Unleashing the Power of Code-Driven Virtual Desktop Deployments: AVD & Windows 365

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Join us for a comprehensive session on deploying cloud-based virtual desktops with Azure. Jon and Jake will walk you through the process of deploying Azure Virtual Desktop and its supporting infrastructure, using Terraform, Packer and PowerShell, demonstrating the power and versatility of deployment via code. They will also provide a side-by-side comparison of Windows 365 and Azure Virtual Desktop, highlighting the pros and cons of each solution. To top it off, they will show you how to deploy Windows 365 via PowerShell, giving you hands-on experience including deploying a custom image via Packer. Whether you're new to virtual desktop deployment or an experienced pro, this session is sure to leave you with valuable insights and practical skills. This session will cover: Azure Virtual Desktop Windows 365 Terraform Packer Infrastructure as Code


Jon Jarvis

Principal Consultant at CDW, Microsoft MVP & MCT

Microsoft MVP & MCT | Sessionize Top 3% speaker 2022 Jon specialises in Microsoft 365 with over 10 years of experience in consultancy, Jon is passionate about Microsoft Workspace products and especially enjoys enabling customer productivity in Microsoft. Jon is the co-host of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast which has over 50 episodes of talking to Women in Tech about there careers and journeys. Jon particularly likes talking about Microsoft Security and Windows 365.

Jake Walsh

Cloud Solutions Architect | Microsoft MVP, HashiCorp Ambassador, & Citrix CTA

Jake is an experienced Cloud Solutions Architect working across Microsoft Azure, Hybrid Platforms, DevOps and Infrastructure as Code. He’s also a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Azure, HashiCorp Ambassador, and Citrix CTA. Jake regularly writes technical articles, code, and posts within various technical communities. Jake specialises in designing Cloud Architectures that enable transformative solutions, as well as developing innovative code-based approaches to Cloud Architectures.

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