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New Premium Storage-Backed Virtual Machines

Today, we’re announcing Public Preview support for Azure Premium Storage. Azure Premium Storage is a new type of SSD-based storage, designed to support I/O intensive workloads.

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Preview Available for Latest Version of Azure SQL Database

The availability of a new preview, which was previously announced in November, introduces near-complete SQL Server engine compatibility and more Premium performance, representing the next-generation of the SQL Database service.

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Azure Security SSL 3.0 Update

At the end of October, we announced that Azure would begin disabling support for SSL 3.0 starting December 1, 2014. Today, we are providing an update and additional information for customers on upcoming changes.


Announcing General Availability of Microsoft Azure Government

Today we are excited to announce the general availability of Microsoft Azure Government. We announced the Private Preview of Azure for Government at the Microsoft Federal Executive Forum in March, 2014.