NGINX for Azure is NGINX Plus as a native SaaS experience in Azure, enabling you to speed cloud adoption and modern apps with easy lift and shift of your NGINX configurations.
To load balance applications in Microsoft Azure, you can choose NGINX Plus, Azure Load Balancer, or Azure Application Gateway. Explore their different sets of supported features, and learn how combining NGINX Plus with the Azure offerings gives you the best of both worlds.
We explore some difficulties in developing cloud-native apps, and explain how NGINX software helps you solve them by reducing tool sprawl, controlling costs with lightweight solutions, and enabling SecOps to provide DevOps with self-service security that integrates into CI/CD pipelines.
In this blog we show how to use NGINX Plus for OpenID Connect (OIDC) authentication of applications behind the Ingress in a Kubernetes environment. We provide instructions for all components: Azure as the identity provider, Kubernetes, Docker, NGINX Plus, and a sample application.
NGINX is expanding its offerings for the public cloud. Enhancements include support for Amazon EC2 A1 Instances, CentOS 8, and RHEL 8; the NGINX Plus Enterprise Edition; a developer marketplace in partnership with DigitalOcean; and new NGINX Plus Certified Modules.
With NGINX Plus in front of your web apps, API, and mobile backends hosted in Microsoft Azure App Service, you can load balance and secure applications at a global scale with a high level of protection against exploits and attacks from the web.