AVD GA Generally Available World Wide with MSIX AppAttach Feature?

Let’s discuss AVD GA Generally Available worldwide with the MSIX AppAttach Feature.

Today, Microsoft announced the General Availability of Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD). I think Windows Virtual Desktop is the only VDI service that delivers a multi-session Windows 10 experience.

This experience estimator tool is a pretty interesting one. It might be able to help to understand the current experience of WVD VMs.

  • You can estimate the connection round trip time (RTT) from your current location to each Azure region where you can deploy virtual machines.
  • The Azure region recommended is based on connection round trip time (RTT) to your current location.

More details – https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/virtual-desktop/assessment/

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NOTE! – I’m sure these numbers will change soon when Microsoft has management planes and RD gateways worldwide.

Citrix Announcement with WVD Support

The following Citrix announcement – Citrix Workspace, including Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service, is now available worldwide with support for Windows Virtual Desktop.

https://www.citrix.com/blogs/2019/09/30/citrix-announces-day-1-support-for-microsoft-windows-virtual-desktop/

More DetailsAVD GA Generally Available World Wide with MSIX AppAttach Feature?

Great News with some screenshots from YouTube Video

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https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/blog/2019/09/30/windows-virtual-desktop-generally-available-worldwide/

AVD GA Generally Available World Wide with MSIX AppAttach Feature? Fig.1
AVD GA Generally Available World Wide with MSIX AppAttach Feature? Fig.1

User Profiles Fslogix

There is a GA announcement of FSLogix release 1909 – Build 2.9.7205.27375.

More details https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/815c5faf-109c-4bc0-8552-7d6137c91b89/release-notes-for-fslogix-release-1909-build-29720527375?forum=FSLogix

AVD GA Generally Available World Wide with MSIX AppAttach Feature? Fig.2
AVD GA Generally Available World Wide with MSIX AppAttach Feature? Fig.2

MSIX AppAttach for AVD

MSIX App Attach is the App layering feature announced by Microsoft during WVD GA.

AVD GA Generally Available World Wide with MSIX AppAttach Feature? Fig.3
AVD GA Generally Available World Wide with MSIX AppAttach Feature? Fig.3
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AVD GA Generally Available World Wide with MSIX AppAttach Feature? Fig.4

Teams Optimization for AVD Azure Virtual Desktop

WVD GA AV Redirection for Teams – Instead of going via the traditional host VM to host VM method. Teams will be talking to the clients directly.

AVD GA Generally Available World Wide with MSIX AppAttach Feature? Fig.5
AVD GA Generally Available World Wide with MSIX AppAttach Feature? Fig.5
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AVD GA Generally Available World Wide with MSIX AppAttach Feature? Fig.6

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Anoop C Nair is Microsoft MVP! He is a Device Management Admin with more than 20 years of experience (calculation done in 2021) in IT. He is a Blogger, Speaker, and Local User Group HTMD Community leader. His main focus is on Device Management technologies like SCCM 2012, Current Branch, and Intune. He writes about ConfigMgr, Windows 11, Windows 10, Azure AD, Microsoft Intune, Windows 365, AVD, etc

3 thoughts on “AVD GA Generally Available World Wide with MSIX AppAttach Feature?”

  1. Hi Anoop and thanks for a great blog!
    Just want to inform you that the Youtube link at the top of the article doesn’t link to a video.
    Cheers,
    Sindre

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