Private Endpoint

Azure Private Link (preview) – What is it? Why use it?

Microsoft recently announced Azure Private Link as a preview available initially across 6 regions in the US (East/South Central/North Central/West Central/West and West US 2). I’m going to drill into what Private Link is and why you might want to use it. What is it? First off what is Private Link? Well there are actually 2 different elements that make up Private Link. Private Endpoint Private Link Service I’m going to touch on Private Endpoint in this post and will then follow up with a post on Private Link Service as the Private Endpoint is substantial topic on its own.