Microsoft Azure

What is Microsoft Azure?

Azure is an open and flexible cloud platform that enables you to quickly build, Deploy and manage applications across a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. You can build applications using any language, tool or framework. And you can integrate your public cloud applications with your existing IT environment.

Why Azure?

Expand beyond the limits of your current computing platform with the freedom to build, manage, and Deploy your applications anywhere with Azure. Use your preferred languages, frameworks, and infrastructure—even your own datacenter and other clouds.

With help from Azure, you have everything you need to build your next great solution.

Invent with purpose.

Be future-ready

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

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.

Operate hybrid seamlessly

On-premises, in the cloud, and at the edge—we’ll meet you where you are. Integrate and manage your environments with tools and services designed for hybrid cloud.

Trust your cloud

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

Meet any challenge with Azure—your partner in the cloud

Learn how to manage and optimize costs

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

Migrate your datacenter with confidence

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

Create your unique cloud strategy

Achieve your short- and long-term goals with a proven cloud adoption framework designed to help you create and align your business and technical strategies.

Govern your resources at any scale

Quickly create and replicate policies for fully governed cloud subscriptions and fine tune role-based access controls using templates.

Start compliant, stay compliant

Meet your local, global, and industry requirements with a fully comprehensive compliance portfolio that’s kept continuously up to date.