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Unicon’s eLux 7 Update Supports Azure Virtual Desktop, Windows 365

Unicon, the leading provider of the Linux-based operating system eLux today announced the development of a new native Linux client that will enable eLux 7 to support both Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365. This built-in support for Microsoft cloud virtualization solutions will expand the options available for Unicon’s existing customers and unlock new possibilities for future customers.

The eLux operating system has provided a secure, stable, and cost-effective platform for desktop virtualization. Unicon’s continued commitment to innovation made it possible to engage with Microsoft to deliver new functionality in eLux 7 that retains the core capabilities of eLux while delivering a no-compromises user experience for customers interested in the benefits of working in the Microsoft cloud. 

The new native client for eLux 7 makes it possible for Unicon customers to benefit from Azure Virtual Desktop features like Windows 11 and 10 multi-session, as well as the personalized, persistent Cloud PC experience delivered by Windows 365. The new eLux 7 client is now available as a public preview and will be introduced with the upcoming eLux 7 release.

Phillip Benkler, CEO of Unicon emphasizes the importance of eLux 7’s support for Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365 to its customers: “The market for delivering cloud-based computing experiences to end users is changing dramatically. The new native AVD/Win 365-client for eLux 7 allows us to give customers more flexibility and functionality while still delivering the familiar and tested Linux OS experience users are accustomed to.”

Scott Manchester, Vice President of Product, Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365 said: “eLux 7 support for Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365 is a step forward in expanding the audience for cloud virtualization solutions. Our collaboration with Unicon helped them deliver a client that ensures a seamless experience for accessing Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365 on eLux.”

Learn more about the integration of the new native AVD client here: 

About Unicon    

Unicon is a leading technology company and pioneer in hybrid client software. Unicon’s hybrid, secure OS eLux and Scout management platform represents the most powerful software solutions for central IT architecture currently available. More than two million end devices in over 65 countries worldwide are currently operated and managed with Unicon software. Our customers include companies from the finance and insurance industries, the retail sector and the public sector. Unicon is headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany.

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