This document introduces VMware's collaboration with Microsoft to bring new remote access experiences to Windows 365 users in the form of VMware Horizon Cloud Service next-gen for Microsoft Windows 365 (Preview).

Desktop and application virtualization continues to be in high demand as organizations increasingly embrace hybrid and remote work for their employees. Leveraging the cloud is driving IT organizations to rethink desktop and app virtualization because using the cloud can help IT simplify desktop management, while enabling new use cases, such as high availability, disaster recovery, and cloud bursting.

To help customers on their digital transformation journey, VMware has partnered with Microsoft to deliver desktop deployment solutions such as VMware Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure. We’re excited to expand our collaboration with Microsoft to include Windows 365. Learn more at Announcing the public preview of VMware Horizon with Microsoft Windows 365.

Microsoft Windows 365 delivers Cloud PCs a complete and secure Windows experience hosted in the Microsoft Cloud and is accessible on any device. From temporary workers to software developers and remote employees, Windows 365 enables a variety of new scenarios for the new world of work.

“With Windows 365, employees can securely stream the full Windows experience from the Microsoft Cloud to any device,” says Scott Manchester, Partner Director of Product Management for Windows 365, Microsoft. “And we are pleased to be partnering with VMware to bring its high-end display protocol, robust remote access features, and hybrid deployment capabilities to our joint customers to extend their Cloud PC experience even further.”

How can VMware extend Windows 365 Cloud PCs? Let’s take a look.