Use the Azure diagrams template

With nine stencils and hundreds of shapes, the Azure Diagrams template gives you everything you need to create Azure diagrams for your specific needs. Design web apps, network topologies, Azure solutions, architectural diagrams, virtual machine configurations, operations, and much more.

Example: Start with the Operations Management Suite template to visualize and manage your on-premises and cloud environments from a single place.

An example of an Azure diagram template.

Get started with Azure diagrams

The Azure diagrams template can be accessed in the Visio desktop app or on Visio Online with a Visio Online Plan 1 or Visio Online Plan 2 subscription. See the Cloud and Enterprise templates section below for details on how to access Azure diagram templates for non-subscription or older versions of Visio.

Open an Azure Diagram template

Do one of the following:

  • Desktop    Select File > New > Templates > Software and Database > Azure Diagrams.

  • Online   Select File > New > Microsoft Azure Diagrams.

Work with sample diagrams

Use the many sample diagrams in the Azure solution architectures site to help you decide what you want to do and model your designs.

The Azure architecture solutions site

Summary of stencils and shapes

The following table summarizes the stencils with sample shapes to help you see the extensive scope of what’s available.


Sample shapes

Azure Operations Manager

Azure Operations Manager stencil shapes

Azure Cloud

Cloud stencil shapes

Azure Deprecated

Deprecated stencil shapes

Azure Drawing

Drawing stencil shapes

Azure Enterprise

Enterprise stencil shapes

Azure General Symbols

Symbols stencil shapes

Azure Intune

Intune stencil shapes

Azure OMS

Azure OMS stencil shapes

Azure Other Microsoft Products

Other stencil shapes

Azure System Center

System stencil shapes

Azure VMs by Function

VMs stencil shapes

Cloud and Enterprise templates

If you have a non-subscription version of Visio, such as Visio Standard 2019, you can find the Azure diagram templates in the desktop app by searching for "Cloud and Enterprise" templates. If you're using older versions of Visio, you can download the stencils from the Azure portal.

Non-subscription versions of Visio will have Azure diagrams under the name Cloud and Enterprise.

See also

Introduction to Azure

Microsoft Azure Documentation

Microsoft Azure Blog

Microsoft Azure Solutions

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