Microsoft Azure Backup Server now comes with several improvements. The backups are now faster, consumes lesser space, protects shielded Hyper-V VMs and protects VMware VMs too ! These features were being awaited by many customers since they were first announced in System Center DPM 2016.
You can read all about its improvements and issues fixed here:
There are a number of new features being used and you can read about them in detail here: