Planning the correct connectivity to your Azure infrastructure

With the extension of your current infrastructure to the Azure services, you need to think about the topic of connectivity. Azure provides and supports three types of connection, two server, and one client-focused option. A server connection is always between your current network infrastructure and Azure virtual networks. The three connection types are as follows:

  • Site-to-Site VPN (server-focused)
  • Express Route (server-focused)
  • Point-to-Site (client-focused)

Generally, we can use the following principles to use the different types:

  • Use a Site-to-Site connection when:
    • Building hybrid solutions
    • Connections need to be persistent and without client-side configuration
  • Use a Point-to-Site connection ...

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