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    September 2019

    Sep 17

    Azure Firewall updates—September 2019

    Here are the Azure Firewall updates for September 2019. - Azure Firewall is now generally available in China. - Azure Firewall is now ISO compliant.

    • Azure Firewall
    • Compliance
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Sep 16

    Azure Private Link is now available in preview

    Target availability: Q3 2019

    Connect to services in your Azure virtual networks more securely and privately with Azure Private Link, now available in preview.

    • Virtual Network
    • Storage Accounts
    • Azure Data Lake Storage
    • Azure SQL Database
    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Compliance
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Security
    • Services
    Sep 10

    Microsoft Azure available from new cloud regions in Germany

    Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Telekom, SAP, and others trust Microsoft for their digital transformations

    • Regions & Datacenters
    Sep 4

    M-series virtual machines (VMs) are now generally available in the France Central region

    Azure M-series VMs are now available in the France Central region. M-series VMs offer configurations with memory from 192 GB to 3.8 TiB (4 TB) RAM and are certified for SAP HANA.

    • M-series
    • Virtual Machines
    • Regions & Datacenters

    August 2019

    Aug 28

    Microsoft Azure available from new cloud regions in Switzerland

    The new datacenter regions meet critical data residency, security, and compliance requirements critical to leading Swiss organizations in regulated industries.

    • Regions & Datacenters
    Aug 14

    New region: Johannesburg (South Africa North) now supports Power BI Embedded

    This new region allows customers to locate their Power BI Embedded deployments closer to their data sources, either in Azure or on-premises, enabling faster data refresh performance and lower networking egress costs.

    • Power BI Embedded
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Aug 9

    Azure Migrate is now available in Australia, Canada, India, and Japan

    Azure Migrate now supports the creation of migration projects in Australia, Canada, India, and Japan geographies.

    • Azure Migrate
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Aug 7

    Azure Backup is available in new Azure regions

    Azure Backup is now available in West India, UAE Central, UAE North, South Africa North, and South Africa West Azure regions.

    • Azure Backup
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Aug 7

    Azure Government support is now available for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) in preview

    The Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) service is now available for preview in US Gov Virginia.

    • Regions & Datacenters
    Aug 7

    Azure Site Recovery is now available in new Azure regions

    Azure Site Recovery is now available in West India, UAE Central, UAE North, South Africa North, and South Africa West Azure regions.

    • Azure Site Recovery
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Aug 7

    M-series virtual machines (VMs) are now generally available in the Brazil South Region

    Azure M-series VMs are now available in the Brazil South region. M-series VMs offer configurations with memory from 192 GB to 3.8 TiB (4 TB) RAM and are certified for SAP HANA.

    • M-series
    • Virtual Machines
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Aug 7

    Azure NetApp Files is now available in three new regions

    Azure NetApp Files is now available in three new regions: Central US, Australia East, and South East Asia.

    • Azure NetApp Files
    • Open Source
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Aug 6

    Media Services is now available in both South Africa regions

    Media Services is now available in South Africa North and South Africa West regions

    • Media Services
    • Regions & Datacenters

    July 2019

    Jul 30

    GPU Optimized Visualization VMs now available in South Central US, West US, West Europe and North Europe Azure Regions

    NVv3-Series VMs are now available in South Central US, West US, West Europe and North Europe Azure regions.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Jul 16

    Introducing UTF-8 support for Azure SQL Database

    Support for the widely used UTF-8 character encoding is now available as preview in Azure SQL Database, as a database-level or column-level default encoding for Unicode string data.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Jul 15

    Network Performance Monitor is Generally Available in Central India

    Network Performance Monitor is now available in Central India region.

    • Network Performance Monitor
    • Management
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Jul 12

    Application Insights is Available in South Africa North

    Azure Application Insights is now generally available in South Africa North

    • Azure Monitor
    • Application Insights
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Jul 12

    General availability: Azure Log Analytics in SOUTH AFRICA NORTH, BRAZIL SOUTH, UK WEST and NORTH CENTRAL US

    SOUTH AFRICA NORTH, BRAZIL SOUTH, UK WEST and NORTH CENTRAL US regions are now GA for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyze their services for health and usage by using Azure Log Analytics.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Jul 12

    Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in East and South East Australia regions

    Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in East Australia and South East Australia. Around the world, it is available in nine public regions.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Service Fabric
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Jul 3

    Application Insights is Generally Available in China East 2

    Azure Application Insights is now generally available in China East 2 Region.

    • Application Insights
    • Azure Monitor
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services

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