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May 2022

May 24

In development: Dynatrace for Azure

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q2 2022

Natively integrated SaaS solution that provides deep cloud observability, advanced AIOps, and continuous runtime application security capabilities on Azure.

  • Features
  • Microsoft Build

April 2022

Apr 13

In development: Azure Media Services low-latency live streaming

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q2 2022

Azure Media Services is announcing the preview of low latency HLS with glass-to-glass latency as low as 3 seconds with support for automatic transcriptions and DRM.

  • Media Services
  • Features

March 2022

Mar 28

In development: New planned datacenter region in India (India South Central)

IN DEVELOPMENT

Microsoft has announced plans to bring a new datacenter region to India, including availability zones.

  • Regions & Datacenters
Mar 21

In development: New planned datacenter region in Finland (Finland Central)

IN DEVELOPMENT

Microsoft has announced plans to bring a new datacenter region to Finland, including availability zones.

  • Regions & Datacenters

February 2022

Feb 17

In development: Price sheet download as a zip file

IN DEVELOPMENT

Price sheet download experience update for using Azure in a small business environment.

  • Microsoft Cost Management
  • Management

November 2021

Nov 23

In development: New planned datacenter region in Belgium (Belgium Central)

IN DEVELOPMENT

Microsoft has announced plans to bring a new datacenter region to Belgium, including Availability Zones.

  • Regions & Datacenters

October 2021

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
  • Services
  • Features

August 2021

Aug 6

Az module support in Azure Automation is coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q4 2021

Use the latest Az modules in the Automation runbooks

  • Automation
  • Management
  • Features
Aug 6

Availability Zone support for Azure Automation is coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q2 2022

Achieve higher reliability and resiliency through Availability Zones in Azure Automation.

  • Automation
  • Services
  • Features
Aug 6

Azure Automation Hybrid Worker Extension for Azure and Arc machines is coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q3 2021

Onboard Azure automation hybrid workers using hybrid extension for Azure and Arc machines

  • Automation
  • Services
  • Features
Aug 6

Powershell 7 support in Azure Automation is coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q4 2021

Execute Automation runbooks for production scenarios using PowerShell 7.1

  • Automation
  • Management
  • Services
  • Features
Aug 6

Azure AD support for Azure Automation is coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q3 2021

Use Azure AD based authentication for Automation public endpoints

  • Automation
  • Management
  • Security
  • Features

July 2021

Jul 14

Free Extended Security Updates only on Azure for Windows Server 2012 /R2and SQL Server 2012

IN DEVELOPMENT

Learn how you can take advantage of free Extended Security only Azure for workloads running on Windows Server 2012/R2 and SQL Server 2012 releases.

  • Pricing & Offerings

June 2021

Jun 14

Call recording for Azure Communication Services coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Call recording for Azure Communication Services helps to simplify and improve the recording process during calls.

  • Features
Jun 14

Direct routing for Azure Communication Services coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Developers will be able to use or extend their existing telephony infrastructure to the calling capabilities they build with Azure Communication Services.

  • Features

May 2021

May 25

Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server: Azure Free offer coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Beginning in June 2021, enjoy the Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server B1ms compute SKU and 32GB storage free offer for the first 12 months.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Management
  • Pricing & Offerings
May 25

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server: Azure Free offer coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Utilize the B1ms compute SKU and 32GB storage free offer (coming June 2021) on Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server, a managed service running the open source Postgres database.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Management
  • Pricing & Offerings

April 2021

Apr 16

Microsoft announces plans to establish first datacenter region in Malaysia

IN DEVELOPMENT

The new datacenter region is part of the “Bersama Malaysia” initiative to support inclusive economic growth in Malaysia.

  • Regions & Datacenters

March 2021

Mar 31

Azure SQL Managed Instance - A performance optimization change to default settings is coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q2 2021

Upcoming changes to Azure SQL Managed Instance will improve workload performance and reduce unnecessary resource utilization.

  • Azure SQL Managed Instance
  • Features
Mar 2

New planned datacenter region in China (China North 3)

IN DEVELOPMENT

The new data center region China north 3 will be launched in China in 2022. The new region will have Availability Zones to improve the high availability and tolerance to datacenter failures.

  • Regions & Datacenters

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