Are your staff working remotely but need access to
specialised workloads using low-end PCs?

Do you find it a challenge managing different deployment types across various devices and apps? Are you looking for ways to reduce management and deployment costs for Windows Server? Virtualising your desktops and apps is the answer.

Azure Virtual Desktop (formerly Windows Virtual Desktop) is a comprehensive cloud-based desktop and application virtualisation platform that provides the best virtual Windows and Office experience, delivered on Azure.

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Benefit from modern, secure virtual desktops.

Simplified desktop management.

Keep an eye on fewer machines with AVD running in the cloud. Manage cloud operations from a single platform to streamline your IT maintenance.

Enable flexible remote working.

Meet the demand for flexible remote working and provide rich desktop experience on Teams, Office, and even your resource-demanding legacy applications.

Keep your business data secure.

Benefit from AVD’s built-in security. Enforce data protection with AVD separating your OS, data, and apps from your employee’s local hardware.

Lower IT costs.

Reduce your IT spend by leveraging eligible Microsoft 365 license to get access to Windows 10 Enterprise or Windows 7 Enterprise desktops.

What can you expect from Azure Virtual Desktop?

Deliver the only multi-session Windows 10 and 11 experience.

  • Multi-session and single-session Windows 10.
  • Fully managed, always up-to-date, modern Windows user experience.
  • Rich desktop experience accessible from any device.
  • Client-like experience including look-and-feel, Cortana, Edge, desktop search and Microsoft Store.
  • Virtualise and store legacy apps effortlessly.
  • Easily virtualise your existing Windows 7 applications.


Enable optimisations for Office 365 ProPlus.

  • Makes Office more performant in a multi-session environment.
  • Best Office experience across different environments.
  • Office 365 container enables faster load times for user profiles, including Outlook, OneDrive, Search and Teams.
  • Virtualise the entire desktop or select applications.
  • Supports persistent and non-persistent environments.
  • Profile containers enable faster and more performant experience in non-persistent environments.


Deploy and scale in minutes.

  • Use Azure management portal for Azure Virtual Desktop with built-in security and compliance.
  • Rest API and PowerShell to customise setup, deployment and UI.
  • Dynamic scaling of virtual machines.
  • Integrated with the security and management of Microsoft 365.
  • No residual data on unmanaged devices. Remote employees can securely access company resources from their own unmanaged devices.
  • Extensible platform enables rich partner ecosystem.


Migrate your existing Windows Server (RDS) desktops and apps to Azure.

  • Simplified management and deployment experience.
  • Strong app compatibility.
  • Reduce management costs.
  • Bring existing Remote Desktop Services (RDS) and Windows Server desktops and apps to any computer.
  • Unified management experience for Windows Server, Windows 7/10/11 desktops and apps.
  • Free Extended Security Updates for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 desktops and apps.

Are you ready for a modern virtual desktop?

Assess your readiness for Azure Virtual Desktop with this 10-point questionnaire. The link below will take you to our online survey form.

Azure Virtual Desktop Consulting Services
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Azure Virtual Desktop Workshop


This 1-day complimentary interactive workshop is for organisations exploring AVD. It will help you:

  • Understand the business issues that AVD can address.
  • Learn the standard migration processes.
  • Prepare for the migration based on your use case scenarios.
  • Understand AVD’s licensing structure.

Azure Virtual Desktop Analyse & Design


This Analyse & Design service is for organisations looking to:

  • Accelerate their modern workplace strategy with virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI).
  • Migrate their legacy remote desktop services (RDS) environment to cloud-based AVD.
  • Enhance remote work security.

"I would rate Professional Advantage 10 out of 10 for their responsiveness, the trusted relationship, and the maturity of their responses."

Karen Fairbrass, IT Manager, Wine Australia

Work with our qualified Azure consulting team.

We pride ourselves on our ability to provide our clients with better value from their Microsoft software investments. Not only are we a Microsoft Solutions Partner for Infrastructure and Modern Work, but we are also a Tier 1 CSP Partner – a unique position that means we can provide you with the complete software, services, and support on Microsoft technologies. 

Delivering IT solutions for more than 30 years, we are trusted by organisations across Australia for their Azure consulting and licensing needs.

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Learn how Azure Virtual Desktop empowers a Hybrid Workplace

Watch this on-demand webinar to:

  1. Learn the various desktop and app virtualisation solutions (such as RDS, AVD, and Windows 365) and their comparison.
  2. Understand the different use cases where virtualisation could address the needs of your hybrid workplace.
  3. Discover how to access Azure Virtual Desktop with your qualified Microsoft 365

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