Next-generation firewall capabilities with Azure Firewall Premium

By Dustin Ward

This post was co-authored by Gopikrishna Kannan, Principal Program Manager, Azure Networking and Suren Jamiyanaa, Program Manager 2, Azure Networking. Following the preview release announced in February 2021, we are announcing the general availability release of Microsoft Azure Firewall Premium. Key features in this release include: TLS inspection: Azure Firewall Premium terminates outbound and east-west…

Manage RDP and SSH connectivity at scale with Azure Bastion

By Dustin Ward

Securely manage remote connectivity at scale Security is at the forefront of user and administrator connectivity to cloud services. As enterprises continue to move mission-critical applications to the cloud, the need for secure, scalable, and reliable remote public connectivity and jumpbox services increases. With this shift, enterprises are moving away from exposing public IP addresses on…

Unlocking the enterprise opportunity with 5G, edge compute, and cloud

By Dustin Ward

The power of 5G, IoT, and real-time AI will unlock new and innovative services for enterprises across the world to accelerate their transformation toward Industry 4.0 as they evolve and adopt diverse new business models. The partnerships created by operators, managed solution providers (MSPs), and cloud solution providers (CSPs) will be at the center of…

Azure Cost Management and Billing updates – April 2021

By Dustin Ward

Whether you’re a new student, a thriving startup, or the largest enterprise, you have financial constraints, and you need to know what you’re spending, where, and how to plan for the future. Nobody wants a surprise when it comes to the bill, and this is where Azure Cost Management and Billing comes in. We’re always…

Deepen the value chain for geospatial earth imagery on cloud using Azure Orbital

By Dustin Ward

Azure Orbital, a managed ground station service, enables customers to communicate to, control their satellite, process data, and scale operations directly in Microsoft Azure. Since our Azure Orbital announcement, we have been rapidly building and deploying ground stations in our datacenters. We are currently deploying multiple satellite ground stations in our datacenters that enable a…

Architect and optimize your internet traffic with Azure routing preference

By Dustin Ward

At Microsoft, we see our customers going through rapid digital transformation to accelerate business growth and empower their employees. And the shift to the digital sphere means a phenomenal growth in internet traffic. The global pandemic has transformed the way we work and live, resulting in a further increase in digital adoption. It goes without…