Azure for iOS
Build intelligent iOS apps that scale
Scale your apps as you grow with powerful backend services.
Ship iOS apps faster and with more confidence.
Full-stack LiveOps. Real-time control.
Get a complete backend platform for live iOS games with real-time analytics, player management, leaderboards, messaging, commerce, content and LiveOps. PlayFab powers more than 1,200 live games, with over 80 million monthly active players. Whether you are building the next great collectible card game, multiplayer shooter, VR experience or addictive Facebook game, you are in great company.
Ship higher-quality iOS apps faster.
Connect your repo and within minutes you can build your iOS app in the cloud, test on thousands of real iOS devices, distribute to beta testers and the App Store and monitor real-world usage with crash and analytics data. Whether you build your apps in Objective-C or Swift, App Center makes it easy to manage the lifecycle of your iOS apps.
Customers are doing great things with Azure for iOS
Why Azure for iOS?
Mobile backend services
Build scalable backend services with high reliability and security
Run code in response to a variety of events—without having to provision or manage infrastructure—in your development language of choice. Build rich, serverless scenarios by integrating multiple Azure offerings.
Move your API to production and redirect traffic to the new version without any downtime. Connect your API to your local network using on-premises connections with enterprise-grade security.
Store structured and unstructured data in durable and scalable cloud services
Build extremely low latency and massively scalable databases which can be transparently replicated worldwide to always be near your users.
Create high-performance, reliable and secure relational databases for data-driven apps, without needing to manage infrastructure.
Securely store blobs, unstructured data and files which can be accessed from anywhere in the world, publicly and privately.
Build smart apps which process and act on user needs
Use existing data to forecast future behaviours, outcomes and trends, such as estimating product demand, predicting sales figures and analysing marketing returns.
Identify, caption and moderate photos and video using computer vision. Convert spoken audio into text, add speech recognition to your app and enable your apps to process natural language.
Continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD)
Automate the development lifecycle
Build Swift and Objective-C apps with every commit or on demand.
Test on thousands of real iPhones, iPads and iPods using XCUITest framework and find bugs before release.
Distribute iOS apps to beta testers or deploy directly to the App Store.
Monitor your app health
Always stay in the know with real-time crash reports, notifications, detailed stack traces and easy-to-read logs. Quickly diagnose and fix problems in beta or production apps.
Discover how to improve your apps using advanced analytics.
Engage your users by integrating push notifications into your iOS apps in a few easy steps. Segment your audience and engage them with targeted messaging at the right time.
Build location-aware applications
Add maps, search, routing and traffic capabilities to your iOS apps with geospatial services APIs which integrate seamlessly with other Azure tools and services. Give context to your data for increased productivity and develop location-aware IoT and mobility solutions.
"We ended up with world-class features and infrastructure by using PlayFab and Azure, and these services can grow to meet our needs."