Microsoft acquires the American virtualisation specialist FSLogix for an unknown amount of money. The software giant plans to use his former partner’s technology to improve the virtualization of Office 365 applications. Microsoft announced the acquisition of last Monday, November 19, in a blog post.

The solutions offered by FSLogix are said to reduce the amount of hardware, time and labor required to support desktop virtualization platforms. According to the specialist, FSLogix implementations vary from less than 1,000 to more than 50,000 users.

Faster loading times

Microsoft expects FSLogix to offer faster load times for user profiles in both Outlook and OneDrive. The virtualization specialist should also help Office 365 ProPlus perform better in multi-user virtual environments. In addition to the service recently announced by Microsoft.

Julia White and Brad Anderson, Corporate VPs for Azure and Microsoft 365, wrote about the importance of this service in a blog post last September 24, following Microsoft’s announcement about the launch of Windows Virtual Desktop as part of Microsoft 365: Windows Virtual Desktop is the only cloud-based service that offers a Windows 10 experience for multiple users, optimized for Office 365 ProPlus and including Windows 7 Extended Security Updates.

Partners

In addition to Microsoft, FSLogix is also an Amazon Workspaces partner, VMware partner, Citrix Ready partner and Red Hat partner.

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