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December 2021

Dec 16

Placement polices now generally available for Azure VMware Solution

NOW AVAILABLE

Placement policies enable admins to specify constraints or rules when allocating Virtual Machines within an Azure VMware Solution private cloud. With this update, the creation and assignment of vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) rules for running Virtual Machines in an Azure VMware Solution SDDC has been simplified and is now executable directly from the Azure Portal for cloud admin roles.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Features
  • Services

November 2021

Nov 23

Private preview: Root cause analysis, new telemetry, & alerts for SAP NetWeaver in AMS

IN PREVIEW

View root cause analysis (RCA) for SAP system unavailability caused by virtual machine or host outage and new telemetry for SAP NetWeaver in Azure Monitor for SAP Solutions (AMS).

  • Features
Nov 17

Azure VMware Solution now generally available in the France Central Azure Region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure VMware Solution has now expanded availability to France Central, this update is in addition to the existing availability multiple Azure regions in US, Europe, Australia, Japan, UK, Canada, Brazil and Southeast Asia (Singapore).

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Services
Nov 17

JetStream Disaster Recovery for Azure VMware Solution now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

JetStream Disaster Recovery is now generally available on Azure VMware Solution, enabling DR protection for VMware based business applications. JetStream Disaster Recovery for Azure VMware Solution is also cost-effective, leveraging Azure Blob Storage to minimize resources at the DR site.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Features
  • Services
Nov 15

Azure VMware Solution is now generally available in Japan West Azure Region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure VMware Solution has expanded availability to Japan West. With this release Japan West is now the second region within the Japan sovereign area to become available (joining Japan East).

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Services
Nov 12

General availability: Citrix supports Virtual Apps and Desktop Service on Azure VMware Solution

NOW AVAILABLE

Citrix has announced official support for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops on Azure VMware Solution. With this announcement you gain more choice and flexibility in the migration and modernization of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure to Azure.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Features
  • Services
Nov 8

General availability: ExpressRoute now supports Azure Virtual Desktop Shortpath RDP over Private Peering

NOW AVAILABLE

ExpressRoute enables direct connectivity between on-premises and Microsoft global network. You can connect to virtual machines and private endpoints defined in an Azure virtual network with private peering.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features
Nov 3

Azure VMware Solution now generally available in the Germany West Central Azure region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure VMware Solution has now expanded availability to Germany West Central, this update is in addition to the existing availability multiple Azure regions in US, Europe, Australia, Japan, UK, Canada, Brazil and Southeast Asia (Singapore).

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Services
Nov 2

Public preview: Azure Virtual Network Manager

IN PREVIEW

Azure Virtual Network Manager (AVNM) is a one-stop shop solution for centralized network management across regions and subscriptions. AVNM allows you to easily create network topologies and high-priority security rules at scale in the public preview.

  • Azure Virtual Network Manager
  • Virtual Network
  • Security
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 2

Public preview: Azure Virtual Machines DCsv3 and DCdsv3-series now available

IN PREVIEW

New DCsv3 and DCdsv3-series Azure Virtual Machines transform the state-of-the-art for confidential workloads.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Virtual Machines
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Security
  • Features
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 2

Azure Virtual Desktop for Azure Stack HCI public preview is now available

IN PREVIEW

With Azure Virtual Desktop for Azure Stack HCI, you can maintain full control over your infrastructure and enjoy the advantages of Azure Virtual Desktop in your own datacenter, including a full Windows 10 and 11 desktop experience for users with multi-session or single session support to optimize cost and performance.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 2

General availability: New Azure Virtual Machines deliver increased performance for a broad range of workloads

NOW AVAILABLE

The new Dv5 and Ev5 Azure Virtual Machines feature 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8370C (Ice Lake) processors and deliver better price-performance compared to prior VM generations. The latest Dasv5 and Easv5 VMs - based on the 3rd Generation AMD EPYCTM 7763v (Milan) processor - now include options without local disk storage for lower-cost entry points. All these new VMs are now generally available and target general-purpose and memory-intensive workloads.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 2

New capabilities introduced for disk pool (public preview) for Azure VMware Solution

IN PREVIEW

Disk pool enables you to access Azure Disk Storage for high-performance, durable block storage for your Azure VMware Solution workloads. We are introducing new enhancements to disk pool to improve availability, cost-efficiency, and management.

  • Managed Disks
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite

October 2021

Oct 26

Zerto Disaster Recovery for Azure VMware Solution

NOW AVAILABLE

Zerto Disaster Recovery is now available and supported with Azure VMware Solution, delivering data protection and disaster recovery services that eliminate data loss and downtime for vSphere virtual machines running on Azure VMware Solution environment.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Features
  • Services
Oct 4

Azure NetApp Files Datastores for Azure VMware Solution is coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Azure VMware Solution NFS datastores on Azure NetApp Files is currently in private preview and is coming soon. The solution provides more choice to optimize and scale storage for Azure VMware Solution environments.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Features
  • Services
Oct 4

HCX Enterprise Edition is now generally available for Azure VMware Solution

NOW AVAILABLE

VMware HCX is the primary migration solution for organizations moving VMware workloads natively to a cloud service like Azure VMware Solution. The HCX Enterprise Edition, now generally available with Azure VMware Solution, is a premium HCX service that includes Replication Assisted vMotion and Mobility Optimized.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Features
  • Management
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
Oct 4

Azure VMware Solution now available in Brazil South and East US 2 regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure VMware Solution has now expanded availability to Brazil South and East US 2, this update is in addition to the existing availability across multiple Azure regions in US, Europe, Australia, Japan, UK, Canada, and Southeast Asia.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services

September 2021

Sep 30

General availability: Azure Data Factory managed virtual network

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory managed virtual network provides you with a more secure and manageable data integration solution.

  • Data Factory V2
  • Features
Sep 15

Azure VMware Solution achieves FedRAMP High Authorization

NOW AVAILABLE

With this certification, U.S. government and public sector customers can now use Azure VMware Solution as a compliant FedRAMP cloud computing environment, ensuring it meets the demanding standards for security and information protection.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Features
  • Services
Sep 15

JetStream Disaster Recovery for Azure VMware Solution now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

JetStream Disaster Recovery is now available on Azure VMware Solution in public preview, enabling DR protection needed for business and mission-critical applications. JetStream Disaster Recovery on Azure VMware Solution is also cost-effective, as it uses minimal resources at the DR site by leveraging cloud storage, such as Azure Blob Storage.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Azure Blob Storage
  • Features
  • Services

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