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It is easy to enable automatic OS image updates in Virtual machine scale sets for the most popular images.
Azure Virtual Machine (VM) Image Builder, now available in private preview, allows you to migrate your image building pipeline to Azure.
Azure Security Center Secure Score, which provides visibility and recommendations to improve your security posture for Azure resources, is now available in preview.
You can now provision Linux containers into new or existing virtual networks with Azure Container Instances. This support is in preview for Linux in two regions: West US and West Europe.
Azure Data Box is now available. Use Azure Data Box service when you want to transfer large amounts of data to Azure but are limited by time, network availability or costs.
Ultra SSD, a new Azure Managed Disks offering for your most demanding data-intensive workloads, is now available in preview.
Azure Data Box Edge is a physical network appliance, shipped by Microsoft, that sends data in and out of Azure. Data Box Edge is additionally equipped with AI-enabled edge computing capabilities that help you analyze, process, and transform the on-premises data before uploading it to the cloud.
Azure Data Box Gateway is a virtual appliance that acts as a storage gateway and creates a link between your site and Azure Storage.
The Azure Data Box heavy edition is a secure, ruggedized appliance shipped to customers to facilitate petabyte-sized offline data transfers to Azure Storage.
Now in preview, Azure Redis Cache now supports a 120-GB cache in the premium tier. This new offering more than doubles the largest cache size previously available for those looking to store high volumes of data in a single cache instance.
Windows Virtual Desktop enables you to get the best virtual desktop with the full Windows 10 and an optimized Office 365 ProPlus experience. It enables you to stream the full desktop or apps to any device.
Target availability: September, 2018
Azure DNS now supports alias records for DNS zones.
Target availability: January, 2019
A new feature is in preview for Azure Policy. Azure customers now have native tooling that offers visibility inside virtual machines to server and application settings across their subscriptions.
Learn about the latest regular update to Azure API Management.
Logic Apps is available in the Azure China cloud.
Public IP Prefix is in preview.
Virtual network peering is now available for virtual networks that belong to subscriptions in different Azure Active Directory tenants.
Azure governance services updates
Azure App Service updates from Microsoft Ignite
Azure Service Fabric announcements at Ignite