We are pleased to announce the release of the Elasticsearch Azure cloud plugin, version 2.8.0.
The Azure Cloud plugin allows to use Azure API for the unicast discovery mechanism and add Azure storage repositories..
Release Notes - elasticsearch-cloud-azure - Version 2.8.0
-  - Update to Elasticsearch 1.7.0 (https://github.com/elastic/elasticsearch-cloud-azure/issues/97)
For questions or comments around this plugin, feel free to use elasticsearch mailing list: https://discuss.elastic.co/c/elasticsearch
-The Elasticsearch team