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Microsoft's Constantly Changing Definitions For Technologies Is Leading To Misunderstanding.
It's nice to know that #Microsoft is trying to seamlessly integrate its tools with other vendors, & improve cross-platform flexibility; e. g. with #Apple's #MacOS. However, it would be nice if Microsoft nomenclature were consistent throughout the lifespan of its #Windows, (#W365), #CloudPC; so that, it would be easy to compare, & contrast like-for-like, even if intangible, & abstract concepts in use, in the terminology from other not-necessarily-proprietary providers, in their datasheet brochures, factsheet pamphlets, blogs, industry trade journals, white papers, testimonials, step-by-step illustrated study guides, color-coded manuals, reference e-books, etc., when, for e. g., figuring out how to synchronize data across non-compatible devices, & tether non-compatible-cross-vendor devices. (pairing) An e. g. of Microsoft changing the naming convention of its products is that of #Remote Desktop Services, (#RDS), which went onto become #Windows Virtual Desktop, (#WVD), & then, eventually, became #Azure Virtual Desktop, (#AVD), now. Misunderstandings can easily develop, precipitated by constantly changing definitions that aren't referenced, & that can be just as big an impediment as configuring highly integrated applications from independent vendors, & Microsoft is no exception ! So, here, in the below picture, one can see the current taxonomic classifications used to describe various cloud #PC technologies from notable vendors that may allow one to better understand the documentation from them! @sandeepn @sandeepd