Get to know Azure

Turn your ideas into innovation with trusted Azure products and services

Invent with purpose

Achieve your goals with the freedom and flexibility to build, manage, and deploy your applications anywhere. Use your preferred languages, frameworks, and infrastructure—even your own datacenter and other clouds—to solve challenges large and small.

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

Trust your cloud

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

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.

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.

Be future-ready

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

Meet any challenge with Azure—your partner in the cloud

Create your unique cloud strategy

Achieve your short- and long-term goals with proven tools and guidance to provide you with a clear path forward for your cloud journey.

Invent and ship faster

Accelerate developer creativity and time to market by removing friction through Developer Velocity.

Improve your security

Help protect your business assets and data against evolving threats with built-in multilayered security and intelligent threat protection.

Optimize your costs

Understand cloud economics to get the most value from your investment and build your business case for Azure.

Migrate with confidence

Get free resources, tools, and expert assistance to migrate your servers, apps, databases, and other workloads to Azure.

Gain deeper insights into your data

Transform your data into real-time insights with highly secure enterprise-scale analytics. And share data across your organization with dashboards and visualizations.

Tine Crayon

"We've used the Azure Migration Program as the engine of TINE's cloud migration. In addition to the tools it provides, access to Microsoft subject matter experts was extremely useful."

Jan Egil Ring, Lead Architect at Crayon | Azure Expert Managed Services Provider for TINE
Global map marked with all locations of available Azure regions and Availability zones

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.

Reinvent your business with Azure industry solutions

Manufacturing

Uncover new operational efficiencies, reduce costs, and generate new revenue opportunities.

Retail

Personalize customer experiences, empower your employees, and optimize supply chains.

Government

Implement remote government access, empower cross-agency collaboration, and deliver secure services.

Healthcare

Enhance patient engagement, empower provider collaboration, and improve operational insights.

Financial services

Personalize customer experiences, modernize financial systems, and optimize risk management.

Try Azure free

Experiment with a free account. Get popular services free, plus a $200 credit to explore most Azure services for 30 days.

Attend a live Q&A session with an Azure expert

Start by watching the Azure demo at your convenience–then join a live Q&A session with an Azure technical expert.

Succeed with new skills

Build your cloud computing and Azure skills with helpful guides, demos, learning courses, and more.