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Create next-generation solutions and deploy them anywhere—on or off the planet. Get started with an Azure free account, 12 months of popular services free, and a $200 credit.

On-premises, hybrid, multicloud, or at the edge—create secure, future-ready cloud solutions on Azure

Manage satellite data at cloud scale

Communicate with, and process data from satellites with Azure Orbital, a fully managed ground station service.

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See Azure announcements from the event, including new technologies to innovate across all your environments.

Innovate faster with open source on Azure

Build, collaborate, and deploy seamlessly and more securely—in any environment—using your favorite languages and frameworks.

Start putting your ideas into action with Azure products and services

Build, train and deploy machine learning

Azure Machine Learning

Add cognitive capabilities to apps with APIs

Azure Cognitive Services

Quickly deploy AI solutions for common business processes

Azure Applied AI Services

Add AI-powered content search to apps

Azure Cognitive Search

Create bots and connect them across channels

Azure Bot Services

Apply advanced language models to a variety of use cases

Azure OpenAI Service

Deploy VMs in seconds

Azure Virtual Machines

Create open-source, enterprise-grade apps

Linux Virtual Machines on Azure

Get industry-leading performance for SQL

SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

Deploy scalable, protected virtualised infrastructure

Windows Virtual Machines

Trigger apps with serverless computing

Azure functions

Expand apps to additional locations

Azure App Service

Build, deploy and scale web apps on a fully managed platform

Azure App Service

Trigger apps with serverless computing

Azure functions

Build and scale apps with managed Kubernetes

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Run containers without managing servers

Azure Container Instances

Stay compliant with managed app updates

Azure Red Hat OpenShift

Bring modern microservice patterns to Spring Boot apps

Azure Spring Cloud

Unify on-premises, hybrid and cross-cloud infrastructure

Azure Arc

Build apps across on-premises, cloud and the edge

Azure Stack

Stop threats with intelligent security analytics

Azure Sentinel

Extend threat protection to any infrastructure

Azure Security Center

Create secure, private clouds

Azure ExpressRoute

Enable single sign-on and multifactor identification

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)

Build IoT solutions on a hosted platform

Azure IoT Central

Deploy cloud intelligence on local edge devices

Azure IoT Edge

Authenticate communication across devices, edge and cloud

Azure IoT Hub

Create models of physical environments

Azure Digital Twins

Secure your IoT hardware and software

Azure Sphere

Visualise IoT data in real time

Azure Time Series Insights

Find out how these customers are innovating with Azure

Basketball going through hoop.

To bring fans deeper into the game, NBA CourtOptix uses Azure machine learning and AI solutions to provide on-screen analysis of every shot, pass and play.

Person dunking an Oreo cookie into a glass of milk.

Mondelēz International dramatically improved app performance, availability and resilience by migrating its business-critical SAP resources to Azure.

Worker loading cans of Pepsi into a fridge.

PepsiCo uses Azure Machine Learning to identify consumer shopping trends and provide actionable, store-level insights.

Cancer researcher in scrubs and a mask looking through a microscope.

The American Cancer Society has kept resources flowing to patients and researchers during the global pandemic by transitioning their infrastructure to Azure.

Person in a factory using a tablet to check the performance data of a robotic manufacturing arm.

Bosch Building Technologies used Azure to expand and deploy worldwide a platform that analyses energy consumption and helps pursue ongoing energy efficiency.

The patio of a modern office building, overlooking a city by a lake.

Swiss Re accelerates Java app modernisation – quickly, compliantly and with minimal overhead – using Azure Spring Cloud.

Accelerate your migration and modernisation with Azure

Discover what’s happening on Azure

Inspired by his aunt with motor neuron disease, Julius Sweetland created the OptiKey keyboard controlled by eye movement—using open source and Azure.

Inspired by his aunt with motor neuron disease, Julius Sweetland created the OptiKey keyboard controlled by eye movement—using open source and Azure.

Start building on Azure for free

Get popular services for free for 12 months and more than 25 other always-free services – as well as $200 credit to use in your first 30 days.

Contact an Azure sales specialist

Get the answers you need – from how to get started to questions about your unique scenario – by talking to an Azure sales specialist.

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