Azure vs. AWS
Organizations all over the world recognize Microsoft Azure over Amazon Web Services (AWS) as the most trusted cloud for enterprise and hybrid infrastructure.
Get more value from your existing Microsoft investment
Extend your organization’s existing knowledge and a consistent experience across your on-premises and cloud technologies through full integration with Office 365 and Active Directory.
Only Azure offers these pricing advantages
Savings through existing licenses
Use your existing Windows Server and SQL Server licenses with Software Assurance to pay a reduced rate when you move to Azure.
Free extended security updates
Get three additional years of security updates for free when you move your Windows Server and SQL Server 2008, 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2012 workloads to Azure.
More than 95 percent of Fortune 500 companies use Azure
Business and organizations – small and large, old and new – rely on Azure to provide trusted cloud services.
Over three decades of experience serving enterprise customers.
The industry’s broadest and most experienced partner network to support your needs.
The most comprehensive set of compliance offerings of any cloud service provider.
Trust your cloud
Get security from the ground up—backed by a team of experts, and proactive compliance trusted by enterprises, governments, and startups.
Operate hybrid seamlessly
On-premises, in the cloud, and at the edge—we’ll meet you where you are. Integrate and manage your environments with services designed for hybrid cloud.
Continuous innovation from Microsoft supports your development today, and your product visions for tomorrow.
More global regions than any other cloud provider
With the most global regions of any cloud provider, Azure offers the scale you need to bring your applications close to your users around the world.
60+ regions 140 countries
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