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Bring your Windows Server workloads to Azure

Easily migrate your Windows Server workloads to Azure and use your current skills to run your workloads in the cloud. Or, bring cloud capabilities and services to your existing on-premises environment.

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Move your workloads to the cloud

Spend less time running infrastructure and gain flexibility and efficiency when you run your Windows Server, VMware, Hyper-V, or Linux workloads on Azure. Or, deploy new Windows Server applications in Azure.

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Update existing .NET applications with containers

Get improved computing density and more agility when you move your .NET applications into containers and transfer them to the cloud. Most of the time you won’t have to change your code. Take advantage of services in Azure that help you innovate, such as machine learning and analytics.

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Add hybrid capabilities to your datacenter

Integrate your on-premises datacenter with Azure and maximize your existing Windows Server investments while you innovate with new hybrid cloud capabilities, such as Backup and Site Recovery. Set up a common user identity for your hybrid platform with Active Directory.


Gain powerful hybrid cloud security

Keep your workloads safe across your hybrid environment with Azure Security Center—it gives you multiple layers of security, on-premises and in the cloud. Protection is built into the operating system and the Azure platform.


Transition to the cloud and save

Save up to 40 percent when you migrate to the cloud with the Azure Hybrid Benefit. Move existing Windows Server licenses to Azure and pay the base rate for a virtual machine rather than the full price. The rate applies to Windows Server Standard or Datacenter licenses with Software Assurance. Or, reserve your virtual machines in advance and save up to 82 percent when you use the Azure Hybrid Benefit in conjunction with Azure Reserved VM Instances.

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