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App Service Environment is now available in US Government regions

The App Service Environment, with Isolated pricing plans, is now available in the US Government regions.  The App Service Environment is a deployment of the Azure App Service and runs in your Azure Virtual Network.  With an App Service Environment you have more options for:

  • High scale
  • Network isolation
  • High memory utilization

The App Service Environment can be deployed with an internet accessible endpoint or with an endpoint on a private address in your Azure Virtual Network.  This makes the App Service Environment a great solution to host your line of business applications or those applications that you want to only expose through a web application firewall such as the Azure Application Gateway.

To learn more about the App Service Environment start with the Introduction to the App Service Environment

To create an internet accessible App Service Environment you can start with Creating an External App Service Environment   To create an App Service Environment with a private address you should use Create and use an internal load balancer with an App Service Environment

If you are interested in how to couple an App Service Environment with a web application firewall, we have a write up on Integrating your App Service Environment with an Application Gateway