Azure Data Box family pricing

Appliances designed to simplify data movement in and out of Azure, both offline and online.

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Data Box options for online and offline data transfer

Moving stored or in-flight data into the cloud is a challenge. Data Box devices provide solutions for both scenarios.

Offline Data Transfer - Data Box, Data Box Disk, and Data Box Heavy are offline data transfer devices which are shipped between your datacenter and Azure. Data Boxes use standard NAS protocols (SMB/CIFs and NFS), use AES encryption to protect your data, and perform a post-upload sanitization process to ensure that all data is wiped clean from the device.

Online Data Transfer - Azure Stack Edge and Data Box Gateway are online data transfer products. Azure Stack Edge is an on-premises network appliance that can move data into and out of Azure, and has the ability to add AI-enabled edge compute to process data during upload. Data Box Gateway is a virtual appliance for moving data in and out of Azure.

Pricing details

Service Unit Price*
Order processing fee 1 unit $-
Daily disk usage fee (8TB) 1,2 Per disk per day $-
Standard shipping fee3 1 package $-

1Up to 5 disks per order.

2First three days (including day of delivery) constitute the grace period and are charged a single unit of daily usage fee. Beyond the 3-day grace period, daily usage fee applies.

3The shipping fee is for one full round trip.

*Standard storage rates and transaction fees charged separately.

Support & SLA

  • We provide technical support for all Azure services released to general availability, including Azure Data Box, through Azure Support, starting at $29/month. Billing and subscription management support is provided at no cost.
  • We guarantee at least 99.9% availability of the Azure Data Box & Azure Stack Edge/Data Box Gateway services. Availability is calculated over a monthly billing cycle.

FAQ

  • Customers are billed when the order has reached a terminal state (i.e the order has completed without errors).
  • The Data Box Disk can be kept on-premises for a maximum time period of 45 days.
  • Yes. The charge for a lost or damaged Data Box Disk is $-.

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