Build intelligent apps and solutions with advanced technology, tools, and services to take your business to the next level. Seamlessly unify your technology to simplify platform management and to deliver innovations efficiently and securely on a trusted cloud.
Bring ideas to life
Build on a trusted platform to advance your organization with industry-leading AI and cloud services.
Efficiently manage all your infrastructure, data, analytics, and AI solutions across an integrated platform.
Innovate on trust
Rely on trusted technology from a partner who's dedicated to security and responsibility.
Explore ways to innovate on Azure
INNOVATE WITH AI
- Create game-changing customer experiences by building your own copilot and generative AI applications with Azure OpenAI Services. Build intelligent apps with Azure AI and get them to market fast—from edge to cloud.
- Innovate faster by coding less with GitHub Copilot AI-based coding suggestions right in your editor.
- Make your infrastructure AI-ready through efficient and secure cloud migration and modernization.
STREAMLINE YOUR TECHNOLOGY
- Modernize your data and analytics to deliver intelligent apps and power data-driven decisions with the Microsoft Intelligent Data Platform.
- Build and run intelligent apps with a full portfolio of Azure AI products and solutions that enable you to add AI capabilities to your apps without the need for extensive expertise in AI.
- Extend and simplify management of Azure services across environments—on-premises, at the edge, and multicloud—with Azure Arc.
BUILD SECURELY AND RESPONSIBLY
- Start with security and compliance built in using Microsoft Defender for Cloud to protect your multicloud and hybrid environments—and take advantage of more than 100 compliance certifications.
- Be confident that your data is properly stored and secured with strict privacy standards that keep you in control of your data.
- Build AI apps responsibly and efficiently with the help of tools that empower responsible AI practices.
Get started with Azure
Migrate with confidence
Get free resources, tools, and expert assistance to migrate your servers, apps, databases, and other workloads to Azure.
Create a clear path forward
Understand the common technical and financial considerations of moving to the cloud, define your business case, and get proven guidance to accelerate cloud adoption.
Maximize cloud business value
Optimize cloud spending, efficiency, and performance at your organization using a FinOps framework with Azure solutions.
Develop on Azure
Build on any platform in your favorite language using best-in-class developer tools.
Be secure from the start
Trust your business assets and data to the platform with industry-leading security processes and standards built into every phase of design and development.
Connect all your data and analytics
Reshape how your entire team uses data and uncovers insights by unifying your data and analytics workloads on a single, AI-powered platform.
Learn why Gartner® recognized Microsoft as a Leader
See why Microsoft placed furthest on the Completeness of Vision axis in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant™ for Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services.
Customers are innovating
Azure is global. Azure is local.
Create extraordinary experiences for all your customers—whether they’re right next door or on the other side of the world. With datacenters in more global regions than any other cloud provider, an industry-leading compliance portfolio of more than 100 offerings, and a bold commitment to sustainability, you don’t need to choose between quantity and quality when you build on Azure.
Frequently asked questions
Azure is a cloud platform with more than 200 products and services designed to help you bring new solutions to life—to solve today’s challenges and create the future. Use the tools and frameworks of your choice to build, run, and manage applications across cloud, hybrid, and edge environments. Learn more.
Cloud computing is the delivery of computing services—including servers, storage, databases, networking, software, analytics, and intelligence—over the internet to offer faster innovation, flexible resources, and economies of scale.
With a highly secure cloud foundation managed by Microsoft, Azure provides multilayered, built-in security controls and unique threat intelligence to help identify and protect against rapidly evolving threats.
Get popular services free for 12 months and 55+ other services free always—plus $200 credit to use in your first 30 days.
Get the answers you need—from how to get started to questions about your unique scenario—by talking to an Azure sales specialist.