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Discover secure, future-ready cloud solutions—on-premises, hybrid, multicloud or at the edge
Learn about sustainable, trusted cloud infrastructure with more regions than any other provider
Build your business case for the cloud with key financial and technical guidance from Azure
Plan a clear path forward for your cloud journey with proven tools, guidance and resources
See examples of innovation from successful companies of all sizes and from all industries
Explore some of the most popular Azure products
Provision Windows and Linux virtual machines in seconds
Enable a secure, remote desktop experience from anywhere
Managed, always up-to-date SQL instance in the cloud
Fast NoSQL database with open APIs for any scale
Build and scale with managed Kubernetes
Deploy high-quality AI models as APIs
Quickly create powerful cloud apps for web and mobile
Everything you need to build and operate a live game on one platform
Process events with serverless code
Experience quantum impact today on Azure
Extend Azure management and services anywhere
Create the next generation of applications using artificial intelligence capabilities for any developer and any scenario
Specialised services that enable organisations to accelerate time to value in applying AI to solve common scenarios
Accelerate information extraction from documents
Build, train and deploy models from the cloud to the edge
Enterprise scale search for app development
Build conversational AI experiences for your customers
Design AI with Apache Spark™-based analytics
Build computer vision and speech models using a developer kit with advanced AI sensors
Apply advanced coding and language models to a variety of use cases
Gather, store, process, analyse and visualise data of any variety, volume or velocity
Limitless analytics service with unmatched time to insight
A unified data governance solution that maximizes the business value of your data
Hybrid data integration at enterprise scale, made easy
Provision cloud Hadoop, Spark, R Server, HBase, and Storm clusters
Real-time analytics on fast-moving streaming data
Enterprise-grade analytics engine as a service
Massively scalable, secure data lake functionality built on Azure Blob Storage
Fast and highly scalable data exploration service
Access cloud compute capacity and scale on demand—and only pay for the resources you use
Manage and scale up to thousands of Linux and Windows virtual machines
A fully managed Spring Cloud service, jointly built and operated with VMware
A dedicated physical server to host your Azure VMs for Windows and Linux
Cloud-scale job scheduling and compute management
Host enterprise SQL Server apps in the cloud
Provision unused compute capacity at deep discounts to run interruptible workloads
Develop and manage your containerised applications faster with integrated tools
Fully managed OpenShift service, jointly operated with Red Hat
Build and deploy modern apps and microservices using serverless containers
Easily deploy and run containerized web apps on Windows and Linux
Easily run containers on Azure without managing servers
Develop microservices and orchestrate containers on Windows or Linux
Store and manage container images across all types of deployments
Support rapid growth and innovate faster with secure, enterprise-grade and fully managed database services
Managed, intelligent SQL in the cloud
Fully managed, intelligent and scalable PostgreSQL
Fully managed, scalable MySQL Database
Accelerate applications with high-throughput, low-latency data caching
Simplify on-premises database migration to the cloud
Cloud Cassandra with flexibility, control and scale
Managed MariaDB database service for app developers
Deliver innovation faster with simple, reliable tools for continuous delivery
Services for teams to share code, track work and ship software
Continuously build, test and deploy to any platform and cloud
Plan, track and discuss work across your teams
Get unlimited, cloud-hosted private Git repos for your project
Create, host and share packages with your team
Test and ship with confidence with a manual and exploratory testing toolkit
Quickly create environments using reusable templates and artifacts
Use your favourite DevOps tools with Azure
Full observability into your apps, infrastructure, and network
Optimize app performance with high-scale load testing
Streamline development with secure, ready-to-code workstations in the cloud
Build, manage and continuously deliver cloud applications—using any platform or language
The powerful and flexible environment for developing applications in the cloud
A powerful, lightweight code editor for cloud development
World’s leading developer platform, seamlessly integrated with Azure
Comprehensive set of resources to create, deploy, and manage apps
A powerful, low-code platform for building apps quickly
Get the SDKs and command-line tools you need
Continuously build, test, release and monitor your mobile and desktop apps
Get Azure innovation everywhere—bring the agility and innovation of cloud computing to your on-premises workloads
Put cloud-native SIEM and intelligent security analytics to work to help protect your enterprise
Build and run innovative hybrid applications across cloud boundaries
Unify security management and enable advanced threat protection across hybrid cloud workloads
Dedicated private network fiber connections to Azure
Synchronise on-premises directories and enable single sign-on
Extend cloud intelligence and analytics to edge devices managed by Azure IoT Hub
Manage user identities and access to protect against advanced threats across devices, data, apps, and infrastructure
Consumer identity and access management in the cloud
Join Azure virtual machines to a domain without domain controllers
Seamlessly integrate on-premises and cloud-based applications, data and processes across your enterprise
Automate the access and use of data across clouds
Connect across private and public cloud environments
Publish APIs to developers, partners, and employees securely and at scale
Reliable event delivery at massive scale
Bring IoT to any device and any platform, without changing your infrastructure
Connect, monitor and manage billions of IoT assets
Build next-generation IoT solutions that model entire environments in real time
Accelerate the creation of IoT solutions
Securely connect embedded MCU-powered devices from silicon to cloud
Monitor and detect security threats to both managed and unmanaged IoT assets
Build intelligent edge solutions with world-class developer tools, long-term support and enterprise-grade security.
Making embedded IoT development and connectivity easy
Enterprise-grade machine learning service to build and deploy models faster
Accelerate edge intelligence from silicon to service
Simple and secure location APIs provide geospatial context to data
Simplify, automate and optimise the management and compliance of your cloud resources
Build, manage, and monitor all Azure products in a single, unified console
Stay connected to your Azure resources—anytime, anywhere
Streamline Azure administration with a browser-based shell
Your personalised Azure best practices recommendation engine
Simplify data protection and protect against ransomware
Manage your cloud spending with confidence
Implement corporate governance and standards at scale for Azure resources
Keep your business running with built-in disaster recovery service
Improve application resilience by introducing faults and simulating outages
Deliver high-quality video content anywhere, any time and on any device
Encode, store, and stream video and audio at scale
Studio grade encoding at cloud scale
A single player for all your playback needs
Deliver content to virtually all devices with scale to meet business needs
Securely deliver content using AES, PlayReady, Widevine and Fairplay
Ensure secure, reliable content delivery with broad global reach
Simplify and accelerate your migration to the cloud with guidance, tools and resources
Discover, assess, right-size, and migrate your on-premises virtual machines (VMs) to Azure
Appliances and solutions for data transfer to Azure and edge compute
Blend your physical and digital worlds to create immersive, collaborative experiences
Create multi-user, spatially aware mixed reality experiences
Render high-quality, interactive 3D content and stream it to your devices in real time
Automatically align and anchor 3D content to objects in the physical world
Build and deploy cross-platform and native apps for any mobile device
Send push notifications to any platform from any back end
Create cloud-powered mobile apps faster
Build rich communication experiences with the same secure platform capabilities used by Microsoft Teams
Connect cloud and on-premises infrastructure and services to provide your customers and users the best possible experience
Provision private networks, optionally connect to on-premises datacenters
Explore Azure load balancing services and find the best solution for your workloads using an easy-to-use service selection tool
Build secure, scalable and highly available web front ends in Azure
Establish secure, cross-premises connectivity
Host your DNS domain in Azure
Protect your applications from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks
Satellite ground station and scheduling service connected to Azure for fast downlinking of data
Extend Azure management for deploying 5G and SD-WAN network functions on edge devices
Centrally manage virtual networks in Azure from a single pane of glass
Private access to services hosted on the Azure platform, keeping your data on the Microsoft network
Protect your enterprise from advanced threats across hybrid cloud workloads
Safeguard and maintain control of keys and other secrets
Private and fully managed RDP and SSH access to your virtual machines
A cloud-native web application firewall (WAF) service that provides powerful protection for web apps
Cloud-native, next-generation firewall to protect your Azure Virtual Network resources
Central network security policy and route management for globally distributed, software-defined perimeters
Get secure, massively scalable cloud storage for your data, apps and workloads
High-performance, highly durable block storage
Simple, secure and serverless enterprise-grade cloud file shares
Enterprise-grade Azure file shares, powered by NetApp
Massively scalable and secure object storage
Industry leading price point for storing rarely accessed data
Build, deploy, and scale powerful web applications quickly and efficiently
Quickly create and deploy mission-critical web apps at scale
Add real-time web functionalities easily
Easily build real-time messaging web applications using WebSockets and the publish-subscribe pattern
A modern web app service that offers streamlined full-stack development from source code to global high availability
Easily add real-time collaborative experiences to your apps with Fluid Framework
The best virtual desktop experience, delivered on Azure
Provision Windows desktops and apps with VMware and Azure Virtual Desktop
Provision Windows desktops and apps on Azure with Citrix and Azure Virtual Desktop
Set up labs for classrooms, trials, development and testing and other scenarios
Build, manage and continuously deliver cloud apps—with any platform or language
Analyse images, comprehend speech and make predictions using data
Simplify and accelerate your migration and modernisation with guidance, tools and resources
Bring the agility and innovation of the cloud to your on-premises workloads
Connect, monitor, and control devices with secure, scalable, and open edge-to-cloud solutions
Help protect data, apps and infrastructure with trusted security services
Simplify and accelerate development and testing (dev/test) across any platform
Bring together people, processes and products to continuously deliver value to customers and coworkers.
Build secure apps on a trusted platform. Embed security in your developer workflow and foster collaboration with a DevSecOps framework.
Give customers what they want with a personalised, scalable and secure shopping experience
Turn your ideas into applications faster using the right tools for the job.
Create reliable apps and functionalities at scale and bring them to market faster.
Reach your customers everywhere, on any device, with a single mobile app build.
Respond to changes faster, optimise costs and ship confidently.
Build apps faster by not having to manage infrastructure.
Connect modern applications with a comprehensive set of messaging services on Azure
Accelerate time to market, deliver innovative experiences and improve security with Azure application and data modernisation.
Use business insights and intelligence from Azure to build software as a service (SaaS) apps
Move to a SaaS model faster with a kit of prebuilt code, templates, and modular resources.
Build mission-critical solutions to analyse images, comprehend speech and make predictions using data.
Uncover latent insights from across all of your business data with AI.
Protect your data and code while the data is in use in the cloud.
Build machine learning models faster with Hugging Face on Azure.
Save money and improve efficiency by migrating and modernising your workloads to Azure with proven tools and guidance.
Optimise costs, operate confidently and ship features faster by migrating your ASP.NET web apps to Azure.
Enhanced security and hybrid capabilities for your mission-critical Linux workloads
Reduce infrastructure costs by moving your mainframe and midrange apps to Azure.
Bring the intelligence, security and reliability of Azure to your SAP applications.
Move your SQL Server databases to Azure with few or no application code changes.
Run your Windows workloads on the trusted cloud for Windows Server.
Explore tools and resources for migrating open-source databases to Azure while reducing costs
Seamlessly integrate applications, systems, and data for your enterprise.
Run your Oracle® database and enterprise applications on Azure and oracle Cloud.
Reduce fraud and accelerate verifications with immutable shared record keeping.
Drive faster, more efficient decision making by drawing deeper insights from your analytics.
Accelerate time to insights with an end-to-end cloud analytics solution.
Minimize disruption to your business with cost-effective backup and disaster recovery solutions.
Get fully managed, single tenancy supercomputers with high-performance storage and no data movement.
Bring innovation anywhere to your hybrid environment across on-premises, multicloud and the edge.
Deliver ultra-low-latency networking, applications and services at the enterprise edge
Run your mission-critical applications on Azure for increased operational agility and security.
Experience quantum impact today with the world's first full-stack, quantum computing cloud ecosystem.
Deliver ultra-low-latency networking, applications, and services at the mobile operator edge.
Connect devices, analyse data and automate processes with secure, scalable and open edge-to-cloud solutions.
Build open, interoperable IoT solutions that secure and modernise industrial systems.
Help safeguard physical work environments with scalable IoT solutions designed for rapid deployment.
Strengthen your security posture with end-to-end security for your IoT solutions.
Meet environmental sustainability goals and accelerate conservation projects with IoT technologies.
Ensure compliance using built-in cloud governance capabilities.
Cloud-native network security for protecting your applications, network and workloads.
Modernise operations to speed response rates, boost efficiency and reduce costs
Transform customer experience, build trust and optimise risk management
Build, quickly launch and reliably scale your games across platforms
Implement remote government access, empower collaboration and deliver secure services
Boost patient engagement, empower provider collaboration and improve operations
Improve operational efficiencies, reduce costs and generate new revenue opportunities
Create content nimbly, collaborate remotely and deliver seamless customer experiences
Personalise customer experiences, empower your employees and optimise supply chains
Get started easily, run lean, stay agile and grow fast with Azure for startups
Accelerate mission impact, increase innovation and optimise efficiency—with world-class security
Find reference architectures, example scenarios and solutions for common workloads on Azure
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Search from a rich catalogue of more than 17,000 certified apps and services
Get the best value at every stage of your cloud journey
See which services offer free monthly amounts
Only pay for what you use, plus get free services
Find the options that works best for you
Explore special offers, benefits and incentives
Estimate the costs for Azure products and services
Estimate your total cost of ownership and cost savings
Learn how to manage and optimise your cloud spend
Understand the value and economics of moving to Azure
Find, try and buy trusted apps and services
Get up and running in the cloud with help from an experienced partner
Find the latest content, news and guidance to lead customers to the cloud
Build, extend and scale your apps on a trusted cloud platform
Reach more customers—sell directly to over 4M users a month in the commercial marketplace
Last updated: August 2018
Azure Policy is a free service, therefore, it does not have a financially backed SLA.