Azure Active Directory is a comprehensive and high available identity and access management cloud solution. It combines core directory services, advanced identity governance and application access management. Azure Active Directory also offers a rich standards-based platform that enables developers to deliver access control to their applications, based on centralized policy and rules.
Azure Active Directory is offered in three tiers: Free, Basic and Premium. For a detailed list of features, refer to the table below.
Azure Active Directory Free covers the cloud application access and self-service identity management requirements of task workers with cloud-first needs. Azure Active Directory Basic includes all the available free Azure AD capabilities and in addition provides group-based access management, self-service password reset for cloud applications, customizable environment for launching enterprise and consumer cloud applications.
Azure Active Directory Premium allows IT departments to effectively protect enterprise data and resources on any cloud with features such as synchronization with on-premises directories, group-based single sign-on to thousands of SaaS applications, machine learning-based security and usage reports, alerting and multi-factor authentication. Azure Active Directory Premium also empowers end users with self-service password reset, delegated group management and customizable environment for launching enterprise and consumer applications.
Azure AD Access Control enables centralized authentication and authorization for your cloud application by working with standards-based identity providers, including Active Directory as well as consumer web identities such as Microsoft Account, Google, Yahoo!, and Facebook.
US Dollar ($)
Azure Active Directory is offered in three tiers: Free, Basic, and Premium.
Azure Active Directory Basic and Premium are licensed separately from Azure Services and are available for purchase through Microsoft’s Enterprise Agreement volume licensing program.
| ||Free ||Basic ||Premium |
|Price (per user) || Free || Contact your Enterprise Agreement representative || Contact your Enterprise Agreement representative |
|Directory as a Service || || || |
|User and Group Management || || || |
|Directory Objects 1 || 500K || Unlimited || Unlimited |
|End User Access Panel || || || |
|SSO for SaaS Apps || 10 Apps / User 2 || 10 Apps / User 2 || Unlimited |
|Directory Synchronization || || || |
|User-based Access Management and Provisioning || || || |
|Basic Security Reports || || || |
|Logon/Access Panel Branding Customization || -- || || |
|Group-based Access Management and Provisioning || -- || || |
|Self-Service Password Reset for Cloud Users || -- || || |
|Application Proxy || -- || || |
|Self-Service Password Reset for Users w/ writeback to on-premises directories || -- || -- || |
|Self-service group management for cloud users || -- || -- || |
|Multi-Factor Authentication (for cloud and on-premises applications) || -- || -- || |
|Advanced Usage and Security Reports || -- || -- || |
|Microsoft Identity Manager Server and User CAL || -- || -- || |
|Service Level Agreement || || 99.9% || 99.9% |
Azure AD Access Control
Azure AD Access Control is free.
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