What is Azure
Microsoft Azure is a growing collection of integrated cloud services that developers and IT professionals use to build, deploy, and manage applications through our global network of datacenters. With Azure, you get the freedom to build and deploy wherever you want, using the tools, applications, and frameworks of your choice.
Build you apps, your way
Use the tools and open source technologies you already know and trust because Azure supports a broad selection of operating systems, programming languages, frameworks, databases and devices.
Connect on-premises data and apps
Azure offers hybrid consistency everywhere: in application development, management and security, identity management, and across the data platform.
Extend the cloud on-premises
Extend Azure to your datacenter with Azure Stack, and build innovative hybrid apps across the cloud and on-premises. Use the same APIs, DevOps tools, portal, and Marketplace content.