Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Today, we are excited to share that Azure Premium Files preview is now available to everyone! Premium files is a new performance tier that unlocks the next level of performance for fully managed file services in the cloud, while also empowering developers and IT pros.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
We are excited to reveal a set of new features for backing up Microsoft Azure file shares natively using Azure Backup. All backup-related features have also been released to support file shares connected to Azure File Sync.
Monday, September 24, 2018
We’re excited to announce the preview of Azure Files AAD Integration for SMB access leveraging Azure AD Domain Services (AAD DS).
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
It has been an exciting last few months since we announced the public preview of Azure Files share snapshot as we see our customers experiencing out-of-the-box snapshot capabilities for their Azure file shares. Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of Azure Files share snapshots globally in all Azure clouds.
Monday, October 9, 2017
Azure Files, the fully managed cloud file share service in Azure, extends the ability of organizations to share files across Azure VMs and on-premises clients. With support for industry standard SMB…
Monday, September 25, 2017
Since Azure Files became generally available, we’ve consistently heard from our customers that they want to embrace the power and flexibility of the cloud without giving up the locality of their on-premises file server. Today, we are excited to announce the preview of a great new feature in Azure Files...
Thursday, September 21, 2017
We had announced the availability of Linux on-premises and cross-region mounting of Azure Files for the first OS distribution - Ubuntu 17.04, in April. Today, we are happy to share that more Linux distributions now include this functionality, which will allow on-premises and cross-region mounting of Azure Files.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Today, we are excited to announce the General Availability of Storage Service Encryption for Azure Files Storage. Azure Files Storage is now the first fully managed file service offering encryption of data at rest.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Today we announce the Docker Volume Plugin for Azure File Storage open source on GitHub, allowing you to store persistent data in containers and migrate them between hosts easily with the Linux SMB capabilities of Azure File Storage.
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Recently we made some improvements to the Elasticsearch template that enable you to create a pre-configured Elasticsearch cluster which stores data on Azure File storage, and provides you with the option of installing plugins like Sense, Marvel and Kibana, all in just a few minutes.