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What is Azure?

Microsoft Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud services to help your organisation meet your business challenges. It is the freedom to build, manage and deploy applications on a massive, global network using your favorite tools and frameworks.

It is the cloud for all

We believe that the success made possible by the cloud must be accessible to every business and every organisation—small and large, old and new.

Why Azure is the right choice


compliance offerings—the largest portfolio in the industry


global Azure regions—more than any cloud provider


of Fortune 500 companies trust their business on the Microsoft Cloud

It is solutions that do the work for you

Find answers to the business challenges you face with an Azure solution that brings together everything you need—related products, services and third-party applications. From DevOps to business analytics to the Internet of Things, you will be up and running quickly with a scalable, cost-effective solution that works with your existing investments.

Companies doing great things with Azure

“We did look at different platforms, including Azure, Google, Amazon, and VMware. If we wanted to put the whole city in the cloud, we needed Azure.”

Chris McMasters, Chief Information Officer

City of Corona, CA

Photo of Corona, CA by sergei.gussev / CC by 4.0