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Turn your ideas into innovation with trusted Azure products and services
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.
Continuous innovation from Microsoft supports your development today, and your product visions for tomorrow.
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.
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.
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
Learn how to manage and optimize costs
Get more value from Azure with tools, offers, and guidance to help you understand and forecast your bill, cost optimize your workloads, and control your spending with cloud governance.
Migrate your datacenter with confidence
Get free resources, tools, and expert assistance to migrate your servers, apps, databases, and other workloads to Azure.
Govern your resources at any scale
Quickly create and replicate policies for fully governed cloud subscriptions and fine tune role-based access controls using templates.
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.
Explore Azure with 12 months of free services
Get more than 25 always-free services, plus a $200 credit to explore Azure for 30 days.
Start building right away
Deploy your first solution in just 10 minutes with demos on a wide range of Azure services.