Generally available: Azure Firewall Basic

Generally available: Azure Firewall Basic

Azure Firewall Basic is a new SKU for Azure Firewall designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Azure Firewall Basic can be deployed inside a virtual network or a virtual hub. This gives businesses the flexibility to choose the deployment option that best meets their needs. 

The main benefits are: 

Comprehensive, cloud-native network firewall security 

  • Network and application traffic filtering 
  • Threat intelligence to alert on malicious traffic 
  • Built-in high availability 
  • Seamless integration with other Azure security services 

 Simple setup and easy-to-use 

  • Setup in just a few minutes 
  • Automate deployment (deploy as code) 
  • Zero maintenance with automatic updates 
  • Central management via Azure Firewall Manager 


  • Designed to deliver essential, cost-effective protection of your resources within your virtual network

Pricing and billing for Azure Firewall Basic with secured virtual hub will be effective starting May 1, 2023.


via Azure service updates

March 15, 2023 at 06:23PM