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November 2020

Nov 20

Multiple new features for Azure VPN Gateway are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Take advantage of multiple new enhancements and features that are now generally available in Azure VPN Gateway.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
  • Features
Nov 16

General availability: VPN over ExpressRoute private peering

NOW AVAILABLE

VPN over ExpressRoute allows customers to encrypt all traffic going over their ExpressRoute circuit. VPN over ExpressRoute, combined with site-to-site and point-to-site VPN provides end-to-end encryption between data centers, branch offices and remote users.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Security
  • Features

February 2020

Feb 10

Native Azure Active Directory authentication support and Azure VPN Client now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Native Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication support for OpenVPN protocol, and Azure VPN Client for Windows are now generally available for Azure point-to-site (P2S) VPN.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
  • Features
Feb 7

Azure Key Vault—Private endpoints now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2020

Establish a private connection between Azure Key Vault and other Azure services by using Azure Private Link, now available in preview for all public regions.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Key Vault
  • Virtual Network
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features

November 2019

Nov 5

Native Azure Active Directory authentication support in point-to-site VPN

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2019

Native Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication support for OpenVPN protocol, and Azure VPN Client for Windows are now available.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
  • Features

October 2019

Oct 21

VNet Gateway meter name changes

NOW AVAILABLE

Effective December 1, 2019, the meter names of VNet Gateway standard, high performance, and ultra high performance will change. There won't be a pricing impact from this change, but you will need to modify billing routines that rely on names.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services

April 2019

Apr 12

General availability: Gateway Transit support for Global VNet Peering

NOW AVAILABLE

Global VNet Peering now supports Gateway Transit to simplify customer network's by allowing the use of a remote gateway in another region.

  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • ExpressRoute Gateways
  • Security
  • Features

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

OpenVPN support for Azure VPN Gateways

IN PREVIEW

Azure Virtual Network Gateways now support OpenVPN as a protocol for point-to-site clients to connect.

  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
  • Services
Sep 24

Zone-redundant VPN and ExpressRoute virtual network gateways generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Zone-redundant VPN and ExpressRoute virtual network gateways are now generally available. This physically and logically separates them across different availability zones, protecting your on-premises network connectivity to Azure from zone-level failures. Additionally, we have made fundamental performance improvements including reducing the deployment time to create a virtual network gateway.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Security
  • Services

March 2018

Mar 22

General availability: Disable BGP route propagation for virtual network routes

NOW AVAILABLE

If you're connecting your virtual network by using Azure ExpressRoute or VPN gateways, you can disable routing through BGP by simply adding a property in your route tables.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
  • Features

September 2017

Sep 26

P2S VPN for Macs and AD Domain Authentication for P2S VPN

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Networking announces the general availability of P2S VPN for Macs and AD Domain authentication for P2S VPN.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
  • Features

June 2017

Jun 30

New generation of VPN Gateways

NOW AVAILABLE

To improve your Azure VPN experience, we're going to introduce a new generation of VPN gateways with better performance, a better SLA, and at the same price as our older gateways.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
  • Features

February 2017

Feb 22

Public preview: Azure Network Watcher

IN PREVIEW

Use Azure Network Watcher, now in public preview, to monitor, diagnose, and gain insights into network performance and health.

  • Network Watcher

October 2016

Oct 14

General availability: UltraPerformance Gateway tier for Azure ExpressRoute

NOW AVAILABLE

UltraPerformance Gateway connects a virtual network to an Azure ExpressRoute circuit and provides five times the network throughput of HighPerformance Gateway.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
  • Pricing & Offerings

July 2016

Jul 29

Public preview: VNet Peering for Azure Virtual Network

VNet Peering for Azure Virtual Network lets you directly link two virtual networks in the same region.

  • Virtual Network
  • Features

June 2015

Jun 30

General availability: Azure Virtual Machine services in Azure Resource Manager

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Machines, virtual networks, load balancer network interfaces, public IP addresses, network security groups, VPN gateways and Application Gateways are generally available and supported through Azure Resource Manager.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
  • Features

May 2015

May 4

Azure Standard VPN Gateway

We’ve announced a new Azure Virtual Private Network (VPN) Gateway that allows you to connect your virtual network via ExpressRoute and site-to-site VPN.

  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features

December 2014

Dec 11

General availability: high-performance VPN gateway

NOW AVAILABLE

The high-performance VPN gateway provides higher bandwidth and more connections than the current virtual network VPN gateway.

  • Virtual Network
  • Pricing & Offerings

November 2014

Nov 12

New networking features available in most regions

NOW AVAILABLE

New networking features announced at TechEd Europe 2014 are available in regions except China North and China East.

  • Virtual Network
  • Services
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters

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