Microsoft named a Leader in Access Management

Gartner named Microsoft a Leader in the 2020 Magic Quadrant for Access Management based on our Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute.

Get single sign-on and multi-factor authentication with Azure AD Free

Enable secure remote work by connecting all your cloud apps. Use unlimited single sign-on (SSO) and multi-factor authentication (MFA) at no extra cost with Azure AD.

Identity and Access Management


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


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


Rely on a solution that manages over 1.2 billion identities and 8 billion authentications daily.


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

Connect your workforce to their apps

Enable seamless access to all your apps—in the cloud or on-premises—with single sign-on to ensure your workforce stays productive and the work stays secure.

Enable strong authentication

Reduce risk of security breaches with strong authentication. Turn on one of the many Multi-Factor Authentication options to protect your users from 99.9 percent of identity attacks.

Secure adaptive access

Protect access to resources and data using strong authentication and risk-based adaptive access policies without compromising user experience.

Monitor and audit access

Manage your identities efficiently and securely by making sure the right people have the right access to the right resources. Protect, monitor, and audit access to critical assets while helping ensure employee productivity.

Identity and Access Management solutions

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) 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 their identity

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

Transform your hybrid identity infrastructure
Strengthen your response to cyberattacks
Identity and access management processes
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