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February 2018

6 Feb

Integration of Azure Backup into the VM creation experience

Azure Backup provides the capability to back up a virtual machine while you're creating the VM in the Azure portal.

  • Azure Backup
  • Virtual Machines
  • Features

January 2018

9 Jan

Azure Backup now supports BEK encrypted Azure virtual machines

Azure Backup now supports backup and restore of Azure virtual machines encrypted using Bitlocker Encryption Key(BEK) for managed or unmanaged disks.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features

November 2017

21 Nov

Storage Service Encryption for Azure Backup data at rest

Enabling Storage Service Encryption at rest for all new data coming to Azure Backup from on-premises and in cloud.

  • Azure Backup
  • Compliance

August 2017

2 Aug

Azure Backup available in US DoD and new Azure Government regions

Azure Backup has expanded its service to cover all Azure Government regions.

  • Azure Backup
  • Regions & Datacenters

July 2017

27 Jul

General availability: Instant file recovery from Azure VM backups

NOW AVAILABLE

Instant recovery of files from Azure VM backups is generally available.

  • Azure Backup
  • Services
18 Jul

Azure Backup available in Korea

Azure Backup is now available in Korea. It's a service that you can use to back up (or protect) and restore your data in the Microsoft Cloud.

  • Azure Backup
  • Regions & Datacenters
11 Jul

Preview: Azure Backup reports through Power BI

IN PREVIEW

Azure Backup reports through Power BI provide the ability to gauge backup health, view restore trends, and understand storage usage patterns across subscriptions and across vaults.

  • Azure Backup
  • Services

June 2017

14 Jun

Azure Backup for Windows Server system state

IN PREVIEW

Customers will now be able to perform comprehensive, secure and reliable Windows Server recoveries. We Will be extending the data backup capabilities of the Azure Backup agent so that it will now integrate with the Windows Server Backup feature, available natively on every Windows Server.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features
14 Jun

Azure Backup—Enhanced Security

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Backup has built-in protection against ransomware. Through enhanced security, notifications and recoverability, Backup will provide strong mechanisms to guard against any attack on-premises or in Azure.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features

May 2017

8 May

Azure Backup available in Microsoft Azure Germany

Azure Backup is now available in Azure Germany. It's a service that you can use to back up (or protect) and restore your data in the Microsoft Cloud.

  • Azure Backup
  • Regions & Datacenters

March 2017

22 Mar

Public preview: Instant recovery of files from Azure Linux VM backups

IN PREVIEW

Now, instantly restore files from Azure Linux VM backups with no additional cost or new infrastructure by using Azure Backup.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features
  • Services
1 Mar

Public preview: Instant file recovery from the cloud by using Azure Backup

IN PREVIEW

In Azure Backup, you can restore files and folders instantly from cloud-based recovery points without provisioning any additional infrastructure, and at no additional cost.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features
  • Services

January 2017

6 Jan

Azure Backup availability with Resource Manager in Azure Government

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Government has revamped Azure Backup capabilities for Azure Government customers.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features
  • Management
  • Services

December 2016

5 Dec

Back up Azure VMs directly from the VM blade

Azure Backup provides the capability to back up a virtual machine directly from virtual machine management blade.

  • Azure Backup
  • Virtual Machines
  • Features

November 2016

23 Nov

Azure Backup security capabilities for protecting cloud backups

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Backup provides security features that help customers secure their backups and recover data by using cloud backups if production and backup servers are compromised.

  • Azure Backup
  • Services
10 Nov

Azure Backup support for encrypted Azure VMs

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Backup supports backup and restore of encrypted Azure virtual machines, along with related keys and secrets.

  • Azure Backup
  • Services

September 2016

26 Sep

Backup policy management for Azure VM backup in a Recovery Services vault

Azure backup now supports edit and delete on existing Azure VM backup policies in a Recovery Services vault.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features

July 2016

29 Jul

Azure Backup and Log Analytics updates

New features for certain services in Microsoft Operations Management Suite are now available.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features

May 2016

26 May

General availability: Azure Backup in the Azure portal

NOW AVAILABLE

With the release of Azure Backup on the Azure portal, customers can seamlessly back up virtual machines under the newly introduced recovery services vault.

  • Azure Backup
  • Services

October 2015

15 Oct

General availability: Azure Backup support for application workloads

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Backup can now back up your on-premises application workloads, including SQL Server, Hyper-V virtual machines, SharePoint, and Exchange.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features

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