The latest technology news Week 48-2023

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 App registration – Step-by step part 4. Learn more
  • What’s new in Active Directory. Learn more
  • Prevent AiTM with Microsoft Entra Global Secure Access and Conditional Access. Learn more

Microsoft Azure

  • Azure Infrastructure Update – 1st of December 2023. Learn more
  • Microsoft Cybersecurity Reference Architectures (MRCA) documentation for December 2023! Learn more
  • Standard and High-Performance VPN Gateway SKUs will be retired on 30 September 2025. Learn more
  • Azure Business Continuity Guide. Learn more
  • Start Your Cloud Adoption Journey with the New Azure Expert Assessment Offering! Learn more

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

  • On-Demand Webinar: W365 and AVD | Which Solution is Right for Your Business. Learn more
  • VMware EUC Newsletter – Week 48. Learn more
  • Weekly Newsletter – 25th of November to 1st of December 2023. Learn more
  • What’s new in MSIX: November 2023. Learn more
  • MSIX and app attach made easy. Learn more
  • AVD Community Newsletter – 30th November 2023. Learn more
  • Removed All The Apps in AVD…Here’s What Happened. Learn more
  • SSO for Azure Virtual Desktop with AD users. Learn more
  • Azure Virtual Desktop Well-Architected Framework. Learn more
  • Windows 365 hands-on episode 2: Using Passkeys with Windows 365. Learn more
  • Securing Windows in the cloud for Cloud PCs & Cloud VDI. Learn more
  • Personal Desktop Autoscale on Azure Virtual Desktop generally available. Learn more
  • Horizon Cloud Next-Gen Service TrueSSO with Microsoft Enterprise Certificate Authority. Learn more
  • VMware Horizon 2212.2 (8.8.2) ESB available. Learn more

Microsoft 365 Defender / Sentinel

  • Simplifying Onboarding to Microsoft Defender for Cloud with Terraform. Learn more

Intune

  • Getting Started with the IntuneCLI, an Automated Intune Management Solution. Learn more
  • Coming to the Microsoft Intune Suite – Microsoft Cloud PKI! Learn more
  • Modern management or Windows 11? It’s more about “and” than “or”. Learn more

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) / DevOps

  • Azure Terraform Export Tool – What’s New? Learn more
  • Monitor git secrets on Azure DevOps with Gitleaks. Learn more
  • 365AutomatedLab 1.1.0, This module will allow you to create a 365 Development Environment from an Excel workbook. Learn more
  • Run Dev Containers without Docker on Windows 11. Learn more
  • GitHub Copilot – November 30th Update. Learn more
  • Azure DevOps concepts. Learn more
  • Azure Deployment Stacks. Learn more
  • Azure DevOps Server 2022.1 RTW now available. Learn more

Vembu

  • BDRSuite by Vembu, named G2 leader in Server backup and high performer in online Backup, solidifying its position as the #1 cost-effective backup & recovery software globally. Learn more

VMware by Broadcom

  •  vCenter Database (VCDB) 101. Learn more
  • vSphere Code Capture is your ChatGPT for vSphere Automation. Learn more
  • What happens to VMware EUC and Carbon Black under Broadcom? Learn more
  • VMware vCenter SSO Integration with Azure AD. Learn more
  • VMware vSphere As Built Report v1.3.4 Learn more
  • RVTools version 4.5.1. Learn more
  • vCommunity Discord. Learn more

Windows

  •  Windows 10 22H2 Copilot in preview. Learn more
  • The first Windows Server 2012/R2 ESU Patches are out! Are you protected? Learn more
  • Clear Teams 2.1 Cache (Windows 11). Learn more
  • WinGet community repository frequently asked questions (FAQs). Learn more

Other

  •  Microsoft Designer Image Creator. Learn more
  • 10ZiG Repurposing Software Download free license. Learn more
  • Creating Cool architecture diagrams in 2023. Learn more
  • FSLogix on Nutanix Files. Learn more

The latest technology news Week 47-2023

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

  • Insights and change tracking on Microsoft Entra ID Service Principals (Enterprise Applications and Applications). Learn more

Microsoft Azure

  • Migrate Azure Redis Cache Before It’s Too Late! Learn more
  • Introducing AD FS Application Migration: Your Path to Simplicity and Security. Learn more
  • Azure Infrastructure Update – 24th November 2023. Learn more
  • Simplify certificate management of on-prem IIS server with Azure Arc & Azure Key Vault VM extension. Learn more

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

  • Weekly Newsletter – 18th of November to 24th of November 2023. Learn more
  • Microsoft 365 has a main support support lifecycle (5 years) for Windows Server 2022. Learn more 
  • Week 47-2023 VMware Enduser Computing Updates. Learn more
  • Try Windows 365 Business free for one month. Learn more
  • W365 and AVD | Which Solution is Right for Your Business. Learn more

Microsoft 365 Defender / Sentinel

  • Introducing the new Microsoft Sentinel simplified pricing. Learn more

Intune

  • Endpoint Management Weekly – November 20-26, 2023. Learn more
  • Intune Newsletter – 24th November 2023. Learn more
  • Manage Microsoft Intune environments with IntuneCLI. Learn more
  • Audit changes in Intune configs using Azure DevOps – Config as Code Part 1. Learn more

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) / DevOps

  • Azure Image Builder Image Build with Bicep and Azure DevOps. Learn more
  • Git Cheat Sheet. Learn more
  • Microsoft Graph CLI v1.0.0 is now generally available. Learn more
  • Azure Bicep Cheat Sheet. Learn more
  • Deploy an Azure Dashboard using Terraform. Learn more
  • Mastering Terraform Dynamic Blocks with If-Else Conditionals. Learn more

Vembu

VMware by Broadcom

  • VMware is now part of Broadcom. Learn more
  • vSphere 8 is getting Update 2 – Announcement at VMware Explore 2023. Learn more
  • RVTools 4.5.0 is available. Learn more
  • How to Replace Default VMware ESXi SSL Certificate? Learn more
  • Git integration for Power Actions. Learn more
  • Cloud Consumption Interface for vSphere+ Now Available for All Users. Learn more
  • How to customize IP Spaces’ IP allocation with Terraform. Learn more

The latest technology news Week 46-2023

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

  • Stop hackers from stealing your Microsoft 365 user’s passwords. Learn more
  • Microsoft Office 2024 confirmed: won’t require a subscription. Learn more
  • Support for Office 2016 and 2019 clients connecting to Microsoft 365 services has ended. Learn more
  • Entra.News #19: Your weekly dose of Microsoft Entra. Learn more
  • Blocking user consent to Entra ID enterprise apps. Learn more
  • Microsoft Entra Private Access: secure access to internal resources and cloud services without VPN. Learn more
  • Introducing AD FS Application Migration: Your Path to Simplicity and Security. Learn more

Microsoft Azure

  • Microsoft Ignite 2003 Book of News. Learn more
  • Automated download needs of Ignite 2023 content for offline viewing. Learn more
  • Azure Well-Architected Review Assessment Updates. Learn more
  • What’s new in the Azure Well-Architected Framework. Learn more
  • Announcing the general availability of Azure Boost. Learn more
  • John Savill’s Azure Infrastructure Update – 17th November 2023 – IGNITE EDITION. Learn more
  • Accelerate edge deployments with cloud-managed infrastructure and Azure Stack HCI version 23H2. Learn more
  • Microsoft Learn Cloud Skills Challenges. Learn more
  • Azure Command-line Tools Ignite 2023 Announcement. Learn more
  • Security Adoption Framework Resources. Learn more
  • Revolutionize Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery with Azure Business Continuity Center. Learn more
  • Azure Naming Tool Version 3.2.0 Released. Learn more
  • Azure Review Checklists. Learn more
  • Default outbound access in Azure. Learn more
  • Public preview: Private subnet. Learn more
  • Bring Azure to your System Center environment: Announcing GA of SCVMM enabled by Azure Arc. Learn more
  • Deepening Well-Architected guidance for workloads hosted on Azure. Learn more
  • Azure MMA Agent Bulk Removal. Learn more

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

  • What’s new in Windows 365 Enterprise? Learn more
  • What’s new in Azure Virtual Desktop? Learn more
  • Higher configuration offerings available in Windows 365. Learn more
  • Windows Mechanics. What is the Windows App? + GPU support coming to Windows 365. Learn more
  • What is Windows App? Learn more
  • Microsoft Azure and hibernated Virtual Machines and Azure Virtual Desktop Hibernation. Learn more
  • Azure Academy Azure VM Hibernate. Learn more
  • Host pool provisioning now supported in Azure Virtual Desktop for Azure Stack HCI preview. Learn more
  • Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop Academy. Learn more
  • VMware EUC Newsletter – Week 46. Learn more
  • End-User Computing Performance Impact Analysis. Learn more
  • AVD Community Newsletter – 16th November 2023. Learn more

Microsoft 365 Defender

  • XDR in an era of end-user-to-cloud cyberattacks and securing the use of AI. Learn more

Intune

  • Introducing Microsoft Intune Enterprise App Management. Learn more
  • Intune macOS Configuration profiles. Learn more
  • Microsoft Cloud PKI launches as a new addition to the Microsoft Intune Suite. Learn more
  • Microsoft Intune Application Deployment Best Practices. Learn more
  • Microsoft Technical Takeoff. Learn more
  • The IntuneCLI for automated Intune management. Learn more
  • Declarative Device Management Software Update deployment with macOS and Intune (it worked!!). Learn more
  • Blocking desktop apps with M365 E5. Learn more
  • Intune Newsletter – 17th November 2023. Learn more

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) / DevOps

  • CI / CD Deployment of Conditional Access Policies for a Zero Trust Architecture Framework using Terraform and GitHub Actions. Learn more
  • Security best practices for authors of GitHub Actions. Learn more
  • Unleashing the ‘Code Ninja’ on Terraform: AzureAD Conditional Access Policy Takedown! Learn more
  • Terraform On A Dime: Building Azure Infrastructure on a Shoestring Budget with Mark Tinderholt. Learn more
  • Checking prices for azure VMs with PowerShell. Learn more
  • Enhance Azure SQL post-deployments privately with Bicep. Learn more
  • Get Started with Git. Learn more
  • (Part-1) Leverage Bicep: Standard model to Automate Azure IaaS deployment. Learn more
  • PowerShell:- Keeping my session alive with keyboard strokes. Learn more
  • Build a Windows Server 2022 template with Packer on Proxmox. Learn more
  • CAF Terraform – Course Launch. Learn more
  • Join the Azure Terraformer Discord Community! Learn more

Vembu

VMware

  • vExpert 2024: Application Support & Program Resources. Learn more
  • Bringing our Apps Everywhere vision to life with VMware App Volumes. Learn more
  • Update NVIDIA vGPU Driver on an ESXi Host. Learn more
  • VMware Hybrid Cloud options
  • Performance Impact with VMware Workstation on Windows 11 with Intel Hybrid CPUs. Learn more
  • VMware EXPLORE 2023 Barcelona News. Learn more

Windows

  • Windows 11 KB5032190 update enables Moment 4 features for everyone. Learn more
  • Windows Server Insiders community. Learn more

Other

  • Microsoft fixes critical Azure CLI flaw that leaked credentials in logs. Learn more
  • Azure & AI Lowlands ’24 ticket available. Learn more
  • New Group Policy settings in Windows 11 23H2. Learn more
  • What’s New in Windows Server v.Next. Learn more