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Azure powers rapid deployment of private 4G and 5G networks

Tuesday, 14 June 2022

As the cloud continues to expand into a ubiquitous and highly distributed fabric, a new breed of application is emerging: Modern Connected Applications. We define these new offerings as network-intelligent applications at the edge, powered by 5G, and enabled by programmable interfaces that give developer access to network resources.

General Manager, Azure for Operators

Learn what’s new in Azure Firewall

Thursday, 9 June 2022

We continue to be amazed by the adoption, interest, positive feedback, and the breadth of use cases customers are finding for our service. Today, we are happy to share several key Azure Firewall capabilities as well as an update on recent important releases into general availability and preview.

Principal Program Manager

Improve outbound connectivity with Azure Virtual Network NAT

Wednesday, 8 June 2022

For many customers, making outbound connections to the internet from their virtual networks is a fundamental requirement of their Azure solution architectures. Luckily, Azure has just the solution for ensuring highly available and secure outbound connectivity to the internet: Virtual Network Network Address Translation. Virtual Network NAT, also known as NAT gateway, is a fully managed and highly resilient service that is easy to scale and specifically designed to handle large-scale and variable workloads.

Product Manager, Azure Networking

Microsoft and AT&T demonstrate 5G-powered video analytics

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

In November 2021, Microsoft and AT&T announced the launch of Microsoft Azure public MEC (multi-access edge compute) with AT&T’s site in Atlanta, Georgia. To light up new compelling applications with Azure public MEC that benefit from low latency 5G connectivity, we are making available a video analytics library under the umbrella of Edge Video Services.

Microsoft Technical Fellow and Chief Technology Officer, Azure for Operators

Streamline Azure workloads with ExpressRoute BGP community support

Wednesday, 4 May 2022

Connectivity now requires additional configuration and reconfiguration of IP prefixes and route filters over time as the number of regions and on-premises locations grows. The introduction of Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) community support for Azure ExpressRoute, now in preview, lifts this burden for customers who connect privately to Azure.

Program Manager, Azure Networking

Customize your secure VM session experience with native client support on Azure Bastion

Tuesday, 3 May 2022

Azure Bastion is a fully managed jumpbox-as-a-service that provides secure and seamless Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) and Secure Shell Protocol (SSH) access to your VMs in local or peered virtual networks. With native client support available on the Standard SKU for Azure Bastion, you now unlock customizable features and added functionality in your VM sessions.

Program Manager, Azure Networking

Intelligent application protection from edge to cloud with Azure Web Application Firewall

Tuesday, 3 May 2022

Cyberattacks are becoming more common and advanced with growing attack surfaces due to the proliferation of mobile and IoT devices and increasing cloud adoption. To help our customers address these security challenges, we have been evolving Azure Web Application Firewall (Azure WAF), our cloud-native, self-managed security service to protect your applications and APIs running in Azure or anywhere else—from the network edge to the cloud.

Principal PM Manager, Azure Files