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Discover secure, future-ready cloud solutions—on-premises, hybrid, multicloud, or at the edge
Learn about sustainable, trusted cloud infrastructure with more regions than any other provider
Build your business case for the cloud with key financial and technical guidance from Azure
Plan a clear path forward for your cloud journey with proven tools, guidance, and resources
See examples of innovation from successful companies of all sizes and from all industries
Explore some of the most popular Azure products
Provision Windows and Linux VMs in seconds
Enable a secure, remote desktop experience from anywhere
Modern SQL family for migration and app modernization
Build or modernize scalable, high-performance apps
Deploy and scale containers on managed Kubernetes
Add cognitive capabilities to apps with APIs and AI services
Quickly create powerful cloud apps for web and mobile
Everything you need to build and operate a live game on one platform
Execute event-driven serverless code with an end-to-end development experience
Experience quantum impact today on Azure
Unify on-premises, hybrid, and multicloud infrastructure
Create the next generation of applications using artificial intelligence capabilities for any developer and any scenario
Specialized services that enable organizations to accelerate time to value in applying AI to solve common scenarios
Build, train, and deploy models from the cloud to the edge
Enterprise scale search for app development
Create bots and connect them across channels
Design AI with Apache Spark™-based analytics
Build for mixed reality using AI sensors
Apply advanced language models to a variety of use cases
Gather, store, process, analyze, and visualize data of any variety, volume, or velocity
Limitless analytics with unmatched time to insight
A unified data governance solution that maximizes the business value of your data
Hybrid data integration at enterprise scale, made easy
Provision cloud Hadoop, Spark, R Server, HBase, and Storm clusters
Real-time analytics on fast-moving streaming data
Enterprise-grade analytics engine as a service
Scalable, secure data lake for high-performance analytics
Fast and highly scalable data exploration service
Access cloud compute capacity and scale on demand—and only pay for the resources you use
Manage and scale up to thousands of Linux and Windows VMs
A fully managed Spring Cloud service, jointly built and operated with VMware
A dedicated physical server to host your Azure VMs for Windows and Linux
Cloud-scale job scheduling and compute management
Host enterprise SQL Server apps in the cloud
Provision unused compute capacity at deep discounts to run interruptible workloads
Develop and manage your containerized applications faster with integrated tools
Deploy and scale containers on managed Red Hat OpenShift
Build and deploy modern apps and microservices using serverless containers
Run containerized web apps on Windows and Linux
Launch containers with hypervisor isolation
Deploy and operate always-on, scalable, distributed apps
Build, store, secure, and replicate container images and artifacts
Support rapid growth and innovate faster with secure, enterprise-grade, and fully managed database services
Managed, intelligent SQL in the cloud
Fully managed, intelligent, and scalable PostgreSQL
Managed, always up-to-date SQL instance in the cloud
Fully managed, scalable MySQL Database
Accelerate apps with high-throughput, low-latency data caching
Simplify on-premises database migration to the cloud
Modernize Cassandra data clusters with a managed instance in the cloud
Deploy applications to the cloud with enterprise-ready, fully managed community MariaDB
Deliver innovation faster with simple, reliable tools for continuous delivery
Services for teams to share code, track work, and ship software
Continuously build, test, and deploy to any platform and cloud
Plan, track, and discuss work across your teams
Get unlimited, cloud-hosted private Git repos for your project
Create, host, and share packages with your team
Test and ship confidently with an exploratory test toolkit
Quickly create environments using reusable templates and artifacts
Use your favorite DevOps tools with Azure
Full observability into your applications, infrastructure, and network
Build, manage, and continuously deliver cloud applications—using any platform or language
Powerful and flexible environment to develop apps in the cloud
A powerful, lightweight code editor for cloud development
World’s leading developer platform, seamlessly integrated with Azure
Comprehensive set of resources to create, deploy, and manage apps
A powerful, low-code platform for building apps quickly
Get the SDKs and command-line tools you need
Build, test, release, and monitor your mobile and desktop apps
Get Azure innovation everywhere—bring the agility and innovation of cloud computing to your on-premises workloads
Cloud-native SIEM and intelligent security analytics
Build and run innovative hybrid apps across cloud boundaries
Extend threat protection to any infrastructure
Experience a fast, reliable, and private connection to Azure
Synchronize on-premises directories and enable single sign-on
Extend cloud intelligence and analytics to edge devices
Manage user identities and access to protect against advanced threats across devices, data, apps, and infrastructure
Consumer identity and access management in the cloud
Join Azure virtual machines to a domain without domain controllers
Better protect your sensitive information—anytime, anywhere
Seamlessly integrate on-premises and cloud-based applications, data, and processes across your enterprise
Automate the access and use of data across clouds
Connect across private and public cloud environments
Publish APIs to developers, partners, and employees securely and at scale
Reliable event delivery at massive scale
Connect assets or environments, discover insights, and drive informed actions to transform your business
Connect, monitor, and manage billions of IoT assets
Use IoT spatial intelligence to create models of physical environments
Build IoT solutions on a hosted platform
Securely connect MCU-powered devices from the silicon to the cloud
Continuous asset discovery, vulnerability management, and threat detection for your Internet of Things (IoT) and operational technology (OT) devices
Build intelligent edge solutions with world-class developer tools, long-term support, and enterprise-grade security.
Making embedded IoT development and connectivity easy
Enterprise-grade machine learning (ML) service for the end-to-end ML lifecycle
Accelerate edge intelligence from silicon to service
Create location-aware web and mobile applications using simple and secure geospatial services, APIs, and SDKs in Azure
Simplify, automate, and optimize the management and compliance of your cloud resources
Build, manage, and monitor all Azure products in a single, unified console
Stay connected to your Azure resources—anytime, anywhere
Streamline Azure administration with a browser-based shell
Your personalized Azure best practices recommendation engine
Simplify data protection with built-in backup management at scale
Manage your cloud spending with confidence
Implement corporate governance and standards at scale
Keep your business running with built-in disaster recovery service
Improve application resilience by introducing faults and simulating outages
Deliver high-quality video content anywhere, any time, and on any device
Encode, store, and stream video and audio at scale
Studio grade encoding at cloud scale
A single player for all your playback needs
Deliver content to virtually all devices with ability to scale
Securely deliver content using AES, PlayReady, Widevine, and Fairplay
Ensure secure, reliable content delivery with global reach
Simplify and accelerate your migration to the cloud with guidance, tools, and resources
Discover, assess, right-size, and migrate your on-premises virtual machines (VMs) to Azure
Appliances and solutions for data transfer to Azure and edge compute
Blend your physical and digital worlds to create immersive, collaborative experiences
Create multi-user, spatially aware mixed reality experiences
Render high-quality, interactive 3D content with real-time streaming
Automatically align and anchor 3D content to objects in the physical world
Build and deploy cross-platform and native apps for any mobile device
Send push notifications to any platform from any back end
Create cloud-powered mobile apps faster
Build rich communication experiences with the same secure platform used by Microsoft Teams
Connect cloud and on-premises infrastructure and services to provide your customers and users the best possible experience
Provision private networks, optionally connect to on-premises datacenters
Deliver high availability and network performance to your apps
Build secure, scalable, highly available web front ends in Azure
Establish secure, cross-premises connectivity
Host your DNS domain in Azure
Protect your applications from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks
Satellite ground station and scheduling services for fast downlinking of data
Extend Azure management for deploying 5G and SD-WAN network functions on edge devices
Centrally manage virtual networks in Azure from a single pane of glass
Protect your enterprise from advanced threats across hybrid cloud workloads
Protect hybrid cloud workloads
Safeguard and maintain control of keys and other secrets
Get secure, massively scalable cloud storage for your data, apps, and workloads
High-performance, highly durable block storage
Simple, secure and serverless enterprise-grade cloud file shares
Enterprise-grade Azure file shares, powered by NetApp
Massively scalable and secure object storage
Industry leading price point for storing rarely accessed data
Build, deploy, and scale powerful web applications quickly and efficiently
Quickly create and deploy mission-critical web apps at scale
Add real-time web functionalities easily
Easily build real-time messaging web applications using WebSockets and the publish-subscribe pattern
Streamlined full-stack development from source code to global high availability
Easily add real-time collaborative experiences to your apps with Fluid Framework
Empower employees to work securely from anywhere with a cloud-based virtual desktop infrastructure
Provision Windows desktops and apps with VMware and Azure Virtual Desktop
Provision Windows desktops and apps on Azure with Citrix and Azure Virtual Desktop
Build, manage, and continuously deliver cloud apps—with any platform or language
Analyze images, comprehend speech, and make predictions using data
Simplify and accelerate your migration and modernization with guidance, tools, and resources
Bring the agility and innovation of the cloud to your on-premises workloads
Help protect data, apps, and infrastructure with trusted security services
Simplify and accelerate development and testing (dev/test) across any platform.
Bring together people, processes, and products to continuously deliver value to customers and coworkers.
Build secure apps on a trusted platform. Embed security in your developer workflow and foster collaboration with a DevSecOps framework.
Give customers what they want with a personalized, scalable, and secure shopping experience.
Build, quickly launch, and reliably scale your games across platforms-and refine based on analytics.
Turn your ideas into applications faster using the right tools for the job.
Create reliable apps and functionalities at scale and bring them to market faster.
Reach your customers everywhere, on any device, with a single mobile app build.
Respond to changes faster, optimize costs, and ship confidently.
Build apps faster by not having to manage infrastructure.
Connect modern applications with a comprehensive set of messaging services on Azure.
Accelerate time to market, deliver innovative experiences, and improve security with Azure application and data modernization.
Build mission-critical solutions to analyze images, comprehend speech, and make predictions using data.
Uncover latent insights from across all of your business data with AI.
Protect your data and code while the data is in use in the cloud.
Save money and improve efficiency by migrating and modernizing your workloads to Azure with proven tools and guidance.
Optimize costs, operate confidently, and ship features faster by migrating your ASP.NET web apps to Azure.
Enhanced security and hybrid capabilities for your mission-critical Linux workloads.
Reduce infrastructure costs by moving your mainframe and midrange apps to Azure.
Bring the intelligence, security, and reliability of Azure to your SAP applications.
Move your SQL Server databases to Azure with few or no application code changes.
Run your Windows workloads on the trusted cloud for Windows Server.
Explore tools and resources for migrating open-source databases to Azure while reducing costs.
Reduce fraud and accelerate verifications with immutable shared record keeping.
Drive faster, more efficient decision making by drawing deeper insights from your analytics.
Accelerate time to insights with an end-to-end cloud analytics solution.
Minimize disruption to your business with cost-effective backup and disaster recovery solutions.
Get fully managed, single tenancy supercomputers with high-performance storage and no data movement.
Bring innovation anywhere to your hybrid environment across on-premises, multicloud, and the edge.
Deliver ultra-low-latency networking, applications and services at the enterprise edge.
Run your mission-critical applications on Azure for increased operational agility and security.
Experience quantum impact today with the world's first full-stack, quantum computing cloud ecosystem.
Connect devices, analyze data, and automate processes with secure, scalable, and open edge-to-cloud solutions.
Build cloud-native applications or modernize existing applications with fully managed databases.
Build open, interoperable IoT solutions that secure and modernize industrial systems.
Create a safer workplace as you resume onsite operations.
Strengthen your security posture with end-to-end security for your IoT solutions.
Meet environmental sustainability goals and accelerate conservation projects with IoT technologies.
Ensure compliance using built-in cloud governance capabilities.
Cloud-native network security for protecting your applications, network, and workloads.
Modernize operations to speed response rates, boost efficiency, and reduce costs
Transform customer experience, build trust, and optimize risk management
Build, quickly launch, and reliably scale your games across platforms
Implement remote government access, empower collaboration, and deliver secure services
Boost patient engagement, empower provider collaboration, and improve operations
Improve operational efficiencies, reduce costs, and generate new revenue opportunities
Create content nimbly, collaborate remotely, and deliver seamless customer experiences
Personalize customer experiences, empower your employees, and optimize supply chains
Get started easily, run lean, stay agile, and grow fast with Azure for startups
Accelerate mission impact, increase innovation, and optimize efficiency—with world-class security
Find reference architectures, example scenarios, and solutions for common workloads on Azure
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Search from a rich catalog of more than 17,000 certified apps and services
Get the best value at every stage of your cloud journey
See which services offer free monthly amounts
Find the options that work best for you
Explore special offers, benefits, and incentives
Estimate the costs for Azure products and services
Estimate your total cost of ownership and cost savings
Learn how to manage and optimize your cloud spend
Understand the value and economics of moving to Azure
Find, try, and buy trusted apps and services
Get up and running in the cloud with help from an experienced partner
Find the latest content, news, and guidance to lead customers to the cloud
Build, extend, and scale your apps on a trusted cloud platform
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Last updated: August 2018
Azure Policy is a free service, therefore, it does not have a financially backed SLA.