April 29, 2016- Azure DevTest Labs is now live in all 15 public regions that support Azure compute with Resource Manager, including Australia, Brazil, and more regions in the United States, Europe, and Asia.
April 29, 2016- Cool Blob storage is now generally available. With the new Blob storage accounts, you can choose Hot and Cool access tiers to store data cost-effectively depending on its access pattern.
April 27, 2016- We are expanding the regional availability of Azure IoT Suite to include Australia and Japan, as well as Microsoft Azure Deutschland (preview), a Microsoft cloud with German data trustee T-Systems.
April 20, 2016- We’ve added three articles to provide more details about how Microsoft Azure enables security from the ground up, about best practices for the IoT ecosystem, and about threat modeling for IoT scenarios.
April 19, 2016- Azure Container Service optimizes the configuration of popular open-source tools and technologies specifically for Azure. It provides an open solution that offers portability for both your containers and your application configuration. Today, it enters general availability.
April 14, 2016- You can purchase Microsoft Azure Active Directory Basic online through the Direct program, as well as through a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement, the Open Volume License program, and the Cloud Solution Provider program.
April 7, 2016- Introducing API Management templates: a new way to customize the content of your developer portal pages using a provided set of templates, localized string resources, icons, page controls, and DotLiquid syntax. With these new features, you have great flexibility to configure the content of the pages as you see fit.
April 5, 2016- We've released a marketplace template for easy implementation of a Parse Server on Azure, integrating Azure App Service, Notification Hubs, Storage, and DocumentDB, with a site extension for the Parse Dashboard.
April 5, 2016- Azure DevTest Labs enables a new way to create VMs: through formulas. A formula is a template that captures all the settings that you specify when you create a lab VM. It provides all the benefits to make VM provisioning even more productive and flexible.
April 4, 2016- Azure ExpressRoute Premium tier has three distinct advantages over the non-Premium version of the service: global connectivity, a larger number of virtual networks, and a larger number of routes (private and public peering).
April 4, 2016- You can use DocumentDB global databases to replicate data across multiple Azure regions and achieve low-latency access with well-defined data consistency, along with 99.99 percent availability.
April 1, 2016- Microsoft Power BI Embedded is a new Azure service that provides fully interactive, stunning, and always-up-to-date data visualizations in customer-facing apps, without requiring the time and expense of having to build them from the ground up.
April 1, 2016- Azure Service Fabric has reached general availability (GA) and is ready for production workloads. Service Fabric helps developers build, deploy, and operate microservice architecture applications reliably and at scale.
April 1, 2016- You can use the private preview of Service Fabric on Linux to build, deploy, and manage highly available, highly scalable applications in a Linux environment just as you would on Windows.
March 30, 2016- The Microsoft Azure IoT reference architecture provides guidance for building secure and scalable, device-centric solutions for connecting devices, conducting analysis, and integrating with back-end systems.
March 30, 2016- A larger virtual machine size, the Standard_D15_v2, has joined the Dv2-series and offers 20 CPU cores, 140 GB of memory, 1,000 GB of temporary SSD, up to 8 virtual NICs, up to 40 data disks, and very high network bandwidth.