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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

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 Advisor

Your personalized Azure best practices recommendation engine

Azure Advisor

Azure Analysis Services

Enterprise-grade analytics engine as a service

Azure Analysis Services

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 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 Cache for Redis

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

Azure Cache for Redis

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 Cosmos DB

Fast NoSQL database with open APIs for any scale

Azure Cosmos DB

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 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 Dedicated Host

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

Azure Dedicated Host

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 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 Functions

Process events with serverless code

Azure Functions

Azure Information Protection

Better protect your sensitive information—anytime, anywhere

Azure Information Protection

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 Service (AKS)

Simplify the deployment, management, and operations of Kubernetes

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

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 Media Player

A single player for all your playback needs

Azure Media Player

Azure Monitor

Full observability into your applications, infrastructure, and network

Azure Monitor

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

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

Azure Private Link

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 Service Health

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

Azure Service Health

Azure SignalR Service

Add real-time web functionalities 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 Spring Cloud

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

Azure Spring Cloud

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 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 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

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

Data Box

Appliances and solutions for data transfer to Azure

Data Box

Data Factory

Hybrid data integration at enterprise scale, made easy

Data Factory

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

Key Vault

Safeguard and maintain control of keys and other secrets

Key Vault

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 multi-cloud workloads

Microsoft Defender for Cloud

Network Watcher

Network performance monitoring and diagnostics solution

Network Watcher

Notification Hubs

Send push notifications to any platform from any back end

Notification Hubs

Power BI Embedded

Embed fully interactive, stunning data visualizations in your applications

Power BI Embedded

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

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

Storage

Durable, highly available, and massively scalable cloud storage

Storage

Storage Explorer

View and interact with Azure Storage resources

Storage Explorer

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

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 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

Partner solutions

Azure partner solutions

Integrated partner solutions that you can use in Azure to enhance your cloud infrastructure.

Commercial marketplace

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