Choose the right Azure Firewall version to meet your needs

Azure Firewall now supports three different versions to cater to a wide range of customer use cases and preferences.

  • Azure Firewall Premium is recommended to secure highly sensitive applications (such as payment processing). It supports advanced threat protection capabilities like malware and TLS inspection.
  • Azure Firewall Standard is recommended for customers looking for Layer 3–Layer 7 firewall and needs autoscaling to handle peak traffic periods of up to 30 Gbps. It supports enterprise features like threat intelligence, DNS proxy, custom DNS, and web categories.
  • Azure Firewall Basic is recommended for SMB customers with throughput needs of 250 Mbps.

Feature comparison

Take a closer look at the features across the three Azure Firewall versions:

Table of Azure Firewall version features.

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