Hey tech enthusiasts! I’ve got some thrilling news to share with you. Microsoft has just announced the general availability of its new Teams app specifically designed for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) users. You can check out the full details in the original article here.
If you’re a VDI user, get ready to elevate your Teams experience. The new app not only matches the features of the classic Teams version but also brings enhanced performance, reliability, and security. Thanks to valuable feedback from committed users during the public preview, Microsoft has fine-tuned several VDI-specific features, ensuring a seamless transition to the new Teams app.
Security and Compatibility:
Teams is now covered by Windows security features, ensuring the latest app version with regular security updates and bug fixes. Compatibility with MSIX App Attach makes delivering the application to Azure Virtual Desktops a breeze.
Simplified Deployment: Admins, rejoice! The new Teams allows seamless deployment and updates through tools like Microsoft Intune. This not only enhances reliability but also saves network bandwidth and disk space, reducing idle memory consumption.
Enhanced User Experience:
Enjoy instant switching between chats, channels, and activities without waiting for content to load. Say goodbye to shimmering and reduced wait times, providing a streamlined virtualized environment.
Improved Speed and Efficiency:
The new Teams app promises faster responsiveness, quicker app launches, and smoother meeting joins, all while using less memory and disk space compared to the classic version.
The classic Teams in VDI will no longer be supported after June 30th, 2024. Microsoft urges users to make the switch to the new Teams app for continued support and access to upcoming features.
Ready to embark on your new Teams journey in the virtualized environment? Get started today and find more information on upgrading here.
Stay tuned for updates on the rollout of New Teams for VDI in Microsoft 365 Government clouds. Exciting times ahead!