Get to know Azure

Turn your ideas into innovation with trusted Azure products and services

Why Azure?

Expand beyond the limits of your current computing platform with the freedom to build, manage, and deploy your applications anywhere with Azure. Use your preferred languages, frameworks, and infrastructure—even your own datacenter and other clouds.

With help from Azure, you have everything you need to build your next great solution.

Invent with purpose.

Be future-ready

Continuous innovation from Microsoft supports your development today, and your product visions for tomorrow.

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.

Operate hybrid seamlessly

On-premises, in the cloud, and at the edge—we’ll meet you where you are. Integrate and manage your environments with tools and services designed for hybrid cloud.

Trust your cloud

Get security from the ground up, backed by a team of experts, and proactive compliance trusted by enterprises, governments, and startups.

Meet any challenge with Azure—your partner in the cloud

Azure is global. Azure is local.

Create extraordinary experiences for all of your customers—whether they’re right next door or on the other side of the world. With datacenters in more global regions, the largest compliance portfolio of any cloud provider, and a bold commitment to sustainability, you don’t need to choose between quantity and quality when you build on Azure.

Pay less on Azure

Take advantage of unique savings programs and learn why AWS is 5 times more expensive than Azure for Windows Server and SQL Server.