Simple, secure and fully managed cloud file shares
- Extend your servers to Azure with Sync for on-premises performance and capability
- Secure data at rest and in transit using SMB 3.0 and HTTPS
- Simplify cloud file share management using familiar tools
- Create high-performance file shares using the Premium Files storage tier
Start your Azure free account and get a $200 credit for 30 days. Plus, now get 12 months of free access to Storage Accounts.
Take advantage of fully managed file shares in the cloud that are accessible via the industry-standard Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. Mount file shares concurrently in the cloud or on-premises on Windows, Linux and macOS. Plus, cache Azure file shares on Windows Servers with Azure File Sync for local access performance. Use premium shares for performance-sensitive, IO intensive workloads and standard shares for reliable, general purpose file storage.
Rest assured, knowing your data is encrypted at rest and in transit using SMB 3.0 and HTTPS.
Deploy file shares without having to manage hardware or operating system deployments – letting you focus on your users instead.
Quickly access your files over high-latency, low-bandwidth links via smart caching of commonly used on-premises files using Azure File Sync.
Built for hybrid flexibility
Access your data from where you want to using SMB, REST or even on-premises with Azure File Sync.
Mount your Azure File share from Windows, Linux or macOS.
Migrate file share-dependent applications to the cloud without breaking existing code.
"Running on Azure File storage puts us ahead of pretty much any solution on the market. It's a huge competitive advantage, and I think the opportunities are limitless. The addressable market could range anywhere from small and medium-sized business all the way up to the enterprise."