- 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 utilization
- 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 frontend
SSL offload lets you build a secure web front end with efficient backend 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.