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Azure Applied AI Services

Go live with AI solutions in days—not months. Generate tangible value for your organization quickly with AI services for common business processes.

Deploy AI solutions quickly—no machine learning expertise required

Modernize your business processes faster with Azure Applied AI Services. Applied AI Services bring together Azure Cognitive Services, task-specific AI, and business logic to offer you turnkey AI services for common business processes.

Automate document processing, improve customer service, understand the root cause of anomalies, and extract insights from any content—all with Azure Applied AI services. Plus, extend Applied AI Services by using your own AI models from Azure Machine Learning.

Take advantage of AI services

Modernize business processes

Use task-specific AI to solve common scenarios.

Accelerate development

Deploy solutions faster with built-in business logic.

Run securely anywhere

Safeguard your organization's data from the cloud to the intelligent edge.

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Explore the whole family of Azure AI services

Build mission-critical AI solutions responsibly on your terms with Azure AI.

Azure Cognitive Services

Embed the ability to see, hear, speak, and search into your apps with this family of AI models that can be deployed as APIs.

Azure Machine Learning

Build, deploy, and manage machine learning models with tools that make machine learning accessible regardless of your skill level.

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Start free. Get USD 200 credit to use within 30 days. While you have your credit, get free amounts of many of our most popular services, plus free amounts of 55+ other services that are always free.


After your credit, move to pay as you go to keep building with the same free services. Pay only if you use more than your free monthly amounts.


After 12 months, you'll keep getting 55+ always-free services—and still pay only for what you use beyond your free monthly amounts.

See how customers are accelerating innovation

Samsung resolves anomalies faster with Azure Metrics Advisor, keeps Smart TV service humming

"With Azure Metrics Advisor, we have a much smarter and more effective way to detect and diagnose anomalies. This translates to better service for our Smart TV customers."
Jie Zhang, Technical Leader, Samsung Electronics (China) R&D Centre

Progressive helps customers make smarter insurance decisions with Bot Service

"One of the great things about Bot Service is that, out of the box, we could use it to quickly put together the basic framework for our bot."
Matt White, Marketing Manager, Personal Lines Acquisition Experience, Progressive Insurance

Wix deploys smart, scalable search across 150 million websites with Cognitive Search

"We really benefitted from choosing Azure Cognitive Search because we could go to market faster than we had with other products. We don't have to manage infrastructure, and our developers can spend time on higher-value tasks."
Giedrius Graževičius, Project Manager for Search, Wix

Chevron uses Form Recognizer to extract volumes of data from unstructured reports

"We only have a finite amount of time to extract data, and oftentimes the data that's left behind is valuable. With this new technology, we're able to extract everything and then decide what we can use to improve our performance."
Diane Cillis, Engineering Technologist, Chevron Canada
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  • Availability of Azure Applied AI Services varies by service. See the page for the service you are interested in for availability details.

  • Visit our SLA page to learn more about SLAs for Applied AI Services.

  • Applied AI Services are immediately available in the Azure portal. You do not need to go through a partner to access these services from Azure. However, if you prefer, there are partners with experience in your industry who are also ready to help.

    To learn more about how to get started on your own or how to connect with a partner, visit the page of the Applied AI Service that you’re interested in.

  • Both Applied AI Services and Cognitive Services are designed to help developers create intelligent apps. Cognitive Services provides general purpose AI services that serve as the core engine for Applied AI Services.

    Applied AI Services build on top of Cognitive Services with additional task-specific AI and business logic to optimize for specific use cases so that developers spend less time designing solutions or setting up pipelines.

    If there isn't an Applied AI Service available to meet to meet a specific use case, developers can also build their own solutions from scratch, using Cognitive Services as building blocks.

  • Yes. Domain experts who want to build AI apps in a low-code environment can use Microsoft Power Apps, which can be implemented without developer or data science expertise.

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