A set of PowerShell commands that enable migration from the original (classic) Azure Virtual Desktop to ARM-based Azure Virtual Desktop are now generally available, which could aid in migrating existing deployments off the legacy version of the service.
New and updated Azure service offerings increasingly take the place of server roles included with Windows Server Datacenter edition.
Changes in Microsoft’s server OS offerings and licensing both pressure and entice organizations to adopt Azure services and subscriptions.
Updates to Azure Virtual Desktop streamline configuration and deployment tasks and add improved management capabilities; compared to the new Windows 365 service, AVD remains better suited for hosting VDI at scale.
Defender for Endpoint now fully supports multisession Windows Virtual Desktop hosts.
Windows Virtual Desktop is available in Azure US Government regions in preview, and expanded availability of the WVD service could improve performance in public Azure regions.
The Windows Virtual Desktop Spring Update and Teams media optimization capabilities are now generally available.