Allowing or blocking specific IPs using virtual firewalls.
Protecting applications from DDoS attacks.
Analyzing or visualizing traffic patterns.
And GWLB now offers the following benefits for NVA scenarios:
Source IP preservation.
Lightweight NVA management at scale.
Auto-scaling with Azure Virtual Machines Scale Sets (VMSS).
With GWLB, bump-in-the-wire service chaining becomes easy to add on to new or existing architectures in Azure. This means customers can easily “chain” a new GWLB resource to both Standard Public Load Balancers and individual virtual machines with Standard Public IPs, covering scenarios involving both highly available, zonally resilient deployments and simpler workloads.