About Microsoft Azure (Windows Azure)
Microsoft Azure was released on February 1, 2010, as Windows Azure before being renamed to Microsoft Azure on March 25, 2014, by Microsoft Corporation, an American multinational technology company.
Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform and an online portal that allows people to access and manage cloud services and resources provided by Microsoft. It supports many different programming languages, tools, and frameworks, including both Microsoft-specific and third-party software and systems.
Azure uses large-scale virtualization at Microsoft data centers worldwide and it offers more than 600 services.
The service provides services from the following categories: computing, networking, storage, IoT, migration, mobile, analytics, containers, artificial intelligence, and other machine learning, integration, management tools, developer tools, security, databases, DevOps, media identity, and web services.
For additional information, visit their official webpage.