The only consistent and comprehensive hybrid cloud
Go beyond connecting your datacenter to the cloud. Take advantage of the broadest set of hybrid capabilities and deliver true hybrid consistency in your applications, data, identity, security, and management across on-premises and cloud environments.
Build solutions on the platform that's hybrid by design
Create a truly consistent experience across your hybrid cloud using comprehensive Azure cloud capabilities. Reduce complexity and risk with the platform, tools, and services designed to work together across your on-premises and cloud environments. Build and deploy your applications consistently, seamlessly manage data, enable anywhere access with single sign-on, and deliver integrated security and management across on-premises and the cloud.
Build a secure hybrid network that’s fast, highly available, and secure
Take advantage of one of the largest cloud networks to ensure users have reliable access to your applications from anywhere. Reduce network latency with extremely fast hybrid connectivity through Azure ExpressRoute at 100 Gbps. Automate configuration and connectivity with Azure Virtual WAN to rapidly connect thousands of branch sites. Keep your virtual network secure with services like Azure DDoS Protection and Azure Firewall.Learn more about hybrid cloud solutions
Develop modern apps across hybrid environments
Bring powerful Azure benefits to your datacenter with Azure Stack. Provide cloud capabilities to on-premises infrastructure by running Azure services in your datacenter to build, test, and deploy applications the same way anywhere across your hybrid environment. Address latency and connectivity requirements for edge and disconnected solutions. Develop applications once and deploy in Azure or on-premises to meet regulatory and policy requirements. Update and extend legacy applications with modern Azure services on-premises.Learn more about Azure Stack
Unify your DevOps
Use Azure DevOps to enable agile development and consistent software delivery across your hybrid cloud by adopting the same continuous integration and continuous delivery pipeline between on-premises and the cloud. With Azure DevOps Server on-premises and Azure DevOps services, you get the same full suite of DevOps services and capabilities across your hybrid cloud. The result: better products, delivered faster, to happier customers.Learn more about Azure DevOps
Seamlessly distribute, manage, and analyze data
Manage your data and analytics consistently across your on-premises environment and the cloud, whether your data is stored in SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, or NoSQL. With Azure SQL Database Managed Instance, easily move your SQL workloads to the cloud and back again—with no code changes—regardless of what SQL database management system you're currently running. Azure services like Azure Data Factory enable new cloud analytics scenarios while maintaining data in your existing on-premises environments.Learn more about SQL Database Managed Instance
One identity, access anywhere
Connect your on-premises Active Directory solutions to the cloud with Azure Active Directory and have one identity and access management strategy across your hybrid environment. Give users a secure and seamless single sign-on experience anywhere. Protect against unauthorized access to your resources and data with enhanced cloud-based security solutions, including conditional access and identity protection, without compromising productivity.Learn more about Azure Active Directory
Integrate security and management
Monitor, secure, and manage your hybrid cloud with the broadest built-in security and management capabilities. Get a unified view of security for all your workloads across on-premises, Azure, and other clouds, in one Azure Security Center dashboard. With Azure Monitor, collect and analyze data to enable proactive insights and troubleshooting through a common view. Easily integrate alerts from System Center Operations Manager into Azure services.Learn more about hybrid security and management capabilities
Customers are doing great things with Azure hybrid cloud capabilities
Easily migrate your workloads to Azure
Choose a flexible migration path that supports your hybrid strategy. Build an optimal plan by choosing from assessment, migration, optimization and management tools. When you're ready to buy, save up to 80 percent over pay-as-you-go-pricing by combining the Azure Hybrid Benefit and Azure Reserved VM Instances.
*Savings based on D4_v2 three-year RI in West US 2 Region and Software Assurance cost (Level A) for Windows Server Standard edition (four 2-core licenses). Actual savings may vary based on region, instance type, usage or customer specific Windows Server license cost. Prices as of 2017.
Make the most of the cloud, everywhere
With this e-book, take a fresh look at your IT portfolio through the lens of hybrid cloud, highlighting key innovations that can help you build cloud-native services and applications that you can easily incorporate into your overall IT estate. Learn how a consistent hybrid cloud approach can provide a common environment for app development and DevOps across on-premises and the cloud.Download the free e-book
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