It has been an exciting last few months since we announced the public preview of Azure Files share snapshot as we see our customers experiencing out-of-the-box snapshot capabilities for their Azure file shares. Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of Azure Files share snapshots globally in all Azure clouds.
Azure Files, the fully managed cloud file share service in Azure, extends the ability of organizations to share files across Azure VMs and on-premises clients. With support for industry standard SMB…
We had announced the availability of Linux on-premises and cross-region mounting of Azure Files for the first OS distribution - Ubuntu 17.04, in April. Today, we are happy to share that more Linux distributions now include this functionality, which will allow on-premises and cross-region mounting of Azure Files.
Azure Files offers fully managed file shares in the cloud through the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. This is the predominantly used file share protocol for on-premises Windows use cases.
Azure File Storage is a service that offers shared File Storage for any OS that implements the supported SMB Protocol. Since GA we supported both Windows and Linux.
Azure Portal with Azure Resource Manager and Cool Storage Account Support Today we are announcing the availability of Azure Import/Export Service in the new Azure portal.