Learn about important Azure product updates, roadmap, and announcements. Subscribe to notifications to stay informed.
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.
The new datacenter regions meet critical data residency, security, and compliance requirements critical to leading Swiss organizations in regulated industries.
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.
Azure Migrate now supports the creation of migration projects in Australia, Canada, India, and Japan geographies.
Azure Backup is now available in West India, UAE Central, UAE North, South Africa North, and South Africa West Azure regions.
The Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) service is now available for preview in US Gov Virginia.
Azure Site Recovery is now available in West India, UAE Central, UAE North, South Africa North, and South Africa West Azure regions.
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.
Azure NetApp Files is now available in three new regions: Central US, Australia East, and South East Asia.
Media Services is now available in South Africa North and South Africa West regions
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.
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.
Network Performance Monitor is now available in Central India region.
Azure Application Insights is now generally available in South Africa North
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 for VMs is now available in East Australia and South East Australia. Around the world, it is available in nine public regions.
Azure Application Insights is now generally available in China East 2 Region.
We have released three new B-series sizes: B12ms, B16ms and B20ms. These are lower cost VMs with flexible CPU usage.
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now generally available in Brazil South
Application Insights is now available in Central US region.
Download the quarterly Azure Updates retrospective.
Read the Azure blog for the latest news.Blog
Tell us what you think of Azure and what you want to see in the future.Provide feedback
Azure is available in more regions than any other cloud provider.Check product availability in your region