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Provision Windows and Linux virtual machines in seconds
The best virtual desktop experience – delivered on Azure
Managed, always up-to-date SQL instance in the cloud
Fast NoSQL database with open APIs for any scale
Simplify the deployment, management and operations of Kubernetes
Deploy high-quality AI models as APIs
Quickly create powerful cloud apps for web and mobile
The complete LiveOps backend platform for building and operating live games
Process events with serverless code
Experience quantum impact today on Azure
Extend Azure management and services anywhere
Create the next generation of applications using artificial intelligence capabilities for any developer and any scenario.
Specialist services that enable organisations to accelerate time to value in applying AI to solve common scenarios
Build, train and deploy models from the cloud to the edge
AI-powered cloud search service for mobile and web app development
Build conversational AI experiences for your customers
Fast, easy and collaborative Apache Spark-based analytics platform
Build computer vision and speech models using a developer kit with advanced AI sensors
Gather, store, process, analyse and visualise data of any variety, volume or velocity.
Limitless analytics service with unmatched time to insight
Maximise business value with unified data governance
Hybrid data integration at enterprise scale, made easy
Provision cloud Hadoop, Spark, R Server, HBase and Storm clusters
Real-time analytics on fast-moving streams of data from applications and devices
Enterprise-grade analytics engine as a service
Massively scalable, secure data lake functionality built on Azure Blob Storage
Build and manage blockchain based applications with a suite of integrated tools
Build, govern and expand consortium blockchain networks
Easily prototype blockchain apps in the cloud
Automate the access and use of data across clouds without writing code
Access cloud compute capacity and scale on demand – and only pay for the resources you use.
Manage and scale up to thousands of Linux and Windows virtual machines
A fully managed Spring Cloud service, jointly built and operated with VMware
A dedicated physical server to host your Azure VMs for Windows and Linux
Cloud-scale job scheduling and compute management
Host enterprise SQL Server apps in the cloud
Develop and manage your containerised apps faster with integrated tools
Easily run containers on Azure without managing servers.
Develop microservices and orchestrate containers on Windows or Linux
Store and manage container images across all types of Azure deployments
Easily deploy and run containerised web apps that scale with your business
Fully managed OpenShift service, jointly operated with Red Hat
Support rapid growth and innovate faster with secure, enterprise-grade and fully managed database services.
Managed, intelligent SQL in the cloud
Fully managed, intelligent and scalable PostgreSQL
Fully managed, scalable MySQL database
Accelerate applications with high-throughput, low-latency data caching
Simplify on-premises database migration to the cloud
Deliver innovation faster with simple, reliable tools for continuous delivery
Services for teams to share code, track work and ship software
Continuously build, test and deploy to any platform and cloud
Plan, track and discuss work across your teams
Get unlimited, cloud-hosted private Git repos for your project
Create, host and share packages with your team
Test and ship with confidence with a manual and exploratory testing toolkit
Quickly create environments using reusable templates and artifacts
Use your favourite DevOps tools with Azure
Full observability into your applications, infrastructure and network
Build, manage and continuously deliver cloud applications – using any platform or language
The powerful and flexible environment for developing applications in the cloud
A powerful, lightweight code editor for cloud development
World’s leading developer platform, seamlessly integrated with Azure
Access Visual Studio, Azure credits, Azure DevOps and many other resources for creating, deploying and managing applications.
A powerful, low-code platform for building apps quickly
Get the SDKs and command-line tools you need
Continuously build, test, release and monitor your mobile and desktop apps
Get Azure innovation everywhere—bring the agility and innovation of cloud computing to your on-premises workloads
Put cloud-native SIEM and intelligent security analytics to work to help protect your enterprise
Build and run innovative hybrid applications across cloud boundaries
Unify security management and enable advanced threat protection across hybrid cloud workloads
Dedicated private-network fibre connections to Azure
Synchronise on-premises directories and enable single sign-on
Extend cloud intelligence and analytics to edge devices managed by Azure IoT Hub
Manage user identities and access to protect against advanced threats across devices, data, apps and infrastructure
Consumer identity and access management in the cloud
Join Azure virtual machines to a domain without domain controllers
Better protect your sensitive information – whenever, wherever
Seamlessly integrate on-premises and cloud-based applications, data and processes across your enterprise.
Connect across private and public cloud environments
Publish APIs to developers, partners and employees securely and at scale
Reliable event delivery at massive scale
Bring IoT to any device and any platform, without changing your infrastructure
Connect, monitor and manage IoT assets with a scalable platform
Build next-generation IoT solutions that model entire environments in real time
Accelerate the creation of IoT solutions
Create fully customisable solutions with templates for common IoT scenarios
Securely connect embedded MCU-powered devices from silicon to cloud
Monitor and detect security threats to both managed and unmanaged IoT assets
Build intelligent edge solutions with world-class developer tools, long-term support and enterprise-grade security.
Making embedded IoT development and connectivity easy
Bring AI to everyone with an end-to-end, scalable, trusted platform with experimentation and model management
Simplify, automate and optimise the management and compliance of your cloud resources
Build, manage and monitor all Azure products in a single, unified console
Stay connected to your Azure resources – anytime, anywhere
Streamline Azure administration with a browser-based shell
Your personalised Azure best practices recommendation engine
Simplify data protection and protect against ransomware
Manage your cloud spending with confidence
Implement corporate governance and standards at scale for Azure resources
Keep your business running with built-in disaster recovery service
Deliver high-quality video content anywhere, at any time and on any device
Encode, store and stream video and audio at scale
Studio-grade encoding at cloud scale
A single player for all your playback needs
Deliver content to virtually all devices with scale to meet business needs
Securely deliver content using AES, PlayReady, Widevine and Fairplay
Ensure secure, reliable content delivery with broad global reach
Simplify and accelerate your migration to the cloud with guidance, tools and resources
Easily discover, assess, right-size and migrate your on-premises VMs to Azure
Appliances and solutions for offline data transfer to Azure
Blend your physical and digital worlds to create immersive, collaborative experiences
Create multi-user, spatially aware mixed reality experiences
Render high-quality, interactive 3D content, and stream it to your devices in real time
Automatically align and anchor 3D content to objects in the physical world
Build and deploy cross-platform and native apps for any mobile device
Send push notifications to any platform from any back-end
Create cloud-powered mobile apps faster
Simple and secure location APIs provide geospatial context to data
Build rich communication experiences with the same secure platform used by Microsoft Teams
Connect cloud and on-premises infrastructure and services, to provide your customers and users with the best possible experience.
Provision private networks, optionally connect to on-premises data centres
Explore Azure load-balancing services and find the best solution for your workloads using an easy-to-use service selection tool
Build secure, scalable and highly available web front ends in Azure
Establish secure, cross-premises connectivity
Host your DNS domain in Azure
Protect your applications from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks
Satellite ground station and scheduling service connected to Azure for fast downlinking of data
Protect your enterprise from advanced threats across hybrid cloud workloads
Protect hybrid cloud workloads
Safeguard and maintain control of keys and other secrets
Get secure, massively scalable cloud storage for your data, apps and workloads.
High-performance, highly durable block storage for Azure Virtual Machines
Simple, secure and serverless enterprise-grade cloud file shares
Fast and highly scalable data exploration service
Enterprise-grade Azure file shares, powered by NetApp
Massively scalable and secure object storage
Industry-leading price point for storing rarely accessed data
Build, deploy and scale powerful web applications quickly and efficiently
Quickly create and deploy mission-critical web apps at scale
Add real-time web functionalities easily
Easily build real-time messaging web applications using WebSockets and the publish-subscribe pattern
A modern web app service that offers streamlined full-stack development from source code to global high availability
Provision Windows desktops and apps with VMware and Azure Virtual Desktop
Provision Windows desktops and apps on Azure with Citrix and Azure Virtual Desktop
Build, manage and continuously deliver cloud apps – with any platform or language
Analyse images, comprehend speech and make predictions using data
Simplify and accelerate your migration and modernization with guidance, tools, and resources
Bring the agility and innovation of the cloud to your on-premises workloads
Help protect data, apps and infrastructure with trusted security services
Simplify and accelerate development and testing (dev/test) across any platform
Bring together people, processes and products to continuously deliver value to customers and coworkers.
Integrate security into every aspect of the software delivery lifecycle.
Give customers what they want with a personalised, scalable and secure shopping experience
Build, quickly launch and reliably scale your games across platforms – and refine based on analytics.
Find new insights by collecting untapped data from connected devices, assets and sensors.
Turn your ideas into applications faster using the right tools for the job.
Create reliable apps and functionalities at scale and bring them to market faster.
Reach your customers everywhere, on any device, with a single mobile app build.
Respond to changes faster, optimise costs and ship confidently.
Build apps faster by not having to manage infrastructure.
Connect modern applications with a comprehensive set of messaging services on Azure
Build mission-critical solutions to analyse images, comprehend speech and make predictions using data.
Uncover latent insights from across all of your business data with AI.
Protect your data and code while the data is in use in the cloud.
Optimise costs, operate confidently and ship features faster by migrating your ASP.NET web apps to Azure.
Save money and improve efficiency by migrating and modernizing your workloads to Azure with proven tools and guidance.
Enhanced security and hybrid capabilities for your mission-critical Linux workloads
Reduce infrastructure costs by moving your mainframe and mid-range apps to Azure.
Bring the intelligence, security and reliability of Azure to your SAP applications.
Move your SQL Server databases to Azure with few or no application code changes.
Run your Windows workloads on the trusted cloud for Windows Server.
Explore tools and resources for migrating open-source databases to Azure while reducing costs
Accelerate time to market by modernizing applications and data with Azure.
Reduce fraud and accelerate verifications with immutable shared record-keeping.
Drive faster, more efficient decision-making by drawing deeper insights from your analytics.
Accelerate time to insights with an end-to-end cloud analytics solution.
Create a safer workplace as you resume on-site operations.
Build cloud-native applications or modernise existing applications with fully managed databases
Meet environmental sustainability goals and accelerate conservation projects with IoT technologies.
Build open, interoperable IoT solutions that secure and modernise industrial systems.
Minimise disruption to your business with cost-effective backup and disaster recovery solutions.
Get fully managed, single tenancy supercomputers with high-performance storage and no data movement.
Bring innovation anywhere, to your hybrid environment across on-premises, multicloud and the edge.
Deliver ultra-low-latency networking, applications and services at the enterprise edge
Run your mission-critical applications on Azure for increased operational agility and security.
Experience quantum impact today with the world’s first full-stack, quantum computing cloud ecosystem.
Ensure compliance using built-in cloud governance capabilities.
Cloud-native network security for protecting your applications, network and workloads.
Modernise operations to speed response rates, boost efficiency and reduce costs
Transform customer experience, build trust and optimise risk management
Build, quickly launch and reliably scale your games across platforms
Implement remote government access, empower collaboration and deliver secure services
Boost patient engagement, empower provider collaboration and improve operations
Improve operational efficiencies, reduce costs and generate new revenue opportunities
Create content nimbly, collaborate remotely and deliver seamless customer experiences
Personalise customer experiences, empower your employees and optimise supply chains
Get started easily, run lean, stay agile and grow fast with Azure for startups
Accelerate mission impact, increase innovation and optimise efficiency – with world-class security
Find reference architectures, example scenarios and solutions for common workloads on Azure
We’re in this together – explore Azure resources and tools to help you navigate COVID-19
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Explore 12 months of popular free services
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Estimate the cost savings of migrating to Azure
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Get up and running in the cloud with help from an experienced partner
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Thu, 05 Aug 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Learn the fundamentals of core database concepts in a cloud environment. Join us at Microsoft Azure Virtual Training Day: Data Fundamentals to build your foundational knowledge of cloud data services. Explore relational and non-relational data offerings as well as big data and modern data warehouse analytics solutions in Azure.
When: Thu, 05 Aug 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Tue, 10 Aug 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Advance your career with a solid foundation in DevOps. Attend this free, instructor-led training designed for developers and IT professionals. Learn how to use GitHub to manage workflows and improve cycle time. Get step-by-step guidance for adding quality and security controls to the build process, and for improving notification and response to deliver consistent, repeatable automation.
When: Tue, 10 Aug 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Wed, 11 Aug 2021 08:00:00 GMT
Get an overview of hybrid infrastructure capabilities with Azure—and understand where hybrid environments fit between traditional on-premises and cloud-only deployments and architectures. Join this free, instructor-led, virtual training event and get guidance on migrating existing workloads to Azure infrastructure as a service (IaaS). Learn how to plan, implement, and manage a hybrid infrastructure across on-premises, multicloud, and edge environments. In this training, you’ll learn how to govern and manage on-premises and cloud resources with a single control plane using Azure Arc—including your Linux and Windows virtual machines (VMs), Kubernetes clusters, and databases. Additionally, you’ll gain an understanding of the core concepts behind Azure Stack and learn how to build, deploy, and run hybrid and edge computing apps consistently across an IT ecosystem, with flexibility for diverse workloads.
When: Wed, 11 Aug 2021 08:00:00 GMT
Thu, 12 Aug 2021 03:30:00 GMT
In this Webinar, we will go through several aspects of the best-practice Cloud Adoption Framework and provide guidance designed to help you create and implement the right strategies that are necessary for your organization to succeed in the cloud. Join us as experts dive into a technical discussion on cloud migration, cost optimization, security, compliance and governance strategies.
When: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 03:30:00 GMT
Fri, 13 Aug 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Discover the solutions it’s possible to create with AI – and the Azure services that can help you build those solutions. Join the free Microsoft Azure Virtual Training Day: AI Fundamentals to explore fundamental AI concepts and learn how to get started with AI on Azure.
When: Fri, 13 Aug 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Tue, 17 Aug 2021 03:00:00 GMT
Get more out of one of your organization’s most valuable assets—your data. Learn how to prepare your data for storage, processing, and analysis with an end-to-end analytics solution at Microsoft Azure Virtual Training Day: Deliver Integrated Analytics with Azure Synapse.
When: Tue, 17 Aug 2021 03:00:00 GMT
Wed, 18 Aug 2021 08:00:00 GMT
Microsoft invites you to attend Envision South Africa 2021, an exclusive virtual experience through which industry thought leaders will share insights and strategies to support and accelerate business growth in your organisation. The Digital Age means that your role as chief financial officer has become far more complex than analysing numbers and presenting figures to the board. You are now a driving force in recognising emerging technologies, including cloud-based systems, blockchain, and artificial intelligence, and establishing how they can best benefit the business.
When: Wed, 18 Aug 2021 08:00:00 GMT
Wed, 18 Aug 2021 12:00:00 GMT
We are hosting the first ever Danish Championship in Microsoft Power BI. Regardless of your skill level you are welcome to join, and we will have Microsoft Partners ready to assist and guide you all the way. The championships are for people living in Denmark, Greenland, Faroe Islands and Iceland. Your first step will be signing up for one of our briefing options to learn more.
When: Wed, 18 Aug 2021 12:00:00 GMT
Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 GMT
To create your vision for tomorrow, you need to understand what the cloud can do for you and your company today. In this introductory course Microsoft Azure Virtual Training Day: Fundamentals you will learn about cloud-computing concepts, models and services, covering topics such as public, private and hybrid cloud as well as Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Platform-as-a-Service and Software-as-a-Service.
When: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Thu, 19 Aug 2021 08:00:00 GMT
Microsoft invites you to attend Envision South Africa 2021, an exclusive virtual experience through which industry thought leaders will share insights and strategies to support and accelerate business growth in the public safety and national security sector.
Public safety, national security and defence leaders are mandated to protect citizens, mitigate disasters, reduce crime, and build more secure and resilient nations. This sector is critical to the recovery of our economy, however it is increasingly being disrupted. Transformation to a digital-first business is inevitable, and the result will be optimised operations, transformed missions and services, empowered service personnel and more engaged citizens.
When: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 08:00:00 GMT
Microsoft invites you to attend Envision South Africa 2021, an exclusive virtual experience through which industry thought leaders will share insights and strategies to support and accelerate business growth in the financial services and banking sectors.
The banking sector is critical to the economic recovery and prosperity of our country and its citizens. To thrive in this digital era, its banks need to be able to leverage data to drive innovation and deepen customer loyalty. Digitally-first banks have created the digital platforms that will enable differentiated customer experiences, modernise payment and core banking, and manage risk and compliance across the organisation.
In 2019, the top five stores in South Africa accounted for 43% of the top 500 net sales in the country. Has the status quo remained the same, or did 2020 change the rules of retail? South Africa’s top retail brands are competing for share of wallet in a world redefined by the future of ecommerce, the ways consumer views are influencing purchasing, and new digital behaviours.
Envision South Africa 2021 is no ordinary virtual event and during the event, Microsoft and our experts will explore the key challenges facing the retail industry, as well as solutions and opportunities available to competitive retail brands and leaders who understand that the digital world is transforming retail experiences.
Fri, 20 Aug 2021 12:00:00 GMT
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Fri, 20 Aug 2021 13:00:00 GMT
The past 1,5 years changed the way we work across the globe. Time spent in meetings has more than doubled globally, and over 40 billion more emails were delivered in February of this year compared with last. Flexible and remote work is here to stay, so we need to adapt our solutions to the new reality.
When: Fri, 20 Aug 2021 13:00:00 GMT
Wed, 25 Aug 2021 11:00:00 GMT
Join us at Microsoft Azure Virtual Training Day: Deliver Integrated Analytics with Azure Synapse. Learn how to prepare your data for storage, processing, and analysis with an end-to-end analytics solution.
When: Wed, 25 Aug 2021 11:00:00 GMT
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Wed, 01 Sep 2021 08:00:00 GMT
Get a deep understanding of how to migrate your on-premises, open-source workloads to the Microsoft Azure platform. Join this free virtual event to receive guidance on everything—from assessing your existing on-premises environment to optimizing migration to the cloud to managing virtual machines, applications, and data.
When: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 08:00:00 GMT
Thu, 02 Sep 2021 07:30:00 GMT
Join this free, instructor-led, virtual training event for detailed sessions on migrating to the Azure cloud platform—including sessions covering Windows and SQL Server workload migration, as well as principles that are applicable to multiple frameworks, languages, and data platforms such as those based on Linux.
When: Thu, 02 Sep 2021 07:30:00 GMT
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Tue, 07 Sep 2021 20:00:00 GMT
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Throughout the development and use of AI systems, trust must be at the core. At Microsoft, responsible machine learning contains values and principles which at the core encompasses understanding explainability and fairness of model.
When: Tue, 07 Sep 2021 20:00:00 GMT
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