Virtual networks are an essential component in Azure. They allow control over IP address assignment and allow connectivity to on-premises data centers.
Since May 2014, virtual networks created in different Azure regions can be connected to each other. This allows network traffic to travel over dedicated Microsoft connections instead over S2S VPN connections. Also, virtual networks that are part of different Azure subscriptions can be connected to each other.
Perform the following steps to create a virtual network in Azure: