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Turn your ideas into innovation with trusted Azure products and services
Expand beyond the limits of your current computing platform with the freedom to build, manage and deploy your applications anywhere with Azure. Use your preferred languages, frameworks and infrastructure – even your own data centre and other clouds.
With help from Azure, you have everything you need to build your next great solution.
Invent with purpose.
Continuous innovation from Microsoft supports your development today, and your product visions for tomorrow.
You have choices. With a commitment to open source, and support for all languages and frameworks, build how you want and deploy where you want to.
On-premises, in the cloud and at the edge – we’ll meet you where you are. Integrate and manage your environments with tools and services designed for hybrid cloud.
Get security from the ground up, backed by a team of experts and proactive compliance trusted by enterprises, governments and start-ups.
Meet any challenge with Azure – your partner in the cloud
Learn how to manage and optimise costs
Get more value from Azure with tools, offers and guidance to help you understand and forecast your bill, cost optimise your workloads and control your spending with cloud governance.
Migrate your data centre with confidence
Get free resources, tools and expert assistance to migrate your servers, apps, databases and other workloads to Azure.
Govern your resources at any scale
Quickly create and replicate policies for fully governed cloud subscriptions and fine-tune role-based access controls using templates.
Azure is global. Azure is local.
Create extraordinary experiences for all of your customers – whether they’re right next door or on the other side of the world. With data centres in more global regions, the largest compliance portfolio of any cloud service provider and a bold commitment to sustainability, you don’t need to choose between quantity and quality when you build on Azure.
Pay less on Azure
Take advantage of unique savings programmes and learn why AWS is five times more expensive than Azure for Windows Server and SQL Server.
Explore Azure with 12 months of free services
Get more than 25 always-free services, plus a $200 credit to explore Azure for 30 days.
Start building straight away
Deploy your first solution in just ten minutes with demos on a wide range of Azure services.