The latest technology news Week 34-2023

The latest weekly technology news from Microsoft, VMware, and other partners with a focus on End User Computing (EUC).


Microsoft Azure

  • Azure Enterprise-Scale - Reference Implementation. Link
  • Awesome Azure Architecture. Link
  • Using PowerShell to retrieve Azure VM Operating Systems. Link
  • General Availability: Improve VM resiliency with Azure Advisor’s Availability Zone recommendation. Link
  • Configuring Azure PIM with Security Groups. Link
  • Well-architected assessment for Azure VMware Solution workloads. Link
  • Announcing new enhancements for Azure VMware Solution. Link
  • Getting started with Azure Firewall (2023 edition). Link
  • Conditional Access gap analyzer workbook. Link
  • Deploy Azure landing zones. Link

Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) / Windows 365 / VDI

  • Apply Zero Trust principles to an Azure Virtual Desktop deployment. Link
  • New Best Friends: Windows 365 and VMware Horizon. Link
  • Deploying Windows 365 Frontline beyond shift workers. Link
  • Dev-optimized, cloud-based workstations—Microsoft Dev Box is now generally available. Link
  • What’s new this week in #Windows365 #CloudPC? Weekly Newsletter 19th to 25th of August 2023. Link
  • AVD Community Newsletter – 24th August 2023. Link
  • Monitor AVD with the Azure Monitor Agent part 1. Link
  • Onboard AVD pooled session hosts to Defender automatically with a script. Link


  • Perform Active Directory security assessment using PowerShell. Link
  • Release notes for Microsoft Edge Security Updates. Link
  • Announcing general availability of FSLogix 2210 hotfix 2! Link


  • Intune Newsletter – 25th August 2023. Link
  • What’s new in Microsoft Intune (2308) August edition. Link
  • Install Applications after ESP (Enrollment Status Page). Link
  • A Guide to setting up Windows Autopilot with Hybrid Azure AD join capabilities in Microsoft Intune. Link

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) / DevOps

  • The Power of PowerShell: Calculating Azure VMware Solution (AVS) Costs. Link
  • Control multiple AZ tenants with Microsoft365DSC and AZ Pipelines. Link
  • How to Configure Azure CLI Default Output Format. Link
  • Using Github Actions to deploy Azure resources with Terraform. Link
  • Enterprise Azure Policy as Code (EPAC). Link
  • Course AZ-040T00: Automating Administration with PowerShell. Link
  • Securing your workflows with managed identities. Link
  • HashiCorp updates licensing FAQ based on community questions. Link


  • vSphere+ Overview Lightboard video. Link
  • Week 34-2023 VMware Enduser Computing Updates. Link
  • VMware Explore 2023 Las Vegas | Day 1 Recap. Link
  • VMware Explore 2023 Las Vegas | Day 2 Recap. Link
  • VMware Explore 2023 Las Vegas | Day 3 Recap. Link
  • On-demand session URLs for VMware Explore US 2023. Link
  • vSphere 8 Update 2 release. Link
  • Bringing our Apps Everywhere vision to life with VMware App Volumes. Link


  • ControlUp 50 User FREE License. Link
  • NVIDIA Changed Generative AI Forever (SIGGRAPH 2023 Supercut). Link
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