Enterprise Virtual Desktop Hosting

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Enterprise Virtual Desktops enables you to remotely access University software and resources from any location, using almost any computer or mobile device, at any time of day.  University staff and faculty have access the Pitt IT Remote Work Pool with pre-installed software titles is available.  Departments can also request virtual desktops tailored to meet their unique needs.

About This Service

Key Features

  • Saves storage capacity:  Software access without saving it on your device's hard drive, for machines with limited storage capacity
  • Less bandwidth used:  Uses less bandwidth and compute resources than Office online, for those experiencing performance issues
  • Supported devices: Connect from a web browser or app on nearly any Windows, MacOS, Android or iOS device
  • Software selection: Access the most popular software for staff use, with synced access to files saved in your OneDrive cloud storage
  • Security: Secure your work with cloud-based services and storage behind Pitt Passport sign-on and Duo multifactor authentication

Getting and Using This Service

How do I access this service?

How do I request this service?

Ready to get started right away? Contact the 24/7 IT Help Desk to request access. We'll send you an onboarding questionnaire to gather the details we need to set up your access.


How do I get help?

Submit a ticket by clicking the Request Help button on the upper right hand corner of this page.

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Get started with the Pitt IT Virtual Desktop (Microsoft), which enables faculty and staff to remotely access a set software and resources.


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