Modern Cloud For Modern Education

Leverage Microsoft Azure in Teaching Cutting Edge Courses




Academic institutions are embracing cloud computing as a way to offer anywhere, anytime access, convenience and flexibility to their students and faculties by using Azure in your research or in teaching a course as well as reduce capital and operating costs.

For Students

Microsoft works to help inspire students to chase their dreams and create the next technical breakthroughs by providing opportunities to train and use Microsoft developer and designer tools at no cost. Microsoft’s DreamSpark program is specific for students that supports technical education through access to Microsoft software and developer tools free of charge. Microsoft Virtual Academy helps developers gain the knowledge needed to be a success through online training courses led by experts.

For Researchers — Accelerate the speed of scientific discovery with Microsoft Azure

The Microsoft Azure for Research program accelerates scholarly and scientific research customized for academic, government, and industry researchers to use big data computations, collaboration, and data-intensive processing in the cloud. Take full advantage of the power and scalability of Microsoft Azure, a platform that supports frameworks like Azure Machine Learning and programing tools including Linux, Python, Java, Hadoop, and Microsoft .NET. Get access to a variety of tools and resources to maximize the benefits of cloud computing by the following:

  • Free access to Azure cloud computing and storage (submit proposals for Azure for Research Awards)
  • Training classes and webinars
  • Technical resources and support
  • Community discussion on LinkedIn (Microsoft Azure for Research group) and Twitter (@Azure4Research)