Microsoft Cloud Networking for Enterprise Architects
Summary: Design your networking for Microsoft cloud services and platforms.
This article links you to a set of articles that describe what IT architects need to know about designing networking for organizations using Microsoft cloud services and platforms. You can also view this information as a 12-page poster and print it in tabloid format (also known as ledger, 11 x 17, or A3).
You can also see all of the models in the Microsoft Cloud IT architecture resources.
See the following sections:
Cloud migration changes the volume and nature of traffic flows within and outside a corporate network. It also affects approaches to mitigating security risk.
Integrating your networking with the Microsoft cloud provides optimal access to a broad range of services.
ExpressRoute provides a private, dedicated, high-throughput network connection to Microsoft's cloud.
Optimizing your network for Microsoft SaaS services requires the configuration of internal and edge devices to route the different categories of traffic to Microsoft SaaS services.
Optimizing networking for Azure PaaS apps requires adequate Internet bandwidth and can require the distribution of network traffic across multiple sites or apps.
Step through the design process to create an optimal Azure virtual network (VNet) for hosting server-based IT workloads, including subnets, address spaces, routing, DNS, load balancing, and connectivity to your on-premises network, other VNets, and the Internet.
These articles reflect the December 2018 release of the Microsoft Cloud Networking for Enterprise Architects poster.