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Azure Stack

Build and run hybrid apps across datacenters, edge locations, remote offices, and the cloud

Extend Azure services and capabilities to your environment of choice—from the datacenter to edge locations and remote offices—with Azure Stack. Build, deploy, and run hybrid and edge computing apps consistently across your IT ecosystem, with flexibility for diverse workloads.

Cloud-managed appliance

Azure Stack Edge

Run edge-computing workloads

Get rapid insights with an Azure managed appliance using compute and hardware-accelerated machine learning at edge locations for your Internet of Things (IoT) and AI workloads.

Use Azure Stack Edge for:

  • Machine learning at the edge
  • Edge and IoT solutions
  • Network data transfer from edge to cloud

Hyperconverged infrastructure

Azure Stack HCI

Modernize your datacenter

Refresh your virtualization host using a hybrid and hyperconverged solution integrated with Azure.

Use Azure Stack HCI for:

  • Scalable virtualization and storage
  • Modernizing on-premises architecture
  • Remote branch offices
  • High-performance workloads

Cloud-native integrated system

Azure Stack Hub

Use cloud services on-premises

Run your own private, autonomous cloud—connected or disconnected with cloud-native apps using consistent Azure services on-premises.

Use Azure Stack Hub for:

  • Connected and disconnected scenarios
  • App modernization

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See what ‘the art of the possible’ means to your business

Azure Stack is a portfolio of products that extend Azure services and capabilities to your environment of choice—from the datacenter to edge locations and remote offices. Build and deploy hybrid and edge computing applications and run them consistently across location boundaries. See how Azure Stack gives you the flexibility to address your diverse workloads.

Azure Stack for industries

Accelerate innovation and help protect customer data

Reduce unused capital expenses, access on-demand capacity, and extend your geographic reach with a hybrid cloud strategy on Azure Stack.

Meet regulatory and data sovereignty requirements

Streamline compliance with industry, government, and company regulations by running cloud apps on-premises—and help keep your data, apps, and identities secure.

Modernize financial apps

Boost the efficiency of your mission-critical apps, help mitigate risks, make better business decisions, and personalize customer experiences with Azure services, containers, serverless, and microservices.

Speed up cloud migration

Simplify your transition to the cloud and run cloud apps in an on-premises environment with Azure migration tools, resources, programs, and training.

Improve citizen services and meet privacy requirements

Efficiently provide outstanding citizen services by innovating faster and meeting your data privacy requirements.

Update and extend legacy apps

Take advantage of enhanced security, scalability, and flexibility by extending legacy apps to the cloud—and improve the performance of on-premises apps that aren't yet ready for the cloud.

Improve citizen services

Provide practical, predictive, and efficient services for citizens by enhancing your on-premises app and database performance.

Meet compliance regulations

Adhere to specific data compliance, regulatory, and policy requirements by using a common set of tools for building and managing data and apps.

Build, deploy, and run intelligent apps anywhere

Consistently run diverse workloads and extend Azure capabilities almost anywhere—including datacenter, edge, and remote office locations.

Bring the cloud to your factory floor

Streamline your operations and increase your efficiency by running Azure services at the edge from the factory floor, in the cloud, or in on-premises environments—without needing to connect to the internet.

Get immediate intelligence

Help ensure quality control and prevent product damage by monitoring for defects in real time directly on the production line with the intelligence, security, scale, and performance of Azure.

Reduce manufacturing app costs

Lower the costs of intelligent manufacturing app development and moving massive industrial data volumes to the cloud. Also, alleviate network traffic by processing data right on the factory floor.

Accelerate in-store and online retail innovation

Reimagine retail by maximizing on-shelf availability and reducing shrinkage by extending Azure capabilities to the environment of your choice.

Create unforgettable experiences

Increase customer satisfaction by using intelligent data to run your business more efficiently. Get deeper insights into footfall, dwell time, and promotional placements at your physical stores.

Maximize on-shelf availability

Alert store managers to rapidly dwindling items before they run out of stock by monitoring inventory with cameras and other in-store equipment.

Reduce shrinkage

Decrease inventory losses and other shrinkage with intelligence and insights into theft, ticket switching, return frauds, and voids.

Enhance patient outcomes and healthcare experiences

Accelerate healthcare innovation, overcome latency and processing speed challenges, and improve protection of on-premises health information.

Improve analytics and records management

Reduce latency and processing speeds and locally aggregate, process, and store records. And, bring real-time AI and analytics capabilities to specialties like pathology, imaging, research, and genomics.

Modernize legacy systems

Connect medical devices and apps to healthcare IT networks. Aggregate essential data within each device and help safeguard patients from equipment malfunctions by minimizing data delays.

Update clinical environments

Improve emergency department wait times, operating room performance, bed utilization, and patient-flow bottlenecks by transitioning legacy infrastructures and IT environments to the cloud.

See how customers are using Azure Stack

"When we needed capacity, we pushed our workloads into the cloud. I didn't worry about waiting months for hardware. I knew I had capacity."

Rajeev Siddappa, VP Infrastructure, Molina Healthcare

"With Azure Stack and Azure, we have the flexibility to adapt to change, no matter where change comes from."

Dag Jørgensen, Chief Information Officer, KPMG Norway

"We clearly needed a hybrid solution, but we wanted to use the same tool set, administration, and training for both platforms. Only Microsoft checked all the boxes. That's why we chose Azure Stack HCI solutions."

Christopher Rivers, Director, Information Technology, Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Canadian Museum for Human Rights

"We empower decision makers with knowledge so they don't have to wrestle with technology and can just get on with saving lives, opening up roads, and addressing other urgent needs."

John Leipper, Director of Product Strategy, Haivision

"There was simply no other company that had the capability and the infrastructure to meet our comprehensive data, analytics, and security needs than Microsoft."

Scott Rechler, Chairman and CEO, RXR Realty

Azure Stack resources and documentation

Azure Stack portfolio webinar

Watch this webinar to learn how the Azure Stack portfolio helps you build, deploy, and run hybrid and edge computing applications consistently across location boundaries to address your diverse workloads.

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Cloud Anywhere e-book

Read this e-book to learn about specific opportunities for implementing hybrid cloud infrastructure in your organization.

Read the Cloud anywhere e-book

Azure hybrid graphic

See how Azure gives you flexibility across on-premises, multicloud, and the edge.

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Azure Stack Blog

Connect with the community and hear from our engineering teams about news in the tech community.

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