Category: News

Microsoft Customer Story: University of Massachusetts (UMass Boston) transforms remote learning with “CloudPC”

Read this #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) customer case to learn how the University of Massachusetts (UMass Boston) is using WVD to securely support remote learning of over 16,000 students across nine colleges and schools. via Microsoft Customer Story-UMass Boston transforms remote learning with “CloudPC”

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New Windows Virtual Desktop partner – FabulaTech

The ever expanding #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) partner ecosystem (aka.ms/wvdpartners) has a new partner: #FabulaTech. Their software creates a virtual device. For example, you can create a virtual webcam, scanner, or fingerprint reader. Any apps running in a remote session can access the virtual device as if it was a physical device. via Windows Virtual Desktop partner […]

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WVDLogix AutoScaling Tool

Patrick Köhler (@wvdlogix) has released version 0.2 of his autoscaling tool, which provides a UI that makes it (even) easier to perform autoscaling in #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD). His tool is free to use. New UI of the WVDLogix AutoScaling Tool Graphical User Interface (Modern Windows UI) Secure connection to Azure (including MFA capabilities for your secure […]

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Microsoft Customer Story-WVD and Keiser University

When Keiser University had to temporarily close 21 campuses because of COVID-19, it didn’t have the luxury of time. What it did have was an innovative, forward-thinking IT team that had already looked into Windows Virtual Desktop for classroom use. With less than five business days to create the infrastructure that would support 3,800 people […]

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Final Security baseline Windows 10 and Windows Server, version 2004

We are pleased to announce the final release of the security configuration baseline settings for Windows 10 and Windows Server version 2004. Please download the content from the Microsoft Security Compliance Toolkit, test the recommended configurations, and customize and implement as appropriate.  If you have questions or issues, please let us know via the Security Baseline Community. via Security […]

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Using Wintellisys WVD Manager Version 2.0

#WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) partner Wintellisys has released version 2.0 of their WVD Manager product. The new features that were introduced as part of Wintellisys WVD Manager 2.0 as listed below. Update: WVD Tenant Addition Process Update: New and Intuitive Interface Update: WVD Manager Dashboards Feature: RBAC Manager Feature: Multi-User Interface Feature: WVD Manager Options Feature: Session […]

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AMD powered NVv4 instance now certified by Autodesk

AMD has announced that the #Azure NVv4 VMs (popular in #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD)) are now certified by Autodesk for its AutoCAD, Revit, and Inventor applications. After undergoing rigorous testing and detailed evaluation, IT managers and users have the assurance of reliability and the support from Autodesk they need to take their trusted workstation and desktop working environments […]

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ControlUp + WVD integrations released

#WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) partner @ControlUp have released their first version of their integration with WVD (created by Esther Barthel @virtuEs_IT)  allowing customers to perform WVD management actions right from the #ControlUp console. In the first release of ControlUp WVD script actions, you’ll find: WVD Store Azure Service Principal Credentials WVD Prepare PowerShell Modules prerequisites WVD Get […]

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