Azure AI

Make artificial intelligence (AI) real for your business today.

Why Azure for AI?

AI is the capability of a machine to imitate intelligent human behavior. Through AI, machines can analyze images, comprehend speech, interact in natural ways and make predictions using data. Only Azure empowers you with:

Microsoft first to achieve human parity in:


Object recognition


Speech recognition


Machine translation

Access the AI capabilities that power:

Azure is the most trusted cloud


More certifications than any other cloud provider


You own and control your data


AI-powered, multi-layered controls

Make AI real for your business today across the cloud and the edge

Machine Learning

Quickly and easily build, train, deploy and manage your models.

Knowledge Mining

Uncover latent insights from all your content.

AI apps and agents

Deliver breakthrough experiences in your apps.

Machine learning

Only Azure empowers you with the most advanced machine learning capabilities. Quickly and easily build, train, and deploy your machine learning models using Azure Machine Learning, Azure Databricks and ONNX. Use tools and frameworks of your choice without lock-in. Develop models faster using automated machine learning. Easily deploy and manage across the cloud and the edge.

Azure Machine Learning

A Python-based machine learning service with automated machine learning and edge deployment capabilities.


An open source model format and runtime for machine learning which enables you to easily move between the frameworks and hardware platforms of your choice.

Use any open source AI framework

Knowledge mining

Uncover latent insights from all your content— documents, images, and media – with Azure Cognitive Search. Using the only cloud search service with built-in AI capabilities, discover patterns and relationships in your content, understand sentiment, extract key phrases and more.

Azure Cognitive Search

Only search service with industry leading AI capabilities to easily extract insights from all your content.

AI apps and agents

Deliver breakthrough experiences in your apps with Cognitive Services and Bot Service. Access industry leading AI models that are being used today by millions in products such as Office 365, Xbox and Bing. Customize these models with your own data and deploy anywhere. Only Azure provides you with access to these battle-tested capabilities.

Cognitive Services

A collection of domain specific pre-trained AI models that can be customized with your data.

Bot Service

A purpose-built bot development environment with out-of-the-box templates to get started quickly.