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Open your world

Grow your business and innovate in a thriving, global community of open source partners using Microsoft Azure.


Today, nearly one in three Microsoft Azure virtual machines, and over 60 percent of the images in the Azure Marketplace are Linux. Whether it’s Linux, PHP, MySQL, Hadoop, Node.js, or Java, make the most of the investments you already rely on and trust.

- Mark Hill, Vice President of Open Source Sales and Marketing, Microsoft

Community matters with open source

Receive the guidance you need to build a successful open source business in the cloud. Join the Microsoft Open Source Partner Community to connect with like-minded partners and get exclusive access to networking opportunities, resources, and newsletters. Feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions along the way.

Take these first steps

Start accelerating your growth by bringing your existing open source capabilities and assets to Microsoft Azure. These resources will help you easily get started on the right path.

Opportunities with open source on Microsoft Azure

Drive your profitability in the cloud. Whether or not you’ve made it to the cloud, start deepening your relationship with Microsoft and your customers to get the most out of your efforts. First, let’s determine where you are in your journey to the cloud with the Profitability Benchmark Assessment. Follow these resources to help you increase your open source business’ market reach and profitability.

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Take these first steps

Start accelerating your growth by bringing your existing open source capabilities and assets to Microsoft Azure. These resources will help you easily get started on the right path.

Open source solution provider looks to Microsoft Azure to help customers

See how Alter Way, a recognized open source practitioner in Web and hosting services, established a strategic partnership with Microsoft Azure to help customers on their digital transformation journey.

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Explore our open and extensible cloud

Whether you’re planning to manage hybrid cloud scenarios, develop apps, or gain deeper insights into data, bring your open source solutions to the cloud. Read about our latest developments and how we embrace open source.