from the Parallels Client for Windows. In addition, Parallels RAS features such as Universal Printing and Scanning, AI-based session prelaunch and accelerated file redirection, can enrich the Windows Virtual Desktop experience.

Increased Flexibility

Increased Flexibility

Parallels RAS supports Windows Virtual Desktop and independent heterogeneous Windows Servers, virtualization and cloud platforms. Choose from on-premises, hybrid and public cloud deployments, making migrations straightforward without disrupting the end-user.

Optimized Workspaces

Optimized Workspaces

Meet user demands quickly and enhance performance with more than 130 built-in automated image optimizations. Auto-scale IT infrastructures based on traffic requirements and usage needs to meet business demands instantly.

FSLogix Profile Container Integration

FSLogix Profile Container Integration

With built-in integration, it is simple for administrators to centrally configure and deploy FSLogix Profile Containers required in multi-user virtual environments directly from the Parallels RAS Console.

Secure Mobility

Secure Mobility

Increase mobility without forsaking security. Parallels RAS integration with MFA providers, granular filtering of resources and client policies enable you to secure corporate data based on groups, gateways, specific users or end-user devices.

High-level Overview of Parallels RAS and Windows Virtual Desktop Integration

The diagram above depicts a hybrid or multi-cloud deployment. The integration of Parallels RAS and Windows Virtual Desktop is also supported when completely deployed on Microsoft Azure.