Global VNet Peering is available

Finally! I have been waiting for this to blog it and start to setup. Being an Azure MVP is AWESOME, although sometimes you can’t share what is coming with no one. Even your costumers! I’m working on a project that this is key for a global dispersed Azure architecture that I’m working right now. I have been designing all of this, without telling the costumer that is possible, although saying that would be great to have it! Now I’m excited to announce to them, we are moving to a Global VNet peering.

But why this is so key for me?

Because now, I can connect 2 VNets in different regions!

So, now I truly can have network traffic between regions and deploy workloads that need to talk to each other with low-latency, high bandwidth and above that, the traffic is using the backbone of Azure.

These are the regions that you can now have Global VNet peering:

  • Americas: West Central US (Wyoming), West US 2 (Washington), Central US (Iowa), US East 2 (Virginia), Canada Central (Toronto), Canada East (Quebec City)
  • Asia Pacific: Southeast Asia (Singapore) Korea South (Buscan), South India (Chennai), Central India (Pune), West India (Mumbai)
  • Europe: UK South (London), UK West (Cardiff), West Europe (Netherlands)


Marcos Nogueira
Azure MVP
Twitter: @mdnoga

Marcos Nogueira

With more than 18 years experience in Datacenter Architectures, Marcos Nogueira is currently working as a Principal Cloud Solution Architect. He is an expert in Private and Hybrid Cloud, with a focus on Microsoft Azure, Virtualization and System Center. He has worked in several industries, including Aerospace, Transportation, Energy, Manufacturing, Financial Services, Government, Health Care, Telecoms, IT Services, and Gas & Oil in different countries and continents. Marcos was a Canadian MVP in System Center Cloud & Datacenter Managenment and he has +14 years as Microsoft Certified, with more than 100+ certifications (MCT, MCSE, and MCITP, among others). Marcos is also certified in VMware, CompTIA and ITIL v3. He assisted Microsoft in the development of workshops and special events on Private & Hybrid Cloud, Azure, System Center, Windows Server, Hyper-V and as a speaker at several Microsoft TechEd/Ignite and communities events around the world.

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