Azure Active Directory

A complete identity and access management solution with integrated security.

Safeguard your organization with a seamless identity solution

Protect all your users and data

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) enterprise identity service provides single sign-on, multifactor authentication, and conditional access to help protect your users from 99.9 percent of cybersecurity attacks.


Gartner.
"Gartner named Microsoft a Leader in 2020 Magic Quadrant for Access Management."


Why trust Azure AD?

200,000

200,000

Customers who trust Azure AD.

425 million

425M

Monthly active users supported by Azure AD.

30 billion.

30B

Authentications processed each day.

Features

Single sign-on

Connect your workforce to all your apps, from any location, using any device.

Multifactor authentication

Help safeguard access to data and apps and keep it simple for users.

Conditional access

Apply the right access controls to keep your organization more secure.

Lifecycle management: Automate and simplify the access lifecycle.

User and group management: Assign licenses and app access and add or manage domain names.

Identity protection: Automate detection and remediation of identity-based risks.

Privileged identity management: Strengthen the security of your privileged accounts.

App management: Simplify app access from anywhere with single sign-on.

External identities: Share resources or apps with users outside your organization.

Hybrid application access: Secure access to on-premises apps without having to update or change them.

Hybrid identity: Seamlessly and securely access resources from anywhere.

Identity governance: Help protect, monitor, and audit access to critical assets.

Identity verification: Automate and simplify the access lifecycle.

Passwordless: Provide ease of use without the inherent risk of passwords.

User self-service portals: Enable employees to manage their own identity.

Explore thousands of app integrations with Azure AD.

Take a deep dive into Azure AD.

Find out how customers are using Azure AD

IDC

Azure AD manages more than 250 million active users and processes more than 30 billion authentication requests daily. Microsoft aims to provide a complete identity solution that can support heterogeneous environments.

KuppingerCole

Azure AD provides directory services, identity federation, and access management from the cloud in a single, unified solution with extensive integration opportunities.

Resources

Azure AD features and videos

Quickly get up to speed on features and capabilities in Azure AD and learn how to deploy them.

Azure AD roadmap

See what’s in development, what’s rolling out, and what’s launched with Azure AD as part of the Microsoft 365 roadmap.

Identity standards and protocols

Learn more about standards and protocols such as FIDO2, OAuth, OpenID Connect, and Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML).

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