Microsoft AI platform

Artificial intelligence productivity for every developer and every scenario

With the Azure platform and productivity services, you can create the next generation of applications that span an intelligent cloud as well as an intelligent edge powered by AI.

Use a comprehensive set of flexible AI services for any scenario, and enterprise-grade AI infrastructure that runs AI workloads anywhere at scale. Modern AI tools designed for developers and data scientists help you create AI solutions easily, and with maximum productivity.


Use your unique data to augment your business in new, unexpected ways


Interpret business and customer data in real time and scale including text, docs, images, video, voice


Remove technology barriers with customers and multiply employee capabilities

AI services

Accelerate the development of AI solutions with high-level services. Use your preferred approach adapted to your targeted scenario, and achieve maximum productivity and reliability.

Cognitive Services

Use AI to solve business problems. Infuse your apps, websites, and bots with intelligent algorithms to see, hear, speak, and understand natural methods of communication.

Azure Bot Service

Accelerate development for conversational AI. Integrate seamlessly with Cortana, Office 365, Slack, Facebook Messenger, and more.

Machine Learning Services

Model AI algorithms and experiment with ease. Customize based on your requirements.

AI infrastructure

Use the power of AI infrastructure with virtually limitless scale and integrated AI services.

AI compute

Flexible compute services from virtually limitless scale to the edge.

Apache Spark for Azure HDInsight

Take advantage of Apache Spark in the cloud for mission critical deployments.

Data Science Virtual Machines

Use a friction-free data science environment that contains popular tools for data exploration, modeling, and development activities.

Batch AI training

Experience unlimited, elastic scale-out deep learning. Run large-scale, massively parallel GPU-enabled AI development.

Azure Container Service (AKS)

Scale and orchestrate containers using Kubernetes, DC/OS, or Docker Swarm.

AI on data

AI-enable your data platform

Data Lake Store

Run data transformations and AI on petabyte-scale.

SQL Database

Use R, Python, and native machine learning in an industry-leading SQL DB.

Azure Cosmos DB

Integrate AI with a globally distributed, multi-model database service.

AI tools

Comprehensive and productive tooling for AI coding and management

Machine Learning Studio

Easily build, deploy, and manage predictive analytics solutions

Azure Machine Learning Workbench

Visual AI-powered data wrangling, experimentation, and lifecycle management.

Visual Studio Code Tools for AI

Build, debug, test, and deploy AI with Visual Studio Code on Windows and Mac.

Azure Notebooks

Organize your datasets and Jupyter Notebooks in a centralized library for data science and analysis.

Other popular open source tools

Support for Jupyter Notebooks, PyCharm, and more.

AI Toolkit for Azure IoT Edge

Deploy deep learning models and AI to run locally on IoT devices through pre-built models.

Download the Microsoft AI platform overview whitepaper to learn more about using various components of the AI stack to create intelligent applications.

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Deep learning frameworks

Harness intelligence with massive datasets through popular deep learning frameworks, with comprehensive support.

Image classification with convolutional neural networks

Explore using transfer learning, convolutional neural networks, and gradient-boosting decision tree algorithms.

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Information discovery with deep learning and natural language processing

Explore how deep learning and natural language processing can be used effectively with the Microsoft AI platform.

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Defect prevention with predictive maintenance

Learn how to use Azure Machine Learning to predict failures before they happen with real-time assembly line data.

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Learn about AI Development on Azure and Microsoft AI Certifications.

AI Applications—Getting Started

Learn how to use AI to do image recognition, speech processing, and handwriting recognition.

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Custom AI Application using Cognitive Services

Use Cognitive Services to build intelligent applications with natural language processing.

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Advanced AI applications

Use Cognitive Toolkit to build intelligent applications with deep learning for image segmentation and object detection.

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Get cloud AI certified

Build expertise and advance your knowledge with Azure AI certification for Machine Learning.

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