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Anomaly Detector

Easily add anomaly detection capabilities to your apps

Anomaly Detector
API Apps

Easily build and consume Cloud APIs

API Apps
API Management

Publish APIs to developers, partners, and employees securely and at scale

API Management
App Configuration

Fast, scalable parameter storage for app configuration

App Configuration
App Service

Quickly create powerful cloud apps for web and mobile

App Service
Application Gateway

Build secure, scalable, and highly available web front ends in Azure

Application Gateway
Application Insights

Full observability into your applications, infrastructure, and network

Application Insights
Archive Storage

Industry leading price point for storing rarely accessed data

Archive Storage
ARM templates

Deliver infrastructure as code for all your Azure resources using Resource Manager

ARM templates
Automation

Simplify cloud management with process automation

Automation
Avere vFXT for Azure

Run high-performance, file-based workloads in the cloud

Avere vFXT for Azure
Azure Active Directory (AD)

Synchronize on-premises directories and enable single sign-on

Azure Active Directory (AD)
Azure Active Directory Domain Services

Join Azure virtual machines to a domain without domain controllers

Azure Active Directory Domain Services
Azure Active Directory External Identities

Consumer identity and access management in the cloud

Azure Active Directory External Identities
Azure Advisor

Your personalized Azure best practices recommendation engine

Azure Advisor
Azure Analysis Services

Enterprise-grade analytics engine as a service

Azure Analysis Services
Azure API for FHIR

Easily create and deploy a FHIR service for health data solutions and interoperability

Azure API for FHIR
Azure Applied AI Services

Specialized services that enable organizations to accelerate time to value in applying AI to solve common scenarios

Azure Applied AI Services
Azure Arc (Preview)

Bring Azure services and management to any infrastructure

Azure Arc (Preview)
Azure Artifacts

Create, host, and share packages with your team

Azure Artifacts
Azure Backup

Simplify data protection and protect against ransomware

Azure Backup
Azure Bastion

Private and fully managed RDP and SSH access to your virtual machines

Azure Bastion
Azure Blueprints (Preview)

Enabling quick, repeatable creation of governed environments

Azure Blueprints (Preview)
Azure Boards

Plan, track, and discuss work across your teams

Azure Boards
Azure Bot Service

Intelligent, serverless bot service that scales on demand

Azure Bot Service
Azure Cache for Redis

Power applications with high-throughput, low-latency data access

Azure Cache for Redis
Azure Chaos Studio (Preview)

Improve application resilience by introducing faults and simulating outages

Azure Chaos Studio (Preview)
Azure Cloud Shell

Streamline Azure administration with a browser-based shell

Azure Cloud Shell
Azure Cognitive Search

AI-powered cloud search service for mobile and web app development

Azure Cognitive Search
Azure Cognitive Services

Add smart API capabilities to enable contextual interactions

Azure Cognitive Services
Azure Communication Services

Build rich communication experiences with the same secure platform used by Microsoft Teams

Azure Communication Services
Azure Container Apps

Build and deploy modern apps and microservices using serverless containers

Azure Container Apps
Azure Cosmos DB

Fast NoSQL database with open APIs for any scale

Azure Cosmos DB
Azure CycleCloud

Create, manage, operate, and optimize HPC and big compute clusters of any scale

Azure CycleCloud
Azure Data Explorer

Fast and highly scalable data exploration service

Azure Data Explorer
Azure Data Lake Storage

Massively scalable, secure data lake functionality built on Azure Blob Storage

Azure Data Lake Storage
Azure Data Share

A simple and safe service for sharing big data with external organizations

Azure Data Share
Azure Data Studio

A lightweight editor that can run serverless SQL pool queries and view and save results as text, JSON, or Excel.

Azure Data Studio
Azure Database for MariaDB

Managed MariaDB database service for app developers

Azure Database for MariaDB
Azure Database for MySQL

Managed MySQL database service for app developers

Azure Database for MySQL
Azure Database for PostgreSQL

Managed PostgreSQL database service for app developers

Azure Database for PostgreSQL
Azure Database Migration Service

Simplify on-premises database migration to the cloud

Azure Database Migration Service
Azure Databricks

Fast, easy, and collaborative Apache Spark-based analytics platform

Azure Databricks
Azure DDoS Protection

Protect your applications from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks

Azure DDoS Protection
Azure Dedicated Host

A dedicated physical server to host your Azure VMs for Windows and Linux

Azure Dedicated Host
Azure Dedicated HSM

Manage hardware security modules that you use in the cloud

Azure Dedicated HSM
Azure Deployment Environments

Quickly spin up app infrastructure environments with project-based templates

Azure Deployment Environments
Azure Dev Spaces

Test and iteratively develop your microservices app in Azure AKS

Azure Dev Spaces
Azure DevOps

Services for teams to share code, track work, and ship software

Azure DevOps
Azure DevTest Labs

Quickly create environments using reusable templates and artifacts

Azure DevTest Labs
Azure Digital Twins

Build next-generation IoT spatial intelligence solutions

Azure Digital Twins
Azure DNS

Host your DNS domain in Azure

Azure DNS
Azure ExpressRoute

Dedicated private network fiber connections to Azure

Azure ExpressRoute
Azure Files

Simple, secure and serverless enterprise-grade cloud file shares

Azure Files
Azure Firewall

Native firewalling capabilities with built-in high availability, unrestricted cloud scalability, and zero maintenance

Azure Firewall
Azure Firewall Manager

Central network security policy and route management for globally distributed, software-defined perimeters

Azure Firewall Manager
Azure Fluid Relay

Easily add real-time collaborative experiences to your apps with Fluid Framework

Azure Fluid Relay
Azure Front Door

Scalable, security-enhanced delivery point for global, microservice-based web applications

Azure Front Door
Azure Functions

Process events with serverless code

Azure Functions
Azure FXT Edge Filer

Hybrid storage optimization solution for HPC environments

Azure FXT Edge Filer
Azure Health Data Services

A unified solution that helps protect and combine health data in the cloud and generates healthcare insights with analytics

Azure Health Data Services
Azure HPC Cache

File caching for high-performance computing (HPC)

Azure HPC Cache
Azure Information Protection

Better protect your sensitive information—anytime, anywhere

Azure Information Protection
Azure Internet Analyzer (Preview)

Test how networking infrastructure changes will impact your customers' performance

Azure Internet Analyzer (Preview)
Azure IoT Central

Accelerate the creation of IoT solutions

Azure IoT Central
Azure IoT Edge

Extend cloud intelligence and analytics to edge devices

Azure IoT Edge
Azure IoT Hub

Connect, monitor and manage billions of IoT assets

Azure IoT Hub
Azure Kubernetes Fleet Manager (Fleet)

Enable multi-cluster and at-scale scenarios for Azure Kubernetes Service clusters

Azure Kubernetes Fleet Manager (Fleet)
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Simplify the deployment, management, and operations of Kubernetes

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
Azure Lab Services

Set up labs for classrooms, trials, development and testing, and other scenarios

Azure Lab Services
Azure Lighthouse

Empowering service providers to manage customers at scale and with precision

Azure Lighthouse
Azure Load Testing (Preview)

Generate high-scale load and identify app performance bottlenecks

Azure Load Testing (Preview)
Azure Machine Learning

Bring AI to everyone with an end-to-end, scalable, trusted platform with experimentation and model management

Azure Machine Learning
Azure Managed Applications

Simplify management of cloud offerings

Azure Managed Applications
Azure Managed Grafana

Deploy Grafana dashboards as a fully managed Azure service

Azure Managed Grafana
Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra

Automate deployment and scaling for managed open-source Apache Cassandra datacenters

Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra
Azure Maps

Simple and secure location APIs provide geospatial context to data

Azure Maps
Azure Media Player

A single player for all your playback needs

Azure Media Player
Azure Migrate

Easily discover, assess, right-size, and migrate your on-premises VMs to Azure

Azure Migrate
Azure Monitor

Full observability into your applications, infrastructure, and network

Azure Monitor
Azure NetApp Files

Enterprise-grade Azure file shares, powered by NetApp

Azure NetApp Files
Azure Open Datasets

Cloud platform to host and share curated open datasets to accelerate development of machine learning models

Azure Open Datasets
Azure OpenAI Service (Preview)

Apply advanced coding and language models to a variety of use cases

Azure OpenAI Service (Preview)
Azure Orbital (Preview)

Satellite ground station and scheduling services for fast downlinking of data

Azure Orbital (Preview)
Azure Percept

Edge intelligence from silicon to service

Azure Percept
Azure Pipelines

Continuously build, test, and deploy to any platform and cloud

Azure Pipelines
Azure Policy

Implement corporate governance and standards at scale for Azure resources

Azure Policy
Azure Private 5G Core (Preview)

Rapidly deploy and manage private 5G networks at the enterprise edge

Azure Private 5G Core (Preview)
Azure Private Link

Private access to services hosted on the Azure platform, keeping your data on the Microsoft network

Azure Private Link
Azure Quantum (Preview)

Experience quantum impact today on Azure

Azure Quantum (Preview)
Azure Red Hat OpenShift

Fully managed OpenShift service, jointly operated with Red Hat

Azure Red Hat OpenShift
Azure Remote Rendering

Render high-quality, interactive 3D content, and stream it to your devices in real time

Azure Remote Rendering
Azure Repos

Get unlimited, cloud-hosted private Git repos for your project

Azure Repos
Azure Resource Manager

Simplify how you manage your app resources

Azure Resource Manager
Azure Resource Mover

Simplify how you move multiple resources between Azure regions

Azure Resource Mover
Azure Route Server

Simplify operations management of your network appliances

Azure Route Server
Azure RTOS

Making embedded IoT development and connectivity easy

Azure RTOS
Azure Service Health

Personalized guidance and support for when issues in Azure services affect you

Azure Service Health
Azure SignalR Service

Add real-time web functionality easily

Azure SignalR Service
Azure Site Recovery

Keep your business running with built-in disaster recovery service

Azure Site Recovery
Azure Sphere

Securely connect MCU-powered devices from the silicon to the cloud

Azure Sphere
Azure Spot Virtual Machines

Provision unused compute capacity at deep discounts to run interruptible workloads

Azure Spot Virtual Machines
Azure Spring Apps

A fully managed Spring Cloud service, built and operated with Pivotal

Azure Spring Apps
Azure SQL

Modern SQL family for migration and app modernization

Azure SQL
Azure SQL Database

Managed, intelligent SQL in the cloud

Azure SQL Database
Azure SQL Edge

Small-footprint, edge-optimized data engine with built-in AI

Azure SQL Edge
Azure SQL Managed Instance

Managed, always up-to-date SQL instance in the cloud

Azure SQL Managed Instance
Azure Stack

Build and run innovative hybrid applications across cloud boundaries

Azure Stack
Azure Stack Edge

An Azure managed appliance that brings the compute, storage, and intelligence of Azure to the edge

Azure Stack Edge
Azure Stack HCI

Integrate hyperconverged infrastructure with Azure and hybrid services to run virtual workloads on premises

Azure Stack HCI
Azure Stack Hub

Azure Stack Hub is sold as an integrated hardware system, with software pre-installed on validated hardware

Azure Stack Hub
Azure Stream Analytics

Real-time analytics on fast moving streams of data from applications and devices

Azure Stream Analytics
Azure Synapse Analytics

Limitless analytics service with unmatched time to insight

Azure Synapse Analytics
Azure Test Plans

Test and ship with confidence with a manual and exploratory testing toolkit

Azure Test Plans
Azure Time Series Insights

Explore and analyze time-series data from IoT devices

Azure Time Series Insights
Azure Virtual Desktop

The best virtual desktop experience, delivered on Azure

Azure Virtual Desktop
Azure Virtual Network Manager (Preview)

Centralized management of virtual network connectivity and enforce security rules across subscriptions.

Azure Virtual Network Manager (Preview)
Azure VMware Solution

Run your VMware workloads natively on Azure

Azure VMware Solution
Azure Web PubSub

Easily build real-time messaging web applications using WebSockets and the publish-subscribe pattern

Azure Web PubSub
Batch

Cloud-scale job scheduling and compute management

Batch
Blob Storage

REST-based object storage for unstructured data

Blob Storage
Cloud Services

Create highly available, infinitely scalable cloud applications and APIs

Cloud Services
Computer Vision

Distill actionable information from images

Computer Vision
Container Instances

Easily run containers on Azure without managing servers

Container Instances
Container Registry

Store and manage container images across all types of Azure deployments

Container Registry
Content Delivery Network

Ensure secure, reliable content delivery with broad global reach

Content Delivery Network
Content Moderator

Automated image, text, and video moderation

Content Moderator
Content Protection

Securely deliver content using AES, PlayReady, Widevine, and Fairplay

Content Protection
Cost Management + Billing

Optimize what you spend on the cloud, while maximizing cloud potential

Cost Management + Billing
Custom Vision

Easily customize your own state-of-the-art computer vision models for your unique use case

Custom Vision
Data Box

Appliances and solutions for data transfer to Azure

Data Box
Data Catalog

Get more value from your enterprise data assets

Data Catalog
Data Factory

Hybrid data integration at enterprise scale, made easy

Data Factory
Data Lake Analytics

Distributed analytics service that makes big data easy

Data Lake Analytics
Data Science Virtual Machines

Rich pre-configured environment for AI development

Data Science Virtual Machines
Disk Storage

High-performance, highly durable block storage for Azure Virtual Machines

Disk Storage
Encoding

Studio grade encoding at cloud scale

Encoding
Event Grid

Get reliable event delivery at massive scale

Event Grid
Event Hubs

Receive telemetry from millions of devices

Event Hubs
Face

Detect, identify, analyze, organize, and tag faces in photos

Face
Form Recognizer

The AI-powered document extraction service that understands your forms

Form Recognizer
GitHub Actions for Azure

Build, test and deploy any app from GitHub to Azure

GitHub Actions for Azure
HDInsight

Provision cloud Hadoop, Spark, R Server, HBase, and Storm clusters

HDInsight
Health Bot

A managed service purpose-built for development of virtual healthcare assistants.

Health Bot
Immersive Reader

Empower users of all ages and abilities to read and comprehend text

Immersive Reader
Key Vault

Safeguard and maintain control of keys and other secrets

Key Vault
Kinect DK

Build computer vision and speech models using a developer kit with advanced AI sensors

Kinect DK
Language Understanding

Teach your apps to understand commands from your users

Language Understanding
Linux Virtual Machines

Provision virtual machines for Ubuntu, Red Hat, and more

Linux Virtual Machines
Live and On-Demand Streaming

Deliver content to virtually all devices with scale to meet business needs

Live and On-Demand Streaming
Load Balancer

Deliver high availability and network performance to your applications

Load Balancer
Log Analytics

Full observability into your applications, infrastructure, and network

Log Analytics
Logic Apps

Automate the access and use of data across clouds without writing code

Logic Apps
Media Services

Encode, store, and stream video and audio at scale

Media Services
Metrics Advisor

An AI service that monitors metrics and diagnoses issues

Metrics Advisor
Microsoft Azure portal

Build, manage, and monitor all Azure products in a single, unified console

Microsoft Azure portal
Microsoft Defender for Cloud

Security posture management and advanced threat protection across Azure, hybrid, and multicloud workloads

Microsoft Defender for Cloud
Microsoft Defender for IoT

Continuous asset management and threat detection for both unmanaged and managed IoT/OT devices

Microsoft Defender for IoT
Microsoft Dev Box (Preview)

Streamline development with secure, ready-to-code workstations in the cloud

Microsoft Dev Box (Preview)
Microsoft Energy Data Services (Preview)

Accelerate your journey to energy data modernization and digital transformation

Microsoft Energy Data Services (Preview)
Microsoft Genomics

Power genome sequencing & research insights

Microsoft Genomics
Microsoft Purview

Maximize business value with unified data governance

Microsoft Purview
Microsoft Sentinel

Put cloud-native SIEM and intelligent security analytics to work to help protect your enterprise

Microsoft Sentinel
Network Watcher

Network performance monitoring and diagnostics solution

Network Watcher
Notification Hubs

Send push notifications to any platform from any back end

Notification Hubs
Object Anchors (Preview)

Automatically align and anchor 3D content to objects in the physical world

Object Anchors (Preview)
Personalizer

An AI service that delivers a personalized user experience

Personalizer
Power BI Embedded

Embed fully interactive, stunning data visualizations in your applications

Power BI Embedded
Project Bonsai (Preview)

A machine teaching service for creating intelligent industrial control systems using simulations

Project Bonsai (Preview)
QnA Maker

Distill information into conversational, easy-to-navigate answers

QnA Maker
Queue Storage

Effectively scale apps according to traffic

Queue Storage
Service Bus

Connect across private and public cloud environments

Service Bus
Service Fabric

Develop microservices and orchestrate containers on Windows or Linux

Service Fabric
Spatial Anchors

Create multi-user, spatially aware mixed reality experiences

Spatial Anchors
Speaker Recognition (Preview)

Use speech to identify and verify individual speakers

Speaker Recognition (Preview)
Speech to Text

Convert spoken audio to text for more natural interactions

Speech to Text
Speech Translation

Easily integrate real-time speech translation to your app

Speech Translation
SQL Server on Virtual Machines

Host enterprise SQL Server apps in the cloud

SQL Server on Virtual Machines
Static Web Apps

A modern web app service that offers streamlined full-stack development from source code to global high availability

Static Web Apps
Storage

Durable, highly available, and massively scalable cloud storage

Storage
Storage Explorer

View and interact with Azure Storage resources

Storage Explorer
StorSimple

Lower costs with an enterprise hybrid cloud storage solution

StorSimple
Table Storage

NoSQL key-value store using semi-structured datasets

Table Storage
Text Analytics

Easily evaluate sentiment and topics to understand what users want

Text Analytics
Text to Speech

Convert text to speech to create more natural, accessible interfaces

Text to Speech
Traffic Manager

Route incoming traffic for high performance and availability

Traffic Manager
Translator

Easily conduct machine translation with a simple REST API call

Translator
Update management center (Preview)

Centrally manage updates and compliance at scale

Update management center (Preview)
Virtual Machine Scale Sets

Manage and scale up to thousands of Linux and Windows virtual machines

Virtual Machine Scale Sets
Virtual Network

Provision private networks, optionally connect to on-premises datacenters

Virtual Network
Virtual WAN

Microsoft-managed hub and spoke service for connectivity and security

Virtual WAN
Visual Studio

The powerful and flexible environment for developing applications in the cloud

Visual Studio
Visual Studio App Center

Continuously build, test, release, and monitor your mobile and desktop apps

Visual Studio App Center
Visual Studio Code

A powerful, lightweight code editor for cloud development

Visual Studio Code
VPN Gateway

Establish secure, cross-premises connectivity

VPN Gateway
Web App for Containers

Easily deploy and run containerized web apps that scale with your business

Web App for Containers
Web Application Firewall

A cloud-native web application firewall (WAF) service that provides powerful protection for web apps

Web Application Firewall
Web Apps

Quickly create and deploy mission critical web apps at scale

Web Apps
Windows 10 IoT Core Services

Long-term OS support and services to manage device updates and assess device health

Windows 10 IoT Core Services
Windows Virtual Machines

Provision Windows virtual machines in seconds

Windows Virtual Machines
Xamarin

Create cloud-powered mobile apps faster

Xamarin

Azure clouds

Azure Government

A dedicated cloud for U.S. government agencies and their partners.

Azure China

A dedicated cloud located in China and operated by 21Vianet.

Partner solutions

Commercial marketplace

An online marketplace of applications and services from independent software vendor (ISV) partners.