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    Monthly updates for September 2014

    Sep 25

    Azure pricing updates

    We are lowering public list prices for many higher-level Azure services by 27 percent or more. For specifics, see the table. We’re also adjusting rates for our commitment plans—and introducing a new six-month offer.

    • Pricing & Offerings
    Sep 25

    General Availability: Azure Redis Cache

    Azure Redis Cache now supports caches larger than 26 GB and provides 99.9% availability SLA.

    • Azure Cache for Redis
    Sep 22

    D-Series Virtual Machine Sizes

    Today, we’re announcing support for a new series of virtual machine sizes for Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines and Web/Worker Roles called the D-Series.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    Sep 15

    Azure Websites: Scalable CMS with WordPress is now in the App Gallery!

    To help enterprises set up robust CMS-backed sites, we are introducing a scalable WordPress offering available in the application gallery.

    • App Service
    • Features
    Sep 15

    Azure Websites with CDN Support

    The Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN) is a service that allows you to send audio, images, and other static files faster and more reliably to customers across the globe.

    • App Service
    • Features
    Sep 15

    Azure Websites: Now with Virtual Network Integration

    Azure Websites VNET integration feature allows customers to securely connect to on premise resources or other VM’s hosted in Azure using a VPN connection.

    • App Service
    • Features
    Sep 12

    Azure Site Recovery—simplified setup and supercharged with Azure Automation integration

    Get started more quickly with Azure Site Recovery and take advantage of integrated Azure Automation.

    • Azure Site Recovery
    • Features
    Sep 10

    General Availability: Azure API Management

    Azure API Management is generally available with plenty of new features for management and authentication.

    • API Management
    • Features
    Sep 10

    Azure Cross Platform Command-Line Interface 0.8.8

    This release includes support for role-based access control and some storage improvements

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Storage Accounts
    • SDK and Tools
    Sep 10

    Role-based access control in Azure Preview portal

    Manage access to Azure subscriptions, resource groups, or resources such as websites or databases in the Azure Preview Portal by assigning Owner, Contributor, or Reader roles to Active Directory users or groups.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Management
    • Services
    Sep 10

    General Availability: Azure SQL Database Basic, Standard, and Premium service tiers

    Three new Azure SQL Database service tiers—Basic, Standard, and Premium—are generally available. The tiers target seven performance levels, so they're flexible enough for light to heavyweight workloads.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Sep 10

    Preview: Azure Media Services Live Streaming and Content Protection

    The same live streaming solution that delivered the 2014 Winter Olympics and 2014 FIFA World Cup to broadcasters around the world is now available in preview.

    • Media Services
    • Features
    Sep 10

    Azure PowerShell 0.8.8

    The new release adds support for Role-based access control, SQL Database auditing support in Azure Resource Manager mode and more

    • Azure Active Directory
    • App Service
    • Azure SQL Database
    • Traffic Manager
    • Virtual Machines
    • SDK and Tools
    Sep 3

    Authenticate to Azure from Azure Automation using Azure Active Directory

    Azure Automation can now use an Azure Active Directory OrgId credential to automate management of Azure resources.

    • Automation
    • Features

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