General availability: Azure Virtual Machine services in Azure Resource Manager
Published date: June 30, 2015
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. This enables template-based deployment of virtual machines with extensions and software-defined networks. It also enables granular role-based access controls and tagging of resources.For more information, visit Azure Compute, Network & Storage Providers under the Azure Resource Manager.