The latest technology news Week 49-2023

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

  • Entra.News #22: Your weekly dose of Microsoft Entra, Learn more
  • Leveraging Microsoft Entra ID (Azure AD) to counter token theft. Learn more
  • Microsoft Entra ID Continuous access evaluation and how it works! Learn more

Microsoft Azure

  • The Azure Infrastructure Update  8th of December 2023. Learn more
  • Common pitfalls of large-scale datacenter migration projects to Azure. Learn more
  • Everything You Need to Know About Azure Managed Disks. Learn more
  • Communicating a cost savings initiative the right way and what NOT to do. Learn more

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

  • Week 49-2023 VMware Enduser Computing Updates. Learn more
  • Weekly Newsletter – 2nd of December to 8th of December 2023. Learn more
  • AVD Community Newsletter – 7th December 2023. Learn more
  • Configure single sign-on for Azure Virtual Desktop using Microsoft Entra ID authentication. Learn more
  • What is MSIX and MSIX app attach? - Steve Horne & Jim Moyle. Learn more
  • New app attach features for Azure Virtual Desktop in public preview. Learn more
  • Announcing general availability of the new Microsoft Teams app for virtual desktop infrastructure. Learn more
  • Upgrade to new Teams for Virtualized Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). Learn more
  • VMware Unified Access Gateway Techzone. Learn more
  • VMware Explore Barcelona EUC Updates. Learn more
  • Self-Guided Workshop: Horizon - Getting Started w/ App & Desktop Virtualization (HOL-2451-01-DWS). Learn more
  • Get the latest updates for VMware Horizon packaging and licensing. Learn more
  • Announcing FSLogix 2210 hotfix 3 Preview (2.9.8716.30241). Learn more
  • Classic Teams for VDI will reach end of support on June 30th, 2024. Learn more
  • Troubleshooting issues with AppX, MSIX or Microsoft store applications with FSLogix. Learn more

Microsoft 365 Defender / Sentinel

  • TechTalk Dudes S03E04 - Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management. Learn more
  • Blocking Remote Support Applications using Windows Defender Application Control and Microsoft Intune. Learn more


  • Microsoft Entra hybrid join devices isn’t recommended through Autopilot. Learn more
  • Introducing Microsoft Intune Enterprise App Management. Learn more
  • Microsoft Intune Reporting Using Azure Automation With System Assigned Managed Identity. Learn more
  • Get a better Intune policy report part 3. (FINAL). Learn more

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) / DevOps

  • Audit changes in GPOs using Azure DevOps – Config as Code Part 2. Learn more
  • Terraform v1.6.0 released. Learn more
  • Azure Bicep Advent Calendar Schedule. Learn more
  • Mastering Ansible on Windows: Your Go-To Expert Guide. Learn more


  • DRSuite unveils exciting 2024 roadmap, prioritizing Ransomware protection and MSP empowerment. Learn more

VMware by Broadcom

  • The annual Dutch VMUG UserCon is back in Den Bosch on March 26, 2024! Learn more
  • An exciting new era for End-User Computing. Learn more


  • ControlUp - Introducing ControlUp’s Free DEX Tools. Learn more
  • The future of As Built Report. Learn more
  • Veeam Backup & Replication v12.1 What’s New. Learn more