General availability: Azure NetApp Files waitlist removal
Published date: 05 October, 2021
We are announcing that waitlisting has been removed for Azure NetApp Files (ANF). Azure NetApp Files has been generally available since May 2019 and countless customers all around the globe have relied on it to run their most demanding enterprise workloads in Azure. Starting today Azure customers can directly consume Azure NetApp Files from the Azure portal, CLI, API or with SDK – without having to go through waitlist approval process.
Azure NetApp Files is a powerful file-storage service to run your most demanding file-workloads in Azure, without the need for any code modification. It’s an Azure first-party service, built on NetApp’s ONTAP technology, and is sold and supported by Microsoft. Taking only minutes to set up, Azure NetApp Files enables both Linux and Windows applications to seamlessly migrate and run in the cloud with an on-premises-like experience and performance.
Azure NetApp Files is no different from any other Azure first-party service—it can be provisioned and consumed against your existing Azure agreement(s), without the need for any term commitments.