Azure VM backups is a cloud-based solution (from Microsoft) that provides simple, secure, and cost-effective techniques to back up and recover your data from Microsoft Azure.
With the latest update, users can expect even greater support and functionality for Azure VM backups.
- Azure Backup is introducing restoring Unmanaged VMs/Disks as Managed VMs/Disks to provide the benefit of Managed disks for customers who are currently backing up their unmanaged disks.
For more details, please read the documentation
- Azure Backup now supports Replace existing disks as an option for VMs that have Managed Service Identities (MSI) Both User assigned Identities and System assigned Identities.
- Azure Backup now supports backup & restore of Virtual Machine Scale Sets in the orchestration mode prescribed here.
For more details, please read the documentation.
Source: Azure blog