Azure Front Door
Secure, fast and reliable cloud CDN with intelligent threat protection
Azure Front Door
- SSL offloading and app acceleration at the edge close to users
- Global HTTP load balancing with instant failover
- Web Application Firewall (WAF) and Azure DDoS Protection
- Actionable insights about your users and back ends
- Central control plane for traffic orchestration
Azure Front Door Standard/PremiumPreview
- Built-in intelligent security to protect your apps and content
- Single platform for static and dynamic acceleration
- Simplified, transparent billing for security and content delivery
- Powerful, real-time advanced analytics
- Seamless integration with Azure services and DevOps
Introduction to Azure Front Door
Azure Front Door is a secure cloud CDN service that helps cyber security teams accelerate content delivery while protecting apps, APIs, and websites from cyber threats. It combines intelligent threat protection and modern CDN technology in a tightly integrated service that's easy to set up, deploy, and manage.
Modern CDN with built-in security
Stop network and application layer attacks at the edge with Web Application Firewall, bot protection, and Azure DDoS Protection. Secure your private back ends and harden your service using Microsoft managed and custom rule sets. Azure Front Door gives you Microsoft best-in-practice security at global scale.
Dynamic site acceleration with global reach and scale
Speed is the currency of the modern web. With Azure Front Door, keep traffic on the best path to your app, improve your service scale, reduce latency, and increase throughput for your global users with edge load balancing, SSL offload, and application acceleration.
Enterprise-grade global load balancing
Boost your app reliability and performance – flexibly route your users to the closest available origin – with instant failover – for changes in availability or on-the-path performance from your users to your origin. Azure Front Door supports different load balancing algorithms to better manage your backend load, including round-robin, weighted round-robin, active/standby configurations, and cookie-based session affinity.
Seamless integration with Azure services and DevOps
Fully programable and API driven, Azure Front Door is synonymous with cloud-native development. Integrate seamlessly with Azure Services, including Azure App Service, Azure Media Services, Azure Storage, Azure Monitor, Azure Cloud Services, and Azure Private Link. Apply Azure Front Door to your scenario in a few simple clicks.
Massively scale global private network
Deliver and protect your global application close to your end users with a trusted service built on world-class Microsoft global network infrastructure. Whether you need to deliver storage through dynamics apps and APIs or static content file delivery, use one unified platform for all your static and dynamic delivery needs.
Powerful real-time advanced analytics
Understand customer workflows and business needs by tracking engagement with the content. Leverage the intelligence of Azure Front Door’s reporting analytics to see how customers are receiving and caching assets, and further monitor traffic on your content delivery network using real-time and granular analytics.
See how customers are using Azure Front Door
Microsoft Azure Front Door makes it easy for two apps to boost availability and security
Microsoft Azure Front Door gave Microsoft Core Services Engineering and Operations (CSEO) a simple way to configure an instant global presence, improve the user experience, strengthen reliability, boost defences and introduce scalability, all without a single line of custom coding.
Why Trust Azure Front Door?
Microsoft invests more than USD 1 billion annually on cybersecurity research and development.
We employ more than 3,500 security experts who are dedicated to data security and privacy.
Azure has more certifications than any other cloud provider. View the comprehensive list.
Azure Front Door Pricing
- No upfront cost
- No termination fees
- Only pay for what you need