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Azure OpenAI Service

Build your own copilot and generative AI applications
Connect your own data, call functions, and improve workflow with language and image models
See what’s new in Azure OpenAI Service

Build intelligent apps with AI models

  • Quickly develop generative AI experiences with a diverse set of prebuilt and curated models from OpenAI, Meta and beyond.
  • Run Azure OpenAI Service on your data to gain insights and create chat experiences for users.
  • An integrated safety system provides protection from undesirable inputs and outputs and monitors for misuse. 
  • Detect and mitigate harmful use with built-in responsible AI and access enterprise-grade Azure security.
Use cases

Apply generative AI to a variety of use cases

Conversational AI

AI-generated bots, questions and answers, and contact center solutions to streamline and improve customer service

Content creation

AI tools such as GPT-4 and DALL·E for creative ideation, design, and content writing

Data grounding

Ability to run models on your data for greater accuracy and insights with Azure OpenAI Service on your data

Built-in security and compliance 

Flexible consumption-based pricing

Pricing for Azure OpenAI Service is based on two models including pay-as-you-go and provisioned throughput.
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Find your AI solution

Discover Azure AI—a portfolio of AI services designed for developers and data scientists.

Customer stories

Customers are innovating with Azure OpenAI Service

Frequently asked questions about Azure OpenAI Service

  • Azure OpenAI Service is generally available with limited access based on availability and eligibility criteria.
  • Pricing is based on a provisioned throughput model and pay-as-you-go consumption model with a price per unit for each model.

  • Criteria for evaluating and approving use cases include, but aren’t limited to:

    • Responsible use of the service—using the models as they’re intended to be used.
    • Capacity—ensuring that we’re able to adequately onboard and provide service to customers.
  • Azure OpenAI Service provides access to ChatGPT, GPT-3, GPT-4, Codex, and Embeddings. Dall·E 2 is available to invited customers.

  • There are several ways that Microsoft is ensuring responsible use, including:

    • Tools and guidance. Azure OpenAI Service offers tools to moderate generated content and guidance for safely designing applications.
    • Limited access. The service is currently available by limited access to ensure that responsible AI safeguards are working in practice.
  • We guarantee that Azure OpenAI Service will be available at least 99.9 percent of the time.


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Account signup

Get started with a free account

Start with $200 Azure credit.
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