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Azure RemoteApp: Templates

Learn about the differences between Basic Remote Apps, Standard Remote Apps, and Highly Available Remote Apps.

This article refers to the MyCloudIT Gen 2 platform, which was launched in 2015. Look for MyCloudIT Gen 3 to be launched in early 2021.

Overview

Using remote applications is the fastest way to access work applications anywhere on any device. This guide will explain the differences between 3 different templates: Basic Remote Apps, Standard Remote Apps, and Highly Available Remote Apps. Selecting the right template is crucial to maximizing the efficiency and cost-savings of the deployment. 

Basic Remote Apps

Basic Remote Apps Template is designed for small businesses with 1 to 48 users and a single user collection. 

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Standard Remote Apps

Standard Remote Apps Template can support up to 375 users with unlimited user collections. 

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Domain-Joined Remote Apps

Domain-Joined Remote Apps Template allows you to create Remote App solutions inside an existing Windows Server Active Directory domain, in an existing Azure Virtual Network. This template also supports up to 375 users with unlimited user collections.

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Highly Available Remote Apps

Highly Available template also supports up to 375 users, however, it deploys multiple RD Session Host servers into a farm to avoid disconnection when a single server fails. Highly Available template is recommended for the highest availability and scalability for a deployment. 

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After choosing the right Remote Apps template, you can start your deployment immediately.

For assistance with large deployments (more than 375 app users) or customization, contact MyCloudIT at support@mycloudit.com.