- Scalable, highly available HTTP load balancing solution
- Cookie affinity for cross-session-state sharing
- 99.9% uptime SLA for multi-instance gateways
- Management through Azure APIs
- Support for both public and private websites
- SSL offload for better utilisation
- Web application firewall
Scalable, highly available web application delivery
Azure Application Gateway provides application-level routing and load-balancing services that let you build a scalable and highly available web front-end in Azure. You control the size of the gateway and can scale your deployment based on your needs.
Efficient, secure web front-end
SSL offload lets you build a secure web front-end with efficient back-end servers and also streamline your certificate management.
Close integration with Azure services
Application Gateway allows easy integration with Azure Traffic Manager to support multi-region redirection, automatic failover and zero-downtime maintenance. Application Gateway is also integrated with Azure Load Balancer to support scale-out and high availability for both Internet-facing and internal-only web front-ends.