Gain global reach while retaining local presence
Reduce the cost, the time, and the complexity of operating a global infrastructure while meeting your local data residency needs. Our platform lets you deliver services at the scale you need to reach your customers and partners, wherever they are.
Join a sustainable IT future
Our platform runs on a network that is committed to driving innovation that helps people and organizations improve the environment. Achieving carbon neutrality in 2014 and have met the goal of averaging 1.125 power usage effectiveness (PUE) for any new datacenter—exceeding the industry average by more than 30 percent.
Join us in reducing energy use and transitioning to a more carbon-neutral grid through projects and business models that harness next-generation technologies.
Give your business a strong backboneGet fast and scalable performance for your most important apps and services. Take advantage of a global backbone network that connects hundreds of edge nodes and data centers—the same network that supports enterprise and consumer services such as Microsoft 365, Bing, and Xbox.
Stay close to the cloudRun your apps and services on edge nodes that are interconnected to thousands of unique internet partners in more than 130 locations. Whether you access our services through the internet or through a private connection such as ExpressRoute, you’re always milliseconds away from Azure. And, once you’re on the global network, you stay on it. Your traffic remains between the datacenters, never over the internet.
Gain from decades of experienceMedia3 has been a leader in developing best-of-breed hosting solutions since 1995. Backed by Microsoft's network combining one of the world’s largest and most reliable cable systems, with more than 70000 miles of fiber optic and subsea cable connecting 54 regions and 130 edge node locations. Your apps and services run on secure routing that scales to meet your needs anywhere in the world—and your traffic never leaves the network.
Let us keep your data secure
Your data is safeguarded in facilities that are protected by industry-leading physical security systems and are compliant with a comprehensive portfolio of standards and regulations.
Run your apps on the latest innovation
Take advantage of an innovative network that reliably rolls out updates in hours instead of weeks. This global network encompasses hundreds of datacenters and thousands of switches, and is powered by a customized switch operating system developed by Microsoft.
Get intelligent and adaptive security
Reap the rewards of a network that can rapidly predict, emulate, and respond to issues and anomalies. Running on a global network is an agile, software-defined networking (SDN) technology, based on top of commodity hardware, and developed in collaboration with Microsoft Research and the open source community.