Unleash the power in your data
Re-imagine the realm of possibility. Microsoft data platform solutions release the potential hidden in your data – whether it's on-premises, in the cloud or at the edge – and reveal insights and opportunities to transform your business.
Invent with purpose on Azure
Find out the latest Microsoft Azure news from Microsoft Ignite, including the newest analytics, app development, AI and hybrid cloud capabilities.
Introducing SQL Server 2019
Transform your business with a unified data platform. SQL Server 2019 comes with integrated Spark and Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) for intelligence over all your data.
Support for SQL Server 2008 has ended
As of 9 July, 2019, support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 has ended. We’re here to help you migrate to current versions for greater security, performance and innovation.
Virtual event: Get the latest on Windows Virtual Desktop
Registration is open for the Windows Virtual Desktop virtual event! Join us to learn about the newest updates that help you accelerate your deployment. Hear live presentations and get best practices from the team building the solution.
Azure Hybrid Virtual Event
Learn about strategies, insights and technologies to optimise your hybrid cloud across on-premises, multi-cloud and the edge by joining this free, 60-minute online event.
Innovate faster on-premises
Intelligence and security are built into Microsoft SQL Server 2019. You get extras without extra cost, along with best-in-class performance and flexibility for your on-premises needs.
Accelerate your move to the cloud
Take advantage of the efficiency and agility of the cloud by easily migrating to the cloud without changing code. Unlock insights and make predictions faster with Azure.
Build intelligent apps
Develop using the technology of your choice, including open source, backed by Microsoft’s innovations. Easily integrate data into your apps and use a rich set of cognitive services to build human-like intelligence across any scale of data.
Gain transformative insights
AI is native to the data platform – you can unlock insights faster from all your data, on-premises and in the cloud. Combine your unique enterprise data with the world’s data to build an intelligence-driven organisation.
Fast and agile
Work with a flexible data platform that gives you a consistent experience across platforms and gets your innovations to market faster – you can build your apps and then deploy anywhere.
The Microsoft data platform brings AI to your data so you gain deep knowledge about your business and customers like never before. Only Microsoft brings machine learning to database engines and to the edge, for faster predictions and better security.
Bring your business to scale while trusting that your security, performance and availability needs are covered – with an industry-leading total cost of ownership.