What is Azure?

The Azure cloud platform is more than 200 products and cloud services designed to help you bring new solutions to life—to solve today’s challenges and create the future. Build, run, and manage applications across multiple clouds, on-premises, and at the edge, with the tools and frameworks of your choice.

Get To Know Azure

Trust Your Cloud

Get security from the ground up, backed by a team of experts and proactive compliance trusted by enterprises, governments and start-ups.

Operate Hybrid Seamlessly

On-premise, across multiple clouds, and at the edge – we’ll meet you where you are. Integrate and manage your environments with tools and services designed for hybrid cloud.

Build On Your Terms

You have choices. With a commitment to open source, and support for all languages and frameworks, build how you want and deploy where you want to.

Be Future-Ready

Continuous innovation from Microsoft supports your development today, and your product visions for tomorrow.

Migrate efficiently on your terms

Learn more about our migration services

Meet any challenge with Azure – your partner in the cloud

Migrate With Confidence

Get resources, tools and expert assistance to migrate your servers, apps, databases and other workloads to Azure.

Optimize Costs

Get more value from Azure with tools, offers and guidance to help you understand and forecast your bill, cost optimise your workloads and control your spending with cloud governance.

Improve Your Security

Help protect your business assets and data against evolving threats with built-in multilayered security and intelligent threat protection.

Gain Deeper Insights Into Your Data

Transform your data into real-time insights with highly secure enterprise-scale analytics. And share data across your organization with dashboards and visualizations.

Frequently asked questions

Yes, security and privacy are foundational for Azure. Microsoft is committed to the highest levels of trust, transparency, standards conformance, and regulatory compliance—with the most comprehensive set of compliance offerings of any cloud service provider.

With minimal upfront cost, you only pay for what you use. Azure provides flexible purchasing and pricing options for all your cloud scenarios, and offers extensive tools to help manage your cloud spend.

Azure delivers unparalleled developer productivity and provides comprehensive, multilayered security including the largest compliance coverage of any cloud provider. You’ll pay less for Azure, as AWS is five times more expensive than Azure for Windows Server and SQL Server.

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