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June 2022

15 Jun

Public preview: ExpressRoute Direct and Circuit in different subscriptions

IN PREVIEW

You can now redeem an ExpressRoute Direct authorization to create an ExpressRoute Circuit in a different subscription.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Features
6 Jun

Public preview: ExpressRoute IPv6 Support for Global Reach

IN PREVIEW

IPv6 support for Global Reach expands the possibilities for customers building dual-stack, hybrid networks with Azure.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Features

November 2021

8 Nov

General availability: ExpressRoute now supports Azure Virtual Desktop Shortpath RDP over Private Peering

NOW AVAILABLE

ExpressRoute enables direct connectivity between on-premises and Microsoft global network. You can connect to virtual machines and private endpoints defined in an Azure virtual network with private peering.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features
2 Nov

Public preview: ExpressRoute private peering support for BGP communities

IN PREVIEW

This support for BGP community tags on traffic sent from Azure to on-premises over ExpressRoute enables customers to set routing preferences and pursue a greater variety of hybrid network designs.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • ExpressRoute Circuits
  • ExpressRoute Gateways
  • Features
2 Nov

Public preview: ExpressRoute FastPath improvements

IN PREVIEW

ExpressRoute FastPath now supports more network scenarios, enabling customers with more complex Azure environments to unlock the benefits of FastPath.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • ExpressRoute Circuits
  • ExpressRoute Gateways
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features

October 2021

25 Oct

General availability: ExpressRoute IPv6 Support for Private Peering

NOW AVAILABLE

IPv6 support for ExpressRoute Private Peering is now generally available with ExpressRoute circuits and Azure environments globally.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • ExpressRoute Circuits
  • ExpressRoute Gateways
  • Features

August 2021

30 Aug

General availability: Azure ExpressRoute: New ExpressRoute Direct locations available

NOW AVAILABLE

ExpressRoute Direct gives you the ability to connect directly into Microsoft’s global network at peering locations strategically distributed around the world.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Services
30 Aug

General availability: Azure ExpressRoute: New ExpressRoute peering locations available

NOW AVAILABLE

ExpressRoute lets you extend your on-premises networks into the Microsoft cloud over a private connection with the help of a connectivity provider.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Services
6 Aug

General availability: Azure ExpressRoute Global Reach: 2 new locations

NOW AVAILABLE

ExpressRoute Global Reach allows you to link ExpressRoute circuits in different locations together to make a private network between your on-premises networks.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Services

July 2021

28 Jul

General availability: Azure ExpressRoute: 3 New Peering Locations Available

ExpressRoute lets you extend your on-premises networks into the Microsoft cloud over a private connection with the help of a connectivity provider. The service is now available in 3 new peering locations.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Services

June 2021

4 Jun

General availability: ExpressRoute Global Reach Pricing Reduction

NOW AVAILABLE

ExpressRoute Global Reach allows you to link ExpressRoute circuits together to make a private network between your on-premises networks. The data transfer price for this offering is now 50% lower.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • ExpressRoute Circuits
  • Pricing & Offerings

May 2021

21 May

General availability: Azure ExpressRoute: 5 New Peering Locations Available

NOW AVAILABLE

ExpressRoute lets you extend your on-premises networks into the Microsoft cloud over a private connection with the help of a connectivity provider. The service is now available in 5 new peering locations.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Services

March 2021

31 Mar

General availability: ExpressRoute monitoring in Azure Monitor network insights

NOW AVAILABLE

Network insights in Azure Monitor now supports monitoring Azure ExpressRoute resources out of the box without any additional configuration or setup.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Features
24 Mar

Public preview: IPv6 Support for ExpressRoute Private Peering

IN PREVIEW

This support will unlock hybrid connectivity for you as you expand into new, IPv6-dependent markets or transition to IPv6 in your own networks.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • ExpressRoute Circuits
  • ExpressRoute Gateways
  • Features

November 2020

16 Nov

General availability: VPN over ExpressRoute private peering

NOW AVAILABLE

VPN over ExpressRoute allows customers to encrypt all traffic going over their ExpressRoute circuit. VPN over ExpressRoute, combined with site-to-site and point-to-site VPN provides end-to-end encryption between data centers, branch offices and remote users.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Security
  • Features

November 2019

4 Nov

Azure ExpressRoute for satellites is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

ExpressRoute, with one of the largest networking ecosystems in the public cloud, now includes satellite connectivity partners, bringing new options and coverage.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Services

September 2019

19 Sep

Monitor bandwidth usage for all peered Azure virtual networks with ExpressRoute

NOW AVAILABLE

Monitor bandwidth use for all peered Azure virtual networks with an improvement to ExpressRoute, a capability of Network Performance Monitor.

  • Network Watcher
  • Network Performance Monitor
  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Management
12 Sep

New Azure ExpressRoute sites now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing three new ExpressRoute meet-me sites in Europe.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Services

July 2019

24 Jul

VNet Gateway Standard and High Performance Resource GUID changes

Effective September 1, 2019, the resource GUIDs (also known as meter IDs) for Virtual Network Gateway standard and high performance will change.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Services
1 Jul

Azure Cosmos DB ExpressRoute BGP Community now available

NOW AVAILABLE

We are now announcing the addition of the Azure Cosmos DB community on ExpressRoute, which will allow for regional advertisements of Azure Cosmos DB.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features

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