The latest technology news - June 2024

Welcome to our monthly roundup of the hottest tech updates in the worlds of Microsoft Azure (Windows 365, Azure Virtual Desktop, Cloud PC, and infrastructure), VMware by Broadcom, Omnissa, GitHub, HashiCorp, Azure DevOps, and other partners. This series will have must-read articles, each offering a deep dive into these cutting-edge platforms’ latest technological advancements, news, and trends.


In today’s fast-paced tech landscape, staying informed is key! That’s why we’re here to make it easy for you. Each month, we’ll handpick the most insightful and informative articles that covers:

  • DAAS / VDI / End User Computing (EUC), Endpoint Management and Apps
  • Cloud
  • Virtualization
  • Infrastructure As Code (IaC) /DevOps

So let’s dive into this month’s top tech insights.


Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD)

  • AVD Community April newsLetters. Learn more
  • Preferred app group type settings enhance user feed display. Learn more
  • Azure Virtual Desktop – Disable Telemetry (Usage Data). Learn more
  • App attach for Azure Virtual Desktop now generally available. Learn more
  • Preferred application group type behavior for pooled host pools in Azure Virtual Desktop. Learn more
  • Create an App Attach package using PowerShell. Learn more
  • Redirect AVD URL with a static web app. Learn more
  • How to image a Confidential Golden Master VM and deploy confidential Session Hosts for Azure Virtual Desktop. Learn more
  • Add Windows Cloud Login application to Conditional Access automated. Learn more
  • Azure | Secure Azure Virtual Desktop with MFA. Learn more

Windows 365 (W365) / CloudPC

  • The latest weekly W365 newsletter. Learn more
  • What’s new in Windows 365 Enterprise. Learn more
  • What’s new in Windows 365 Business. Learn more
  • What is Windows 365 Frontline? Learn more
  • 5 Years Of Cloud Security In 15 Minutes for AVD and W365. Learn more
  • MAM (preview) for Windows 365 and Azure Virtual Desktop. Learn more
  • Windows 365 Cloud PCs and Microsoft Intune for VDI administrators. Learn more
  • The future of Windows, Windows 365 and AI | Microsoft 365 Community Conference. Learn more
  • Why you’ll want to access Windows 365 through Task View. Learn more
  • New book: Securing Cloud PCs and Azure Virtual Desktop: Start implementing and optimizing security for Windows 365 and AVD infrastructure. Learn more

VMware EUC / Horizon / Omnissa

  • Weekly VMware Enduser Computing Updates by Julius Lienemann. Learn more
  • VMware Horizon Unmanaged VDI Black Screen Issue. Learn more
  • EUC Support Phone Numbers (6000004). Learn more


  • Weekly Intune newsletter by Andrew Taylor. Learn more
  • What’s new in Microsoft Intune June 2024. Learn more
  • Intune Adoption Kit. Learn more
  • Delivery Optimization and ‘Non Peerable Content. Learn more
  • New look for Intune Company Portal app for Windows. Learn more
  • Intune EUCToolbox collection. Learn more

MSIX App Attach / WinGet



Microsoft Azure

Microsoft 365 / Entra / AD

  • Entra.News - Your weekly dose of Microsoft Entra. Learn more
  • Upcoming changes to Windows single sign-on. Learn more
  • How Copilot for Microsoft 365 Works. Learn more
  • Migrate legacy MFA and SSPR to Authentication methods policy. Learn more
  • Introducing the Microsoft Entra PowerShell module. Learn more
  • Conditional Access Framework (2024.6.1) update. Learn more
  • Send emails via SMTP relay with Azure Communication Service. Learn more

Microsoft Azure

  • The latest Azure updates in one feed. Learn more
  • John Savill’s Weekly Update. Learn more
  • Azure Stack HCI - 2405 update. Learn more
  • Announcing Windows Admin Center in Azure for Windows Client machines. Learn more
  • Microsoft datacenter tour. Learn more
  • Choose an Azure compute service. Learn more
  • Build scalable cross-subscription applications with Azure Load Balancer. Learn more
  • Microsoft options for VMware migration. Learn more
  • Be notified by mail/Teams of Intune license assigned to disabled users accounts using Azure Automation. Learn more
  • 5 ways to dramatically speed up your cloud application teams. Learn more
  • Start Azure VM / Stop Azure VM / Restart Azure VM via Microsoft Teams leveraging Forms, Automation Account Runbook and Logic App. Learn more
  • Azure Bastion Session Recording is a GAME CHANGER. Learn more
  • Azure Lighthouse: A comprehensive guide for MSPs. Learn more


  • Windows Server 2025 and beyond. Learn more
  • Windows Server 2025 Storage Performance with Diskspd. Learn more
  • Introducing GPU Innovations with Windows Server 2025. Learn more
  • Use GPUs with Clustered VMs through Direct Device Assignment. Learn more
  • Deprecated features for Windows client. Learn more

VMware by Broadcom

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) / DevOps


  • New Login Experience for Azure Subscriptions with az login. Learn more
  • Analyze your API Specs with Azure API Center (Preview). Learn more
  • Using Azure Container Instances For An Azure Dev Ops Self Hosted Agent. Learn more


Hashicorp Terraform

  • Terraform 1.9.0 released. Learn more
  • Terraform 1.9 enhances input variable validations. Learn more
  • Best practices for using the Terraform AWS Provider. Learn more
  • Most Useful Terraform Tools to Use in 2024. Learn more
  • Azure landing zones Terraform module v6. Learn more
  • Using the Terraform Test Framework. Learn more

PowerShell / Azure Cloud Shell / Bicep

  • A simple PowerShell script template I use when creating new scripts. Learn more
  • Deploying Azure Email Communication Services via Bicep! Learn more


Upcomming Events

  • VMware Explore United States, 26-29 August 2024, Las Vegas. Learn more
  • AVD Tech Fest 24-25 September 2024, Amsterdam. Learn more
  • AppManagEvent 11 Oktober 2024, Utrecht NL. Learn more
  • VMware Explore Europe, 4-7 November 2024, Barcelona. Learn more