The Azure cloud platform consists of more than 200 products and cloud services that are designed to help you create innovative solutions and tackle today's challenges. Build, operate, and manage applications with the tools and frameworks of your choosing across various clouds, on-premises, and at the edge.
Azure is a cloud computing platform and web portal that lets you access and manage Microsoft's cloud services and resources. Depending on your needs, these services and resources include storing and altering your data.
Microsoft Azure, formerly known as Windows Azure, is Microsoft's public cloud computing platform. It provides a range of cloud services, including compute, analytics, storage and networking
Microsoft Azure is described as a "cloud layer" that sits on top of a number of Windows Server computers that use Windows Server 2008 and a customised version of Hyper-V called the Microsoft Azure Hypervisor to deliver service virtualization.
Azure is a huge collection of servers and networking hardware, which runs a complex set of distributed applications. These applications orchestrate the configuration and operation of virtualized hardware and software on those servers. The orchestration of these servers is what makes Azure so powerful.