Windows Virtual Desktop
Free tool for assessing, planning, and adopting Microsoft's Windows Virtual Desktop
Now available in public preview, Microsoft's Windows Virtual Desktop offering is a desktop and app virtualization service that runs on Azure. While WVD offers numerous benefits like multi-session deployments, unified management of Windows desktop and apps, and more, the question remains—is it really the right fit for your environment?
As part of the WVD launch partner ecosystem, Lakeside and Microsoft have developed a free tool to help you answer that question and, along the way, capture some helpful insights on the performance and usage of EUC resources in your environment.
Currently in public preview, the SysTrack WVD Assessment is a free, cloud-based tool powered by Lakeside Software’s SysTrack. The tool provides automated reporting on any environment as well as a readiness assessment for deploying Azure-based Windows Virtual Desktops. Specifically, the tool reports on:
- Current OS composition
- Application landscape
- Resource consumption considerations
The WVD Assessment is a free, cloud-based tool powered by Digital Experience Monitoring solution, SysTrack. It relies on agent-based technology that is rolled out easily and with no impact on end-user experience.
Within as early as 24 hours, you can see IT performance and usage data on your environment like OS types, most commonly used applications, and more via dashboards and a customized report.
The assessment will provide you with accurate recommendations regarding your environment's readiness for WVD without time commitment, effort, or capital investment.
The SysTrack WVD Assessment will provide you with data and recommendations for determining WVD readiness and capturing helpful performance and usage data on your environment.
During the 60-day assessment period you get access to dashboards displaying gathered and analyzed data on your environment and to a customized report on resources to consider when migrating to or adopting WVD.
Key factors that are measured and reported on include:
- Free WVD right-sizing assessment
- Current OS composition details
- End-user experience scoring
- Usage and performance data on critical applications like Office
- Readiness recommendations tied to Windows 10, Internet Explorer, and Office
- Resource consumption considerations for multi-user mode including:
- Network utilization