Generally available: Copy data directly to Archive Storage with Data Box
Published date: March 28, 2022
You can now use Data Box to copy data directly to Archive tier blobs in Azure Storage. Indicate your intent to move data to Archive tier while ordering Data Box in the Azure portal. After Data Box arrives and you access its local UI, you can copy to the Block Blob (Archive) share shown under your storage account name. You can also copy to Archive tier using Data Box's data copy service.