Connect cloud and on-premises infrastructure and services, to provide your customers and users the best possible experience
Support your hybrid or all-in cloud strategy using networking services built on one of the largest fibre network backbones. Get the most from your Azure or open-source solutions and workloads with highly reliable performance and secure connectivity.
Find the networking product you need
|If you want to...||Use this|
|Connect everything from virtual machines to incoming VPN connections||Virtual Network|
|Distribute traffic optimally to services across global Azure regions, while providing high availability and responsiveness||Traffic Manager|
|Add private network connectivity to access Microsoft cloud services from your corporate networks, as if they were on-premises residing in your own data centre||ExpressRoute|
|Securely use the Internet to access Azure Virtual Networks with high-performance VPN gateways||VPN Gateway|
|Ensure ultra-fast DNS responses and ultra-high availability for all your domain needs||Azure DNS|
|Optimise delivery from application server farms while increasing application security with a web application firewall||Application gateway|
|Balance inbound and outbound connections and requests to your applications or service endpoints||Load Balancer|
|Protect your Azure applications from the impacts of DDoS attacks||Azure DDoS Protection|
|Accelerate the delivery of high-bandwidth content to customers worldwide – from applications and stored content to streaming video||Content Delivery Network|
|Monitor and diagnose conditions at a network-scenario level||Network Watcher|
Customers are doing great things with Azure networking products
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Get the latest updates on networking in Azure.
Roadmap for networking in Azure
16 October 2017
Global virtual network peering will enable you to peer virtual networks belonging to different Azure regions.
26 September 2017
Load Balancer Standard will allow you to create load balanced deployments with much greater scale, resiliency, and ease of use for all your virtual machine instances inside a virtual network.
26 September 2017
Azure Networking announces the general availability of P2S VPN for Macs and AD Domain authentication for P2S VPN.