Azure Portal has gone General Availability (GA)

imageOn Wednesday 12/2.2015 we announced the general availability of the Azure portal.  The portal improvements was focused on  usability, performance and reliability.   The Azure product group has really been focused on improving the quality and functionality of the Azure portal.   The portal has a lot of improvements and you can read the full compatibility  list here: 

Check out the new portal  for yourself by visiting: 

Azure portal provides a solid example of building a large, global, scalable and available cloud user experience on Azure. A few numbers to show this:

  • 2.5 billion monthly requests
  • 22 million blades opened monthly
  • Fast growing marketplace with more than 3500 items
  • Support for 18 languages
  • Available in 20 geographies
  • More than 1800 blades across +75 experiences
  • In last six months, improved startup performance around 50% and average resource blade performance 300%

To read the full GA announcement take a look here:   Announcing Azure Portal general availability 



Matt Hester
Sr. Partner Technology Strategist