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Duke University reinvented ventilators to save more lives
"Azure ... allowed for dynamic, resilient computing and we were able to get 800,000 compute hours over a weekend. It was pretty amazing to be able to submit for FDA approval less than a week and a half after requesting the compute time."
Amanda Randles, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Duke University
Trust your cloud
Get security from the ground up, backed by a team of experts, and proactive compliance trusted by enterprises, governments, and startups.
Build on a secure foundation
Protect your customers and organization with multilayered security across datacenters, infrastructure, and operations. With an investment of more than USD1 billion in research and development and 3,500 security experts monitoring to safeguard your data, Azure is the cloud to trust.
Get comprehensive compliance coverage
Streamline compliance and protect your data with the most comprehensive compliance coverage of any cloud service provider. Azure leads the industry with more than 90 compliance offerings.
Own your data
Be confident about where your data is stored. Our core privacy principle is that you own your data and we’ll never use it for marketing or advertising.
Operate hybrid seamlessly
On-premises, across multiple clouds, and at the edge—we’ll meet you where you are. Integrate and manage your environments with tools and services designed for hybrid cloud.
Get flexibility with a truly hybrid cloud platform
Simplify complex and distributed environments across on-premises, multiple clouds, and edge—with Azure hybrid cloud solutions. Bring Azure management to your entire IT estate and run Azure services anywhere.
Get comprehensive compliance coverage
Empower your employees to work from anywhere, on any device, with cloud-based desktop and app virtualization. Securely deploy and scale the only solution fully optimized for Windows 10 and Office, to enable collaboration—in minutes.
Own your data
Bring cloud innovation to your workloads. Use your Windows Server and SQL Server on-premises licenses in Azure, through the Azure Hybrid Benefit and save up to 40 percent on your existing license investments.
Build on your terms
You have choices. With a commitment to open source, and support for all languages and frameworks, build how you want, and deploy where you want to.
Choose your language and tools
Build, debug, deploy, and manage applications with the language or platform of your choice. And take advantage of built-in support for Azure in the most popular integrated development environments trusted by more than 20 million developers—Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code.
Make AI available to everyone
Find machine learning models and tools for a range of skill levels, including visual drag and drop and zero-code automated models, to full-model development and algorithm selection using Python-based environments.
Build and scale without constraint
Gain unlimited scale for your applications with the only cloud platform that provides hyperscale relational databases and a fast NoSQL database with open APIs for any scale. Deliver resilient apps that adapt to your organization’s needs over time, supported by industry-leading Azure service level agreements.
See how Chipotle delivered a unified web presence to support its online business.
"Our move to .NET Core, Visual Studio Code, TypeScript, and Azure services worked out just like we had planned. Our new website makes us much more agile in supporting Chipotle's primary mission: bringing people responsibly sourced, classically cooked, real food, with wholesome ingredients."
Mike Smith, Lead Software Developer, Chipotle Mexican Grill
Continuous innovation from Microsoft supports your development today, and your product visions for tomorrow.
Invent with a comprehensive cloud platform
Keep people productive, connected, and secure—while adapting to new challenges. In just 12 months, Azure grew by more than 1,000 new capabilities. Innovate with the latest advancements in areas including AI, machine learning, virtualization, Kubernetes, and databases.
Transform your business with AI
Deliver experiences that meet today’s unique needs. Infuse your apps, websites, and bots with intelligent algorithms to understand and anticipate users’ needs. Work with a full set of AI services and capabilities that empower data scientists to innovate responsibly.
Get instant and continuous insights from your data
Query your data on your terms, to get critical insights for your business. Combine data warehousing and big data analytics—from serverless or provisioned resources—through a single, cloud-native analytics service.
See how EY helps banks digitally transform and ensure the responsible application of AI and machine learning.
"With Azure, we have the scalability and flexibility to handle the large quantities of data that feed into our EY Trusted AI Platform, plus the machine learning functionality we're looking for."
Cathy Cobey, Global Trusted AI Advisory Leader, EY
See why Azure is the right choice
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Get best practices for cloud migration
Follow migration guidance in the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure.
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