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June 2021

15 Jun

Azure Monitor Agent and Data Collection Rules now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Start using or migrating to the new Azure Monitor Agent and Data Collection Rules in your production environments to leverage key new capabilities and save on ingestion costs. With support for private links and direct proxies coming soon, you would be able to use these features without compromising on your networking requirements.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
  • Management
9 Jun

Azure Migrate private endpoint support available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Secure your connection to Azure Migrate services with Azure Migrate Private Link.

  • Azure Migrate
  • Services
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

13 May

Azure Purview now supports Private Endpoints in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Add a layer of security and network isolation to your Purview account.

  • Features

April 2021

5 Apr

New Azure Cloud Services deployment model now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Use Azure Cloud Services (extended support), now generally available, to increase regional resiliency and gain access to new capabilities that the Azure Resource Manager-based deployment model provides.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Features

March 2021

31 Mar

Azure Private Link for Azure Cache for Redis in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Use Azure Private Link to connect to an Azure Cache for Redis instance from your virtual network via a private endpoint to eliminate data exposure to the public internet.

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Security
  • Features
  • Management
25 Mar

General availability: IoT Hub Azure portal extension update

NOW AVAILABLE

If you're using IP filter, add your computer's IP address to the allow list to keep using IoT Hub in Azure portal.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Security
9 Mar

HDInsight Apache Kafka REST Proxy is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure HDInsight Kafka REST proxy greatly simplifies messaging architecture patterns by allowing Kafka producers and consumers to be located outside the virtual network and enables working with unsupported languages.

  • HDInsight
  • HDInsight Linux
  • Open Source
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
2 Mar

Azure Synapse Link for Azure Cosmos DB: Azure Synapse serverless SQL pool support in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Run familiar analytical T-SQL queries over data in Azure Cosmos DB in place and build rich near-time business intelligence with Synapse serverless SQL pools for Azure Synapse Link.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
  • Management

February 2021

23 Feb

Update your Azure Media Services REST API and SDKs to v3 by 29 February 2024

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

We’ll be retiring version 2 of the Azure Media Services API and the associated client SDKs on 29 February 2024.

  • Media Services
  • Retirements

December 2020

11 Dec

Private Link support for Azure Automation is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Ensure a secure channel to connect to your Automation Accounts resources with the help of Private Links in Automation.

  • Automation
  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Private Link
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
  • Management
9 Dec

Private link for Azure SQL Data Sync on Azure SQL Database now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Private link enables SQL Data Sync users to choose a service managed private endpoint for the sync service to securely connect to member and hub databases during data synchronization.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Security
  • Features
3 Dec

IoT Hub private link now works with the built-in Event Hub compatible endpoint

NOW AVAILABLE

Starting December 3, all new IoT Hub private links will support connectivity to the built-in Event Hub compatible endpoint. Create new private links to use this feature.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Security

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
5 Nov

Azure HDInsight now supports Private Link in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure HDInsight private link integration allows you to create VNET injected clusters with no public IP and access them using your own private endpoints.

  • HDInsight
  • Security

October 2020

30 Oct

New Azure Batch capabilities

NOW AVAILABLE

New job scheduling and security-related features are now available.

  • Batch
  • Features
13 Oct

Azure Site Recovery - TLS Certificate Changes

NOW AVAILABLE

Assess and mitigate the impact of Azure TLS certificate updates on your Site Recovery environment

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Security
  • Features

September 2020

22 Sep

Azure Machine Learning updates Ignite 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Machine Learning is bringing new capabilities to customers at no additional cost. Azure Machine Learning designer and automated ML UI are now generally available.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Export and import securely to Azure Disk Storage with Azure Private Links integration (GA)

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Disk Storage now enables enhanced security options for export and import via integration with Azure Private Links

  • Managed Disks
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

General availability of workspace-based Application Insights

Azure Monitor Application Insights now integrates deeply with Log Analytics for a unified workspace-based mode enabling you to store your app logs and your platform/infrastructure logs together in one place.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features

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