Jun 10, 2014 - 1 Comments - Azure -

Azure RemoteApp

Azure RemoteApp Client UI

The Azure RemoteApp Client UI

I just got approved for Azure RemoteApp Preview! It has promise, though the demo will do little more than let me run just a few pre-populated in the cloud.  Alas, it is just a demo.  It took about 10 days from the time I signed up until I actually got access, so the sooner the better.

  1. Sign up for the demo.
  2. Then download the client.

Currently Available Apps:

  • Adobe Reader XI
  • Calculator
  • Excel
  • IE
  • OneNote
  • Outlook
  • Paint
  • Powerpoint
  • Project
  • Visio
  • Word

Azure RemoteApp Preview Terms:

  • Microsoft is offering the Azure RemoteApp free during preview.
  • With your preview service, you are allowed to build two instances and 10 users for each instance.
  • Your Azure RemoteApp preview service will be cancelled if it is unused for 7 consecutive days.
  • You will be notified two business days prior to any action taken on your account.
  • You can contact Microsoft to request an increase in your quotas, which they will consider on a case-by-case basis.

Current Limitations:

Azure RemoteApp

This message details the demo’s restrictions upon opening a RemoteApp.

Azure RemoteApp

As of today, it seems Azure RemoteApp doesn’t support Windows Phone 8.1.

One Response to Azure RemoteApp

  1. Azure RemoteApp Now Supports Custom Apps - The Billable Life

    […] According to the official Remote Desktop Services Blog, the latest update to Azure RemoteApp supports custom application deployments, and is no longer limited to the small menu of pre-canned apps that I’d detailed in my previous post about RemoteApp Preview. […]

    19 Mar 2015 - Reply

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