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Artificial Intelligence productivity for every developer and every scenario

Create the next generation of applications – spanning an intelligent cloud as well as an intelligent edge powered by AI – with the Azure platform and a wide portfolio of productivity tools, including cognitive services.

Azure offers a comprehensive set of flexible AI services for any scenario and enterprise-grade AI infrastructure that runs AI workloads anywhere at scale. Modern AI tools designed for developers and data scientists help you create AI solutions easily, with maximum productivity.


Find new, unexpected ways to adapt and innovate based on your unique data


Interpret business and customer data in real time and scale, including text, docs, images, video and voice


Remove technology barriers for your customers and expand your employees’ capabilities

AI services

Accelerate the development of your AI solutions with high-level services. Use your preferred approach, adapted to your targeted scenario, and achieve maximum productivity and reliability.

Cognitive Services

Use AI to solve business problems. Infuse your apps, websites and bots with intelligent algorithms to see, hear, speak and understand natural methods of communication.

Azure Bot Service

Accelerate development for conversational AI. Integrate seamlessly with Cortana, Office 365, Slack, Facebook Messenger and more.

Machine learning services

Model AI algorithms and experiment with ease. Customise based on your requirements.

AI infrastructure

Use the power of AI infrastructure with virtually limitless scale and integrated AI services.

AI compute

Flexible compute services from virtually limitless scale to the edge.

Apache Spark for Azure HDInsight

Take advantage of Apache Spark in the cloud for mission-critical deployments.

Data Science Virtual Machines

Use a friction-free data science environment that contains popular tools for data exploration, modelling and development activities.

Batch AI training

Experience unlimited, elastic scale-out deep learning. Run large-scale, massively parallel GPU-enabled AI development.

Azure Container Service (AKS)

Scale and orchestrate containers using Kubernetes, DC/OS or Docker Swarm.

AI on data

Add the power of AI to your data platform.

Data Lake Store

Run data transformations and AI at petabyte scale.

Azure SQL Database

Use R, Python and native machine learning in an industry-leading SQL DB.

Azure Cosmos DB

Integrate AI with a globally distributed, multi-model database service.

AI tools

Equip your team with comprehensive and productive tooling for AI coding and management.

Machine Learning Studio

Easily build, deploy and manage predictive analytics solutions.

Azure Machine Learning Workbench

Drive visual AI-powered data wrangling, experimentation and life cycle management.

Visual Studio Tools for AI

Build, test and deploy deep learning and AI solutions.

Azure Notebooks

Organise your datasets and Jupyter Notebooks in a centralised library for data science and analysis.

Other popular open-source tools

Get support for Jupyter Notebooks, PyCharm and more.

AI Toolkit for Azure IoT Edge

Deploy deep learning models and AI to run locally on IoT devices through pre-built models.

Download the Microsoft AI platform overview whitepaper to learn more about using various components of the AI stack to create intelligent applications.

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Deep-learning frameworks

Harness intelligence with massive datasets through popular deep-learning frameworks on a platform with comprehensive support.

Image classification with convolutional neural networks

Explore transfer learning, convolutional neural networks and gradient-boosting decision tree algorithms.

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Information discovery with deep learning and natural language processing

See how deep learning and natural language processing can be used effectively with the Microsoft AI platform.

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Defect prevention with predictive maintenance

Learn how to use Azure Machine Learning to predict failures before they happen with real-time assembly line data.

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Learn about AI Development on Azure and Microsoft AI Certifications.

AI applications – Getting started

Learn how to use AI for image recognition, speech processing and handwriting recognition.

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Custom AI application using Cognitive Services

Use Cognitive Services to build intelligent applications with natural language processing.

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Advanced AI applications

Use Cognitive Toolkit to build intelligent applications with deep learning for image segmentation and object detection.

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Cloud AI certification

Build expertise and advance your knowledge with Azure AI certification for Machine Learning.

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