Azure IaaS and Azure Stack: announcements and updates (January 2022 – Weeks: 03 and 04)

This series of blog posts includes the most important announcements and major updates regarding Azure infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and Azure Stack, officialized by Microsoft in the last two weeks.



Azure NetApp Files: new features

New features are constantly added to Azure NetApp Files and previously released preview features are moved into general availability. The following capabilities have recently received general availability status and no longer need registration for use:

The following new features have been added in public preview :

Regional coverage continues to expand, and Azure NetApp Files is now generally available in:

  • East Asia
  • Switzerland North
  • Switzerland West
  • West US 3

Feature regional coverage continues to expand as well for cross-region replication, cross region replication region pair additions:

  • West US 3 <-> East US
  • Southeast Asia <-> East Asia
  • Switzerland North <-> Switzerland West
  • UsGov Virginia <-> UsGov Texas
  • UsGov Arizona <-> UsGov Texas
  • UsGov Virginia <-> UsGov Arizona

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