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Monthly updates for January 2022

Jan 12

General availability: Azure Sphere OS version 22.01 expected on Jan 26

NOW AVAILABLE

Participate in the retail evaluation now to ensure full compatibility. The OS evaluation period provides 14 days for backward compatibility testing.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
Jan 12

Announcing price reductions for Azure confidential computing

NOW AVAILABLE

Lower prices for Azure confidential computing virtual machines

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
  • Security
  • Pricing & Offerings
Jan 11

General availability: Multiple custom BGP APIPA addresses for active VPN gateways

NOW AVAILABLE

Get more flexibility for your on-premises BGP connections to Azure and create BGP-enabled VPN connections between Azure and other cloud providers.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
  • Features
Jan 10

Generally available: Load Balancer SKU upgrade through PowerShell script

NOW AVAILABLE

Upgrade to Standard SKU Load Balancer easily through a simple PowerShell script and take advantage of enhanced capabilities.

  • Load Balancer
  • Features
Jan 10

Azure Ultra Disk Storage is now generally available in West US 3

NOW AVAILABLE

Now available in West US 3 region, Azure Ultra Disk Storage provides high-performance along with sub-millisecond latency for your most-demanding workloads such as SAP HANA and top tier databases.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Ultra Disk Storage
  • Features
Jan 10

Azure Backup - Automation updates - 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

Summary of key automation updates for Azure Backup in 2021

  • Azure Backup
  • Management
Jan 10

Generally available: Azure Policy support for Azure Site Recovery

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2022

You can now use Azure Policy to enable Azure Site Recovery for your VMs at scale and ensure organizational standards.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Management
  • Compliance
  • Features
Jan 6

Azure Traffic Manager: Additional IP addresses for endpoint monitoring service.

NOW AVAILABLE

Update your network access control rules if you see Traffic Manager health probes with new IP addresses.

  • Traffic Manager
  • Azure Firewall
  • Services
  • Security
Jan 4

General availability: Microsoft Defender for Cloud updates for December 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2021

New enhancements and updates released for general availability (GA) in Microsoft Defender for Cloud in December 2021.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Services
  • Security
  • Features
Jan 4

Generally available: Support for copying dashboards added to Azure IoT Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Start reusing tiles and dashboards through the new Copy Dashboard feature in Azure IoT Central.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Jan 4

Generally available: Data mapping for transforming data at ingress in Azure IoT Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2022

Transform complex device telemetry into structured data inside Azure IoT Central so you can use that telemetry within Rules, Analytics, Dashboards and Data Export.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Jan 4

Generally available: Display limits on tiles increased to 100 homogeneous devices

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now select and display up to 100 devices on a single tile within IoT Central.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features

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