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    September 2019

    18 Sep

    Interface Endpoints For SQL DB

    Interface endpoints for SQL Database is a new capability that enables customers to connect privately to Azure PaaS services within customer virtual networks, providing direct connectivity from their workloads using isolated traffic to specific resources.

    • Virtual Network
    • Services
    18 Sep

    Announcing Azure Private Link Preview

    Azure Private Link is a secure and scalable way for Azure customers to consume 1st party Azure Services (e.g. Storage, SQL, Cosmos DB, etc.) or 3rd party services (e.g. Partner Service, BYOS, etc.) privately from within their VNet.

    • Virtual Network
    • Services
    16 Sep

    Azure Private Link is now available in preview

    Target availability: Q3 2019

    Connect to services in your Azure virtual networks more securely and privately with Azure Private Link, now available in preview.

    • Virtual Network
    • Storage Accounts
    • Azure Data Lake Storage
    • Azure SQL Database
    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Compliance
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Security
    • Services

    August 2019

    8 Aug

    Azure Firewall feature updates for July 2019

    Here are the Azure Firewall feature updates for July 2019.

    • Azure Firewall
    • Virtual Network
    • Features
    • Services

    July 2019

    18 Jul

    Microsoft adds new features to IPv6 support for Azure VNets

    IPv6 for Azure VNETs enables you to expand into the growing mobile and IoT markets with your Azure-based applications and to address IPv4 depletion in your own networks.

    • Virtual Network
    • Services

    June 2019

    18 Jun

    Azure Bastion – RDP and SSH over SSL – now available for preview

    Fully managed service for seamless and secure RDP/SSH access to your virtual machines without public IP on the VM.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Virtual Network
    • Azure Bastion
    • Compliance
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Security
    • Services
    18 Jun

    ExpressRoute now supports up to four circuits from the same peering location into the VNet

    You can now connect up to four circuits in a peering location to the same ExpressRoute virtual network gateway.

    • ExpressRoute
    • Virtual Network
    • Features

    May 2019

    13 May

    General availability: Public IP Prefix

    Public IP Prefix, a reserved range of static IP addresses, is generally available in all Azure public regions, China cloud regions and Government cloud regions.

    • Virtual Network
    • Features

    April 2019

    23 Apr

    Public preview: Microsoft adds full IPv6 support for Azure VNETs

    Dual stack IPv4/IPv6 connectivity allows you to bring your private IPv6 space into Azure and enables connectivity over IPv6 within your Virtual Networks.

    • Virtual Network
    • Services
    12 Apr

    General availability: Gateway Transit support for Global VNet Peering

    Global VNet Peering now supports Gateway Transit to simplify customer networks by allowing the use of a remote gateway in another region.

    • Virtual Network
    • VPN Gateway
    • ExpressRoute gateways
    • Features

    March 2019

    6 Mar

    Threat intelligence-based filtering for Azure Firewall is now available in preview

    Threat intelligence-based filtering for Azure Firewall is now available in preview. The addition of the Threat Intelligence feed to the filtering capabilities expands both the options to alert and deny traffic from or to known malicious IP addresses and domains.

    • Virtual Network
    • Azure Firewall
    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    • Services
    1 Mar

    Global VNet Peering now supports Standard Load Balancer

    Global VNet Peering now supports Standard Load Balancer in all Azure regions, including Azure China and Azure Government regions.

    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Network
    • Features
    1 Mar

    General availability: Global VNet Peering in Azure Government regions

    Global VNet Peering is available in Azure Government cloud regions.

    • Virtual Network
    • Features

    February 2019

    25 Feb

    Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MariaDB are now generally available

    Now generally available, virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MariaDB are accessible in all available regions.

    • Azure Database for MariaDB
    • Virtual Network
    • Features
    20 Feb

    Enhancements to NSG flow logs (version 2) for Azure Network Watcher

    Enhancements to NSG flow logs (version 2) and traffic analytics are available in all public cloud regions.

    • Network Watcher
    • Virtual Network
    • Compliance
    • Features
    • Management
    12 Feb

    Virtual Network Public IP name and resource GUID changes

    From 1 April 2019, the names and resource GUIDs for Virtual Network Public IP will change.

    • Virtual Network
    • Services

    January 2019

    31 Jan

    General availability: Global VNet Peering in Azure China cloud

    Global VNet Peering is now available in Azure China regions.

    • Virtual Network
    • Features
    28 Jan

    General availability: Standard Load Balancer and Standard Public IP in Azure Government

    Azure Standard Load Balancer and Standard Public IP are now generally available in Azure Government cloud regions.

    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Network
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters

    December 2018

    6 Dec

    Public preview: Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MariaDB

    Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MariaDB are in public preview.

    • Azure Database for MariaDB
    • Virtual Network
    • Features
    • Microsoft Connect

    November 2018

    16 Nov

    Enhancements to NSG flow logs for Azure Network Watcher

    Enhancements to NSG flow logs (version 2) are available in the West Central US region. They include per-flow throughput statistics.

    • Network Watcher
    • Virtual Network
    • Compliance
    • Features
    • Management

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