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    September 2018

    Sep 24

    Application Gateway Autoscaling in preview

    Azure Application Gateway is an application delivery controller-as-a-service offering that provides layer 7 load balancing, security, and web application firewall functionality. Autoscaling functionality is available in preview as part of the new zone redundant SKU in all public Azure regions.

    October 2017

    Oct 2

    Azure networking available only in the Azure portal from October 4

    Azure Networking features will be available only in the Azure portal from October 4th, 2017. Networking related feature support from the classic Portal will be deprecated starting October 4th.

    March 2017

    Mar 29

    General availability: Web Application Firewall

    Web Application Firewall is generally available as part of the WAF tier on Application Gateway. This is available in all Azure public regions.

    September 2016

    Sep 27

    Public preview: Application Gateway web application firewall

    Application Gateway announces the public preview of web application firewall (WAF) functionality as part of new WAF tier. This is available in all Azure regions.

    June 2015

    Jun 25

    General availability: Azure Application Gateway

    Azure Application Gateway helps you build highly scalable and available applications by providing application-level (HTTP/HTTPS) load balancing and delivery control.