The latest technology news Week 43-2023

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the hottest tech updates in the worlds of Azure, VMware, and other partners. In this series, we’ll be curating a collection of must-read articles, each offering a deep dive into the latest technological advancements, news, and trends within these cutting-edge platforms.

We understand that in today’s fast-paced tech landscape, staying informed is key. That’s why we’re here to make it easy for you. Each week, we’ll handpick the most insightful and informative articles that cover everything from Cloud, virtualization, Infrastructure As Code (IaC), DevOps to End User Computing breakthroughs.

Without further ado, let’s dive into this week’s top tech insights:

Microsoft 365

  • Automate User Provisioning from ANY HR Platform to Microsoft 365 | Part 2. Learn more
  • Microsoft365DSC is the most comprehensive and complete solution to have your Microsoft 365 tenant configuration simple and stable. Learn more

Microsoft Azure / Windows

  • Call for speakers Festive Tech Calendar 2023. Learn more
  • Announcing Microsoft Applied Skills, the new credentials to verify in-demand technical skills. Learn more
  • Windows Local Administrator Password Solution with Microsoft Entra ID now Generally Available! Learn more
  • Windows LAPS: More than just a policy. Learn more
  • Time to revisit your Reserved Instances. Learn more
  • The Azure Kubernetes Service Checklist. Learn more
  • Entra.News #16: Your weekly dose of Microsoft Entra. Learn more

Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) / Windows 365 / VMware Horizon / EUC

  • Install the New Teams Client on Azure Virtual Desktop (preview) - AVD. Learn more
  • EMEA Windows 365 User Group - November event 2023. Learn more
  • Azure Academy: OneDrive Remote App: Game-Changer for AVD Users. Learn more
  • VMware EUC Newsletter - Week 43. Learn more
  • AVD Community Newsletter – 26th October 2023. Learn more
  • Want to know what’s new in the world of #Windows365 #CloudPC? Weekly Newsletter – 21st to 27th of October 2023. Learn more
  • Deploy an Azure Dedicated host for Azure Virtual desktop session hosts. Learn more

Microsoft Defender

  • Microsoft Defender for Endpoint: New and more streamlined device connectivity on the way. Learn more


  • Intune Newsletter – 27th October 2023. Learn more
  • Troubleshoot Intune with Get-IntuneManagementExtensionDiagnostics. Learn more
  • Intune Training Course. Learn more

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) / DevOps / PowerShell / Scripts

  • Microsoft released PowerShell DSC v3. Learn more
  • New version of Get-Mailprotection availalbe. Learn more
  • 6 Command Line (PowerShell & CLI) Tips & Tricks for Microsoft Azure you should know about! Learn more
  • TerraVision is a CLI tool that converts Terraform code into Professional Cloud Architecture Diagrams. Learn more
  • Writing code without the setup with GitHub Codespaces. Learn more
  • How can I make a User Interface for PowerShell? Learn more
  • Terraform on Azure November Community Call. Learn more
  • How to easily backup your Azure environment using EntraExporter and Azure DevOps Pipeline. Learn more
  • Testing out my Azure Demo Lab with Terraform Cloud. Learn more



  • VMware vCenter Server Out-of-Bounds Write Vulnerability (CVE-2023-34048). Learn more
  • VMSA-2023-0023: Questions & Answers. Learn more
  • Local privilege escalation vulnerability in VMware Tools (macOS) (CVE-2023-34057) and SAML Token Signature Bypass vulnerability in VMware Tools (CVE-2023-34058). Learn more
  • VMware Horizon 8 2309 Release Notes. Learn more
  • VMware Flings Update. Learn more
  • New location for Power Actions (Technical Preview). Learn more
  • Veeam Backup & Replication support for VMware vSphere 8.0 U2. Learn more
  • vSphere 8 Security Configuration & Hardening Guide. Learn more
  • VMware Workstation 17.5 Pro and Player are Now Live. Learn more
  • Best Practices for Patching VMware vSphere. Learn more


  • Building and Deploying a Blog with Hugo and GitHub Pages. Learn more
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