Microsoft Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud services to help your organisation meet your business challenges. It’s the freedom to build, manage and deploy applications on a massive, global network using your favourite tools and frameworks.
Why Azure is the right choice
Reduce marketing cycles by delivering features faster with more than 100 end-to-end services.
Develop and deploy where you want, with the only consistent hybrid cloud on the market. Extend Azure on-premises with Azure Stack.
Create intelligent apps using powerful data and artificial intelligence services.
Join start-ups, governments and 95 per cent of Fortune 500 businesses who run on the Microsoft Cloud today.
How does Azure compare to other clouds?
Azure is the only consistent hybrid cloud, has more regions than any cloud provider, delivers unparalleled developer productivity and offers more comprehensive compliance coverage – including meeting the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Is Azure secure?
Yes, security and privacy are built into the Azure platform. 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.
Will Azure really save me money?
With no upfront cost, you only pay for what you use. Azure provides flexible purchasing and pricing options for all your cloud scenarios, such as the Azure Hybrid Benefit, and offers extensive tools to help manage your cloud spend.
Start with a secure foundation
Take advantage of multi-layered security provided by Microsoft across physical data centres, infrastructure and operations in Azure. Gain from the state-of-art security delivered in Azure data centres globally. Rely on a cloud that is built with customised hardware, has security controls integrated into the hardware and firmware components, plus added protections against threats such as DDoS. Benefit from a team of more than 3,500 global cybersecurity experts that work together to help safeguard your business assets and data in Azure.
Simplify security with built-in controls
Protect your workloads quickly with built-in controls and services in Azure across identity, data, networking and apps. Get continuous protection with deeper insights from Azure Security Center. Extend protections to hybrid environments and easily integrate partner solutions in Azure.
Detect threats early with unique intelligence
Identify threats with services that are informed by real-time global cybersecurity intelligence delivered at cloud scale from Microsoft. These actionable insights are developed by analysing vast sources including 18 billion Bing web pages, 400 billion emails, 1 billion Windows device updates and 450 billion monthly authentications. Using machine learning, behavioural analytics and application-based intelligence, Microsoft data scientists analyse the flood of data in the Microsoft Intelligent Security Graph. The resulting insights inform services in Azure and help you detect threats faster.