Networking

Best practices to consider before deploying a network virtual appliance

05 February 2019

A network virtual appliance (NVA) is a virtual appliance primarily focused on network functions virtualization. A typical network virtual appliance involves various layers of four to seven functions like firewall, WAN optimizer, application delivery controllers, routers, load balancers, IDS/IPS, proxies, SD-WAN edge, and more.

Principal Program Manager, Azure Networking

SONiC: Global support and updates

05 December 2018

Over the past few years, SONiC (Software for Open Networking in the Cloud), our open switch OS, has been in the fast lane. A diverse group of community partners have actively engaged with us to contribute and support the evolvement of the software.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Networking

New locations for Azure CDN now available

09 August 2018

Back in May during Microsoft Build, we made our own Content Delivery Network available to Azure customers. Building on our years of experience scaling enterprise-class services, opening up access to this vast amount of infrastructure previously not accessible to customers was a significant milestone for us.

Program Manager, Azure Networking