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Build engaging mobile apps fast
With Mobile Apps, it’s easy to rapidly build engaging cross-platform and native apps for iOS, Android, Windows or Mac, store app data in the cloud or on-premises, authenticate users, send push notifications, as well as add your custom backend logic in C# or Node.js.
Add corporate sign-on in seconds
Easily authenticate your users with Active Directory, securely connect to on-premises resources like SAP, Oracle, SQL Server, and SharePoint, and leverage cross-platform frameworks like Xamarin and PhoneGap to build enterprise-grade apps for your employees.
Use offline data sync to build responsive apps
Create robust apps that remain useful when there are network issues, so users can create and modify data even when they are offline. Improve app responsiveness by caching server data locally on the device. With Mobile Apps you can easily provide a native sync experience across your iOS, Android, and Windows apps.
Connect your apps to on-premises data
Azure enables you to build mobile apps that can consume data from your own data center. With Hybrid Connections and VPN it is easy to access your data securely from your on-premises data centers, anywhere in the world.
Broadcast personalized push notifications to millions in minutes
Notification Hubs is a massively scalable mobile push notification engine capable of sending millions of push notifications to iOS, Android, Windows, or Nokia X devices within seconds. You can easily hook Notification Hubs into any existing app backend, whether that backend is hosted on-premises or in Azure.
Auto scale to fit your business
Easily configure built-in auto scale for both Mobile Apps and Notification Hubs to match your app needs. With auto scale you can spin up/down resources based actual usage and pay only what you need. With access to the global network of Microsoft managed data centers, allowing you to reach users anywhere in the world.