Ready for Business
Windows Azure offers reliable, enterprise grade infrastructure to securely host web sites with high availability by default. Easily secure your web site with support for both a SNI and IP-based SSL certificate. Build robust, secure and modern business applications with access to key Windows Azure services such as Active Directory, SQL Database and Service Bus. Windows Azure keeps your infrastructure up to date by automatically patching your web server and operating system. Run your web site on a network of global datacenters with a guaranteed SLA and 24/7 support options.
World Wide Web Scale
Windows Azure Web Sites is built on a rock-solid foundation that powers some of the largest businesses in the world with incredible stability and industry-leading support for Internet standards. Built to handle millions of requests per day, Windows Azure will automatically load balance requests as needed and keep your infrastructure up to date. Windows Azure Cache Service a managed service for high throughput, low-latency data access. Scale-up or scale-out in seconds or scale automatically with zero code changes or effort, and pay only for what you use.
Best Visual Studio Experience
Leverage the full power of ASP.NET and the rich ecosystem of Visual Studio to move existing web applications with few or no code changes. Import your Azure subscription information for deployment and management flexibility. Quickly publish, manage and configure all of your web applications from inside Visual Studio. Enable team development and continuous delivery by connecting to your Team Foundation Services project.
Faster to Market
Provision a production web application yourself in minutes without waiting for procurement, hardware or IT. Easily deploy content created using your existing favorite development tool or keep your sites always up-to-date with continuous integration support. Flexible deployment options include FTP, Git, GitHub, Bitbucket, CodePlex, TFS, and DropBox.
Open and flexible
Create applications with the language of your choice including ASP.NET, PHP, Node.js, Python and Classic ASP. Connect your web application to your choice of databases including SQL database, MySQL or noSQL solutions from the Windows Azure Store. Alternatively, start with an App Gallery that includes popular open source applications, frameworks and templates including WordPress, Umbraco, DotNetNuke, Drupal, Django, CakePHP and Express.