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August 2022

8 Aug

General availability: Azure Lab Services August 2022 update

NOW AVAILABLE

Improve performance, reliability, and scalability for Azure Lab Services with the latest update.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Services

December 2021

2 Dec

Public preview: FSLogix profiles support for Azure AD-joined VMs for Azure Virtual Desktop

IN PREVIEW

Create an Azure Files share to store FSLogix profiles and configure it to support Azure AD authentication.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features

November 2021

8 Nov

General availability: ExpressRoute now supports Azure Virtual Desktop Shortpath RDP over Private Peering

NOW AVAILABLE

ExpressRoute enables direct connectivity between on-premises and Microsoft global network. You can connect to virtual machines and private endpoints defined in an Azure virtual network with private peering.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features
2 Nov

Autoscale public preview is now available for Azure Virtual Desktop

IN PREVIEW

Azure Virtual Desktop now supports autoscale for pooled host pools to help you optimize costs.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
2 Nov

Azure Virtual Desktop for Azure Stack HCI public preview is now available

IN PREVIEW

With Azure Virtual Desktop for Azure Stack HCI, you can maintain full control over your infrastructure and enjoy the advantages of Azure Virtual Desktop in your own datacenter, including a full Windows 10 and 11 desktop experience for users with multi-session or single session support to optimize cost and performance.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features

October 2021

5 Oct

Windows 11 is now generally available on Azure Virtual Desktop

NOW AVAILABLE

Deploy Windows 11 desktops and applications on Azure Virtual Desktop and utilize new capabilities while optimizing for cost.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features

September 2021

22 Sep

Announcing general availability of Azure AD-joined VMs support

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now deploy Azure AD-joined VMs in your host pools for Azure Virtual Desktop.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features
17 Sep

General Availability: Azure Virtual Desktop is now available in the Azure China cloud

NOW AVAILABLE

Get started today with Azure Virtual Desktop in Azure China cloud. Deploy and scale Windows desktops and apps on Azure in minutes.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features
8 Sep

Screen Capture Protection for Azure Virtual Desktop is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

This new Azure Virtual Desktop feature prevents sensitive information from being captured in screen captures and screen shares.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features

August 2021

23 Aug

Windows 11 public preview is now available on Azure Virtual Desktop

IN PREVIEW

You can now run Windows 11 preview images on Azure Virtual Desktop.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Operating System
  • Features

July 2021

29 Jul

Start VM on connect capability in Azure Virtual Desktop enters general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Start VM on Connect will help you optimise the costs of your deployment by offering a configuration setting in the service to start stopped or deallocated VMs when needed.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Services
  • Features
26 Jul

Public preview: Azure Virtual Desktop is now available in the Azure China cloud

IN PREVIEW

Get started today with Azure Virtual Desktop in public preview in Azure China cloud. Deploy and scale Windows desktops and apps on Azure in minutes.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features
14 Jul

General availability: Deliver a secure hybrid workplace with Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365

NOW AVAILABLE

Learn about our new announcements and product updates for Azure Virtual Desktop at Microsoft Inspire 2021.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Services
  • Microsoft Inspire

May 2021

19 May

Azure Virtual Desktop web client to end support for Internet Explorer 11 on 30 September 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

Beginning 30 September 2021, the Azure Virtual Desktop web client will no longer support IE 11.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Services

April 2021

14 Apr

MSIX app attach in Azure portal now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

MSIX app attach capability is now generally available in the Azure portal and is integrated with Azure Resource Manager.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features
7 Apr

Public preview: Start VM on connect feature for Azure Virtual Desktop

IN PREVIEW

You can now keep your VMs deallocated to save cost and have it automatically start up when a user connects.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features
1 Apr

General availability: Azure Monitor for Azure Virtual Desktop

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for Azure Virtual Desktop provides a centralised view of the health of your Azure Virtual Desktop environment and enables you to optimise your deployment and quickly troubleshoot issues.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Services

December 2020

2 Dec

Azure Monitor for Windows Virtual Desktop in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Windows Virtual Desktop is a new capability that provides a centralised monitoring view to help you identify and troubleshoot issues with Windows Virtual Desktop.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features

October 2020

16 Oct

Windows Virtual Desktop is now generally available in the Azure Government cloud

NOW AVAILABLE

Simplify and secure your virtualization infrastructure, in the cloud, with Windows Virtual Desktop.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features

September 2020

22 Sep

FastTrack for Azure now supports Windows Virtual Desktop

NOW AVAILABLE

FastTrack for Azure is a technical enablement programme that helps with rapid and effective design and deployment of cloud solutions.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features

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