Your universal platform to manage and secure identities

Don’t compromise on identity. Gain unparalleled security and end-to-end access management for your workforce, partners, and customers.

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Identity and Access Management



Achieve strong security and more convenience with a solution that can support all your apps and identities.



Detect anomalous and potentially malicious activities by using cloud-scale, machine-learning algorithms.



Rely on a solution managing over 1.2 billion identities and eight billion authentications daily.



Maximize interoperability with a solution built on open standards. We have a growing library of APIs.

Identity and Access Management solutions

Azure Active Directory is the most trusted Identity and Access Management solution.

Protect against breaches

Deploy a modern identity platform. Intelligently detect and respond to compromised accounts.

Deploy Zero Trust

Assume every resource is on the open internet. Protect users, devices, apps, infrastructure, and more.

Collaborate securely with partners

Share apps and services with guests from other organizations while maintaining control over corporate data.

Modernize identity

Retain and expand existing infrastructure while gaining the scalability and security of cloud identity.

Provide seamless experiences

Boost IT efficiencies, empower people with self-service, and streamline app discovery and launch.

Securely connect all your tech

Easily connect tools, apps, and services teams use every day and get the most out of Azure AD.

Protect customer access to apps

Provide seamless digital experiences. Customize interactions with apps for greater security and convenience.

Give people control over identities

Empower people to own their identity. Deliver more trust and privacy with a decentralized identity system.

Microsoft named overall leader in access management

Microsoft leads the way in market, product, and innovation leadership according to KuppingerCole.

Customer stories


Walmart embraces the cloud and transforms their operations with Microsoft Azure Active Directory.


See how Uniper safeguards its data, improves IT flexibility, delivers a powerful, seamless workplace experience, and helps meet the needs of Europe’s energy future.


One of the largest insurance groups in Germany uses Azure Active Directory B2C to manage hundreds of thousands of customer identities and enable MFA.

LA Clippers

See how this iconic basketball team protected their brand from unauthorized people and gained control over unsanctioned cloud apps with Microsoft Azure Active Directory and Cloud App Security.


Microsoft Security blog

Read about Identity and Access Management on the Microsoft Security blog.

Azure AD Identity blog

See the latest product announcements, case studies, and best practices.

Leader in Access Management

Microsoft is named a leader again for the third year in a row in the Magic Quadrant report.

Identity as a Service (IDaaS) leader

Learn why Microsoft was named 2019 overall leader in the Leadership Compass for IDaaS report.

Additional resources

Azure AD features and videos

Get up to speed quickly on features and capabilities in Azure AD and learn how to deploy them.

Securing apps with Azure AD

Enable single sign-on across apps quickly and securely. Discover how Azure AD helps manage risk.

Azure AD roadmap

See what’s in development, what’s rolling out, and what’s launched with the Azure AD roadmap.

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An identity-driven security approach

Protect identities, including extra protection for privileged identities, monitor access, and get reports.

Your universal platform to manage and secure identities