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September 2020

Sep 22

Network Virtual Appliances from Cisco can be installed directly into the Virtual WAN hub

IN PREVIEW

Azure is partnering with third-party Network Virtual Appliance (NVA) partners to allow customers to choose to deploy an NVA directly into the Virtual WAN hub as an option for SD-WAN connectivity.

  • Virtual WAN
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite

July 2020

Jul 21

Now install network virtual appliances directly into an Azure Virtual WAN hub

IN PREVIEW

Several new capabilities for Azure Virtual WAN are now in preview—including the option to install network virtual appliances directly into a virtual WAN hub as an option for SD-WAN connectivity.

  • Virtual WAN
  • Services
Jul 6

Azure Virtual WAN: Multiple capabilities and new partners now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Today we are announcing the General Availability of multiple enhancements in Azure Virtual WAN, including hub-to-hub, custom routing and transit capabilities.

  • Virtual WAN
  • Services

February 2020

Feb 19

Azure Firewall Manager Preview refresh

IN PREVIEW

Azure Firewall Manager Preview now supports Azure Firewall deployments in virtual networks (also known as hub virtual networks) in addition to its support for Azure Firewall deployments in virtual WAN hubs (also known as secured virtual hubs).

  • Azure Firewall
  • Services

November 2019

Nov 5

Announcing enhancements to Azure Virtual WAN

IN PREVIEW

Significant updates include the preview of hub-to-hub.

  • Virtual WAN
  • Services
Nov 5

Azure Firewall Manager is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Firewall Manager Preview is a security management service that provides central security policy and route management for cloud-based security perimeters. It works with Azure Virtual WAN Hub, a Microsoft-managed resource that lets you easily create hub and spoke architectures. When security and routing policies are associated with such a hub, it is referred to as a Secured Virtual Hub.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Security

April 2019

Apr 22

Virtual WAN Scale Unit name changes

On June 1, 2019, the meter names for Virtual WAN Scale Unit will change.

  • Virtual WAN
  • Services

October 2018

Oct 22

Azure portal October update

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure portal received updates in October 2018.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Azure mobile app
  • Storage Accounts
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Azure Advisor
  • Service Fabric
  • Virtual WAN
  • Activity Log
  • Azure Managed Applications
  • Automation
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Management

September 2018

Sep 24

Point-to-site VPN connectivity in Virtual WAN preview

IN PREVIEW

We are pleased to announce support for point-to-site VPN in Azure Virtual WAN. A point-to-site (P2S) VPN lets you create a secure connection to your Azure Virtual WAN from an individual client computer.

  • Virtual WAN
  • Virtual Network
  • Services
Sep 24

Azure Virtual WAN now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual WAN provides a simple, unified, global connectivity and security platform to allow the deployment large scale branch infrastructure. ExpressRoute provides private connectivity into the Microsoft global network.

  • Virtual WAN
  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Virtual Network
  • Services

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