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    Azure global infrastructure

    Achieve global reach and the local presence you need

    Go beyond the limits of your on-premises datacenter using the scalable, trusted, and reliable Microsoft Cloud. Transform your business and reduce costs with an energy-efficient infrastructure spanning more than 100 highly secure facilities worldwide, linked by one of the largest networks on earth.

  • Deliver services confidently with a cloud you can trust

    Scale globally

    Reach more locations, faster, with the performance and reliability of a vast global infrastructure.

    Safeguard data

    Rely on industry-leading data security in the region and across our network.

    Promote sustainability

    Help build a clean-energy future and accelerate progress toward your sustainability goals.

    Gain global reach while retaining local presence

    Reduce the cost, the time, and the complexity of operating a global infrastructure while meeting your local data residency needs. Azure lets you deliver services at the scale you need to reach your customers and partners, wherever they are.

    Let Azure keep your data secure

    Azure safeguards data in facilities that are protected by industry-leading physical security systems and are compliant with a comprehensive portfolio of standards and regulations.

    Join a sustainable IT future

    Microsoft is committed to driving innovation that helps people and organizations improve the environment. We achieved carbon neutrality in 2012 and have met our goal of averaging 1.125 power usage effectiveness (PUE) for any new datacenter—exceeding the industry average by more than 30 percent.

    Join us in reducing energy use and transitioning to a more carbon-neutral grid through projects and business models that harness next-generation technologies.

    54 Azure regions, more than any cloud provider

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    Sovereign regions

    Azure Government

    Azure Government regions provide the exclusivity required for US federal, state, local, and tribal governments and their partners to dedicated instances operated by screened US citizens. Azure Government offers the most certifications of any other cloud provider to simplify critical compliance requirements. Azure compliance services include FedRAMP and DoD compliance certifications, CJIS state-level agreements, the ability to issue HIPAA Business Associate Agreements, and support for IRS 1075.

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    Azure China

    Azure is now available in China through a unique partnership between Microsoft and 21Vianet, one of the country’s largest internet providers. Operated and sold by 21Vianet, Azure brings reliable, flexible, and cost-effective cloud computing technologies to customers there, while propelling technological development forward. Microsoft is the first global company to make public cloud services available in China.

    Azure global network

    The Microsoft global network is higly available, secure, and agile to enable a wide range of enterprise and consumer services.

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    Building hyperscale hardware for the cloud

    Microsoft is reimagining open source once again. Learn how we’re sharing our Azure server and datacenter designs with the broader industry—unlocking innovation to improve performance, efficiency, power consumption, and costs of datacenters.

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