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    April 2019

    12 Apr

    General availability: Gateway Transit support for Global VNet Peering

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

    • Virtual Network
    • VPN Gateway
    • ExpressRoute gateways
    • Features

    September 2018

    24 Sep

    OpenVPN support for Azure VPN Gateways

    Azure Virtual Network Gateways now support OpenVPN as a protocol for point-to-site clients to connect.

    • Virtual Network
    • VPN Gateway
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services
    24 Sep

    Zone-redundant VPN and ExpressRoute virtual network gateways generally available

    Zone-redundant VPN and ExpressRoute virtual network gateways are now generally available. This physically and logically separates them across different availability zones, protecting your on-premises network connectivity to Azure from zone-level failures. Additionally, we have made fundamental performance improvements including reducing the deployment time to create a virtual network gateway.

    • VPN Gateway
    • ExpressRoute
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services

    March 2018

    22 Mar

    General availability: Disable BGP route propagation for virtual network routes

    If you're connecting your virtual network by using Azure ExpressRoute or VPN gateways, you can disable routing through BGP by simply adding a property in your route tables.

    • ExpressRoute
    • Virtual Network
    • VPN Gateway
    • Features

    October 2017

    2 Oct

    Azure networking available only in the Azure portal from October 4

    Azure Networking features will be available only in the Azure portal from October 4th, 2017. Networking related feature support from the classic Portal will be deprecated starting October 4th.

    • Network Watcher
    • ExpressRoute
    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Network
    • VPN Gateway
    • Application Gateway
    • Features

    September 2017

    26 Sep

    P2S VPN for Macs and AD Domain Authentication for P2S VPN

    Azure Networking announces the general availability of P2S VPN for Macs and AD Domain authentication for P2S VPN.

    • VPN Gateway
    • Features

    June 2017

    30 Jun

    New generation of VPN Gateways

    To improve your Azure VPN experience, we're going to introduce a new generation of VPN gateways with better performance, a better SLA, and at the same price as our older gateways.

    • VPN Gateway
    • Features

    October 2016

    14 Oct

    General availability: UltraPerformance Gateway tier for Azure ExpressRoute

    UltraPerformance Gateway connects a virtual network to an Azure ExpressRoute circuit and provides five times the network throughput of HighPerformance Gateway.

    • ExpressRoute
    • VPN Gateway
    • Pricing & Offerings

    October 2015

    7 Oct

    Support for IaaS under Azure Resource Manager in Australia and Brazil regions

    Support is available for Azure Compute, Network, and Storage providers under Azure Resource Manager in Australia East, Australia Southeast, and Brazil South.

    • ExpressRoute
    • Load Balancer
    • Storage Accounts
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Network
    • VPN Gateway
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    7 Oct

    Support for IaaS under Azure Resource Manager in Australia and Brazil regions

    Announcing support for Azure Compute, Network, and Storage Providers under Azure Resource Manager in Australia East, Australia Southeast, and Brazil South.

    • ExpressRoute
    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Network
    • VPN Gateway
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services

    September 2015

    29 Sep

    Office 365, Azure Government Cloud, Resource Manager templates, simplified billing

    Announcing updates to Office 365, Azure Government Cloud, Resource Manager templates, and simplified billing.

    • ExpressRoute
    • Virtual Network
    • VPN Gateway
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings

    June 2015

    30 Jun

    General availability: Azure Virtual Machine services in Azure Resource Manager

    Azure Virtual Machines, virtual networks, load balancer network interfaces, public IP addresses, network security groups, VPN gateways and Application Gateways are generally available and supported through Azure Resource Manager.

    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Network
    • VPN Gateway
    • Features

    May 2015

    4 May

    Azure Standard VPN Gateway

    We’ve announced a new Azure Virtual Private Network (VPN) Gateway that allows you to connect your virtual network via ExpressRoute and site-to-site VPN.

    • Virtual Network
    • VPN Gateway
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings

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