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Browse our growing directory of integrated Azure services, features, and bundled suites

Virtual Machines

Provision Windows and Linux virtual machines in minutes

Virtual Machines

Azure Virtual Machines lets you deploy a Windows Server or Linux image in the cloud. You can select images from a marketplace or use your own customized images.

App Service

Create web and mobile apps for any platform and any device

App Service

Azure App Service lets you create apps faster with a one-of-a kind cloud service to quickly and easily create enterprise-ready web and mobile apps for any platform or device and deploy them on a scalable and reliable cloud infrastructure.

SQL Database

Managed relational SQL Database-as-a-service

SQL Database

Azure SQL Database is a relational database service that lets you rapidly create, extend, and scale relational applications into the cloud.

Storage

Durable, highly available, and massively scalable cloud storage

Storage

Azure Storage offers non-relational data storage including Blob Storage, Table Storage, Queue Storage, and Files.

Cloud Services

Create highly available, infinitely scalable cloud applications and APIs

Cloud Services

Azure Cloud Services removes the need to manage server infrastructure. With web and worker roles, it lets you quickly build, deploy, and manage modern applications.

DocumentDB

Managed NoSQL document database-as-a-service

DocumentDB

Azure DocumentDB is a fully-managed NoSQL document database service that offers querying and transaction-processing over schema-free data, predictable and reliable performance, and rapid development.

Azure Active Directory

Synchronize on-premises directories and enable single sign-on

Azure Active Directory

Azure Active Directory provides identity management and access control for your cloud applications. To simply user access to cloud applications, you can synchronize on-premises identities, and enable single sign-on. Azure Active Directory comes in 3 editions: Free, Basic, and Premium.

Backup

Simple and reliable server backup to the cloud

Backup

On your corporate laptops, Azure Backup protects Windows client data and shared files and folders. In your datacenter, integrated with System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM), Backup protects Microsoft SharePoint, Exchange, SQL Server, Hyper-V virtual machines, and other applications.

HDInsight

Provision cloud Hadoop, Spark, R Server, HBase, and Storm clusters

HDInsight

Azure HDInsight is a Hadoop-based service that brings an Apache Hadoop solution to the cloud. Gain the full value of big data with a cloud-based data platform that manages data of any type and size.

RemoteApp

Deploy Windows client apps in the cloud, run on any device

RemoteApp

Azure RemoteApp helps employees stay productive anywhere, on a variety of devices—Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, or Android.

Batch

Run large-scale parallel and batch compute jobs

Batch

Azure Batch makes it easy to run large-scale parallel and high-performance computing (HPC) workloads in Azure. Use Batch to scale out parallel workloads, manage the execution of tasks in a queue, and cloud-enable applications to offload compute jobs to the cloud.

StorSimple

Hybrid cloud storage for enterprises, reduces costs and improves data security

StorSimple

Azure StorSimple is a unique hybrid cloud storage solution for primary storage, archiving, and disaster recovery. StorSimple optimizes total storage costs and data protection. Note that the StorSimple 8000 Series is licensed separately from Azure services.

Visual Studio Team Services

Services for teams to share code, track work, and ship software

Visual Studio Team Services

Visual Studio Team Services is a cloud-based application lifecycle management (ALM) solution for everything from hosted-code repositories and issue-tracking to load-testing and automated builds. It's accessible from nearly anywhere, and you can create an account for free. Visual Studio Team Services is licensed separately from Azure services.

API Management

Publish APIs to developers, partners and employees securely and at scale

API Management

Azure API Management lets you publish APIs to developers, partners, and employees securely and at scale.

Azure IoT Hub

Connect, monitor, and control millions of IoT assets

Azure IoT Hub

Jumpstart your Internet of Things project with Microsoft Azure IoT Hub. Connect, monitor, and control millions of IoT assets running on a broad set of operating systems and protocols. Establish reliable, bi-directional communication with these assets, even if they’re intermittently connected, and analyze—and act on—incoming telemetry data. Enhance the security of your IoT solutions by using per-device authentication to communicate with devices that have the appropriate credentials. Revoke access rights to specific devices to maintain the integrity of your system.

CDN

Deliver content to end-users through a robust network of global data centers

CDN

Azure Content Delivery Network lets you deliver high-bandwidth content to users around the world with low latency and high availability via a robust network of global data centers.

ExpressRoute

Dedicated private network fiber connections to Azure

ExpressRoute

Azure ExpressRoute lets you create private connections between Azure datacenters and infrastructure that’s on your premises or in a colocation environment.

Site Recovery

Orchestrate protection and recovery of private clouds

Site Recovery

Azure Site Recovery helps you protect important applications by coordinating the replication and recovery of private clouds for simple, cost-effective disaster recovery.

Azure DNS

Host your DNS domain in Azure

Azure DNS

Azure DNS lets you host your DNS domains alongside your Azure apps and manage DNS records by using your existing Azure subscription. Microsoft’s global network of name servers has the reach, scale, and redundancy to ensure ultra-fast DNS responses and ultra-high availability for your domains. With Azure DNS, you can be sure your DNS will always be fast and available.

Machine Learning

Powerful cloud-based predictive analytics

Machine Learning

Azure Machine Learning lets you easily design, test, operationalize, and manage predictive analytics solutions in the cloud.

Service Fabric

Build and operate always-on, scalable, distributed applications

Service Fabric

Service Fabric is a microservices platform used to build scalable, reliable, and easily managed applications for the cloud. Addressing the significant challenges in developing and managing cloud applications, Service Fabric allows developers and administrators to avoid solving complex infrastructure problems and focus instead on implementing mission-critical, demanding workloads.

Multi-Factor Authentication

Safeguard access to your data and apps with an extra level of authentication

Multi-Factor Authentication

Azure Multi-Factor Authentication helps prevent unauthorized access to on-premises and cloud applications by providing an additional layer of authentication. Follow organizational security and compliance standards while also addressing user demand for convenient access.

Visual Studio Application Insights

Detect, triage, and diagnose issues in your web apps and services

Visual Studio Application Insights

Visual Studio Application Insights (in preview) is an all-in-one telemetry solution that can help you detect issues, triage impact and solve problems in your web apps and services. It provides deep diagnostics and real-time insights while being a seamless part of your ALM processes through Visual Studio, Visual Studio Team Services, and Azure Diagnostics integrations. It supports ASP.NET, J2EE and most of the popular web technologies for web apps on Azure or on your own servers.

SQL Data Warehouse

Elastic data warehouse-as-a-service with enterprise-class features

SQL Data Warehouse

Azure SQL Data Warehouse is an elastic data warehouse as a service with enterprise-grade features based on the massively parallel SQL Server processing architecture. It lets you scale data, either on-premises or in our cloud. It’s the first cloud data warehouse that can dynamically grow or shrink, so you pay only for the query performance that you need, when you need it, up to petabyte-scale. SQL Data Warehouse lets you use your existing Transact-SQL (T-SQL) skills to integrate queries across structured and unstructured data. SQL Data Warehouse integrates with our data platform tools, including Azure HDInsight, Machine Learning, and Data Factory and Microsoft Power BI for a complete data-warehousing and business-intelligence solution in the cloud. With SQL Data Warehouse, you choose where to keep your data, either in the cloud or on-premises, based on your performance, security, and scale requirements.

Virtual Network

Provision private networks, optionally connect to on-premises datacenters

Virtual Network

Azure Virtual Network lets you create private networks in the cloud with full control over IP addresses, DNS servers, security rules, and traffic flows. Securely connect a virtual network to on-premises networks by using a VPN tunnel, or connect privately by using the ExpressRoute service.

Media Services

Encode, store, and stream video and audio at scale

Media Services

Azure Media Services offers cloud-based media solutions, including ingest, encoding, format conversion, content protection, and both on-demand and live-streaming capabilities.

Stream Analytics

Real-time stream processing

Stream Analytics

Azure Stream Analytics is an event-processing engine that helps you gain insights from devices, sensors, cloud infrastructure, and existing data properties in real-time. It's integrated out of the box with Event Hubs, and the combined solution can both ingest millions of events and do analytics to help you better understand patterns, power a dashboard, detect anomalies, or kick off an action while data is being streamed in real time.

Azure Active Directory Domain Services

Join Azure virtual machines to a domain without domain controllers

Azure Active Directory Domain Services

Azure Active Directory Domain Services provide scalable, high-performance, managed domain services such as domain-join, LDAP, Kerberos, Windows Integrated Authentication and Group Policy support. With the click of a button, administrators can enable managed domain services for virtual machines and directory-aware applications deployed in Azure Infrastructure Services. Built on the same underlying technology as Windows Server Active Directory, Azure Active Directory Domain Services provide an easy way to migrate traditional on-premises applications to the cloud.

Event Hubs

Ingest, persist, and process millions of events per second

Event Hubs

Azure Event Hubs enables elastic-scale telemetry and event ingestion with durable buffering and sub-second end-to-end latency for millions of devices and events.

Data Factory

Orchestrate and manage data transformation and movement

Data Factory

Azure Data Factory is a managed service that lets you produce trusted information from raw data in cloud or on-premises sources. Easily create, orchestrate, and schedule highly-available, fault-tolerant work flows of data movement and transformation activities. Monitor service health and all of your data pipelines at a glance with a rich visual experience offered through the Azure portal.

Key Vault

Safeguard and maintain control of keys and other secrets

Key Vault

Azure Key Vault offers an easy, cost-effective way to safeguard keys and other secrets in the cloud by using hardware security modules (HSMs). Protect cryptographic keys and small secrets like passwords with keys stored in HSMs. For added assurance, import or generate your keys in HSMs that are certified to FIPS 140-2 level 2 and Common Criteria EAL4+ standards, so that your keys stay within the HSM boundary. Key Vault is designed so that Microsoft does not see or extract your keys. Create new keys for Dev-Test in minutes and migrate seamlessly to production keys managed by security operations. Key Vault scales to meet the demands of your cloud applications without the hassle required to provision, deploy, and manage HSMs and key management software.

Service Bus

Connect across private and public cloud environments

Service Bus

Azure Service Bus is a messaging infrastructure that sits between applications allowing them to exchange messages for improved scale and resiliency.

Azure Active Directory B2C

Consumer identity and access management in the cloud

Azure Active Directory B2C

Azure Active Directory, the cloud service with the proven ability to handle billions of authentications per day, extends its capabilities to manage consumer identities with a new service: Azure Active Directory B2C, now in public preview. Azure Active Directory B2C is a comprehensive, identity management solution for your consumer-facing applications that can be easily integrated to any platform, and accessible from any device. The service will be free during the public preview period.

Scheduler

Run your jobs on simple or complex recurring schedules

Scheduler

Azure Scheduler lets you invoke actions that call HTTP/S endpoints or post messages to a storage queue on any schedule. Create jobs that reliably call services either inside or outside of Azure and run those jobs right away, on a regular or irregular schedule, or at a future date.

Azure DevTest Labs

Quickly create environments to deploy and test applications

Azure DevTest Labs

Azure DevTest Labs makes it easy to quickly create environments to deploy and test applications. Use reusable templates and artifacts to build Windows and Linux environments while minimalizing waste and controlling costs.

Notification Hubs

Scalable, cross-platform push notification infrastructure

Notification Hubs

Azure Notification Hubs is a highly scalable, cross-platform push notification infrastructure that lets you either broadcast push notifications to millions of users at once or tailor notifications to individual users.

Automation

Simplify cloud management with process automation

Automation

Azure Automation lets you create, deploy, monitor, and maintain resources in your Azure environment automatically by using a highly scalable and reliable workflow execution engine.

Log Analytics

Collect, search and visualize machine data from on-premises and cloud

Log Analytics

Azure Log Analytics lets you collect, correlate and visualize all your machine data, such as event logs, network logs, performance data, and much more, from both your on-premises and cloud assets.

Security Center

Prevent, detect, and respond to threats with increased visibility

Security Center

Azure Security Center helps you prevent, detect, and respond to threats with increased visibility and control over the security of all of your Azure resources. It provides a central view of security across your subscriptions and lets you set policies and monitor security configurations. Policy-driven recommendations guide resource owners through the process of implementing security controls and enable the rapid deployment of integrated Microsoft and partner solutions. Using Microsoft global threat intelligence, security-related events from across your Azure deployments are automatically collected and analyzed to identify actual threats and reduce false alarms. The resulting alerts offer insights into the attack and suggest ways to remediate issues.

BizTalk Services

Seamlessly integrate the enterprise and the cloud

BizTalk Services

Azure BizTalk Services is a powerful and extensible cloud-based integration service. It provides B2B and EAI capabilities for delivering cloud and hybrid integration solutions.

Traffic Manager

Route incoming traffic for high performance and availability

Traffic Manager

Azure Traffic Manager lets you route incoming traffic across multiple hosted Azure services, whether they’re running in the same datacenter or in different datacenters around the world.

Redis Cache

Access to a secure, dedicated cache for your Azure applications

Redis Cache

Azure Redis Cache—based on the popular open source Redis cache—gives you access to a secure, dedicated cache for your Azure applications.

Search

Fully-managed search-as-a-service

Search

Azure Search is a fully-managed service for adding sophisticated search capabilities to web and mobile applications without the typical complexities of full-text search.

Load Balancer

Deliver high availability and network performance to your applications

Load Balancer

Azure Load Balancer distributes Internet and private network traffic among healthy service instances in cloud services or virtual machines. It lets you achieve greater reliability and seamlessly add more capacity to your applications.

VPN Gateway

Establish secure, cross-premises connectivity

VPN Gateway

Azure VPN Gateway lets you establish secure, cross-premises connections between your virtual network within Azure and on-premises IT infrastructure.

Application Gateway

Layer 7 Load Balancer with built-in HTTP load balancing and delivery control

Application Gateway

Azure Application Gateway is an Azure-managed layer-7 solution providing HTTP load balancing, SSL termination, and session-based cookie affinity to Internet-facing or internal web applications.

Data Catalog

Data source discovery to get more value from existing enterprise data assets

Data Catalog

Azure Data Catalog is a fully managed service that serves as a system of registration and system of discovery for enterprise data sources. It lets users—from analysts to data scientists to developers—register, discover, understand, and consume data sources. Use crowdsourced annotations and metadata to capture tribal knowledge within your organization, shine light on hidden data, and get more value from your enterprise data sources.

Virtual Machine Scale Sets

Create highly available, auto scalable Linux or Windows virtual machines

Virtual Machine Scale Sets

VM Scale sets make it easy to build highly scalable applications by allowing you to easily deploy and manage identical VMs as a set. Built on the Azure Resource Manager deployment model, VM Scale sets are fully integrated with Azure load balancing and autoscale, and support Windows, Linux, custom images, and extensions.

Power BI Embedded

Embed fully interactive, stunning data visualizations in your applications

Power BI Embedded

Power BI Embedded provides stunning, fully interactive data visualizations in your customer-facing apps without the time and expense of having to build it from the ground up.

Mobile Engagement

Increase app usage and user retention

Mobile Engagement

Azure Mobile Engagement lets you maximize mobile app usage and revenue. It's an SaaS-delivered, data-driven user-engagement platform that enables real-time, fine-grained user segmentation, app user analytics, and contextually-aware smart-push notifications and in-app messaging across all connected devices. It closes the marketing loop for app developers and marketers, letting them get directly in touch with all of their customers in a personal, contextually-aware, and non-intrusive way, and at the right time.

Data Lake Store

Hyperscale repository for big data analytics workloads

Data Lake Store

The Data Lake store provides a single repository where you can capture data of any size type and speed simply without forcing changes to your application as the data scales. In the store, data can be shared for collaboration with enterprise-grade security. It is also designed for high-performance processing and analytics from HDFS applications (ie. Azure HDInsight, Data Lake analytics service, Hortonworks, Cloudera, MapR) and tools, including support for low latency workloads. For example, data can be ingested in real-time from sensors and devices for IoT solutions, or from online shopping websites into the store without the restriction of fixed limits on account or file size unlike current offerings in the market.

Data Lake Analytics

Distributed analytics service that makes big data easy

Data Lake Analytics

The Data Lake analytics service is a new distributed analytics service built on Apache YARN that dynamically scales so you can focus on your business goals, not on distributed infrastructure. Instead of deploying, configuring and tuning hardware, you write queries to transform your data and extract valuable insights. The analytics service can handle jobs of any scale instantly by simply setting the dial for how much power you need. You only pay for your job when it is running making it cost-effective. The analytics service supports Azure Active Directory letting you simply manage access and roles, integrated with your on-premises identity system. It also includes U-SQL, a language that unifies the benefits of SQL with the expressive power of user code. U-SQL’s scalable distributed runtime enables you to efficiently analyze data in the store and across SQL Servers in Azure, Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

Cognitive Services

Add smart API capabilities to enable contextual interactions

Cognitive Services

A portfolio of APIs and SDKs that enable developers to easily add intelligent services, such as vision, speech, language, knowledge and search capabilities, to their solutions.

Azure Container Service

Use Docker based tools to deploy and manage containers

Azure Container Service

Azure Container Service is a container hosting environment optimized for Azure that lets you deploy, scale, and orchestrate container-based applications using Docker Swarm and Apache Mesos—popular, open source tools you’re already familiar with.

SQL Server Stretch Database

Dynamically stretch on-premises SQL Server databases to Azure

SQL Server Stretch Database

With SQL Server Stretch Database, you can dynamically stretch warm and cold transactional data from Microsoft SQL Server to Azure. Unlike typical cold data storage, your data is always at hand. Stretch Database lets you provide longer data retention times than typical enterprise storage without breaking the bank. Depending on how often you’ll access the data, choose the appropriate level of service, then scale up or down as needed. Using Stretch Database doesn’t require any application changes. And you can use Stretch Database with new Always Encrypted technology, which helps protect your data at rest and in motion—extending data in a more secured manner for greater peace of mind.

HockeyApp

Deploy mobile apps, collect feedback and crash reports, and monitor usage

HockeyApp

HockeyApp lets you distribute beta versions, collect live crash reports, and get feedback from real users – all to enable you to build the world’s best mobile apps.

Functions

Process events with serverless code

Functions

Azure Functions is an event driven, compute-on-demand experience. You can leverage Azure Functions to build HTTP endpoints accessible by mobile and IoT devices.

Cortana Intelligence

Learn how to transform your business with big data and advanced analytics

Cortana Intelligence

Learn how to transform your business with big data and advanced analytics

Machine Learning

Data Lake Analytics

Stream Analytics

Cognitive Services

Power BI Embedded

IoT Suite

Capture and analyze untapped data to improve business results

IoT Suite

Capture and analyze untapped data to improve business results

Machine Learning

Stream Analytics

Notification Hubs

Power BI Embedded

Operations Management Suite

Manage and protect your cloud and on-premises infrastructure

Operations Management Suite

Manage and protect your cloud and on-premises infrastructure

Encoding

Studio Grade encoding at cloud scale

Encoding

A feature of Media Services

Studio Grade encoding at cloud scale

Live and On-Demand Streaming

Deliver content to virtually all devices with scale to meet business needs

Live and On-Demand Streaming

A feature of Media Services

Deliver content to virtually all devices with scale to meet business needs

Azure Media Player

A single layer for all your playback needs

Azure Media Player

A feature of Media Services

A single layer for all your playback needs

Content Protection

Securely deliver content using AES, PlayReady, Widevine, and Fairplay

Content Protection

A feature of Media Services

Securely deliver content using AES, PlayReady, Widevine, and Fairplay

Blob Storage Accounts

REST-based object storage for unstructured data

Blob Storage Accounts

A feature of Storage

REST-based object storage for unstructured data

Disks Storage

Low latency and high throughput storage

Disks Storage

A feature of Storage

Low latency and high throughput storage

Web Apps

Quickly create and deploy mission critical Web apps at scale

Web Apps

A feature of App Service

Quickly create and deploy mission critical Web apps at scale

Mobile Apps

Build and host the backend for any mobile app

Mobile Apps

A feature of App Service

Build and host the backend for any mobile app

API Apps

Easily build and consume Cloud APIs

API Apps

A feature of App Service

Easily build and consume Cloud APIs

Text Analytics API

Easily evaluate sentiment and topics to understand what users want

Text Analytics API

A feature of Cognitive Services

Easily evaluate sentiment and topics to understand what users want

Recommendations API

Predict and recommend items your customers want

Recommendations API

A feature of Cognitive Services

Predict and recommend items your customers want

Academic Knowledge API

Tap into the wealth of academic content in the Microsoft Academic Graph

Academic Knowledge API

A feature of Cognitive Services

Tap into the wealth of academic content in the Microsoft Academic Graph

Computer Vision API

Distill actionable information from images

Computer Vision API

A feature of Cognitive Services

Distill actionable information from images

Emotion API

Personalize experiences with emotion recognition

Emotion API

A feature of Cognitive Services

Personalize experiences with emotion recognition

Face API

Detect, analyze, organize, and tag human faces in photos

Face API

A feature of Cognitive Services

Detect, analyze, organize, and tag human faces in photos

Bing Speech API

Convert speech to text and back again to understand user intent

Bing Speech API

A feature of Cognitive Services

Convert speech to text and back again to understand user intent

Web Language Model API

Use the power of predictive language models trained on web-scale data

Web Language Model API

A feature of Cognitive Services

Use the power of predictive language models trained on web-scale data

Language Understanding Intelligent Service

Teach your apps to understand commands from your users

Language Understanding Intelligent Service

A feature of Cognitive Services

Teach your apps to understand commands from your users

Speaker Recognition API

Use speech to identify and authenticate individual speakers

Speaker Recognition API

A feature of Cognitive Services

Use speech to identify and authenticate individual speakers

Bing Search APIs

Web, image, video, and news search APIs for your app

Bing Search APIs

A feature of Cognitive Services

Web, image, video, and news search APIs for your app

Bing Autosuggest API

Give your app intelligent options for searches

Bing Autosuggest API

A feature of Cognitive Services

Give your app intelligent options for searches

Bing Spell Check API

Detect and correct spelling mistakes in your app

Bing Spell Check API

A feature of Cognitive Services

Detect and correct spelling mistakes in your app

Media Analytics

Speech and Vision services at enterprise scale, compliance, security and reach

Media Analytics

A feature of Media Services

Speech and Vision services at enterprise scale, compliance, security and reach

Queue Storage

Effectively scale apps according to traffic

Queue Storage

A feature of Storage

Effectively scale apps according to traffic

File Storage

File shares that use the standard SMB 3.0 protocol

File Storage

A feature of Storage

File shares that use the standard SMB 3.0 protocol

Tables Storage

NoSQL key-value storage using semi-structured datasets

Tables Storage

A feature of Storage

NoSQL key-value storage using semi-structured datasets