What's happening? Windows 365 at Microsoft Ignite

Published Nov 02 2021 08:00 AM 23.1K Views

To help you track what's happening at Microsoft Ignite about Windows 365, we're sharing this blog with highlights of new features, sessions, videos, blogs, and more. Let's get started!

New Windows 365 features announced at Microsoft Ignite

Here's a quick summary of all the new Windows 365 features available today or coming soon.

Windows 365 web client improvements

  • Faster load times
  • Higher performance and reliability
  • Local resource settings
  • Alternative keyboards
  • Edit settings in‑session 
  • Accessibility improvements
  • Bookmark Cloud PCs

Native Azure AD Join support

  • No domain controller required
  • No Azure subscription or virtual network required
  • Single sign-on support
  • Windows Hello

Windows 365 Business improvements

  • Selectable Standard user or Local Admin
  • Selectable operating system: Windows 10 or Windows 11
  • Purchase and assign licenses and provision Cloud PCs from end user portal

Windows 11 experience

  • Enhanced security – virtual TPM chip, Universal Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI), and Secure Boot support
  • New Windows 11 marketplace images with Microsoft 365 apps
  • Simplify security for Cloud PCs with security baselines

Be sure to provide your feedback on the new features to our product team.

Windows 365 technical sessions

Microsoft Ignite on demand

Microsoft Ignite Into Focus

Technical deep dives

Ask the Experts: Windows 365

Today, on the first day of Microsoft Ignite, at 12:30PM PT, you can bring Windows 365 questions to Ask the Experts: Deploying and managing Windows. We'll have Windows 365 experts standing by to help!

After the conference, on Monday, November 29, 2021, the Windows 365 engineering team will answer your questions at an upcoming live Ask the Experts event on Learn TV. We also monitor the Windows 365 discussion board on Tech Community so feel free to post your questions there 24/7!

Become a Microsoft MVP for Windows 365

Do you aspire to be a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Windows 365? We just announced our new program. If you're interested in becoming an MVP, please leave a comment below!

Windows 365 at Microsoft Ignite blogs

Public preview announcements

Have you been waiting for native Azure AD support for Windows 365 Enterprise? Now's your chance for early access! You can help the Windows 365 product group test and validate the product prior to general availability. Sign up to be notified when the public preview is available.

Windows in the Cloud video series

I just launched a new video series about Windows 365 Cloud PCs for you, the IT pro. We hope you'll join us every month as we explore technology-focused topics alongside members of the community, Microsoft Engineering, customers, and end users. Bookmark the series to track upcoming episodes.  

After Microsoft Ignite

Even after the event is over, you can still increase your skills and knowledge around Windows 365 and Cloud PCs. Check out these resources:


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