Virtual Desktop Service documentation

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NetApp’s Virtual Desktop Service (VDS) solves the complexity of deploying and managing virtual desktops in the public cloud, delivered both as a flexible software service to manage your Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), or as a fully managed VDI as a Service platform. The Virtual Desktop Service removes the complexity of deploying desktops in the cloud taking the hundreds of tasks that took 2-3 days to deploy into just a few hours.

Virtual Desktop Service benefits:

  • Reduce infrastructure costs

    Our customizable resource scheduling system optimizes infrastructure spend up to 50%.

  • Reduce risk

    Deploy desktops into logical workflows per cloud best practices; Such as Microsoft best practice WVD standards.

  • Custom automation

    Event driven automation and orchestration engine leveraging your current scripts, making management so easy, general IT administrators can manage your cloud desktops!

  • Turnkey

    Deploy as a do-it-yourself software management service for your choice of VDI environments or choose a fully managed WVD platform service.

  • Multi-cloud

    Control multiple tenants across AWS, Azure and Google with a single graphical user interface.

  • Flexible control

    Maximize business flexibility with a single portal to control every layer of your technology stack.

Getting support

Email support: cjsupport@netapp.com

Phone support: 844.645.6789 Ext. 2

Normal support business hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00am-7:00pm Central Time.

  • After hours (on-call) support available via phone only.