The latest technology news week 27–2023

Here’s the latest weekly technology news from Microsoft, including updates on Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD), Windows 365, VMware, and IaC.


Microsoft Azure

  • Check This Out! (CTO!) Guide (June 2023). Discover the latest innovations in core infrastructure & security!  Link
  • What is Azure Virtual Network encryption (Preview)? Link
  • Microsoft Events and where to find them (v1.1). Link
  • How to protect Azure storage accounts (Blob) using Defender for Storage. Link
  • May 2023 Cumulative Update Explained. Link
  • What is Azure AD Connect cloud sync? Link
  • Network Design Guide for Azure VMware Solution. Link
  • How to use Managed Identities with Microsoft Graph PowerShell. Link
  • Azure AD Assessment Guide. Link
  • Become a Microsoft Defender for Cloud Ninja. Link

Azure Virtual Desktop

  • New client v1.2.4419 released. Link
  • Compare Cloud-Based Workspaces: Windows 365 vs. Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD). Link

Windows 365

  • Windows 365 Enterprise - What’s new?  Link
  • Windows 365 Frontline is now generally available. Link
  • Windows 365 & NextGen Windows Experiences Partner Virtual Technical Bootcamp. Link


  • Request and Deploy SCEP Certificates with the Intune NDES Connector. Link
  • Intune Training Course 2023. Link

Microsoft 365

  • Security Baseline for M365 Apps for Enterprise v2306. Link
  • Microsoft Cranks Up Deployment Schedule for Teams 2.1. Link
  • Administrative Template files (ADMX/ADML) for Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise/Office LTSC 2021/Office 2019/Office 2016 updated July. Link


  • Jake Walsh  EUC Forum July 2023 Meeting – Resources and Slides. Link
  • Here are 5 nifty Azure Bicep tips and tricks to speed up your Azure deployments. Link
  • De Nederlandse Kubernetes Podcast - Afl 19: GitHub of Azure DevOps? Link
  • Terraform azurerm provider v3.64.0 supports Privileged Identity Management (PIM). Link


  • VMware Explore Barcelona Registration Is Open (6-9 November 2023). Link
  • VMware Horizon 8 2306 released.
  • VMware Horizon Client for Windows 2306 released. Link
  • VMware Unified Access Gateway 2306 released. Link


  • NVIDIA vGPU v16.0 Long-Term Support. With VMware vSphere 8.1 support. This makes it possible to run mixed GPU profiles in a single cluster including DRS support! Link
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