Plan an Azure Virtual Desktop implementation

Solution Architect
Azure Virtual Desktop

Learn how to assess existing physical and virtual desktop environments and plan for Azure Virtual Desktop client deployments. This learning path aligns with exam AZ-140: Configuring and Operating Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop.


  • Familiarity with server and client management concepts and tools
  • Familiarity with Windows virtualization technologies, like Remote Desktop
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Azure and cloud concepts

Modules in this learning path

Azure Virtual Desktop manages the infrastructure and brokering components, while customers manage their own desktop host virtual machines (VMs) and clients. Microsoft manages the Remote Connection Gateway, and Connection Broker services as part of Azure.

Azure Virtual Desktop design requires that you assess network capacity and speed requirements, select a load-balancing method for your Azure Virtual Desktop deployment, and choose the right Windows Desktop client.

Your users require access to those applications both on-premises and in the cloud. You use the Remote Desktop client for Windows Desktop to access Windows apps and desktops remotely from a different Windows device.