Nerdio Manager for WVD

Empowering IT Professionals to Deploy and Manage Windows Virtual Desktop

WVD deployment, management, and autoscaling platform for the Enterprise. Now available in the Azure Marketplace!

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Why Nerdio Manager for WVD?

Nerdio Manager for WVD was created to address the technical and security requirements of Enterprise customers and is perfect for IT Professionals looking to deploy and manage large WVD environments.

Easily automate and manage large WVD deployments in just a few clicks. Nerdio Manager for WVD can be used to create a new WVD environment or layered on top of existing WVD deployments non-disruptively and with zero vendor lock-in.

With named and concurrent user pricing models, Nerdio Manager for WVD is the lowest cost and most powerful solution available on the market. 


Data Residency, Security, and Compliance

Nerdio Manager for WVD is an all-PaaS Azure application that runs in your own tenant without ever compromising security and compliance by allowing third-party vendors to access your environment. All resources are deployed to your Azure subscription in a region of your choice, with data never leaving your own Azure subscription.

WVD + Nerdio

Deploy a complete WVD environment in an afternoon without any PowerShell scripting.

Save money with advanced autoscaling and unified image management.

Enable your help desk to manage all aspects of WVD with a powerful and intuitive portal.

Unique Features & Capabilities 

Simple, automated & guided deployment

Unified desktop image creation & management

Advanced schedule and event-based autoscaling

Seamless integration into existing deployments

Usage and performance monitoring

Desktop Image and host backup and versioning

Intuitive user and session management

Built-in FSLogix profile management

Role-based WVD tenant management

Complete session host management

Administrator event notifications

Complete, trackable audit trail


Creating Desktop

Dynamic Host Pools and Auto-Scaling


Updating Desktop

Controlling User

Access Control

Pooled Desktop

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Frequently Asked Questions



Enterprise organizations with large WVD deployments. Nerdio Manager for WVD is an automation platform that helps IT Pros deploy, manage, and autoscale WVD resources.

  • Nerdio Manager for WVD empowers IT Pros to operationalize large WVD deployments with powerful and intuitive UI used by engineering and help desk staff to deploy the environment and provide ongoing user management. Capabilities like desktop image management, performance monitoring, and user session control eliminate the need for complex scripting and speed up response to end-users.
  • Nerdio Manager for WVD reduces Azure costs with schedule and event-driven autoscaling and speeds up WVD deployments with guided setup wizard, reducing engineering workload.
  • Nerdio Manager for WVD helps reinforce existing security policies and compliance.  It addresses data residency concerns being deployed as a secure Azure application inside customer’s own Azure subscription in a geographic location of their choice.
  • Advanced autoscaling – schedule and event-driven autoscaling helps save on Azure compute and storage costs
  • Desktop Image management – create, import, manage, and deploy multiple desktop images at scale
  • Monitoring and dashboards – empower help desk with the tools they need to efficiently support end-users
  • Manage existing WVD deployments or create new ones – can be layered on top of existing WVD environment non-disruptively
  • Azure Marketplace deployment and billing – gets billed on the same invoice as Azure consumption.  No need to go through a new procurement process.
  • Security, compliance and data residency – WVD native, Enterprise-grade Azure application deployed to customer’s own Azure subscription and controlled exclusively by the customer
  • Zero vendor lock-in – no custom agents, custom client apps, orchestration VMs, or control planes.  Remove without impact on users and infrastructure.
  • Best value, lowest cost solution – full feature set with flexible named and concurrent user pricing models

There are two pricing models:

  • Per-named user ($4/month) – maximum number of unique users assigned to WVD host pools at any given time in the past 30 days
  • Per-concurrent user ($6/month) – maximum number of unique users connected to WVD hosts pools at any given time in the past 30 days

Nerdio Manager for WVD can help you deploy a brand new WVD environment and import your Citrix desktop image VMs.  These desktop images can then be used to provision WVD host pools and session hosts.

No, Nerdio Manager for WVD does not store user information.

You can deploy Nerdio Manager for WVD from the Azure Marketplace directly into your Azure subscription.  Click here to get started.

You can deploy a trial Nerdio Manager for WVD through the Azure Marketplace.

You can also watch pre-recorded demo videos here.

Nerdio Manager for WVD is an end-customer product designed for Enterprise organizations with large WVD deployments.  You can deploy Nerdio Manager for WVD on behalf of your customer into their Azure subscription.

WVD deployment can be performed without any scripting by following a wizard driven process, which includes AD and file storage integration.

Desktop Images can be created based on Azure Marketplace images or imported from existing VMs.

Once a Desktop Image is created, it can be deployed as a static or dynamic host pool with session-based desktops, personal/persistent desktops, non-persistent single-user desktops or RemoteApps.

When Nerdio Manager for WVD is installed in an Azure subscription, it can discover and associate with an existing WVD deployment and manage it.

What Makes Nerdio Manager for WVD Different?

Only “WVD Native”, Enterprise-grade solution that addresses data residency, compliance and security requirements


Can be layered on top of existing WVD deployments non-distruptively


Zero lock-in. Remove without any impact on users and infrastructure


Azure Marketplace deployment and billing – no procurement process

Autoscaling – schedule and event driven


Desktop Image creation, import, and management


Named and concurrent users pricing model


Lowest cost solution

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