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SMB Multichannel preview is now available on Azure Files premium tier

Published date: November 17, 2020

Today, we are announcing the Server Message Block (SMB) Multichannel preview for Azure Files premium shares. SMB Multichannel enables an SMB 3.x client to establish multiple network connections to a premium file share, and hence, increasing client’s performance up to 3x in terms of IOPS and throughput. Workloads running on the premium file shares can now achieve the required scale from a single virtual machine (VM) or a smaller set of VMs, thereby reducing the total cost of ownership.

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  • Premium Files Storage
  • Azure Files
  • Features
  • Services