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May 2021

May 19

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Services
May 3

Azure Security Center: General availability updates for April 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

New enhancements and updates released for general availability (GA) in Azure Security Center in April 2021.

  • Security Center
  • Security
  • Services

April 2021

Apr 14

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
Apr 7

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
Apr 1

General availability: Azure Monitor for Azure Virtual Desktop

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Services

March 2021

Mar 1

Azure Security Center: Public preview updates for February 2021

IN PREVIEW

Preview enhancements and updates released for Azure Security Center in February 2021.

  • Security Center
  • Security
  • Services

December 2020

Dec 4

Azure IRAP has assessed seven additional services and granted them the level of PROTECTED

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure expands its depth of offerings to Australian customers with its latest independent IRAP assessment.

  • Compliance
Dec 2

Azure Monitor for Windows Virtual Desktop in public preview

IN PREVIEW

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

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features

November 2020

Nov 11

Azure achieves Service Organization Controls compliance for 14 additional services

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure gives you some of the industry’s broadest certifications for the critical SOC 1, 2, and 3 compliance offering, which is widely used around the world.

  • Compliance
Nov 11

New recommendations from Azure Advisor are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Four new best practice recommendations will help you improve the reliability and performance of your Azure resources

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services

October 2020

Oct 16

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

Sep 30

New recommendations for operational excellence are now available in Azure Advisor

NOW AVAILABLE

Review new Azure Advisor recommendations to help you improve your cloud operations.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services
Sep 22

Azure Stack Hub with GPU's now generally available

Azure Stack Hub now supports NVIDIA V100, NVIDIA T4 and AMD Mi25 GPU enabling ML, VDI and Inferencing on the edge.

  • Azure Stack Hub
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Sep 22

FastTrack for Azure now supports Windows Virtual Desktop

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features

August 2020

Aug 31

Windows Virtual Desktop is now available in the Azure Government cloud (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

Get started today with Windows Virtual Desktop in public preview in US Government regions. Deploy and scale Windows desktops and apps on Azure in minutes.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features

July 2020

Jul 29

Remote Desktop client for Android now supports Windows Virtual Desktop connections

NOW AVAILABLE

Access Windows Virtual Desktop from the new Remote Desktop client for Android.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features
Jul 28

Windows Virtual Desktop Azure portal and Microsoft Teams integrations are generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

It’s now easier to deploy and manage Windows Virtual Desktop as well as provide seamless meeting and collaboration experiences through integration with Microsoft Teams.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features

May 2020

May 29

Windows Virtual Desktop media optimization for Microsoft Teams is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Media optimization for Microsoft Teams is now available for Windows Desktop client on Windows 10 machines

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features
May 19

Azure VM Image Builder service will be generally available Q4 2020

IN PREVIEW

Unify and simplify your image building process across Azure and Azure Stack using Azure VM Image Builder. It helps give you ease of use with automated image building pipeline, management for the images you’ve built, and DevOps integration with Azure DevOps and other DevOps management solutions you use. In addition, it enables Azure integration for governance and compliance with virtual network configuration and connectivity via enterprise networking options and authentication.

  • Services

April 2020

Apr 1

Azure DevTest discounts are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Access the Windows Virtual Desktop service within your Azure DevTest subscription

  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features

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