Telefónica Tech Has Earned the Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop Advanced Specialization, formerly Windows Virtual Desktop

London – 21 June 2021 – Telefónica Tech today announced it has earned the Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop advanced specialisation, (formerly Windows Virtual Desktop) a validation of a partner’s deep knowledge, extensive experience and expertise in deploying, scaling and securing virtual desktop infrastructure on Azure.


Only partners that meet stringent criteria around customer success and staff skilling, as well as pass a third-party audit of their Azure Virtual Desktop technical practices, are able to earn the Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop advanced specialization.


Mark Skelton, Vice President and CTO UK&I at Telefónica Tech UK&I added, “Our vision is to deliver the very best cloud computing platforms for our customers. By continuously asking, how apps and data can be delivered faster, with greater insight, and best-practice security, we make sure Microsoft technologies are optimised across hybrid cloud. Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop fits perfectly with this vision, helping us offer evergreen scalability, as well as a great remote working experience.”


Supporting secure remote work for employees is more critical than ever. Azure Virtual Desktop is a Microsoft solution that seamlessly integrates with other Microsoft products and allows customers to implement virtual desktops in a scalable, secure, and cost-effective way.

Partners with validated capabilities in implementing Azure Virtual Desktop can help customers deploy and navigate the licensing efficiencies it offers to deliver the solution that is most efficient for their organization.


Rodney Clark, Corporate Vice President, Global Partner Solutions, Channel Sales and Channel Chief at Microsoft added, “The Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop advanced specialisation highlights the partners who can be viewed as most capable when it comes to deploying Azure Virtual Desktop in Azure. Telefónica Tech clearly demonstrated that they have both the skills and the experience to offer clients a path to transition to desktop-as-a-service in a scalable, secure, and cost-effective way.”


Telefónica Tech’s specialists help you to realise Azure Virtual Desktop potential through a packaged approach to planning, design, deployment, adoption & management.

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