Simplify Windows 10 Enterprise on Azure deployment and management at scale

New Citrix Cloud service accelerates Windows 10 Enterprise migration with the power of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops and Microsoft Azure

Citrix and Microsoft customers now have more options to deploy Windows 10 Enterprise within their organization. Citrix Virtual Desktops Essentials Service accelerates Windows 10 Enterprise migration for customers who prefer Microsoft Azure cloud solutions. Citrix Virtual Desktops Essentials enables customers who have licensed Windows 10 Enterprise (Current Branch for Business) on a per-user basis the option to deliver a high-performance Windows 10 Enterprise virtual desktop experience from Azure with the power of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops. 

Introducing Citrix Virtual Desktops Essentials

Accelerate Windows 10 Enterprise migration

Citrix Virtual Desktops Essentials simplifies Windows 10 Enterprise migration, expedites desktop deployment, and streamlines ongoing management at scale while delivering a rich user access experience from any device. With cost and speed of delivery in mind, the new Citrix Cloud service is designed to simplify day-to-day operations and reduce the upfront capital expense of migrating to Windows 10 Enterprise making it easier than ever to upgrade.

Designed exclusively for Azure Marketplace

Citrix Virtual Desktops Essentials is the first Citrix Cloud service to be designed specifically for the Azure Marketplace. Together Citrix and Microsoft are partnering to deliver an integrated onboarding experience for both Citrix Virtual Desktops Essentials and Azure IaaS giving you a single transactional interface to deliver a complete Windows 10 Enterprise digital workspace.

Harnessing the power of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops HDX technologies

Citrix Virtual Desktops Essentials leverages the power of Citrix HDX technologies to provide every user with secure access to a high-definition Windows 10 Enterprise digital workspace on Azure from any device, including Mac, Android, Windows, and Linux devices. Citrix Virtual Desktops Essentials is the only cloud service that can instantly provision and securely deliver hundreds or thousands of Windows 10 Enterprise desktops on Azure to every user worldwide.

Citrix Cloud offers the complete Citrix Cloud Workspace Service which includes the Citrix Virtual App and Desktop service as a way to provide secure access to the apps, desktops, and data your employees need to get work done and manage it all from one integrated, cloud-hosted solution.

  Citrix Virtual Desktops Essentials Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service
Deliver Windows apps  
Deliver Windows desktops
Deliver Linux apps and desktops  
Monitoring, proactive notifications & alerting
Dynamic scaling & power management
Host location Azure only Azure, on-premises or hybrid
Includes Citrix Gateway Service for secure remote access
Add on available
Citrix ADC integration for secure remote access
  Citrix Virtual
Desktops Essentials
Citrix Virtual App and
Desktop service

Base price $12 per user per month $270 per user per year
Minimum users 25 25
Term Monthly, auto-renew at end of month Annual
Discounts Not available Discounts may apply
How to buy Now available in Azure Marketplace Citrix Cloud Service through Citrix Sales