Microsoft acquires FSLogix to extend Microsoft 365 virtualization capabilities

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Microsoft recently announced the acquisition of FSLogix – a next-generation app provisioning platform, to extend Microsoft 365 virtualization capabilities and for providing richer experiences to its customers.

Earlier in September 2018, Microsoft announced a virtual desktop solution that allows customers to run Windows 10 and Office 365 in the cloud. It mentioned several supporting partners who were working on the solution with them, FSLogix is one of those partners.

With its app provisioning capabilities, FSLogix is able to reduce resources, labor and time required to support virtualization.

Microsoft, through this acquisition, aims to enhance the virtual desktop experience for its customers through faster load times and better performances, especially for its Office 365 ProPlus users.

“We are excited to welcome FSLogix to Microsoft, and we look forward to the impact its technology and its people will have on our customers’ virtualization experience. ” Brad Anderson, CVP, Microsoft 365 and Julia White, CVP, Microsoft Azure, wrote in a blog post announcing the acquisition.

From the beginning, in working closely with several teams at Microsoft, we recognized that our missions were completely aligned. Both FSLogix and Microsoft are dedicated to providing the absolute best experience for companies choosing to deploy virtual desktops.” – Randy Cook, Founder and CTO, FSLogix, wrote in a blog post.

Microsoft has always focused toward customer empowerment through its various product and services. It launched Microsoft 365 to help customers shift to a modern desktop experience, putting it at the center of workplace transformation.

A modern desktop with the capabilities of Office 365 and Windows 10 combined, offers the most productive and secure computing experience. This helps companies save on time and drive better results.

A few days only Microsoft had announced the intent to acquire XOXCO – Austin based bot developer company for expanding development of conversational bots.

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