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**EXTENDED** WVD promotional offer: 30% compute discount for new customers

As of today, Jan 5, 2021, new Windows Virtual Desktop customers can save 30% of the computing costs in D-series and Bs-series virtual machines for up to 90 days, when using Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop native platform and activated before March 31st, 2021 June 30th, 2021 Eligible customers can activate the promotion directly in the Azure Portal in just a few clicks.


The benefits and eligibility for this promotion include:

  • 30% discount on the computing costs in D-series and Bs-series virtual machines that are used in Windows Virtual Desktop host pools for up to 90 days
  • Available to customers deploying on Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop native platform
  • Activation must occur before March 31st, 2021 June 30th, 2021 and is for a 90 day consecutive period
  • Customers must be deploying into the Azure Commercial Cloud (not Azure Government)
  • Only one subscription per billing scope is eligible for the promotion


 Next steps:


  1. Develop or edit your WVD offer for new customers leveraging the attached content:
    • WVD offer - customer email template
    • WVD offer - Partner FAQs
    • WVD offer - partner deck
    • WVD offer - customer deck
  2. Target new customer lists and generating demand
  3. Leverage Content MX WVD digital campaign content for Nonprofits
  4. Activating the offer when ready to deploy


You can learn more about this promotion and how it will appear to customers in the Azure portal on Azure.com and additional information on Windows Virtual Desktop can be found here as well as through this video.


Please note, there has been an extension to this offer, which is now available until June 30, 2021! The requirements and criteria for promotion eligibility remain unchanged.

Visitor 1

Is this offer applicable to Global Regions. 


Please help me with regions this promo Is Valid for 


Hi Mirza,

Yes, this is a worldwide offer.


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Also, you can use Azure Marketplace solutions as a resource to help you go to market faster:


  1. Anunta DesktopReady – Allows MSPs to extend offer WVD to clients without having to create DaaS infrastructure or expertise internally.
  2. Nerdio for Azure – Empowers MSPs to easily deploy, manage, price, and optimize a WVD environment. Get started in 60 seconds, deploy within a few hours, and enjoy simple three-click management.