Management and governance

Manage and secure your hybrid cloud resources with tools built into Azure

Get built-in Azure management and governance tools that help your system administrators and developers keep your resources secure and compliant, both on-premises and in the cloud. Monitor infrastructure and applications, provision and configure resources, update apps, analyse threats, back up resources, build disaster recovery, apply policies, automate processes and even manage costs – throughout your IT lifecycle.

Management tools for monitoring

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Get visibility into the status of Azure platform components Azure Monitor
Monitor and diagnose network issues Network Watcher

Management tools for configuration

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Automate, configure and update your resources Automation
Get personalised recommendations to help manage your Azure environment Azure Advisor
Deploy and manage your Azure resources Azure Resource Manager
Simplify how you move multiple resources between Azure regions Azure Resource Mover
Create, maintain and invoke scheduled work for your apps Scheduler
Route incoming traffic for better performance and availability Traffic Manager
Manage Azure using a command-line experience Cloud Shell
Manage deployed solutions for your customers Azure Managed Applications
Personalise and manage your Azure environment Microsoft Azure portal
Stay connected to your Azure resources from any place at any time Azure mobile app
Empowering service providers to manage customers at scale and with precision Azure Lighthouse

Management tools for governance

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Get transparency into what you’re spending on cloud resources Cost Management + Billing
Set policies across resources and monitor compliance Azure Policy
Enabling quick, repeatable creation of governed environments Azure Blueprints

Management tools for security and protection

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Back up your resources and protect against data loss Azure Backup
Deliver highly available virtual machines with built-in disaster recovery Azure Site Recovery
Secure your resources and protect against threats Security Center

Customers are doing great things with Azure management tools