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Generally available: Azure Firewall Basic

Published date: March 15, 2023

Azure Firewall Basic is a new SKU for Azure Firewall designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Azure Firewall Basic can be deployed inside a virtual network or a virtual hub. This gives businesses the flexibility to choose the deployment option that best meets their needs. 

The main benefits are: 

Comprehensive, cloud-native network firewall security 

  • Network and application traffic filtering 
  • Threat intelligence to alert on malicious traffic 
  • Built-in high availability 
  • Seamless integration with other Azure security services 

 Simple setup and easy-to-use 

  • Setup in just a few minutes 
  • Automate deployment (deploy as code) 
  • Zero maintenance with automatic updates 
  • Central management via Azure Firewall Manager 


  • Designed to deliver essential, cost-effective protection of your resources within your virtual network

Pricing and billing for Azure Firewall Basic with secured virtual hub will be effective starting May 1, 2023.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Features
  • Services
  • Security

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