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Azure AI

Drive business results and improve customer experiences with AI solutions.

Create innovative AI solutions

Discover Azure AI—a portfolio of artificial intelligence (AI) services designed for developers and data scientists—to do more with less. Take advantage of the decades of breakthrough research, responsible AI practices, and flexibility that Azure AI offers to build and deploy your own AI solutions. Access high-quality vision, speech, language, and decision-making AI models through simple API calls, and create your own machine learning models using an AI supercomputing infrastructure, familiar tools like Jupyter Notebooks and Visual Studio Code, and open-source frameworks like TensorFlow and PyTorch—all backed by Microsoft's responsible AI principles.

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A comprehensive family of out-of-the box and customizable APIs and scenario-based services to help developers and organizations rapidly create intelligent, cutting-edge, market-ready, responsible solutions.

  • Easily access sophisticated AI models, including OpenAI models, with the most comprehensive portfolio of AI capabilities on the market.
  • Build confidently with the first AI services to achieve human parity in computer vision, speech, and language.
  • Deploy anywhere from the cloud to the edge with containers.
  • Get started quickly and customize solutions to meet your own unique requirements.

An end-to-end platform for building, training, and deploying machine learning models

  • Develop with your choice of tools with Jupyter Notebookdrag-and-drop designer, and automated machine learning.
  • Create and deploy models at scale using automated and reproducible machine learning workflows.
  • Innovate responsibly with a rich set of built-in responsible capabilities to help you understand, protect, and control data, models, and processes.
  • Build your way with best-in-class support for open-source frameworks and languages including MLflow, Kubeflow, ONNX, PyTorch, TensorFlow, Python, and R.

A purpose-built AI supercomputing infrastructure for accelerating innovation

  • Optimize your most complex AI workloads, including large-scale model training and inference.
  • Quickly train machine learning models at scale and expand your next-gen AI capabilities with resources from the AI at Scale initiative.
  • Choose from a portfolio of AI-optimized virtual machines, including Azure N-series VMs, and enjoy the latest in GPU performance and networking.
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Why Azure for AI?

Build on your terms

Access frameworks, tools, and capabilities for developers and data scientists of any skill level.

Deploy mission-critical AI solutions

Use the same proven AI services that power AI capabilities in Xbox, HoloLens, and Microsoft Teams.

Apply AI responsibly

Get tools, services, and guidelines to help you use AI responsibly, while also preserving data privacy, transparency, and trust.

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See how customers are innovating with Azure AI


"We've always been sitting on a lot of data, but we needed Azure and AI to unlock its potential and find the interesting nuggets in those billions of data points."
Charlie Rohlf, Associate Vice President, Stats Technology Product Development National Basketball Association
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"Only Microsoft offered the proven, cutting-edge technologies and models that have been trained on Microsoft data sets on a very large scale and are available completely disconnected.... All of this accelerates our time to market, and that has been the key differentiator for us."
Marcel Rummens, Product Owner of Internal AI Platform


"We believe that we can do so much more by using AI to read our documentation, to read more fields on that, and to read handwritten info, and to use that AI engine to deliver better taxpayer value, to deliver better outcomes, and deliver better patient safety."
Michael Brodie, Chief Executive, NHS

Walgreens Boots Alliance

"Because of the work Microsoft had already put into developing the Healthcare Bot service, we were able to put our COVID-19 response chatbot into production in less than a week."
Ankur Jain, Principal Architect, Digital Engineering, Walgreens Boots Alliance
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"Serving the public conversation means continuing to take the right steps to make Twitter accessible to all. We've been working in the open to make Spaces more accessible for people with disabilities. Partnering with Microsoft Azure Speech-to-Text allows us to accelerate our progress."
Nick Caldwell, General Manager of Core Tech, Twitter
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Make AI real for your business today across the cloud and the edge

Machine learning

Only Azure empowers you with the most advanced machine learning and deep learning capabilities. Quickly and easily build, train, and deploy your machine learning models using Azure Machine Learning and Azure Databricks. Deliver high-powered performance to your AI workloads using an AI supercomputing infrastructure that combines the latest NVIDIA GPUs and InfiniBand networking. Use familiar tools like Jupyter and Visual Studio Code, alongside frameworks like PyTorch on AzureTensorFlow, and Scikit-Learn. Expand your data science teams and create models faster with low-code and no-code tools like automated machine learning and a drag-and-drop interface. Plus, easily deploy at scale with managed online endpoints or Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) and optimize machine learning inferencing with ONNX Runtime.

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Explore AI use cases by industry

Modernize finance operations and combat crime

Use AI to deliver insights that help you prevent fraud, automate payment processing, and deliver improved customer experiences. Learn more about Azure for financial services.

Combat financial crime

Prevent fraud with machine learning models that detect anomalies, enhance knowledge graphs to find relationships between disparate entities, and identify suspicious behavior within financial systems.

Improve customer experiences

Understand your customers and improve their experiences with intelligent contact centers, personalized portfolio management, and proactive offers powered by AI.

Modernize core banking

Enable process automation and uncover insight from unstructured data, with form recognition and natural language processing, and use AI to fuel faster, optimized and more secure operations.

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Build your own Azure AI solutions

Learn essential AI concepts, get hands on experience, and explore the latest AI platforms and products with AI and machine learning resources designed specifically for practitioners.

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