General availability: Standard Load Balancer
Updated: March 22, 2018
Azure Standard Load Balancer is now generally available in all public regions.
You can use Standard Load Balancer to scale your applications and create high availability by using public and internal deployments. Standard Load Balancer offers resiliency and ease of use for all your virtual machine resources inside a virtual network. It supports inbound as well as outbound scenarios, provides low latency and high throughput, and scales up to millions of flows for all TCP and UDP applications.
For more information about Standard Load Balancer, see Standard Load Balancer overview.
For more information about support for Availability Zones, see Standard Load Balancer and Availability Zones.
For information about load-balancing rules for HA ports, see High availability ports overview.