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Standard SSD Disks for Azure Virtual Machines is now in public preview

Monday, June 4, 2018

Azure Standard SSDs are a cost-effective Managed Disk solution optimized for dev-test and entry-level production applications requiring consistent latency. Standard SSDs can:

  • Deliver lower latency compared to Standard HDDs. 
  • Be used for web servers, low IOPS enterprise application servers, and Dev/Test workloads.
  • Improve reliability and scalability for your applications. 
  • Offer the same industry-leading durability and availability you expect from Azure Disk Storage. 
  • Be upgraded to Premium SSDs for more demanding and latency-sensitive workloads. 

Learn more about Standard SSDs in our blog post

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