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    March 2017

    Mar 22

    General availability: Multiple IP addresses per network interface

    Multiple IP addresses per network interface is generally available.

    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Network
    • Features

    February 2017

    Feb 14

    Public preview: Cross-subscription virtual network peering

    The ability to peer virtual networks created through different deployment models that exist in different subscriptions is in preview release.

    • Virtual Network
    • Features
    Feb 9

    Public preview: Multiple IP addresses per NIC

    Multiple IP addresses per NIC is in public preview.

    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Network
    • Features
    Feb 6

    Announcing the new Azure Marketplace experience

    The new Azure Marketplace experience will help you discover and deploy products, deep dive for more info, and get hands-on experience.

    • HDInsight
    • Marketplace
    • Storage Accounts
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Network
    • Web Apps
    • Features
    • Gallery
    • Services

    September 2016

    Sep 28

    General availability: VNet peering

    VNet peering is generally available.

    • Virtual Network
    • Features
    Sep 26

    IPv6 for Azure VMs available in most regions

    Extend your application's reach with IPv6 for Azure virtual machines.

    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Network
    • Features

    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 2016

    Jun 1

    Azure Redis Cache: General availability of support for Resource Manager–based virtual networks

    Announcing Azure Redis Cache support for Azure Resource Manager–based virtual networks in the Premium tier.

    • Azure Cache for Redis
    • Virtual Network
    • Features

    May 2016

    May 9

    Public preview: Platform-supported migration of IaaS resources

    A new service is available for migrating IaaS resources from the classic to the Azure Resource Manager stack to leverage the power of the newer Resource Manager platform for all your existing deployments.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Network
    • Services

    March 2016

    Mar 31

    General availability: Virtual Machine Scale Sets

    Easily deploy a large number of virtual machines by using Virtual Machine Scale Sets, now generally available at no additional cost!

    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Network
    Mar 8

    Azure App Service supports V2 virtual networks

    Azure App Service supports V2 (Resource Manager) virtual networks. You can integrate your web, mobile, or API apps with your V1 or V2 virtual networks.

    • App Service
    • Virtual Network
    • Features
    Mar 8

    Azure DevTest Labs: Use your existing virtual network

    With Azure DevTest Labs, you can use your existing virtual network in a lab.

    • Azure DevTest Labs
    • ExpressRoute
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Network
    • Features
    • Services

    January 2016

    Jan 29

    Preview: Log analytics for Azure Load Balancer

    Use Audit, Alert event, and Health probe logs to manage and troubleshoot Azure Load Balancer.

    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Network
    Jan 13

    Classic network security groups available in portal

    You can now manage classic network security groups via the Azure portal.

    • Virtual Network
    • Features

    December 2015

    Dec 28

    Static public IP addresses available for Azure virtual machines

    Static Public IP address for virtual machines (VMs)

    • Virtual Network
    • Features

    October 2015

    Oct 7

    Support for IaaS under Azure Resource Manager in Australia and Brazil regions

    Support is available for Azure Compute, Network, and Storage providers under Azure Resource Manager in Australia East, Australia Southeast, and Brazil South.

    • ExpressRoute
    • Load Balancer
    • Storage Accounts
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Network
    • VPN Gateway
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Oct 7

    Support for IaaS under Azure Resource Manager in Australia and Brazil regions

    Announcing support for Azure Compute, Network, and Storage Providers under Azure Resource Manager in Australia East, Australia Southeast, and Brazil South.

    • ExpressRoute
    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Network
    • VPN Gateway
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services

    September 2015

    Sep 29

    Office 365, Azure Government Cloud, Resource Manager templates, simplified billing

    Announcing updates to Office 365, Azure Government Cloud, Resource Manager templates, and simplified billing.

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

    June 2015

    Jun 30

    General availability: Azure Virtual Machine services in Azure Resource Manager

    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
    • Features

    May 2015

    May 5

    New networking features now available in all regions

    New networking features were announced at Ignite 2015, and they are available in few regions.

    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Network
    • Features

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