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Azure Active Directory

Get the reliability and scalability you need with identity services that work with your on-premises, cloud or hybrid environment.

Enhance security, simplify access and set smart policies with a single identity platform

Seamless, highly secure access

Connect your users with the apps they need using a frictionless experience across cloud, mobile and on-premises apps.

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Comprehensive identity protection

Protect user accounts and increase security with conditional access and ongoing threat detection and response.

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Efficient management and compliance at scale

Stay in control and reduce costs using automation, self-service and policy enforcement.

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Customer and partner identities

Connect and collaborate with your customers and partners easily and more securely without the extra overhead.

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Identity platform for developers

Accelerate your app development and improve customer experience with authentication, SSO, user provisioning and more.

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Identity for IaaS (infrastructure as a service)

Save on identity infrastructure costs when you join Azure virtual machines to a domain without a domain controller or VPN connection.

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Get free SSO for up to 10 apps per user, 500,000 directory objects and free access to premium features for 30 days

  • Walmart
  • Accenture
  • BP
  • Hearst
  • Asics
  • Pepsi
  • Qantas
  • Amtrak

Start-ups, governments and 90 per cent of the Fortune 500 use Azure Active Directory.

Seamless, highly secure access

Connect users to the apps they need

Connect all of your users with all your apps and data seamlessly. Unparalleled integration with Active Directory, Active Directory Federation Services, Office 365 and thousands of pre-integrated SaaS (software as a service) applications makes it easy to centralise identity on a single platform. Reduce friction and increase security with password-less authentication.

Comprehensive identity protection

Protect user accounts and increase security

Defend against today’s threats with enhanced security for identities and access based on user, location, device, data and app context. Mitigate risk with cloud-powered machine learning and intelligent security signals from across Microsoft products that give insight to your identity policies.

Take a zero-trust approach with conditional access

Efficient management and compliance at scale

Stay in control and reduce costs

Automate workflows for user provisioning and lifecycle management to meet the needs of your growing organisation. Deploy consistent policies and monitor access rights. Save time and resources with self-service account management.

Customer and partner identities

Your first 50,000 customers for free

Connect and collaborate with customers and partners more easily and securely. Azure Active Directory B2C can be scaled and customised to your business needs, with the right level of security controls. Reduce overhead with identity provider integration and self-service capabilities.

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Identity platform for developers

Accelerate development and elevate your app

Integrate your app with the Microsoft identity platform to help reach the world’s largest organisations and millions of users. Easily incorporate authentication and advanced security features to support your IT policies.

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Identity for IaaS (infrastructure as a service)

Use managed domain services on Azure

Join Azure virtual machines to a domain, without having to deploy domain controllers or use a VPN. Migrate legacy apps from on-premises to Azure easily with Azure Active Directory Domain Services.

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Azure Active Directory-supported applications

Simplify SSO with your choice of thousands of pre-integrated SaaS applications.

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Technology partners

  • Duo
  • Omada
  • Ping Identity
  • RSA
  • SailPoint
  • Saviynt
  • TruSona
  • Yubico

Get started with Azure Active Directory

Sync up your directories, connect your apps and enable SSO and conditional access.