Windows Virtual Desktop for Education 

Save Time, Money and have a more Secure IT environment with Windows Virtual Desktop


Windows Virtual Desktop combines the scale, security, and cost benefits of Azure and Microsoft 365 to deliver a virtualised modern 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, optimisations for Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise, and support for Remote Desktop Services (RDS) environments. Deploy and scale your Windows desktops and apps on Azure in minutes, and get built-in security and compliance features.

Windows Virtual Desktop is a great solution for Colleges, Universities and Higher Education bodies:

  • Its available FREE OF CHARGE under your current A3 or A5 agreement (you only pay for compute and storage)

  • Can be deployed and scaled in minutes: Only use licenses during the academic year

  • Ensures that college applications and a full desktop experience can be delivered securely from the cloud to any students’ internet-based device

  • Accelerate performance and lower your costs at the same time
  • Simplify user management with a single interface on Azure
  • Deliver the only multi-session Windows 10 virtual desktop experience
  • Access a more secure, productive, virtual desktop experience on Azure with Microsoft 365 

To help on your journey, Microsoft and Codec are offering the following incentive: 

  • Funding to assist with Proof of Concept (minimum of 25 virtual Desktops)*
  • A Comprehensive implementation plan with next steps and project costs
  • Access to Codec’s award-winning Microsoft Azure Team for Design and Deployment services

To find out if you qualify for a funded Proof of Concept for your college or University, simply complete the form on this page and one of the team will be in touch directly.  

To find out more about Windows Virtual Desktop and how to enable a secure, remote desktop experience from anywhere click here

*Terms and Conditions Apply 

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