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Take advantage of multiple new enhancements and features that are now generally available in Azure VPN Gateway.
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.
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.
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.
Target availability: Q4 2019
Native Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication support for OpenVPN protocol, and Azure VPN Client for Windows are 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.
Global VNet Peering now supports Gateway Transit to simplify customer network's by allowing the use of a remote gateway in another region.
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.
Azure Virtual Network Gateways now support OpenVPN as a protocol for point-to-site clients to connect.
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.
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 Networking announces the general availability of P2S VPN for Macs and AD Domain authentication for P2S VPN.
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.
Use Azure Network Watcher, now in public preview, to monitor, diagnose, and gain insights into network performance and health.
UltraPerformance Gateway connects a virtual network to an Azure ExpressRoute circuit and provides five times the network throughput of HighPerformance Gateway.
VNet Peering for Azure Virtual Network lets you directly link two virtual networks in the same region.
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.
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.
The high-performance VPN gateway provides higher bandwidth and more connections than the current virtual network VPN gateway.
New networking features announced at TechEd Europe 2014 are available in regions except China North and China East.
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