Generally available: Azure Premium Storage in an additional region

29 September 2016

Azure Premium Storage is a solid-state drive (SSD)–based storage solution designed to support I/O-intensive workloads. With Premium Storage, you can add up to 64 TB of persistent storage per virtual machine, with more than 80,000 I/O operations per second (IOPS) per virtual machine and extremely low latencies for read operations. Offering a service-level agreement (SLA) for 99.9 percent availability, Premium Storage is now available in the North Central US region, as well as other regions previously announced.

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