Greetings from the Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) Community Newsletter (April 11th, 2024)

We are delighted to present the 59th edition of our community newsletter, released on April 11th, 2024. Our primary objective is to provide you with indispensable insights, tactics, and guidance to enhance your experience with Azure Virtual Desktop.

As our community thrives and grows, we greet all our new members with a heartfelt greeting. Whether you’re an experienced IT professional or just starting your journey in virtual desktop infrastructure, we encourage you to actively participate in discussions, share your expertise, and provide valuable feedback. Your input is precious to us as it allows us to improve our services and foster a supportive environment for everyone involved. Welcome aboard!

Community Contributions

Daas Like a Pro 2024-2025 Survey

The DaaS Like a Pro team has launched its 2024-2025 Survey! DaaS Like a Pro is a survey run every year that asks people what their current EUC initiatives are and what they will be in the future.  You can find the survey here to fill in – The DAASLIKEAPRO – State of the Union 2024 – 2025 survey is now open! – #DAASLIKEAPRO

Azure Virtual Desktop Hibernation Mode

Neil McLoughlin has created a video on how hibernation mode works under the hood. In the video he also explains the benefits that hibernation mode brings. You can watch his video here –


Socials Contributions

Microsoft Links

Windows 365 and Azure Virtual Desktop Innovations

Harjit Dhaliwal recently interviewed Bhavya Chopra around the latest innovations that are happening around AVD and Windows 365. They cover topics like identity, GPU-enabled cloud PCs, Windows 365 boot and much more! You can view the video here:

Autoscaling now Available for Azure Stack HCI

Microsoft have announced that they now have autoscaling functionality for Azure Stack HCI into public preview. This enables you to create scaling plans for your session hosts running on Azure Stack HCI which should save you some money as the price is based on per vcpu core when they are running. You can view more information here – Azure Virtual Desktop for Azure Stack HCI now has autoscale | Azure Virtual Desktop blog (

Wrap up

As we conclude another edition of the AVD Community Newsletter, we extend our heartfelt gratitude for your unwavering support and active engagement. Your contributions, insights, and enthusiasm play a vital role in maintaining our community’s vibrancy, inclusivity, and forward-thinking spirit.

Please stay connected with us through social media channels and join the ongoing conversations on the AVD Community forums. We look forward to your participation in upcoming events, webinars, and workshops. Let’s continue cultivating a thriving ecosystem that drives innovation and success in the AVD industry.

Until we meet again, stay curious, informed, and connected.

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