Overview Azure is Microsoft’s secure and trusted cloud-computing platform. It offers multiple products and services for mobile apps development, virtual machines deployment, database management, tasks automation, backup availability etc. Applications can be built using almost any programming language, operating system or tool. The solution helps companies to offer services and apps to customers without the need to set up own infrastructure. Main advantages include reduced costs, computing power unattainable with on-premise servers and access to third party solutions offered by licensed partners. Thanks to the data centers spread around the world (54 regions) Azure offers leading reliability and performance.