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March 2018

Mar 30

General availability: Global VNet Peering

NOW AVAILABLE

Global VNet Peering is generally available.

  • Virtual Network
Mar 30

General availability: Application security groups in all Azure regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Application security groups are generally available in all Azure public cloud regions. This feature provides security micro-segmentation for your virtual networks in Azure.

  • Virtual Network
Mar 22

General availability: Standard Load Balancer

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Standard Load Balancer is now generally available in all regions.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
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

February 2018

Feb 8

General availability: Virtual Network Service Endpoints for Azure SQL Database

NOW AVAILABLE

Virtual Network Service Endpoints for Azure SQL Database is generally available in all Azure regions.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Virtual Network

January 2018

Jan 31

General availability: Virtual Network Service Endpoints and Firewalls for Azure Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

"Virtual Network Service Endpoints" and "Firewalls and Virtual Networks for Azure Storage" are generally available in all regions in the Azure public cloud and Azure Government.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Virtual Network
Jan 15

General availability: Service tags for NSGs

NOW AVAILABLE

Service tags for NSGs are generally available.

  • Virtual Network
Jan 9

General availability: Augmented rules for NSGs

NOW AVAILABLE

Augmented security rules for NSGs are generally available.

  • Virtual Network
Jan 9

Public preview: Application security groups in all regions

IN PREVIEW

Application security groups in public preview are available in all regions.

  • Virtual Network

December 2017

Dec 19

General availability: Azure CNI plug-in

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure CNI allows your containers to be part of an Azure Virtual Network and leverage the rich set of capabilities that a virtual network offers.

  • Virtual Network

October 2017

Oct 27

Public preview expansion: VNet Service Endpoints and Storage Firewalls and Virtual Networks

IN PREVIEW

The public previews for Virtual Network Service Endpoints and Firewalls and Virtual Networks for Azure Storage have been expanded to include all regions in the Azure public cloud.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Virtual Network
Oct 16

Azure Global Virtual Network peering now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Global Virtual Network peering is now available. This allows you to peer virtual networks in different Azure regions to build a global private network in Azure.

  • Virtual Network
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.

  • Network Watcher
  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • Application Gateway
  • Security

September 2017

Sep 26

Public preview: Global VNet Peering

Global VNet Peering is in preview.

  • Virtual Network
Sep 26

Virtual Network service endpoints in Azure SQL Database

IN PREVIEW

Announcing the public preview of Virtual Network service endpoints in Azure SQL Database.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Virtual Network
Sep 25

Public preview: application security groups, service tags, augmented security rules

Application security groups, service tags, and augmented security groups are currently in preview.

  • Virtual Network
Sep 25

Public preview: Load Balancer Standard

IN PREVIEW

Load Balancer Standard is in preview. You can use it to create load-balanced deployments with greater scale, resiliency, and ease of use for virtual machine instances inside a virtual network.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
Sep 25

Public preview: HA Ports

Azure Load Balancer introduces a HA Ports, a capability that enables you to load balance internal virtual network traffic on all ports for all supported protocols.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
Sep 25

Public preview: Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Storage and SQL Database

We are announcing the public preview of Virtual network service endpoints.

  • Virtual Network

April 2017

Apr 18

General availability: Dual network interfaces for all Azure VMs

NOW AVAILABLE

Every virtual machine in Azure now supports at least two network interfaces.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Network

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