Azure Storage Previews File Share Service

Azure File service is a file storage offering, currently in preview, that enables creation of traditional Server Message Block (SMB) file shares on Azure. The file shares are accessible from Azure virtual machines (VMs) and services using native SMB file APIs, and from remote applications through Representational State Transfer (REST) APIs. The service is part of Azure Storage and could be useful for migrating file shares to Azure to retire aging on-premises server farms or providing remote access to file shares.

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