Azure thing at last: Windows Virtual Desktop takes to the cloudy stage

Windows Virtual Desktop has finally arrived, in preview form that is, and three months after the public preview was supposed to have begun. The virtualization technology, first announced back in September, allows users to run their Windows 10 desktops and apps, along with Windows 7, from one of Microsoft’s Azure data centres, rather than have to deal with getting the software running locally.

With the arrival of the public preview, a long line of excited customers will be able to get their hands on the tech and enjoy the delights of single or multi-session machines in the cloud and a choice of anything from the full-fat Windows 10 desktop to the occasional hosted app. Or a Windows 7 session, but more on that throwback later.

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