Microsoft launches new wide-area networking options for Azure

TechCrunch | 7/12/2018 | Staff
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Microsoft is launching a few new networking features today that will make it easier for business to use the company’s Azure cloud to securely connect their own offices and infrastructure using Azure and its global network.

The first of these is the Azure Virtual LAN service, which allows businesses to connect their various branches to and through Azure. This basically works like an airline hub and spoke model where Azure becomes the central hub that all data between branches flows through. The advantage of this, Microsoft argues, is that it allows admins to manage their wide-area networks from a central dashboard and, of course, that it makes it easy to bind additional Azure services and appliances to the network. And with that, users also get access to all of the security services that Azure has to...
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