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The only consistent hybrid cloud

Reduce the complexity, time and risks of integrating cloud capabilities across your environment, including identity, applications, data, security and management.

Build and deploy applications consistently

Go beyond connecting your datacenter to the cloud. Ensure your on-premises and cloud environments work consistently across your entire organization. Increase developer productivity with a common approach to building applications and the flexibility to deploy those apps in the cloud or on premises with Azure Stack. Increase end-user productivity using Azure Active Directory for single sign-on to both cloud and on-premises applications.

MKI
“By combining Azure and Azure Stack, we can deploy application functionality as needed both in the cloud and on-premises. This provides new options to our customers.”

Kurata Miyashita, Executive Officer, Digital Transformation Center

Smithfield Foods
“Azure is a great hybrid cloud enabler. We can move some applications to the cloud and leave others running at Smithfield facilities, while providing consistent authentication wherever applications run.”

Matthew Douglas, Director of Cloud and Solutions Architecture

Get the performance of a consistent platform

Use virtually bottomless, lower-cost cloud storage—without code changes to your existing applications and keeping your data securely encrypted. Migrate your SQL Server-based applications to the cloud with zero downtime using Azure SQL Database.

Optimise and secure your hybrid infrastructure

Gain visibility and control with built-in management and security solutions across your cloud and on-premises environment. Detect and respond to threats faster with Azure Security Center. Enable Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery to help protect against any cloud or on-premises data loss.

Ihg
“We wanted to take advantage of the functionality and intelligence built into Azure that, for example, performs best-practice analysis against Active Directory domain controllers and computers running SQL Server on-premises and in the cloud.”

Jason Roth, Senior Engineer on the Global Technology Enterprise Systems team

Maesrk
“We moved many, many systems—including million of files—but still the migration went rapidly and smoothly with zero business impact.”

Andy Laurence, Senior Director Head of Production Services

Migrate confidently and cost-effectively

Choose the migration path which is best for you—you do not have to move everything at once. Use assessment, migration and cost-management tools to help build an optimal plan. And save up to 82 percent when compared to the pay-as-you-go-pricing by combining the Azure Hybrid Benefit and Azure Reserved VM Instances.

The enterprise guide to hybrid cloud

Get an overview of why a hybrid cloud approach may be your best path to the cloud, optimizing your existing infrastructure, security and compliance and how to build a common environment for application development.

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